University of Toronto recognized the achievement of more than 100 recent graduates from the Asia-Pacific region at the sixth Hong Kong graduation ceremony, held in April at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong hotel. At the event, the university announced that it had received several major gifts from donors connected to the region. President David Naylor (MD 1978) and Chancellor Vivienne Poy (MA 1997, PhD 2003) attended the graduation ceremony, followed by an all-alumni reception at the Hong Kong Club. The reception marked the 10th anniversary of the University of Toronto (Hong Kong) Foundation’s scholarship program, which has provided financial help to 42 students from the region to attend U of T. Naylor also attended an alumni reception in Singapore, while Poy hosted an event in Shanghai.
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