Stong's 50th Anniversary

Stong 50 Logo

More than 320 attended the Stong College 50th Anniversary celebration on October 5th, 2019.

Alumni and both former and current students, staff, Fellows and friends of Stong College joined us as we celebrated 50 years of dynamic student life, outstanding academic and extra-curricular programs, domination of inter-college sports and commitment to social responsibility.

Stong 50th Anniversary Gallery

Visit our photo gallery to see how students, staff and the College itself has evolved during the past 50 years. Photos taken at our 50th Anniversary celebration can also be found here.

Please also visit and "like" the Facebook Page, York University Stong College Alumni Network (YUSCAN) for more photos of the 50th Anniversary Celebration; photos of Stong College, students and staff throughout the years; and most importantly, to stay in touch with Stong College and other alumni!

For more information on Stong's 50th Anniversary Celebration:

Program Schedule

Who Has Registered 


Thank You To Our Event Sponsors and Patrons


Platinum Sponsor

Downtown AutoGroup
Shahin Alizadeh ’75, Founder, CEO & President


Gold Sponsor

Office of Alumni Engagement, York University


Silver Sponsors and Patrons

Department of Athletics & Recreation, York University
Jennifer Myers '91, Executive Director


  Steve Dranitsaris ’73 & Janet Muir ‘76


Ron Schwass '82


Neil Sinclair '72


Sponsors and Patrons

MindShare Workspace
Robert Martellacci ’84, Founder & President


Mowbray Wright Financial
Rob Wright ‘85, President


Keith Minkhorst ’80 & Sheila (Pratt) Minkhorst ‘80




Stong College Student Government



Office of the Head,
Stong College, York University


Gary Jones '81,
Young Living Independent Distributor


Chateau Vezeau Wines
Ray Vezeau, owner