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York U Class of 2021: A pandemic can’t keep this Tamil grandma from graduating

87-year-old Sri Lankan-born teacher completes master’s degree with research focus close to her heart — war and peace TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2021 – Varathaledchumy Shanmuganathan, known as Varatha, is among more than 4,000 resilient students — some young enough to be her grandchildren — who will celebrate their graduation during York University’s virtual fall convocation […]

York U’s 8th President and Vice-Chancellor formally installed, sets out vision for the future

TORONTO, October 19, 2017 – York University’s eighth President and Vice-Chancellor, Rhonda L. Lenton, was formally installed at a moving ceremony during the first day of York’s Fall Convocation, yesterday. Together with Chancellor Gregory Sorbara and Board of Governors Chair Rick Waugh, President Lenton spoke the solemn oath of office. During her first formal address, […]