Tag Archives: LAPS

York U to celebrate bridging program graduates ready to make more of their global experience

TORONTO, March 24, 2017 – Recent graduates of York University’s Bridging Program for International Education Professionals (IEPs) will be celebrated at a ceremony on Monday, March 27, followed by a reception at the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre, Keele campus . More than 60 graduates will receive program certificates in business, technology and human […]

Storm simulation event to reveal real-life roles for youths in disaster risk management

TORONTO, March 6, 2017 − When the town of “Resilientville” floods on Wednesday afternoon, young people from across Toronto will be on hand to help. By role-playing in simulations of severe flooding events, they will explore how Canadians can better prepare for major storms as Canada’s climate warms. They will also demonstrate how young people […]

Could Trump's rollback of protections for transgender students have impact in Canada?

  Media Expert Advisory: York U expert available to comment on Trump Administration rollback of Obama guidelines on transgender washrooms TORONTO, February 23, 2017 –The Trump administration has rolled back federal protections for transgender students that would allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. The protections implemented under the Obama administration […]

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. […]