Alumni Association of Woodsworth College: How to get involved

One of the best ways of staying involved in your College is by becoming a board member of the Alumni Association of Woodsworth College.

The AAWC board is made up of a diverse group of individuals who seek to add value to the Woodsworth College alumni community.

Why become an AAWC Director?

  • Expand your network
  • Enhance your existing skills, develop and hone new skills 
  • Network, make friends, acquire new skills and stay connected to Woodsworth and the University of Toronto!

Opportunities for engagement and professional development:

  • Participate in Woodsworth and U of T Governance
  • Lead a public event for a topic you care about
  • Engage in public speaking

NOTE:  For the coming year we are actively seeking an alum who has demonstrated experience in social media marketing to join the board of directors.  

More general information about the association:

  • The Board of the Alumni Association of Woodsworth College is made up of ten director at large and five executive positions  
  • Members of the board are elected at the annual general meeting of the Alumni Association, held in May
  • The board meets once a month during the academic year 
  • The board follows a strategic plan and operates under its mission statement:  “to connect, re-connect and engage Woodsworth Alumni, through enriching experiences, with the College and University communities"

Who can become a board member?

  • All alumni of the College are eligible to sit on the Board of Directors. 
  • Click here for the current list of board members.

Here are some of the highlights of the AAWC’s work:

Events: The board organizes educational events for alumni of all ages such as networking how to's and career development seminars.  Other events include special lecturers, wine tastings, book and film club, outings to sporting events in Toronto,  and the Alumni Cafés, and more!

Governance:  The AAWC board is involved in issues of governance at the College.  Members of the board sit on the following committees: College Council, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, as well as special ad hoc committees such as principals’ search committees.  The AAWC board also appoints two members each year to sit on the University of Toronto’s College of Electors, a body which elects the University of Toronto Chancellor as well as alumni governors for seats on Governing Council.

Building relationships with students:  The AAWC stays involved with student activities at the college and occasionally runs events of interest to students such as networking events and career panels.

Mentorship:  the AAWC supports the College's mentorship activities and promotes individuals coming forward to share their experiences with the students either one-to-one or in a group session. 

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