New College alumni are a diverse group of over 24,000 people who have gone on to make positive contributions all over the globe.

We are proud to have the opportunity to celebrate here some of the many and varied stories of our graduates. Take a browse through this selection and see the manifold accomplishments and paths of our alumni.

You can also find stories of our students here.

Are you — or do you know — a New College alumnus or alumna whose personal or professional story would add to the ever-growing narrative of our college? We’d love to hear from you! Please contact Brenda Registe at


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New College Alumna Catherine Abreu (2009)New College Alumna Cindy Adams ('78)Marvin Bernstein ('69) - “I came to New College because there was an opportunity to become involved in the development of the life of a college that was uncharted and promoted the richness of diversity.”New College alumnus Richard Bond (1973) New College Alumnus Paul Byam (1989)Mel Cappe ('71) - "The most significant event of my life was meeting my wife at New College. My whole life was changed with that New College relationship."Rowena Chan (New '85)New College Alumnus Marshall Chasin (1978)New College Alumna Celina Rayonne Chavannes (1998)New College Alumna Afua Cooper (New '86)New College Alumna Dionne Falconer (1992)New College alumnus Alan Friedman (1976)Sheetal Gandotra ('07) - "Some of my closest friends today are people that I met during my time at the University of Toronto."New College Alumna Kimberly Huie (1987)New College Alumna Sarah Ker-Hornell (1981)New College Alumnus Garrett Lambert ('63)New College Alumnus Burton Lim (1984)New College Alumna Tracie Lindblad (1983)Jason Marin ('09) - "I had a feeling that I was going to meet great people, challenge myself, screw up – but learn from those experiences – and most important of all, make friends that last a life-time."New College Alumna Uitsile Ndlovu (New '06)New College Alumna Anhlan Nguyen ('89)New College alumnus Ryan Pyle (2001)Ceta Ramkhalawansingh ('74) - “I grew up in a family for whom “giving back” was an essential part of living. I am a firm believer in action, getting things done and facing social injustice head-on.”Greg Reed ('77) - "I hope that my greatest accomplishment will become eHealth Ontario’s success in dramatically improving the quality of health care for all of us while reducing its cost.”New College 1982 grad Norm Reynolds - photo by David RoddisLesley Riedstra ('95) - "So many of my close friends are those I met at New College and who didn’t just have an effect on me then, but continue to be a big part of my life."New College Alumnus Harris Rosen (New '88)Ian Rowlands ('87) - "The critical value of diversity is a lesson that I have carried with me, and that has indeed been strengthened with my subsequent experiences."New College Alumnus Colin Russell ('10)Brian Schnurr ('69) - "The most significant memory is my meeting Anna-Lee Rother in September 1968 at Freshman Orientation. We were both on NCSC, became “emotionally involved” and are about to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary."New College alumnus David Sevigny (1976)New College Alumna Carol Stephenson (1973)Bonnie Stern ('69) - "University was like a new world for us. New College was great because it was easier to find our way around and get to know people"New College Alumnus Colin Swift (1980)New College Alumnus Stephen Wise (1996)