Alumni Matters - October 2014
On Sept. 29, York University announced that Doug and Sandra Bergeron have increased
their support of the Lassonde School of Engineering to a record-breaking $10-million. In recognition of this exceptional and continued support from the Bergeron family, the school’s new home will be named the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence. More...
Chancellor's Book Launch
Reception and book signing (includes free signed copy)
Oct. 30, Toronto, ON
FES alumni art expo, celebration and fundraiser
Nov. 2, Toronto, ON
Fall Campus Day 2014
Tours, talks and lectures for prospective York students
Nov. 8, Keele campus
Nov. 9, Glendon campus
Hamilton Alumni Reception
Nov. 25, Hamilton, ON
Lambert Lecture on Indigenous Peoples and Neotropical Conservation
Nov. 26, Toronto, ON
The York Circle
Lecture series feat. exciting topics and York's top profs
Nov. 29, Toronto, ON
*Keep up with upcoming York events by visiting the Alumni Events page and the main York Events page.
DID YOU KNOW?
One of this fall's honorary doctorate recipients was
none other than Rick Mercer, Canadian comedian and television personality.
Click here to hear what advice Mercer and our other four hon docs had to share with more than 2,000 graduating York students at Fall Convocation.
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