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Knox College Appoints New Registrar

Knox College is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawn Stovell as Registrar and Manager of Academic Services.

Since 2008 Mr. Stovell has served as Associate Academic Dean and Registrar at the Institute for Christian Studies, Toronto. He holds degrees from Brock University (B.A.), and Azusa Pacific University (M.Ed.). Shawn will begin work at Knox College on a part-time basis on November 17, and be full-time in the new year.  He replaces Mrs. Ruth McCarten who will retire as Registrar in December 2014 after many years of faithful service.

Knox Honours its Distinguished Leaders

To mark its 170th anniversary, Knox College has selected nine individuals to be recognized with its Distinguished Leadership Award. This award recognizes alumni/ae of both the College and its Residence who have made a unique contribution and have offered outstanding service the Church and society.

The following are the nine recipients who received their awards at the Anniversary Convocation on Wednesday, November 5:

The Reverends Brooke and Linda Ashfield for their work as a ministry team focused on the renewal of their church, youth programs and establishing community partnerships with their congregation.
Dr. Tamiko Corbett for her leadership as a diaconal minister in the Korean Christian Church in Japan, the Women’s Missionary Society, and compassionate work in bringing cultures together as the first lay Moderator of the PCC.
The Rev. W. Donald Cousens for his contributions to religious and public life through his political leadership as the Mayor of Markham and MPP for York and Markham, and his work with numerous non-profit organizations.
The Rev. Hugh Donnelly for his creative leadership through music and drama with youth in the church in Canada and the United States and his involvement with Canada Youth, Triennium and APCE.
The Rev. In Kee Kim for his vision in forming a multigenerational and multicultural church community, his commitment to the Asian-Canadian Centre for Theology and Ministry and creating global theological partnerships at Knox College.
Dr. William N. MacEachern for his years of dedication to the Knox Former Residents Association that he helped to establish and community leadership through his work in the medical field.
The Rev. Dr. Iain Nicol for commitment in his teaching to critical reflection and scholarly research on the Christian ministry and tradition as well as his contributions to ecumenical and Christian theological education through his leadership at The Toronto School of Theology.
The Rev. Lara Scholey for her valued leadership in her congregation, and presbytery, as well as her work as Moderator of the Synod of the Atlantic Provinces and Convenor of Presbyterian World Service and Development.

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