Alumni Profiles

So many fascinating people have received an Arts degree from UAlberta. Read on to learn more about our amazing alumni!



Alumni Honour Award winner Oryssia Lennie’s 35-year career in public service has been an exhilarating ride 

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Alumni Honour Award recipient Todd Hirsch believes Corporate Canada has a lot to learn from the arts community 

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Pursuit of a childhood passion was what brought Helen Kwan Yee Cheung ('13 MA) to her graduate studies after retirement.

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A chance meeting and a psychology education guided Arts alumnus Douglas Bruce through successful athletic and engineering careers 

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“Science Lady” Shar Levine advocates on behalf of children’s literacy 

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Francis Saville's early involvement in campus life laid the foundation for a future built on hard work and contributions to community 

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Arts alumnus and entrepreneur Matthew Protti used his education and passion for wine to grow an international IT startup

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Arts alumna and award-winning author Katherine Govier helps new Canadians express themselves through shoes

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Writer, journalist and editor Curtis Gillespie is one of the 2014 recipients of an Alumni Honour Award 

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Arts alumna Jamie Tronnes' work has taken her to 17 countries – and counting.

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Arts alumnus Justin Lussier is at the helm of the rapidly growing Famoso pizzeria chain

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Arts alumnus Ben Owens searches the province for the perfect filming locations for TV shows and movies

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Arts alumni Adam Rozenhart and Amy Shostak are well-known local leaders who create community and influence the direction of Edmonton.

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Edmonton food icon and Arts alumna Gail Hall finds new ways to share her love of good food

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Freelance photojournalist and Arts alumnus Jimmy Jeong tells stories with his camera

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