Congratulations to our U of T Scarborough Arts & Science Co-op Students for being recipients of the University of Toronto Scarborough Letter Awards!
The University of Toronto Scarborough Letter Awards were established in the fall of 2000 by the Office of Student Experience & Wellbeing, with the support of the Council on Student Services. The awards aim to recognize graduating students for significant contributions to campus life. The awards are an opportunity to publicly acknowledge students who have made a lasting impact on the student experience at U of T Scarborough.
Gregory Feng is a recent grad with a double major in Population Health (Co-op) and Mental Health Studies. He was the president of the Health and Society Students' Association (HSSA) during the 2020-2021 academic year, but has actively contributed to the community of health studies students at UTSC for four years. Since joining HSSA in his first year, he has helped to develop and lead various initiatives on campus. These initiatives have ranged from skills training workshops (e.g., naloxone training and resume/cover letter writing) to seminar-style events with guest lecturers (topics included stress management, environmental health, exercise science, etc.). Through these initiatives, Gregory has helped students in the health studies program to gain new skills and insights into the health field.
Jeannine Sevilleno is a recent grad with a double major in Sociology and Health Policy (Co-op) and a minor in Health Humanities. She has a passion for the sociology of health and arts practices in health with plans to pursue a sociological journey in work, health and society. She has contributed to the student experience and well-being of students at UTSC using her sociological lens of health. Her UTSC experience has taught her the value of student support and the sense of belonging while developing her professional journey.
Meryl Rae Villacastin is a recent grad with a double major in Health Science (Co-op) and Political Science. Ever since her first year, she has aimed to make a meaningful impact on campus. She has taken on various long-term leadership roles throughout her undergraduate career. She has worked with the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) through various capacities including as a Junior Ambassador; research and media officer; workshop facilitator; web designer and one of the four student representatives on the CTL Advisory Committee. She has also served as the President of Alzheimer’s Society UTSC since 2019 and the Vice-President of Operations of the Co-op Students’ Association since 2018. Meryl did both of her co-op work terms at the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP). Outside of school, she volunteers at a local senior home.