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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 […]

Prof. Leblanc discusses relationship between share ownership and effective governance

Prof. Leblanc discusses relationship between share ownership and effective governance

SAS Professor Richard Leblanc was recently interviewed in a BNN Bloomberg video titled, “There’s an empirical relationship between share ownership and effective governance”. In the report, LeBlanc, an expert in law, ethics and governance, delves into how when board members have direct ownership in company shares, it gives confidence in the business. Watch the full […]

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 […]

SAS alumna donates $25,000 toward advancing women in higher education

SAS alumna donates $25,000 toward advancing women in higher education

York University bachelor of commerce alumna Lucy Iacovelli is supporting female students at the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) with a $25,000 donation to the Advancing YU program’s mentoring stream, Advancing Women Students program.   This donation will provide 25 Advancing YU participants with $1,000 in financial support to help lift economic barriers that often […]

Four SAS alumni recognized as part of York University’s 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

Four SAS alumni recognized as part of York University’s 2022 Top 30 Alumni Under 30

York University has announced its list of Top 30 Alumni Under 30. The remarkable group of civically engaged young leaders are tackling complex societal challenges in a world facing a convergence of unprecedented trials, all before the age of 30. Four School of Administrative Studies alumni were recognized as part of this year’s outstanding alumni […]

Prof. Weitzner discusses vulnerability in workplaces

Prof. Weitzner discusses vulnerability in workplaces

SAS Assistant Professor David Weitzner wrote an article that was published in The Conversation, titled “How to encourage vulnerability in the workplace while keeping workers safe”, where he discussed a growing desire for a more “human-centric work environment”. “As we begin to tentatively shape the post-pandemic business world, there is a growing chorus of voices […]

Network Node hosting Office Hour with Brien Convery

Network Node hosting Office Hour with Brien Convery

Network Node, a York University program, powered by Ten Thousand Coffees is pleased to welcome Brien Convery, Director Talent Acquisitions and Employee Experience, Aecon Group Inc., for its inaugural Office Hour talk, “Networking for Success” on March 29, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Convery’s talk will equip you with knowledge on how to: […]