TST Roundtable

The TST Roundtable is a student organization for all Toronto School of Theology (TST) basic degree students. The Roundtable is led by the leaders of the student governments at TST's seven member colleges.

The Roundtable organizes activities for basic degree students throughout TST. These activities can include social events, outings and hikes, interest groups, intramural teams and orientations. The Roundtable can also advocate on behalf of TST basic degree students.

Recent Events

In January 2021, the TST Student Roundtable hosted a panel discussion on Christian Unity and Anti-Racism. The event was recorded and transcribed and can now be accessed here:

Panelists:

  • The Rev. Alison Hari-Singh, Honourary Assistant at St. Martin-in-the-fields Anglican Church
  • Alvyn Joys, Seminarian for the Archdiocese of Toronto
  • Bill McCormick SJ, MDiv Student at Regis College; Contributing Editor at America Magazine; Research Fellow at St. Louis University
  • Kate McCray, PhD Student at St. Michael's College
  • Néstor Medina, Assistant Professor of Religious Ethics and Culture at Emmanuel College
  • The Rev. Vernal S. Savage, Alumni of Trinity College; Member of the leadership team of Black Anglicans of Canada; Assisted with the formation of the African Canadian Christian Network (ACCN)

Moderator:

  • Pamela Couture, Director of the Toronto School of Theology

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Governance

The Roundtable was approved as a TST student organization by the TST Board of Trustees at their December 5, 2016 meeting.

Founding documents:

For 2020–2021, the student representatives are:

Emmanuel College – Faris Nimry

Knox College – Gerard Gallant

Regis College – Andrea Nicole Carandang

Trinity College, Faculty of Divinity – R. Susan Smandych and Yohan Dumpala

Wycliffe College – Amber Tremblett

St. Augustine's Seminary – James Cyfko

University of St. Michael's College, Faculty of Theology – Tina Giusto

The Roundtable is recognized in the bylaws of the University of Toronto Students' Union (UTSU) as having the authority to hold internal elections for TST's representative to the UTSU.