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Consuls general tour York's Keele campus

Heads from 24 consular posts in Toronto paid a visit to York’s Keele campus recently to tour the campus and learn more about the University.

 
Above: Heads of consular posts in Toronto who attended the tour and reception at York University on April 23 gathered for a photograph with York President & Vice-Chancellor Lorna R. Marsden (front row, centre) and York President-designate Mamdouh Shoukri (back row, far right)

 

The event, hosted by York President & Vice-Chancellor Lorna R. Marsden, took place on April 23. Consuls general, many accompanied by staff members, were treated to a tour of the Keele campus conducted by York students Sean Hillier, Lindsay Amyot, Michelle Haywood, Dimitra Tsalpouris, Diana Le, Chaker Khazaal and Melissa Wynter. All are members of the York Student Ambassadors in the Office of the Vice-President Students.

 
Above: Student ambassadors Lindsay Amyot (far left) and Sean Hillier escort consulate staff on a tour of York University

Consular officials who attended the event included:

  • Edwin Abela, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Malta
  • John Allen, honorary consul, Consulate of the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis
  • Kwabena Asare, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Ghana
  • Madeline Blackman, consul general, Consulate General of Antigua and Barbuda
  • Ya'acov Brosh, consul general, Consulate General of Israel
  • Loreano Cardoso, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Cuba
  • Edward Collis, honorary consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Liberia
  • Howard Crosner, honorary consul, Consulate of the Republic of Burundi
  • Philippe Delacroix, consul general, Consulate General of France
  • Efthymios Efthymiades, consul general, Consulate General of the Hellenic Republic
  • Mirian Esparza Jacome, consul, Consulate General of the Republic of Ecuador
  • Dragan Grkovic, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Serbia
  • Jenny Gumbs, honorary consul, Consulate General of Grenada
  • Bambang Cahyo Gunawan, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
  • Lars Henriksson, honorary consul, Consulate of Sweden
  • Tassaduq Hussain, consul general, Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
  • Koichi Kawakami, consul general, Consulate General of Japan
  • Michael Glenn-Art Lashley, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Andrina Lever, honorary consul, New Zealand Consulate and member of the York University Board of Governors
  • Fernando López Fabregat, consul general, Consulate General of Uruguay
  • Ana Haydee Murra Saca, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of El Salvador
  • Arne Nordtorp, honorary consul general, Royal Danish Consulate General
  • Klaus Rupprecht, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Germany
  • Bruno Ryff, consul general, Consulate General of the Swiss Confederation
  • Robert Douglas Sirrs, honorary consul, Consulate of the Republic of Nicaragua
 
Above: As part of their tour, the consular heads visited the York University Observatory

Following the tour, the guests enjoyed a reception at the private dining room of the Schulich Executive Learning Centre. Joining the consular staff were York's President-designate Mamdouh Shoukri, senior administrators, and international academic program coordinators and directors. 

 
Above: Lorna R. Marsden with Kwabena Asare, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Ghana, and Bambang Cahyo Gunawan, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia, outside of the Curtis Lecture Halls

 

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