Monthly Archives: September 2018

Valary Chrisman, Hart House For Events

Valary is an event planner at Hart House with a passion for connecting people with extraordinary experiences. After three years at Hart House, she has many inspiring stories to tell. Below, she shares her insights on creating memorable events at … Continue reading

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Kate Welsh, “I had an idea…”

Engaging in extracurricular activities at Hart House can lead to countless positive outcomes for U of T students.   For activist, artist and educator Kate Welsh, participating in the “Get Crafty” program tapped into a skill and passion that didn’t … Continue reading

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Mike Auksi Comes Full Circle

Mike Auksi has a passion for Hart House that was sparked long before he ever set foot in the iconic building.   From a young age, he heard family stories about a very special old building, full of life, on … Continue reading

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Tony Luong, Hart House Podcaster

Tony is a master’s student at the University of Toronto studying public health. He was part of a diverse team of Hart House student podcasters who gathered transformative stories from young people who had overcome personal challenges. A pilot project, … Continue reading

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Bill Dowkes 60 Years at Hart House

“On my first day of classes at U of T, I joined the camera club at Hart House.” That was back in 1958, and Bill Dowkes has been involved with Hart House ever since. During this 60-year span, Bill acted … Continue reading

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