Friday deadline for tickets to Cecil Houston celebration gala

Friday, May 4, is the deadline to purchase tickets to a gala dinner celebrating Cecil Houston’s tenure as dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Wednesday, May 9.

Dr. Houston’s 10 years as dean will end June 30.

The gala will open at 5:30 p.m. at the Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Avenue at Tecumseh Road, and will feature a cash bar and silent auction.

Admission is $50, with a special student rate of $40, and the proceeds will benefit the African Diaspora Youth Scholarship fund. For tickets or more information, contact Janee Stallard-Cogliati at or 519-253-3000, ext. 2023.