Media Advisory: TD Bank Group and York University will announce future of University’s TD Engagement Centre in the Jane-Finch Community


TD Bank Group and York University will announce future of University’s TD Engagement Centre in the Jane-Finch Community

TORONTO, June 6, 2019 – Community leaders from Black Creek, York University and TD Bank will gather for an announcement at the TD Community Engagement Centre on Monday June 10, 2019. York University President Rhonda L Lenton and Norie Campbell Group Head, Customer and Colleague Experience at TD Bank Group will speak.

Since its inception, the Centre has served nearly 70,000 people from the local community with dozens of programs and has become a catalyst for breaking down barriers, fostering mutually-beneficial partnerships and positive change for the local community.

WHAT:          TD Ready Commitment Announcement

WHEN:         June 10, 2019 3:30 p.m. Arrival of guests.                                                                                                                                                     Formal remarks will begin at 4:00 p.m.

WHERE:        TD Engagement Centre, Yorkgate Mall

MAP:              Yorkgate Mall - 1 York Gate Blvd, North York, ON M3N 3A1


Rhonda Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University

Norie Campbell, Group Head, Customer and Colleague Experience

Alice Pitt, Vice-Provost Academic, York University

Talisha Ramsaroop, Community Projects Coordinator, TD Community Engagement Centre

Jeff O’Hagan, Vice-President Advancement, York University (MC)

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 25 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.

York U's fully bilingual Glendon Campus is home to Southern Ontario's Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Postsecondary Education.

To attend or book an interview, please contact: Yanni Dagonas, York University Media Relations, 647-468-7850