Three professors and six alumni are among a group of individuals with connections to York University appointed to the Order of Canada. Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.
Allan Carswell's decades-long research and business career has evolved with tremendous resources and encouragement from York University, and now he is returning the favour with a $1 million gift that will fund graduate scholarships for the next generation of scientists and engineers.
“This year’s honorary degree recipients have made a remarkable impact in their communities through their work, social activism and volunteerism,” said Mamdouh Shoukri, York president and vice-chancellor. “Their leadership and vision has had far-reaching effects that have inspired important societal changes and positively touched countless lives.”
Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI RECEPTION 4:30PM TO 7:30PM 50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI REUNIONS 7:30PM TO 9:30PM Fifty years ago, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and Principal Escott Reid opened Glendon College. Thus, we are honoured to[...]
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Ontario Integrity Commissioner, Hon. J. David Wake, provides an overview of judicial ethics in Ontario with insight from his distinguished career in the judiciary, notably as associate chief justice of the Ontario Court of Justice.[...]
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:20 am
Danuta Wojciechowska is an author and illustrator of children’s books, living in Lisbon, Portugal. She founded the Lupa Design studio in 1993, and has been the creative director ever since. Specializing in illustration and design,[...]
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
First-year MES students and alumni from all years of the program are invited to celebrate their FES pride at the 2016 Anita McBride Alumni Mentoring Luncheon. Four MES alumni panellists will share their inspiring career[...]