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Connection – February 2016

Volume 3  |  Issue 4

February 8, 2016


Top Stories

Last chance for Founder’s Dinners tickets

This is this the final call. If you don’t have your Founder’s Dinner tickets yet, it’s time to make a date for one of the signature events on the UCC calendar. This year’s edition on Wednesday, Feb. 10 will be one to remember.

If you can’t come in person, the event will also be live streamed. Stay tuned for more information.

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Model UN wins huge at Harvard

This is huge news on the Model UN front. Sixteen boys on the Model UN team earned “Best Large Delegation” at the 64th annual Harvard Model United Nations (MUN) in Boston, fromThursday, Jan. 28 to Sunday, Jan. 31. They also earned 15 individual awards. This means UCC was number one of all schools attending. 

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Incoming Principal Sam McKinney gets radio homecoming

St. Catharines is rather proud of native son Sam McKinney. Though he arrives at UCC from Australia, where he was deputy headmaster and head of senior school at St. Peter’s College in Adelaide, our incoming principal heralds from the Niagara region. McKinney chatted on “The Larry Fedoruk Show” on St. Catharines’ NewsTalk 610 on January 27, 2016. 

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World Affairs Conference hits home on refugee crisis

The theme of the 33rd World Affairs Conference was “Fixing the 21st century.” And while Lionel Gelber keynote speaker Nanor Balyozian, a refugee from Syria, can’t do that, she definitely embodied the human toll of global conflict.

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Prep art reception celebrates Form 4 artists

The Actor’s Court on the second floor of the Prep was abuzz with excitement on Wednesday, Jan. 27. The Form 4 art reception drew a big crowd to celebrate the amazing creativity and hard work of these enthusiastic artists.

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Did You Know?

The UCC community is sponsoring a Syrian refugee family.

Click here to donate.


UCC-BSS co-production of Pippin enchants and uplifts

There was plenty of “Magic to Do” at the Bishop Strachan School theatre as the Upper Canada College-BSS co-production’s performing arts students put on four sold-out shows of Pippin from Wednesday, Jan. 27 through Saturday, Jan. 30. (“Magic To Do” is the opening number of the show.)

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Winterfest showcases UCC basketball, hockey and swimming



Jan. 23 was a big day for many of Upper Canada College’s cold weather sports teams with the marking of the school’s annual Winterfest.


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UCC hackers impress at University of Toronto event

Bursary established for Holocaust education trip

Jazz fills the air at Club Bluenote

Fall Music Night delights

Elaine Ticzon is at the top of her class in football

Mental Health Week sends message of support

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