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Kaleb Dahlgren, Student

Kaleb Dahlgren, Student

“There have been quite a few defining moments that have dictated my path. I’d say one of them is following my dream as a hockey player. Growing up, I always wanted to play hockey, and play at the highest level possible. The first time I was on skates was when I was two years-old. I […]

Sheila Cote-Meek, Senior Leadership

Sheila Cote-Meek, Senior Leadership

"My trajectory in life and work is definitely rooted in who I am as an Indigenous person. Everything I do centers around a number of life experiences, the way I look at inequities and the impact they have on people, and even the research I undertake with respect to education, health and colonization. Probably the […]

Liliana Hassani, Staff

Liliana Hassani, Staff

“York has been my home for 46 years, which is one of the reasons why I haven’t retired yet – I’m just not ready. It’s a job, but it doesn’t feel like a job because York is its own environment, its own city. But it’s not like a downtown office job, I walk around the […]

Shenel Williams, Student

Shenel Williams, Student

“I’m hoping that through my movement, I am able to inspire someone to strive for change.” Shenel Williams School of the Arts, Media, Performance & DesignDance and Business Administration

Grant Calder, Alumni

Grant Calder, Alumni

"Our main goal with the [Valu] co-op is to create a livable wage for artists." Grant Calder (BES'17, MES'19)Faculty of Environment & Urban ChangeSales Coordinator, Valu Co-opSocial Media: Twitter; Instagram; Facebook

Duy Truong, Student

Duy Truong, Student

"As a Vietnamese international student, my journey to studying at York is a bit of fate. When I was applying to study abroad, my target was the United States. I planned all the steps to pursue a degree there, but you can’t plan out everything in life, can you? When President Trump was elected I […]

Kennedy Sherwood, Student

Kennedy Sherwood, Student

"I began playing soccer at the age of six, and so I spent majority of my childhood and teenage years balancing athletic and academic responsibilities. My experiences as a student-athlete at York have made my University experience something special and the years that I will cherish most after completing my degree. I always want to have pride […]

Jon Foster, Alumni

Jon Foster, Alumni

"While I was studying at York University I had the opportunity to travel to New York City for a performance. After that my whole intention was to become a touring drummer." Jon Foster (BFA '12) Drummer & ComposerInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jonfosterdrummer/Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonfosterdrumsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/JonFosterDrummer/Website: https://www.jonfosterdrummer.com/

Steven Hoffman, Faculty

Steven Hoffman, Faculty

“My research focuses on crafting strategies through which countries can work together to address transnational health threats. The classic example of a transnational health threat is a pandemic. Viruses and bacteria don’t carry passports – they’re not easily contained, no matter how big a wall we might want to build. Much of our health is […]

Vidya Shah, Faculty

Vidya Shah, Faculty

"I started my career as an elementary school teacher, and they were some of the most magical years of my life. Teaching for me has become a journey of self-discovery, an encounter with the self. Education is ultimately an endeavour in being more human. It demands of us an ongoing commitment to living and working […]