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Thanks for making the 2016 UWI Toronto

Benefit Gala a success.

The Gala celebrates dedication and service, and also generates funding that supports the young bright minds that need our assistance.

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UWI Student Scholarship Recipients (Video Playlist)

Sanneta Myrie -
UWI Toronto Benefit Gala
2013 - 2014  Scholarship Recipient

UWI Toronto Benefit Gala Honorees (Video Playlist from 2015 Gala)
Shaggy: Speech & Special Performance (Video Playlist)
Entertainment : Jessica Yap (Video Playlist)
Remembering G. Raymond Chang

Ray’s legacy lives on at UWI Toronto Benefit Gala

Article By: Gerald V. Paul

“To be a genuine leader, an educational institution must show the way to both learners and the community of which it’s a part; that is to say, the education it provides must be relevant and it b be progressive.” So said the late G. Raymond Chang at the 2014 University of the West Indies (UWI) Toronto Benefit Gala

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(L-R) Dr. Shirley Thompson, Mr. Wes Hall, (student Sathara Hendricks is a scholarship recipient), Dr. Paul Steinbok, The Hon. Dr. Vivienne Poy, Mr. Robin Mahfood - Food For The Poor Inc. and Mr. Stephen Ames.

We are pleased to announce that the The 2016 UWI Toronto Benefit Gala has been SOLD OUT!

Many thanks to our extended community and sponsors

for their continued support.

The 2017 UWI Toronto Benefit Gala will be held on Sat. April 1st at The Ritz Carton

G. Raymond Chang Award

Luminary Award

Chancellor’s Award

Vice Chancellor’s Award

The Honorable Dr. Vivienne Poy

Dr. Shirley Thompson

Food For the Poor

Mr. Stephen Ames

Mr. Wes Hall

Dr. Paul Steinbok

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Dr. Paul Steinbok and Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

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Retired Canadian Senator, Vivienne Poy, To Receive UWI Award

TORONTO, Ontario — Vivienne Poy is ecstatic that she will be receiving an award named in honour of her friend, the late G. Raymond Chang, at the University of the West Indies seventh annual benefit gala in April.

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UWI urged to help develop Caribbean potential

Having worked and lived in the Caribbean in the last 25 years, Canadian banking executive Bruce Bowen has a clear view of the region’s unstable economic landscape.  He has spent considerable time in the Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago. 

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Scholarships from UWI’s Toronto chapter making a difference

Completing a university degree was high among Aaronia Stedman’s goals. So too was using her education to secure a solid professional career while being able to financially provide for her family.

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Bruce Bowen

A successful UWI Toronto Gala

The seventh annual Toronto Benefit Gala for the University of the West Indies (UWI), held recently at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto, Canada, was a rousing success. More than 400 guests attended and it concluded with a post-gala Scotiabank VIP Jazz Lounge reception. The gala was hosted by patrons Donette Chin-Loy Chang, Brigette Chang-Addorisio and Andrew Chang.

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