Dean of SCS Receives Diamond Jubilee Award
Marilynn Booth, the Dean of University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Nominated by the Chinese Professionals Association of Canada, Dean Booth was recognized for leading the creation of programs that assist individuals, originally from other countries, in achieving their personal and professional goals in Canada.
“The School has been a valued partner of CPAC, providing our community of internationally educated professionals with programs that allow for career advancement, and civic engagement in Canadian society. I am honored to be nominated by CPAC for this award” said Dean Booth.
Twenty-five awards nominated by CPAC were handed out on September 28th as part of their 20th anniversary celebration. There were over 800 attendees including representatives from the Canadian government and the Consulate of the People’s Republic of China in Toronto.
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal is an initiative administered by the Chancellery of Honours, a part of the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General of Canada. In recognition of 60 years of rule by Queen Elizabeth II, this award is presented to 60 000 exemplary Canadians who offer significant contributions to their community.
17 October 2012