People of USask
It’s the People of USask who enable us to be what the world needs. Our alumni, donors, researchers, students, staff, and faculty all play a part in fulfilling the USask mission of Being What the World Needs. The People of USask photoblog series shares the stories of these unique individuals.
People of USask: Connie Gerwing
Connie Gerwing (BEd’78, MEd’81) is a believer in lifelong education. During her first time as a student at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), she earned her bachelor and maste...
People of USask: Dr. Asit Sarkar
Dr. Asit Sarkar’s passion for the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has grown over the years. He retired after 37 years of service in the Edwards School of Business as a professor...
People of USask: Matt Petrow
Matt Petrow (BComm’10, MPAcc’12) is the chief financial officer at Coconut Software in Saskatoon. It’s a business that provides customer engagement software, mainly appointment sch...
People of USask: Naheda Sahtout
Naheda Sahtout (GPSC'17, PhD'21) is a proud USask alumna working as a policy analyst at Natural Resources Canada.
People of USask: Lori Delorme
Lori Delorme is an Indigenous Student Success Lead at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre. She celebrated 25 years working for the University of Saskatchewan (USask) in 2022. ...
People of USask: Bruce Sinclair
Bruce Sinclair (BEd’92), a University of Saskatchewan Métis drama professor, is Indigenous Storyteller-in-Residence for 2023 at the University Library. He is a Métis theatre artist...
People of USask: Dr. Zita Seshie
Dr. Zita Seshie (PhD’19) has always had a passion for education. As a young girl in Ghana (West Africa), she was taught about the importance of a love for learning. Her mother was ...
People of USask: Karina Lenko
Karina Lenko (BSA’22) grew up in Calgary, hearing stories about the University of Saskatchewan (USask) campus from her mother. She is a third generation USask graduate after her mo...
People of USask: Fred and Judy Short
Fred (BEd’65) and Judy (BEd’65) are retired teachers living in Regina who found love on campus.
People of USask: Kacia Whilby
Kacia Whilby (MEd’22) moved from Jamaica to Saskatoon to attend the University of Saskatchewan and now works on the USask campus.
People of USask: Nat Banting
Nat Banting (BEd’10, BSc’10) is a Saskatoon-based educator that teaches mathematics full-time in with Saskatoon Public Schools and works as a mathematics education lecturer for the...
People of USask: Alana Pancyr
Alana Pancyr (BFA’13) is an artist and actress living in Toronto. As a multimedia artist, she has created digital works and pieces using the mediums acrylic and oil paint. Since he...
People of USask: Jessie Buydens
Jessie Buydens (BA’00, BA’03, LLB’06, LLM’08) has always taken the opportunity that was presented to her and worked hard to have the best possible outcome.
People of USask: Deborah and Verla Chatsis
“My parents really valued education and really supported us to go to university. Deborah received so much through her education at USask and I think she really wanted to make sure ...
People of USask: Mays Al-Dulaymi
Mays Al-Dulaymi (PhD’18) obtained her Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from Al-Zaytoonah University in Jordan before coming to USask to pursue her master’s degree.
People of USask: Bryan McCrea and Evan Willoughby
Bryan McCrea (BComm’09) and Evan Willoughby (BE’10) met at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and quickly evolved from business partners to friends.
People of USask: Christine Marie
Christine Marie (BEd’10) is a proud SUNTEP and University of Saskatchewan (USask) alumna. She embraces her Métis and Filipino ancestry in all her roles, as a teacher, entrepreneur ...
People of USask: Dr. Cody Creelman
Dr. Cody Creelman (DVM’11) is a veterinarian, CEO, and digital storyteller based in Alberta.
People of USask: T.J. Warren
T.J. Warren (BEd’19, MEd’20) is a high school teacher (Indigenous Studies, Art and English) in Big River First Nation in northwestern Saskatchewan. He’s originally from Red Mesa, A...
People of USask: Zoey Roy
Zoey Roy (BEd’17, MPP’21) is an artist, activator and auntie. She has inspired many since graduating twice from the University of Saskatchewan.
People of USask: WO Sean Mihalcheon
A strong passion for history, an affinity to serve his country, and a strong devotion to justice inspired WO Sean Mihalcheon (JD’19) to join the Canadian Forces and become a barris...
People of USask: Capt. Sheldon Maerz
A passion for history, a love for Canada, and wanting to be a part of something greater than himself is what inspired Capt. Sheldon Maerz (BSA’86) to join the Canadian Forces.
People of USask: The Honourable Lynda Haverstock
Since her time as an undergrad student at the University of Saskatchewan (USask), the Honourable Dr. Lynda Haverstock (BEd’72, MEd’77, PhD’85) has been a trailblazer in several fie...