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Aird & Berlis LLP stepping up with annual award to help York University startups succeed

TORONTO, September 20, 2017 ─ Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, together with its partner Randy Williamson, will support the next high potential venture to come out of York University’s entrepreneurship unit with a generous donation of cash and legal services. Aird & Berlis’s support for Innovation York’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU, was announced at […]

Schulich names new Graduate Study & Research Building in honour of entrepreneurs Rob and Cheryl McEwen

Rob and Cheryl McEwen’s $8-million donation to the Leading Change campaign one of largest gifts received by the Schulich School of Business TORONTO – Monday, September 18, 2017 – The Schulich School of Business at York University is proud to announce that its new Graduate Study & Research Building will be named in honour of […]

Cinespace family donation will give York U students unparalleled studio experience

TORONTO, May 26, 2016 – The Mirkopoulos family of Cinespace Film Studios is providing York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) with a state-of-the-art facility for teaching, learning and creation using pioneering motion media technologies. The generous $2.5 million gift from Cinespace Film Studios and the Mirkopoulos family has created a […]

Business leader and philanthropist Victor Phillip Dahdaleh donates $20 million to York University – the largest gift from an alumnus in York’s history

TORONTO, October 27, 2015 – Canada’s York University today announced that alumnus Victor Phillip Dahdaleh, a Canadian business magnate based in the United Kingdom, has made a transformational donation of $20 million for the expansion of the university’s global health initiatives. The announcement was made during a reception at the High Commission of Canada in […]

BMO Financial Group’s $1.25 million donation funds public affairs education at York U’s Glendon College

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 – York University announces a $1.25 million gift from BMO Financial Group to Glendon College, coinciding with the inauguration of the BMO Financial Group Skyroom, BMO Financial Group Lecture Hall and L. Jacques Ménard – BMO Financial Group classroom on November 28. “We are very grateful to BMO Financial Group for […]

$1 million gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to York U benefits students, celebrates Canada-Greece connection

TORONTO, June 5, 2013 – University students from Greece can hope for a better tomorrow, thanks to a $1 million donation to York University from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. This generous gift will support exchange students from Greek universities pursuing studies at York U. “With the Foundation’s support to study in Canada, young students from […]