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York University and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation give Greek students the experience of a lifetime

Thanks to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Canada-Greece Fund, which celebrates 70 years of Canada-Greece relations, a group of 10 Greek students and one professor were invited to attend a comprehensive two-week summer school at York this past July.

Remembering dedicated teacher, community mentor and York grad Abshir Hassan (BA ’08, BEd ’11)

York University MEd student Abshir Hassan was known by family, friends and the community as a hard-working and caring individual who was admired for his work with youth in the Lawrence Heights community where he was raised. Tragically, Hassan’s life of inspiring community work was cut short when he was fatally shot outside his apartment on July 8 at the age of 31.

York grad Steve Orsini (MES ’86) takes on top role at the Ontario Public Service

This past July, York alumnus Steve Orsini (MES ’86) was appointed by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to head the Ontario Public Service as secretary of the cabinet and clerk of the executive council.

TASTE (Take a Student to Eat) Mentoring Lunches for Students @ Various lunch locations (on and off campus)
September 1, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – April 30, 2015 @ 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://www.yorku.ca
October 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Speaker: Lawrence Wilkerson, distinguished adjunct professor of government and public policy, from the College of William & Mary founded in 1693 (America’s second-oldest college) Lawrence Wilkerson’s last positi
Examining and Replicating Hedge Fund Performance @ CMA Australia, 12/F, Tai Yip Building
October 8, 2014 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am
The Hong Kong Alumni Chapter is hosting this professional development event for CMAs in the Hong Kong area on Wednesday, October 8! Check out the event if you are a CMA or are interested in[...]
2014 Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon @ 140 Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building (HNES)
October 14, 2014 @ 11:45 am – 2:00 pm
2014 Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon @ 140 Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies Building (HNES)
Celebrate your FES pride at the 2014 Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon. The event features four MES alumni panellists and several MES alumni mentors who will speak to current students about their career trajectories. Following[...]
October 14, 2014 @ 11:45 am – 2:00 pm
Celebrate your FES pride at the 2014 Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon. The event features four MES alumni panellists and several MES alumni mentors who will speak to current students about their career trajectories. Following[...]
The University of Toronto Press, Northrop Frye Centre, University of Toronto Press and Pages Unbound present the launch of Marshall McLuhan and Northrop Frye, Apocalypse and Alchemy by B.W. Powe. The event features a multimedia[...]
Hong Kong Alumni Reception @ Conrad Hong Kong
October 22, 2014 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Hong Kong Alumni Reception @ Conrad Hong Kong | Hong Kong Island | Hong Kong
This October, York will be hosting events in Hong Kong and Beijing. Enjoy evening receptions in either city with Martin Singer, dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and Jeff O’Hagan, vice-president[...]
Beijing Alumni Reception @ Hilton Beijing Wangfujing
October 28, 2014 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am
Beijing Alumni Reception @ Hilton Beijing Wangfujing | Beijing | Beijing | China
This October, York will be hosting events in Hong Kong and Beijing. Enjoy evening receptions in either city with Martin Singer, dean of the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, and Jeff O’Hagan, vice-president[...]
A celebration and exhibition highlighting the talents of former and current Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) students. This event will launch a major endowment to support the arts at FES in coming years. You are[...]