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In memory of the victims of December 6: Meet researchers whose work contributes to a safer world

In memory of the victims of December 6: Meet researchers whose work contributes to a safer world

On December 6, 1989, 14 women died as a result of an anti-feminist act of extreme violence. Most of them aspired to pursue scientific careers in a historically male-dominated field. Since then, despite strong emancipation of women in our society, violence against women, both moral and physical, persists.   Today, we invite you to meet and […]

Glendon launches Glendon Connect: Alumni Mentorship Program

Glendon launches Glendon Connect: Alumni Mentorship Program

This fall, Glendon College launched its first ever Glendon Connect: Alumni Mentorship Program, an initiative that aims to provide networking opportunities for Glendon students with alumni leaders from a variety of fields and backgrounds.  For 8 weeks each semester, participating students have the opportunity to connect with a wide range of alumni mentors for coffee-chat […]

Indigenous Metaverse project joins UNESCO campaign to promote and protect Indigenous languages

Indigenous Metaverse project joins UNESCO campaign to promote and protect Indigenous languages

A York University-funded project to develop an Indigenized curriculum and create experiential education opportunities has joined the UNESCO organization to promote and protect endangered Indigenous languages. Funded by York’s Academic Innovation Fund (AIF), Biskaabiiyaang: The Indigenous Metaverse has joined the global community for UNESCO’s International Decade of Indigenous Languages (IDIL) 2022-2032. Biskaabiiyaang joins 1,400 associated […]

Teaching, not tools, is key to education, says Glendon course director

Teaching, not tools, is key to education, says Glendon course director

Valerie Florentin, a course director in the School of Translation at Glendon Campus, always liked to help people understand things and was interested in teaching “as far back as I can remember.” Today, with a PhD under her belt, she teaches translation and also works as a freelance translator. “There’s something magic in education and […]

Discover why translation matters through Glendon master’s program

Discover why translation matters through Glendon master’s program

The Master in Translation Studies (MATS) at York University’s Glendon Campus offers an opportunity to explore translation as a meaningful social, political and cultural activity. The program, which is the only one of its kind in Canada that does not require proficiency in both English and French, focuses on theoretical aspects of translation as a […]

York invests in Indigenous experiential education curriculum

York invests in Indigenous experiential education curriculum

York University’s Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) has invested in Biskaabiiyaang: The Indigenous Metaverse to develop its Indigenized curriculum and create experiential education opportunities. Biskaabiiyaang announced an investment of $40,000 from York University to support the design of an Indigenous-led metaverse delivering Anishinaabe language and First Nation cultural competency programs within a virtual world. Using immersive quests, activities […]

Annie Demirjian, former director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Glendon Campus, has passed away.

Annie Demirjian, former director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Glendon Campus, has passed away.

Annie Demirjian, former director of the School of Public and International Affairs at Glendon Campus, has passed away. Demirjian lost her battle with cancer on July 25, at the age of 68. Demirjian was born to an Armenian family and came to Toronto from Syria as a teenager speaking only French and Armenian. She overcame […]

Glendon introduces a Guide to gender inclusive writing in French

Glendon introduces a Guide to gender inclusive writing in French

In June 2022, the Glendon Translation Services Team, in collaboration with York’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (REI) introduced a (French) Guide with strategies on how to write in a more gender-inclusive manner in French.  The goal of the guide is to make the entire Glendon community feel recognized and included, so that we can strengthen our […]

Pride Month at Glendon

Pride Month at Glendon

Glendon Pride Celebration Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022Time: 11 AM - 12 PMLocation: Centre of Excellence Glendon Student Services, the Glendon College Student Union, and CHREI are hosting a Pride celebration at the Centre for Excellence, York Hall on June 7th at 11am. Please join us for activities and light refreshments!  Training Session: Creating and Maintaining Positive […]

York U’s new knowledge hub at Glendon takes aim at shortage of French language teachers

York U’s new knowledge hub at Glendon takes aim at shortage of French language teachers

Demand for French-language education is on the rise as parents hope to give their children an edge in their lives and careers, but Canada is struggling to keep up with the demand for French language teachers, reaching an estimated shortfall of 10,000 teachers across the country. Camerise, a new knowledge hub emerging from York University’s bilingual […]