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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
September 15, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – September 26, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Invented praise for New Synecdoches of The Super Actuality “…a series of videos that are connected, not so much by a thesis (as such), but a common compulsion.” – Mort Ford (Galleria, Fall 2013) “[F
September 17, 2014 – September 20, 2014 all-day
Make plans to come home! York University invites alumni, students, friends and family back to campus for Homecoming 2014. Whether you’re visiting to cheer on the Lions or take part in one of the 40[...]
September 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Created in 1980, the Sport Hall of Fame honours individuals who have significantly contributed to York’s interuniversity sport program as athletes, coaches and administrators, and who have exemplified the spirit and ideals of York University[...]
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event – Homecoming Edition @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
September 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 1:15 pm
York Circle Lecture & Lunch Event – Homecoming Edition @ Life Sciences Building, Keele campus, York University
                On Saturday, Sept. 20, join us for a special Homecoming edition of The York Circle. Hear four of York’s leading professors speak on a wide range of[...]
York Youth Connection 40th Anniversary Celebration @ Keele campus, York University (near northwest gate of campus)
September 20, 2014 @ 10:00 am
York Youth Connection 40th Anniversary Celebration @ Keele campus, York University (near northwest gate of campus)
In the spirit of Homecoming 2014, come home for York Youth Connection’s 40th Anniversary Celebration! On Sept. 20, join YYC alumni, staff, volunteers, campers and their families as we celebrate 40 years of the York[...]
September 20, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Lions football team squares off against the McMaster Marauders in York’s annual homecoming game. Win a three-night trip for two to New York City, presented by Merit Travel and WestJet Vacations ($2,000 value). Fir
September 23, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his second novel, Through Black Spruce, York University alumnus Joseph Boyden will read from his newest work as part of the Creative Writing Reading Series. Boyden will read[...]
October 8, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
GFM Training delivers hands-on training workshops and events on a variety of topics in global financial markets. Attendees have represented private banks, asset managers, bank trading desks, corporate treasuries, family offices, and insurance compani
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[...]