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LA&PS celebrates 2022 DARE recipients; SAS students among awardees

LA&PS celebrates 2022 DARE recipients; SAS students among awardees

The fifth annual  Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE) winners were recognized in a special celebration by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS). Thirty-eight recipients showcased their exceptional work completed over the summer under the leadership of LA&PS professors. “It’s so wonderful to be able to celebrate student achievements in person once again,” […]

SAS student and SHRM Professor co-author article on the threat of cyberaggression in the content creation occupation

SAS student and SHRM Professor co-author article on the threat of cyberaggression in the content creation occupation

School of Human Resources Management Professor Duygu Biricik Gulseren and School of Administrative Studies student Zanta Yee Fong, have published an article in Psychology Today titled, “Social-Media Content Creation and the Threat of Cyberaggression,” discussing their research on how content creators can be susceptible to cyberaggression. “Online content creation is a growing type of gig […]

SAS student recipient of Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award

SAS student recipient of Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award

Ten York University students were honoured with the Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award, recognizing their leadership at York University and their contributions to the growth, development and vitality of the York community. School of Administrative Studies student Gurkamal Aujla was among the recipients. Aujla is in the BCom, Marketing Stream. During her time at York, […]

DEM graduate receives 2022 Alumni Award

DEM graduate receives 2022 Alumni Award

The York University Alumni Board recognized four distinguished York students with 2022 Alumni Awards and Scholarships for their academic excellence and leadership. Tiana Putric, a School of Administrative Studies graduate, was among those honoured. Alumni Golden GRADitude Award The Alumni Golden GRADitude Award recognizes graduating students who leave York University a better place thanks to […]

Professors Asgary and Solis co-publish distributed simulation paper addressing COVID-19 in an ICU

Professors Asgary and Solis co-publish distributed simulation paper addressing COVID-19 in an ICU

Two professors of York University’s School of Administrative Studies (SAS), Ali Asgary and Adriano O. Solis, along with Jalal Possik, until recently a postdoctoral research associate at SAS, and a team of co-researchers based in Canada and France, have co-authored a paper entitled “An Agent-Based Modeling and Virtual Reality Application Using Distributed Simulation: Case of […]

Passings: Kenneth James McBey

Passings: Kenneth James McBey

Professor Kenneth James McBey passed away on June 22 at the age of 65. McBey was a faculty member at York University since 1989, first in the School of Administrative Studies, and later cross-appointed as a founding member of the School of Human Resource Management. He taught courses in human resources management, organizational behaviour, pedagogy and emergency […]

FW 2022-2023 Welcome and Course Information

FW 2022-2023 Welcome and Course Information

Welcome (back)! The School of Administrative Studies is excited to welcome you (back) for the 2022-2023 Fall/Winter academic year! We hope you take advantage of the diverse range of learning opportunities that we offer. Whether you are starting your first term in September, or returning to continue or complete your studies – it is important […]

BCom student recipient of Governor General Silver Medal

BCom student recipient of Governor General Silver Medal

Three undergraduate students at York University have earned the Governor General’s Silver Medal, an award that recognizes the outstanding scholastic achievements of undergraduate students in Canada. Receiving the medals are changemakers Samuel Isaac Dreyzin (SAS BCom student), Robert Alexander Khatib and Rosie Giannone.  Recipients are selected based on their academic averages. “It is a special […]

SAS Prof. Ufodike one of two recipients of $1m support for gender and race equality research

SAS Prof. Ufodike one of two recipients of $1m support for gender and race equality research

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) awarded funding to Akolisa Ufodike and Andrea Emberly for the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative to fund community-led research partnerships grounded in the lived experience of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups that analyze the causes of systemic racism and discrimination. The initiative encourages intersectionality – a term coined by African-American […]

BDEM student awarded prestigious Fulbright Canada Killam Fellowship

BDEM student awarded prestigious Fulbright Canada Killam Fellowship

Tiana Putric, a fourth-year Disaster & Emergency Management student in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) has been awarded the Fulbright Canada Killam Fellowship, a bi-national exchange for exceptional undergraduate students in Canada and the United States. Putric is one of 16 Canadian students chosen to participate in the prestigious program that aims to […]