Election Time! Article from 1914 Yearbook and Some EngSoc History

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Our new EngSoc officers are in! Now is the time for discipline club chairs, project directors, and BoDs to be elected! A little history on EngSoc (now 130 years old)… Back then, the Engineering Society was more heavily technical/academic in nature. … the fortnightly meetings were used for the presentation and discussion of technical papers, occasionally given by notable guest speakers, many of which were then printed in a pamphlet for distribution.Galbraith gave the society his full support, and even allowed student papers presented at the meetings to be considered in awarding honour standing. The society played an important part […]

Commemorating December 6, 1989

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From The Varsity (The Monday Edition), vol. 110, no. 30., dated January 8, 1990 By T. Clive Thompson Engineers remember victims of “senseless” murders Over 600 U of T students and staff packed Convocation Hall last Thursday to attend the “Memorial Service for the Victims of the Montréal Tragedy” held by the U of T Engineering Society. Cosetta Caporrella, president of the Engineering Society, discussed the “unique sorrow” felt by all members of the engineering community. “The incredible human tragedy has emotionally touched all of us as individuals and as fellow engineers,” she said. The huge crowd rose as Caporrella […]