Longson, Dianne

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Longson, Dianne

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Dianne Longson enjoyed a close connection with UBC for over four decades as an employee or student. In the mid-1970s, she worked in accounting at the Dean's Office and later at the Faculty of Education. In the 1980s, Longson obtained an Arts degree (English Literature) at UBC. In the 1990s, she returned to campus as an Administrative Assistant to the vice-president of Finance and Administration. When the vice-president retired, she moved to the Treasury Department and remained there until her retirement in 2008.

During her long affiliation with the University, Longson developed a deep appreciation for the Point Grey campus's beauty. She spent considerable time recording the details of the unique natural features and buildings in the various seasons through photography. Longson took considerable time honing her photographic skills, taking photojournalism courses at Langara University fine art photography during her undergraduate degree at UBC. She attended many seminars, fine art classes and workshops. Longson's work has been exhibited on and off-campus.


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