Elspeth Christie

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Tributes |


A Community Project to honour women who have enriched our lives

The Ban Righ Centre supports mature women who are starting or returning to education at Queen’s University. In taking this significant step, these women found role models, advocates and inspiration in other women. Then, as they engage in their studies and in their activities beyond Queen’s with friends, family, peers and colleagues, these students effect continual and positive change, extending the reach of their mentors and the Ban Righ Centre. Through “Who Is She?” we honour women who make a difference.

Elspeth Christie

Honoured by: Queen’s Peer Learning Assistants 2010-2011

Who is she? Elspeth is nurturing, empathetic, encouraging, loving, strong, passionate, hard-working, caring. She is a teacher and a listener, a role model, a kind-hearted and generous mentor with a big heart for those in need. Elspeth is our PLA mom, our Queen’s mom, our pseudo-mom. Under her leadership we gain confidence in ourselves, and strive to do the best we can. Elspeth always has a smile on her face, a smile that says she’s happy to see you, a smile that brightens even the toughest of days. She always has time, even when she doesn’t. She is eager to listen to whatever is on our minds, supportive through the good times and the bad. She asks nothing in return. Elspeth, we don’t know what we would do without you. Thank you for years of hugs and support. Thank you for all that you do. For your smile that never disappears, your love that never fades, and your never-ending encouragement, thanks for being YOU.- your Peer Learning Assistant, 2010-2011