Samuel H. Schecter, a Montreal entrepreneur and benefactor of this university at the official opening of the Weissman Gallery in the Henry F. Hall Building. Schecter established a fund to collect contemporary art, which later resulted in the outstanding Sir George Williams University Collection of Canadian Art. In the background, Edwy Cooke, Director of the Sir George Williams Art Galleries.
Percy Weissman, Montreal industrialist, whose donation allowed the construction of an additional art gallery facilities at SGW University. The new art gallery located on the mezzanine of the Henry F. Hall Building, bears his name.