Zoe Dille receives Jill Matus Excellence in Student Services Award
For her ability to create engaging opportunities for students and for her generous and enthusiastic mentorship, Zoe Dille has received the Jill Matus Excellence in Student Services Award.
The honour is one of the Awards of Excellence presented by the University of Toronto Alumni Association in collaboration with the university.
Dille is the senior coordinator of integrated learning and community engagement at Hart House. The alumni association noted she has helped thousands of U of T students feel included and engaged in the campus community through opportunities to explore leadership, nurture wellness, engage in social justice and realize equality. Dille has helped organize such inclusive and empowering student programs as the annual Hart House Hancock Lecture series, the Hart House Good Ideas Fund, the hip hop education initiative and the Black futures series, among others.
Dille acts in an advisory capacity for Hart House’s social justice committee and the Hart House music committee. In addition to supporting hundreds of arts-centred student groups, she has collaborated with other university divisions on events for Indigenous Week and the SOAR Aboriginal Youth Gathering during March Break.