York University to Officially Announce Location of Proposed York Region Campus


TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2014 – York University, in collaboration with The Regional Municipality of York, the City of Markham and academic partner Seneca College, will officially announce the location and provide important details about its proposal for a new campus in York Region, as it finalizes its submission to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

WHAT:  Official Announcement of York University’s Proposed York Region Campus Location and Important Details

WHO:  Mamdouh Shoukri, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University
David Agnew, President, Seneca College
Bill Fisch, Chairman & CEO, The Regional Municipality of York
Frank Scarpitti, Mayor, City of Markham
Lloyd Robertson, Master of Ceremonies

WHERE:  The Remington Group Presentation Centre

162 Enterprise Blvd.
Markham, Ontario 
WHEN:  Thursday, September 11, 2 to 3pm


York University is helping to shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. York’s unwavering commitment to excellence reflects a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility that sets us apart. A York U degree empowers graduates to thrive in the world and achieve their life goals through a rigorous academic foundation balanced by real-world experiential education. As a globally recognized research centre, York is fully engaged in the critical discussions that lead to innovative solutions to the most pressing local and global social challenges. York’s 11 faculties and 28 research centres are thinking bigger, broader and more globally, partnering with 288 leading universities worldwide. York's community is strong − 55,000 students, 7,000 faculty and staff, and more than 250,000 alumni.

Media Contacts: 

Joanne Rider, York University, 416-736-5593, jrider@yorku.ca
Patrick Casey, The Regional Municipality of York, 905-830-4444 ext. 71235, patrick.casey@york.ca
Dennis Flaherty, City of Markham, 905-415-7520, dflaherty@markham.ca
Emily Milic, Seneca College, 416-491-5050 ext 77018, emily.milic@senecacollege.ca