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Alumni Spotlight: Nadine Spencer (BA ’04)

Alumni Spotlight: Nadine Spencer (BA ’04)

On Sept. 10, York alumna Nadine Spencer (BA ’04) – along with many Canadians – got some monumental news that...

Alumni Spotlight: Tiyahna Ridley-Padmore (MPPAL ’19)

Alumni Spotlight: Tiyahna Ridley-Padmore (MPPAL ’19)

York University alumna, Tiyahna Ridley-Padmore (MPPAL ’19), writes Canada’s history of Black pioneers in new children’s book, Trailblazers: The Black Pioneers...

Alumni Spotlight: Marnie (BA ’01, BEd ’01) and Rena Schwartz (BA ’01, BEd ’01)

Alumni Spotlight: Marnie (BA ’01, BEd ’01) and Rena Schwartz (BA ’01, BEd ’01)

Identical twin sisters, Marnie (BA ’01, BEd ’01) and Rena Schwartz (BA ’01, BEd ’01), are certified Ontario teachers, kinesiologists,...

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Martinez (IMBA ’99)

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Martinez (IMBA ’99)

After graduating from York, singer-songwriter Amanda Martinez (IMBA '98) started working in the International Trade Finance Department at TD Bank. But...

Alumni Spotlight: Samer Bishay (BSc ’98)

Alumni Spotlight: Samer Bishay (BSc ’98)

Long before becoming a pilot, Iristel Inc. president and CEO Samer Bishay (BSc ’98) was always gazing at the stars....

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Cordner (BA ’11)

Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Cordner (BA ’11)

Actor-writer Amanda Cordner (BA ’11) shot Body So Fluorescent over three days in late February, just before the pandemic hit:...

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