The Toronto Years: 1914-1929

1914- 1918
World War I - 530 members of the College served, 67 died.

1915

Ladies Senior Stick given to College by Class of 1915. Eleanor Davis Vic 1T5 first student to carry it.

1918

Women's Athletic Stick given to College by Class of 1918. Beatrice Flanders Vic 1T8 first carried the Stick.

1919

Appointment of Mary Coyne Rowell Vic 1898, first woman faculty member at Victoria.

1920

John Fletcher McLaughlin Vic 1888 is appointed Dean of Theology.

1925

Mrs. E.R. Wood gives her home, to the College as a centre for women students. Lady Flavelle pays to have it remodelled and furnished.
Presentation of The Wishing Cap, the first student production of light opera at the University of Toronto by the Victoria College Glee and Choral Club (later Music Club).

1926
Dancing is officially sanctioned at Victoria.

1928

The Victoria Faculty of Theology and Union Theological College (composed of staff and students of Knox College who supported the union of the Presbyterian, Methodist and Congregational Churches) unite to form Emmanuel College, a theological college of the newly-formed United Church of Canada. Alfred Gandier is appointed Principal.

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