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The Toronto Alumni Reception brings Alumni together from across the GTA

Bringing together York University alumni, faculty, and staff from all walks of life, the Toronto Alumni Reception was a sold-out success held at downtown Toronto’s Aperture room. The evening featured remarks from host and York University Advisory Board (YUAB) Chair Randy Williamson (LLB '88); a presentation by York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri; and an uplifting and engaging speech by York University alumnus Karl Subban (BEd '90).

Encouraging words from York University Fall Convocation honorees inspires our newest Alumni

“Don’t be afraid to make a mistake.” These words, addressed by sports visionary and philanthropist Paul Beeston, were delivered to graduands from Glendon College and the Faculty of Health during his convocation address on October 19. Paul Beeston, a sports visionary and philanthropic superstar, and Janice Fukakusa, a financial leader, education and health services advocate and champion of Japanese-Canadian culture, were both awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree recognizing their careers and achievements.

President's Town Hall focuses on the impact of good planning

The annual town hall is a central part of the University’s ongoing efforts to communicate and facilitate engagement with the community. This year’s event also marked the last town hall for York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and York Vice-President Finance and Administration Gary Brewer as both will be retiring next year.

 

Nov 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The York Circle @ Life Sciences Building, York University, Keele Campus | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
2016 Lecture and Lunch Series The Office of Alumni Engagement is pleased to offer this signature speaker series that makes York’s vibrant academic and research life available to alumni and friends of the University. The York[...]
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Cheer on your women's volleyball team as they take on the Queens at 12pm at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/mvolleyball.
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cheer on your men's volleyball team as they take on the Queens at 2pm at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/mvolleyball.
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cheer on your women's hockey team as they take on U of T at 2pm at Canlan Ice Sports. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/whockey.
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cheer on your men's hockey team as they take on the Windsor at 7pm at Canlan Ice Sports. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/mhockey.
Nov 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cheer on your women's volleyball team as they take on the RMC at 2pm at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/mvolleyball.
Nov 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cheer on your men's volleyball team as they take on the RMC at 4pm at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/mvolleyball.
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cheer on your men's basketball team as they take on the Waterloo at 6pm at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Entry for students is free.
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cheer on your men's hockey team as they take on the Carleton at 7pm at Canlan Ice Sports. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/mhockey.
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cheer on your men's basketball team as they take on the Algoma at 8pm at the Tait McKenzie Centre. Entry for students is free.
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cheer on your men's hockey team as they take on the Waterloo at 7pm at Canlan Ice Sports. Entry for students is free. For more information on the team and their schedule, visit yorkulions.ca/mhockey.