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Myer Horowitz

Myer Horowitz, S BA 56, LLD 82, O.C., received an honorary doctorate from the University of Calgary, June 11, commemorating his long and outstanding career in education. Myer received an Elementary Teaching Certificate from the Macdonald College of McGill University in 1952, a BA from Sir George Williams University in 1956, a Master's in Educational Administration from the University of Alberta in 1959, and a PhD in Elementary Education from Stanford University in 1965. He served as president of the University of Alberta from 1979 to 1989, and is now President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Education. Myer received an honorary degree from Concordia in 1982 and has also earned honorary degrees from McGill (1979), Athabasca (1989), British Columbia (1990), Alberta (1990), Victoria (2000) and Brock (2000). He was admitted as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1990. He lives in Victoria and is an Adjunct Professor of Education and Chair of the Advisory Board for the Centre for Youth and Society at the University of Victoria.

Salvatore Barrera & Sara Morley

Montreal’s Design Postimage, founded in 1999 by Salvatore Barrera, BA 93 (comm. studies), and Sara Morley, BFA 94 (studio arts), won a Silver award in the Flash category for the website from Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, in April. was launched in November 2004 at the American Film Market (AFM), the annual Hollywood gathering for the global motion picture industry. In 2004, Design Postimage received a Horizon Interactive Award in the Education/Training category for “A Day in the Life of an Engineer.” Sara is Design Postimage’s creative director. Salvatore is a director at Design Postimage, and was a partner and producer at Productions Jeux d’Ombres for nine years.




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