Former Gryphon Kicker Lands With Roughriders

Gabriel Ferraro has yet to be thoroughly tested as a kicker in the Canadian Football League, but he is certainly prepared for the professional game after an illustrious career with the Guelph Gryphons. Ferraro was recently signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders after their regular kicker, Brett Lauther, went down with an injury. The acquisition was

Banff’s Mayor is Alumna

Smiling mayor of Banff

While attending the University of Guelph, Karen Sorensen spent summers working at Banff, a picturesque town of roughly 8,000 nestled in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. In a recent interview-format feature in the Regina Leader-Post, the U of G alumna said her love of Banff blossomed during a family vacation when she was 14. She declared then

Guelph-Humber Grad Raps For Raptors

As the Toronto Raptors basketball team vies to become NBA champs, U of G-Humber grad Tresor Gray might just have the victory rap. His Raptor Foot is tearing up the social media court during the NBA Finals. An article in Now Magazine talks about the genesis of the song and the dance that goes with

Grad Becomes New GRCA CAO

Samantha Lawson is the new chief administrative officer of the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA), the agency dedicated to promoting conservation and sustainability throughout the Grand River watershed. The news of Lawson’s appointment was featured in a story, as well as in other regional publications. Lawson has a Master of Arts in Geography from

Grad Protecting the Credit River Ecology

Young woman with round glasses

U of G grad Laura Timms (B.Sc. 2001) was featured in a Toronto Star article on species at risk in the Credit River watershed. Timms is the Credit Valley Conservation ecologist. There are 65 species of plants and animals living in the Credit River watershed that are at risk of extinction, according to the United

Astronaut Grad Soars to Order of Canada Heights

Dr Roberta Bondar

A prominent University of Guelph grad has climbed the ranks of the Order of Canada. Scientist, environmental activist and photographer Roberta Bondar has been promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada, the highest rank of the honour. The office of the Governor General of Canada made the announcement this week. Canada’s first female astronaut