Illustrations by Julie McLaughlin
Allan Markin, Hon. LLD’98
Allan Markin is a Calgary business leader and advocate for public health, education, athletics and the arts — all of which he has supported at UCalgary.
Carolina Romeo, BSc (Eng)’13
Carolina Romeo was a Chancellor’s Scholar and varsity athlete during her time at UCalgary and is now part of the Chancellor’s Circle, which supports the prestigious scholarship.
Sanders Lee is behind the Hopewell M.I.N.D. Prize, which will spark innovation and new discoveries in brain and mental health research.
Joan Snyder, Hon. LLD’11
Joan Snyder, who passed away in April 2022, was a visionary philanthropist, champion of women’s athletics and sport science, and an integral driver of chronic disease research in Calgary.
Kate Wong, BN’12
Kate Wong is currently earning her PhD in nursing — with the help of a scholarship she supported years ago — and is vice-president and vice-chair of UCalgary’s Alumni Association board.
Paul Kennedy spearheaded the Kennedy Scholars Program at UCalgary, bringing together computer science and business under one of the university’s most prestigious student awards.
Trevor Johnson, BA’96
Trevor Johnson is one of the driving forces behind MIST, a new initiative that aims to better understand, treat and destigmatize brain trauma and mental health issues.