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Are you an entrepreneur with a great idea? York’s LaunchYU can help get it off the ground

York University has announced the creation of LaunchYU, a campus-wide initiative that supports early-stage entrepreneurship and helps to accelerate start-up companies within the University and the surrounding community.

Celebrating York’s White Rose Legacy Circle over afternoon tea

Since 2012, the White Rose Legacy Circle at York University has recognized alumni, faculty, staff, retirees and friends who have remembered York in their wills or through other forms of planned giving. In honour of the White Rose Legacy Circle’s third anniversary, the University held a special afternoon tea event on Oct. 21 in Schulich’s private dining room.

“Tentanda Via” inspires York grad to take her career from marketing exec to public office

Michelle Hooyboer-Winklaar, who graduated from McLaughlin College in 1992 with an honours BA in psychology,  has seen quite an interesting alumni journey. After ten years of working in marketing for large telecommunication companies, she made the brave decision to uproot and try her hand at new career path as a politician in Aruba.

TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
September 1, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – April 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
The Take a Student to Eat (TASTE) program is a partnership between the York University Career Centre and Alumni Relations designed to give York students and alumni an opportunity to make meaningful connections. <a href="http://careers.york
November 3, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – December 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
The University of Toronto, York University and Camões I.P. extend you a warm invitation to attend the events which make up the program “Entre Margens e Memórias: Representações da Diáspora.” It includes talks, film screenings[...]
Hamilton Alumni Reception @ Art Gallery of Hamilton
November 25, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hamilton Alumni Reception @ Art Gallery of Hamilton | Hamilton | Ontario | Canada
In a few short weeks, York will be hosting an event in Hamilton. Enjoy this evening reception with Martin Singer, dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, Shawn Brixey, dean of the Faculty of[...]
A lecture given by Tirso Gonzales, assistant professor, Indigenous Studies program, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, entitled “South American Andean Indigenous Emerging Paradigms on Bio-cultural Landscapes in the Context of Climate Change
Frost Library Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony @ Leslie Frost Library, Glendon Campus, York University
November 27, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
You are cordially invited to join us for our Frost Library Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 27. This transformation of the Frost Reading Room was made possible by a generous donation from Terrie-Lynne Devonish, former student of[...]
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
November 29, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
Join us for next installment of The York Circle on Saturday, Nov. 29. Hear four of York’s leading professors speak on a wide range of interesting and engaging topics. Complimentary coffee, light snacks and lunch[...]
This session will explore the unique settlement experiences of newcomer children and the services, programs and practices that best address their needs. The panellists will share findings from research involving newcomer parents and professionals worki
January 28, 2015 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
The Centre for Human Rights will be hosting its 6th annual Inclusion Day Conference. This year’s theme will be “Past Histories & Present Stories: Finding Meaning in Human Rights” and will explore the following: How[...]