PROVINCE HONOURS CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLAR WITH ALEXANDER AWARD
First-year family relations student Sasha Sky was one of three Ontario young people to receive the annual Lincoln M. Alexander Award for Leadership in Eliminating Racial Discrimination last week from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. The award was presented by U of G chancellor emeritus Lincoln Alexander and Ontario Lieutenant-Governor James Bartleman. Sky, who holds a University Chancellor's Scholarship, was honoured for exemplary service in a school environment. Originally from Eagle Lake First Nation in northwestern Ontario, she helped develop guidelines to aid teachers in integrating aboriginal students into local schools.
ARTIST EXHIBITS WORKS IN CALIFORNIA, TORONTO
Work by Prof. Suzy Lake, Fine Art and Music, is included in a show called “WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution From 1965 to 1980,” which is running until mid-July at the Geffen Contemporary at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. She will also be in a three-person show at the Santa Monica Museum of Art called “Identity Theft: Eleanor Antin, Lynn Hershmann and Suzy Lake.” It opens May 18 and runs through August. Also opening May 18 is an exhibit of new work by Lake called “Beauty at the End of the Season” at Paul Petro Contemporary Art in Toronto.