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President Lenton Confirms 2017-2018 York University Alumni Board

The York University Alumni Board (YUAB) welcomed York University President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton for its first meeting of the 2017-2018 academic year. The YUAB is a presidential advisory committee on matters of alumni engagement. Working closely with the Office of Alumni Engagement, Division of Advancement, the YUAB members bring together a diverse set […]

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The Perk As part of On The Block’s affinity partnership with York University, all York University alumni, staff, retirees, and students are entitled to the absolute best rates available when selling their home. All eligible clients will receive an additional 0.25% off of the lowest published rates for auction and traditional listings with On The Block. Get […]

Rhonda L. Lenton now installed as York University’s eighth President & Vice-Chancellor

Rhonda L. Lenton was officially installed as York University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor during an inspiring ceremony held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Aviva Centre on York University’s Keele campus. The ceremony preceded the 2017 Fall Convocation ceremonies for graduates of the Faculty of Science, Glendon College, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business.   […]

Social media may not be the great equalizer after all

Most people believe social media to be a great equalizer, challenging social inequities by giving everyone (as content creators) a vehicle for largely unbridled public expression, communication and broadcast. Communications Studies Professor Derek Hrynyshyn, however, has turned this idea on its head in his new book, Limits of the Digital Revolution: How Mass Media Culture […]

2017 Bryden Alumni Award recipients announced

Now in its 17th year, the Bryden Alumni Awards celebrate outstanding York University alumni who have achieved the extraordinary and made remarkable contributions in their fields, communities and to the University. The four leaders who will be honoured Nov. 23 at a celebration at the Royal Ontario Museum are: • Colleen Johnston (BBA’82), group head, […]