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Lassonde School of Engineering at York partners with Scotiabank to deliver industry leading research into financial crimes, advance STEM and STEAM programs

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2021 — Today, York University announced that Scotiabank will provide $980,000 to support a variety of initiatives at the Lassonde School of Engineering for computer security research and to further advance equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in STEM fields. At a time when financial markets, technologies and products have become more complex and financial crimes are increasing, Canadian universities can […]

New $160,000 KPM Power Inc. donation provides female STEM students with experiential learning opportunities

TORONTO, July 7, 2021 – Today, York University announced that KPM Power Inc. will provide The Lassonde School of Engineering with a $160,000 donation to establish a bursary to benefit female-identified students and provide support for strategic programs that promote equity, diversity and inclusion in STEM fields. The new KPM Power Bursary will be split with $60,000 going to female-identified […]

Aird & Berlis LLP stepping up with annual award to help York University startups succeed

TORONTO, September 20, 2017 ─ Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, together with its partner Randy Williamson, will support the next high potential venture to come out of York University’s entrepreneurship unit with a generous donation of cash and legal services. Aird & Berlis’s support for Innovation York’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU, was announced at […]

Schulich names new Graduate Study & Research Building in honour of entrepreneurs Rob and Cheryl McEwen

Rob and Cheryl McEwen’s $8-million donation to the Leading Change campaign one of largest gifts received by the Schulich School of Business TORONTO – Monday, September 18, 2017 – The Schulich School of Business at York University is proud to announce that its new Graduate Study & Research Building will be named in honour of […]

Cinespace family donation will give York U students unparalleled studio experience

TORONTO, May 26, 2016 – The Mirkopoulos family of Cinespace Film Studios is providing York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) with a state-of-the-art facility for teaching, learning and creation using pioneering motion media technologies. The generous $2.5 million gift from Cinespace Film Studios and the Mirkopoulos family has created a […]

Business leader and philanthropist Victor Phillip Dahdaleh donates $20 million to York University – the largest gift from an alumnus in York’s history

TORONTO, October 27, 2015 – Canada’s York University today announced that alumnus Victor Phillip Dahdaleh, a Canadian business magnate based in the United Kingdom, has made a transformational donation of $20 million for the expansion of the university’s global health initiatives. The announcement was made during a reception at the High Commission of Canada in […]