The Faculty of Media & Creative Arts bids farewell to more than 111 years of dedicated service!
Jane Bongers has been at Humber for more than 20 years, most recently as the Program Coordinator for the Advertising Copywriting Program. Jane has always been devoted to the students and the program, and the excellent results of her dedication and hard work has been evident at each program portfolio show. She has been an important influence in establishing and continuing the tradition of great work and successful Humber Advertising Copywriting graduates.
Hedy joined Humber in 2007 after working more than 30 years in the journalism industry. She is a Gemini Award-winning producer and has had experience in television, radio and online journalism. As a professor and Program Coordinator, for the Journalism Diploma and Graduate Certificate programs, Hedy has demonstrated her passion for students each and every day.
Jennifer Leonard began her Humber career on September 1, 1991. Besides teaching across a number of programs and being a Program Coordinator for the Public Relations diploma program for many years, she has taught and volunteered her time in numerous departments at Humber. Jennifer has consistently applied much energy, creativity, and enthusiasm to her teaching profession, and a generation of students has benefited from her knowledge, understanding, and dedication.
Kalene Morgan started at Humber in January 2000 and since then she has been guiding and advising students, first as Program Coordinator, then as professor, in the Public Relations Graduate Certificate program. Kalene has always demonstrated understanding, patience, and enthusiasm in her classes, and a real dedication for teaching and learning. The PR Grad program's continuing tradition of success owes a great deal to Kalene's excellent mentorship for students and graduates, and her terrific collaboration with colleagues across programs.
Eon has been with Humber for 29 years and has been the face of the Film & Television Distribution Centre. During his time with the School of Media Studies and now the Faculty of Media & Creative Arts, Eon has seen many changes and many different faces, having aided in hundreds of productions and having helped thousands of students in his time. In this most recent shortened academic year, Eon along with KiBae and their crew checked out over 26,000 pieces of equipment in nearly 5,000 checkouts! Eon has helped professors and students adapt to the many changes faced by industry. From evolving broadcast technology to the continued shift to digital video production from film, he has helped the Faculty of Media & Creative Arts in a period of tremendous growth and has always done so with patience.
On behalf of the Faculty of Media & Creative Arts, enjoy your well-earned retirement, and thank you for your dedication and years of service!