Media Advisory: York University hosts National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

TORONTO, December 2, 2016 – York University in collaboration with the Lassonde School of Engineering will observe a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.  This year, the York Federation of Students, with the support of York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri, initiated a 14-panelled mural of remembrance, […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: York U expert available to comment on economic impact of the Grey Cup in Canada

TORONTO, November 23, 2016 – Grey Cup weekend is here and Toronto is the official host of the 104th edition of the Canadian Football League's championship game.  The sporting event is expected to inject millions into the Greater Toronto Area economy this year.  Last year’s hosts, Winnipeg Football Club, reported a $7.1-million net profit from the […]

York U Students, faculty and alumni drive important name change: Bachelor of Administrative Studies officially renamed Bachelor of Commerce

  TORONTO, November 22, 2016 – The Bachelor of Administrative Studies (BAS) degree offered by York University’s School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS) since the 1970s has been officially renamed as a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree. Students will now be able to receive a BCom degree beginning in 2018. […]

York University announces “game-changing” $2M gift for music education partnership

 TORONTO, November 17, 2016 – York University and the Regent Park School of Music (RPSM) will establish a new research chair in music education, and develop a new partnership through a $2 million gift from the Carswell Family Foundation (CFF). York professor emeritus Allan Carswell announced the donation at an event held at York University on […]