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BMO Financial Group’s $1.25 million donation funds public affairs education at York U’s Glendon College

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 – York University announces a $1.25 million gift from BMO Financial Group to Glendon College, coinciding with the inauguration of the BMO Financial Group Skyroom, BMO Financial Group Lecture Hall and L. Jacques Ménard – BMO Financial Group classroom on November 28. “We are very grateful to BMO Financial Group for […]

$1 million gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation to York U benefits students, celebrates Canada-Greece connection

TORONTO, June 5, 2013 – University students from Greece can hope for a better tomorrow, thanks to a $1 million donation to York University from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. This generous gift will support exchange students from Greek universities pursuing studies at York U. “With the Foundation’s support to study in Canada, young students from […]

York U receives $5-million gift from Ignat Kaneff for Lassonde School of Engineering

TORONTO, May 9, 2013 – York University President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri today announced a $5 million donation from Ignat Kaneff, Chairman and CEO of the Kaneff Group of Companies, in support of the university’s Lassonde School of Engineering. Including past donations, the Kaneff family has now committed almost $8 million to provide the learning […]

Advisory: Irpinia Club to donate $20k to York U prof researching Parkinson’s Disease

Toronto, Dec. 12, 2012 – York University neuroscience Professor Joseph DeSouza, Faculty of Health, will receive a donation of $20,000 from Peter Cipriano, president of the Irpinia Club, on Thursday, Dec. 13 to support DeSouza’s studies of brain activity in dance and its therapeutic applications for patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease. Applying his recent work […]