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Marie Curie Skłodowska Association donates $20,000

Saturday, November 18, 2017

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The Marie Curie Skłodowska Association held its last Ball on November 4th, 2017. This event celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Association. During the Ball the president, Mrs. Alina Brown presented a cheque for $20,000 to Maciej Zaremba, treasurer for the Council. Together with previous donations we have received close to $25,000 from the Association. […]

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Veterans donate $50,000 to Polish Language and Literature Program

Saturday, May 14, 2016

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On March 29, 2016, a reception was held at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto to honour the Veterans of the Polish Second Corps of the 8th British Army for their donation to the Polish Language and Literature Program in the Department of Slavic Studies. This very generous donation will set up a […]

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Council Chairman awarded the Polish Gold Cross of Merit

Monday, November 30, 2015

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On Friday November 13, 2015, at a gathering to commemorate Armistice Day, November 11th, the chairman of the Council, Maciej Zaremba, was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit by Grzegorz Morawski, Consul-General of the Republic of Poland. This award recognizes Mr. Zaremba’s many years of working to raise funds for Polish Studies at the University […]

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Senior Scouting Group “Tatry” makes a donation

Friday, November 7, 2014

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On Thursday October 16, 2014, during a reception held at the Polish Consulate, the Polish Senior Scouting Unit “Tatry” presented a cheque for $5,550 to Prof. Trojanowska, who directs the Polish Language and Literature Program at the University of Toronto. The money will be used to support advanced Polish-language courses. The event was organized by […]

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Polish Students’ Association makes its third contribution

Thursday, November 6, 2014

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On Wednesday October 15, members of the Polish Students’ Association at the University of Toronto made a contribution to the Polish Language and Literature Program at the University for the third time. The donation of $1,200 was the result of “Spring Soiree – Party for a Cause” organized by the students. The students have an […]

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Eva Stachniak donates proceeds from sales of her new book, Empress of the Night

Saturday, May 17, 2014

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An evening to meet the author, Eva Stachniak, was organized for April 25, 2014 on the launch of her new book Empress of the Night. It was held at St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto and during the evening members of the Council for the Support of Polish Studies sold copies of the […]

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Aleksander Frejszmidt Donates $15,000

Sunday, October 20, 2013

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On Wednesday October 2, 2013, during a meeting in Toronto of the Council, chair Maciej Zaremba was presented with a cheque for fifteen thousand dollars from the estate of the late Alexander Frejszmidt. The gift was presented by Steve Glogowski, P.Eng., the executor of the estate. Mr. Glogowski, founder and president of Glogowski Consultants Inc. […]

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Polish Students’ Association contributes to Polish Studies

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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On May 30, 2012, representatives of the Polish Students’ Association at the University of Toronto (PSA) made a donation of $1,500 to Polish Studies at the University of Toronto. The contribution came from the proceeds of the Spring Soiree earlier in the year (see separate post). We are very grateful for this donation and congratulate […]

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Polish Students’ Association Spring Soiree 2012

Monday, March 5, 2012

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The Polish Students’ Association at the University of Toronto is once again organizing a Spring Soiree to benefit Polish Language and Literature at the University of Toronto. We are grateful for their work and hope that you will support this exciting event.

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Borys Wrzesnewskyj donates to Polish Studies

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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At a reception at the Polish Consulate on Lakeshore Ave. W. in Toronto, Borys Wrzesnewskyj donated $35,000 for Polish Language and Literature at the University of Toronto in memory of his father. A large group of people of Polish and Ukrainian background gathered to honour Borys and his family. Borys has worked hard and successfully […]

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