Administrative Studies

Accounting Student Alamgir Khandwala wins Murray Ross Prize 2017-06-22 | photo

Accounting student wins prestigious 2017 Murray G. Ross Award

  Administrative Studies student Alamgir Khandwala is the recipient of the Murray G. Ross Award, one of York University’s greatest honours for a graduating student. Khandwala, who received the award at spring convocation, has graduated from the program’s accounting stream. He is being honoured for academic excellence and his significant contributions to life on campus. […]

Rob Tiffen Award Munich Basra PPA 2017-05-01 photo illustration

Fifth annual Robert Tiffin Leadership Awards recognizes students

  The names of two more students from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) will be added to the awards display wall in the Vari Hall Rotunda in celebration of the fifth annual Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award. From multiple Faculties at York, the ten York University students receiving the award were honoured […]

Innovation York uses ADERSIM project as case study: photo of attendees

Successful event focused on industry-academic collaborations uses ADERSIM project as model

  The benefits of industry-academic collaborations took centre stage April 11 during the “Teamwork Makes the Research Dream work” event hosted by Innovation York. More than 165 participants took part in the event including York University researchers, industry partners from the Greater Toronto Area, and representatives from government funding agencies. The goal of the industry-academic […]

Accounting Students 3rd place win in Fast Pace to the Case competition photo

Accounting students earn York a third-place finish at Fast Pace to the Case Competition

  A team of students from York University's School of Administrative Studies (SAS) in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies brought home a third-place win from the 8th annual Fast Pace to the Case (FPC) Competition. The team of fourth-year bachelor of commerce students – Shahir Kazemi, Alamgir Khandwala, Shivansh Jani and Yuqing Zhao […]

Professor Richard Leblanc featured in CTV interview

Perspectives on bank investigations in Canada from Governance Professor Leblanc

CTV featured an interview with Governance Professor Richard Leblanc, where he said, “the first issue is predatory practices which appear to be systemic, the second and more important issue is the consequences of this.” The short clip provides suggestions on how to avoid potentially predatory sales practices, and the impacts they can have on both […]

MDEM Students receive awards 2017-03-16

Emergency management grad students win at annual CHRNet symposium

  Two graduate students enrolled in the Master of Disaster & Emergency Management (MDEM) degree program won awards at the Canadian Risk and Hazards Network annual symposium. Catherine Kenny and Zalma Sahar were honoured in Montreal in late 2016. They both won the CHRNet Larry Pearce Education Award, placing second and third, respectively. "We are […]

ADERSIM Montreal Event

York U organizes storm simulation event to explore youth roles in disaster risk management

  When the town of “Resilientville” floods on Wednesday afternoon, young people from across Toronto will be on hand to help. By role playing in simulations of severe flooding events, they will explore how Canadians can better prepare for major storms as Canada’s climate warms. They will also demonstrate how young people could be employed […]

IBM LA&PS ADERSIM Partnership Event 2017-02-22

York U, IBM Canada partner to enhance emergency management degree programs

Students enrolled in York's emergency management programs will have access to world-leading technology and tools, thanks to a new partnership between York University and IBM Canada. IBM Canada is awarding a $1.8-million in-kind gift to accelerate the Advanced Disaster, Emergency and Rapid Response Simulation (ADERSIM), a cloud-enabled platform housed at York University that enhances disaster […]

Prof. Richard Leblanc Board Handbook

New Handbook of Board Governance offers practical advice for business leaders

  Administrative Studies Professor Richard Leblanc, from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), delivers expert advice on corporate governance in his new edited collection, The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members. “My book is about governance and accountability from the board of director’s point […]