Photo of Dave Ulrich, Monica Belcourt, Parbudyal Singh, David Doorey | 20217-10-30

HR guru challenges human resources professionals to think from the outside

  A Forbes’ top-five coach and renowned management guru, Professor Dave Ulrich of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business headlined this year’s HR Talks: Monica Belcourt Speakers Forum. Above: From left, left to right: Professor Dave Ulrich with York HR Professors Monica Belcourt, Parbudyal Singh and David Doorey, chair of the School of […]

HonDoc Rudy Bratty onstage at October 19 Convocation | 2017-10-22

Success hinges on education, Rudy Bratty tells LAPS graduands at Convocation

Solicitor and developer Rudy Bratty told graduands of York University’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LAPS) that success hinges on education. Rudy Bratty delivers a speech during convocation after receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws Bratty was the recipient of an honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, during the third fall convocation ceremony on […]

Chris Robinson Award in Finance recipient | 2017-09-11

New Gold and Silver Prizes in Finance encourage BCom students to shine

  York University Professor Chris Robinson has endowed two new merit awards for finance students in the School of Administrative Studies (SAS). The Gold and Silver Prizes in Finance are awarded to the graduating students with the highest and second-highest GPA respectively in the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) honours program. The prizes were presented for […]

Honorary Doctorate Recipient group 2017-06-08 | photo-illustration

Watch the speeches of five remarkable Canadians who received honorary doctorates at spring convocation

  York University recognized the tremendous contributions of a dozen community and business leaders at this year’s spring convocation ceremonies. An inspiring Canadian athlete will also be recognized with an honorary degree. “This year’s honorary degree recipients truly are a remarkable group of Canadians, who embody in every way the high public purpose of universities […]

J. Addison School Partnership Markham 2017-03-14

Partnership creates new pathway for international students graduating from Markham's J. Addison School

  York University and the J. Addison School have partnered to create a pathway for international students graduating from the school who are choosing to attend the University. The partnership includes customized onsite recruitment sessions and English language testing and scholarships exclusively for J. Addison students, as well as a placement for a York student to […]