Background on Patrick S. Phillips
Patrick S. Phillips was Director of Administration at UTSC, a position he held for 15 years until his retirement in 1999. Upon his retirement, an endowed award was established in his name. The Patrick S. Phillips Award for Staff Service commemorates the outstanding leadership and achievements left by Phillips during his years of service at UTSC. He cared deeply about the quality of programmes and services on campus and championed many capital projects. Some of his achievements include the creation of N’Sheemaehn Child Care Centre, the RideSafer / the WalkSafer Programmes, the Phase III Residences, the Underground Parking/Garage, the Student Village Centre, the Recreation Wing Cafeteria renovation, and the Police Services Desk/Offices. He was also a strong advocate of AccessAbility Services.