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2022 York U Alumni Awards recipients announced

2022 York U Alumni Awards recipients announced

For 22 years, The York U Alumni Awards have celebrated alumni who exemplify the values of York University, have made remarkable contributions to their fields, and changed the world for the better. The tradition of recognizing their contributions will continue at an event on Nov. 16, 2022.   Leaders honoured at this year’s awards include Gregory Sam […]

Alumni Spotlight: Leo Chan (BDes '05)

Alumni Spotlight: Leo Chan (BDes '05)

Innovator, entrepreneur, designer and creator, Leo Chan loves unleashing potential in people. It’s truly a joy for him to empower others with the transformational power of innovation. “People want to make a difference where they work, and innovation is the way to make incredible and lasting impact. The thing is, not everyone knows that they […]

Ten York University alumni win in 2022 Ontario election

Ten York University alumni win in 2022 Ontario election

A total of 10 York University alumni are among those elected to provincial office in the 2022 Ontario election that took place on June 2. Congratulations to these York alumni, who are creating positive change in their communities and across the globe through civic leadership. The newly elected alumni are: Deepak Anand (MBA ’07), Progressive […]

$3.12M in renewed support for York University Motion Media Studio at Cinespace

$3.12M in renewed support for York University Motion Media Studio at Cinespace

As Dean of the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD), Sarah Bay-Cheng knows the importance of an empty stage.  “An empty stage is beautiful because no choices have been made yet,” said Bay-Cheng. “That’s when everything is possible. Every idea is possible. Every dream is possible.” That’s what students see when they walk into […]

Alumni Spotlight: Kathy Toth (BA ’03)

Alumni Spotlight: Kathy Toth (BA ’03)

It was in the early 90s that Kathy Toth first became interested in learning how to do graffiti. “With murals I liked that they were public,” she says. “I was really concerned with being seen – like all these artists are. You ask them [why they do it] and they might say a whole bunch […]

Alumni Spotlight: Bri Darboh (BA '15, MA '18)

Alumni Spotlight: Bri Darboh (BA '15, MA '18)

York alumna Bri Darboh (BA ’15, MA ’18) has long been fascinated by the brain and human behaviour. As a trailblazer in the clinical neuropsychology field, she is aiming to revolutionize the healthcare industry – in more ways than one. “York University has long had a reputation for having one of the strongest psychology departments […]

Your opinion matters: Complete the York U alumni survey

Your opinion matters: Complete the York U alumni survey

York University has a global network of engaged, enthusiastic alumni. As some of our most valuable community members, we’re inviting all York U alumni to participate in and help shape our future by completing our alumni survey.    Your survey responses will help us to better understand how to communicate with you and ensure we are providing […]

York University announces 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

York University announces 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

La version française suit la version anglaise. The 30 outstanding graduates, including author Kaleb Dahlgren and Olympian Melissa Humana-Paredes, are working to right the future in a variety of fields and highlight the many career and life paths made possible with a York degree. York University has announced its list of Top 30 Alumni Under […]