Anita Murray




Helen Bambic-Workman
(1935 – 2022)

‘She made it feel like anything was possible’

Helen Bambic-Workman (BFA 79, MFA 86), a Concordia audiovisual department staff member from the mid-1970s until her retirement in 1995, died in Victoria, British Columbia, on January 31.

She was the creator of MITE AVISTA, the university’s groundbreaking multimedia lab that provided a range of students and staff access to burgeoning technology from 1989 to 2003.

Sara Morley (BFA 94), creative director of Design Postimage in Montreal, with help from Scott Prentice, Salvatore Barrera (BA 93) and Bambic-Workman’s daughter Holly Workman, recalls her former colleague.

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Anthony Costanzo (1938 – 2021)

 

Jim Donaldson (1937-2021)

‘Champion of our university who truly represented the service-oriented spirit of Loyola College’
Loyola grad was an architect and past president of the Loyola Alumni Association.

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