Tag Archives: Glendon College

Violence against women and girls persists: experts available

TORONTO, November 22, 2018 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is a time to examine the reasons why violence against women and girls (VAWG) continues to rise around the world. The United Nations’ designated day, observed on November 25, puts a spotlight on this human rights violation of physical, sexual or […]

Co-parenting shorebirds’ defence habits indicate how they divide responsibility

TORONTO, November 25, 2016 – Many species of shorebirds are adept at co-parenting by sharing the responsibility of sitting on their nest of eggs, but an international collaboration of researchers, including a professor from York University’s Glendon College, has found that the amount of time each parent sits on the nest may be determined by […]

Bilingual citizenship ceremony at Glendon College a lesson in real-life experiences of new Canadians

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 − Students taking a course on Canadian citizenship at York University’s Glendon College will be given a unique experiential education opportunity on Thursday, as they meet with about 50 new Canadians an hour before they officially receive their Canadian citizenship. The bilingual citizenship ceremony, organized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, […]

Refugees need opportunities — and offer opportunities for Canada: Re-Imagining Refuge symposium at York University

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2016 – “Re-imagining refuge” for millions of people who have been displaced from their homes and their countries will require ensuring people are welcomed and valued as neighbours rather than merely accommodated, and will require action locally, nationally and internationally, according to speakers at a symposium at York University’s Glendon College today. […]

Dual degree will offer York University’s Glendon College students the best of Canada and France

TORONTO, July 14, 2016 – A new partnership between York University’s Glendon College and the emlyon business school  in France will offer students the opportunity to combine liberal arts with business education, earn two university degrees, and benefit from internships in France, Canada, or other countries where French is an official language. The agreement, which […]

York University’s Glendon Campus celebrates government announcement at the 2016 Toronto Francophonie Forum

  York University’s Glendon Campus is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with an official commitment to provide French-language programs and services and bilingual education for many more years to come. The Ontario government has granted York University partial designation under the French Language Services Act, which designates the Glendon Campus as a French-language service […]

Honorary degree at York University convocation Saturday – David Collenette

TORONTO, June 19, 2015 – Politician, strategic advisor, distinguished fellow David M. Collenette will receive an honorary degree from York University on Saturday, June 20 at 2:30pm at Glendon College. He will then deliver a speech to graduating students at their convocation ceremony. One of York University’s most illustrious alumni from Glendon, David Collenette (BA […]