TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 – York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will announce a major donation for York’s Lassonde School of Engineering on Monday, Sept. 29. It will be the largest gift ever made to the university by a York alumnus.
The event will include comments by President Shoukri and the donors. A student will introduce guests to an interactive element and invite them to experience the innovative way classrooms will work in the new engineering school.
What: Major York U funding announcement for the Lassonde School of Engineering
When: Monday, September 29, 2014, 1:15pm
Where: Gowlings Hall, Ignat Kaneff Building, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
MAP: Number 32 on Keele campus map, http://maps.info.yorku.ca/keele-campus/
Photo Ops: Donor donning a 3D oculus rift headset for a virtual reality tour of the new building
View of the partly constructed Engineering building at York.
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