An inspiring speech at the donors VIP reception

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016

On Wednesday, November 9, the Faculty of Arts donors VIP reception took place at Alex Trebek Alumni Hall. The event was organized in conjunction with the 2016 Charles R. Bronfman Lecture in Canadian Studies. Many donors attended, including Gilles Provost and Claude Jutras, who generously established the Gilles Provost Scholarship in Theatre. Provost delivered an inspiring and heartfelt speech about why he and Jutras decided to start an endowed theatre scholarship at the University of Ottawa.

Read an excerpt from Provost’s testimonial (in French).

We would also like to acknowledge the presence of our special guests at this event:

David McGuinty, MP, Ottawa South

Ron McLaughlin, Faculty of Arts Campaign Cabinet chair

Taiaiake Alfred, University of Victoria professor and Charles R. Bronfman Lecture in Canadian Studies series keynote speaker

 

 Christine Laurin, recipient, Faculty of Arts Scholarship for First Generation Students; Claude Jutras; Gilles Provost; and Kevin Kee, Dean of the Faculty of Arts

Picture: (from left) Christine Laurin, recipient, Faculty of Arts Scholarship for First Generation Students; Claude Jutras; Gilles Provost; and Kevin Kee, Dean of the Faculty of Arts.

 

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