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Alumni Matters - August 2018
Executive Director's Message

A Welcome Message from Julie Lafford, Executive Director of Alumni Engagement
Meet Julie Lafford, the new Executive Director of Alumni Engagement dedicated to providing you with events, programs and services that will enhance your connection to York University.

2018 Bryden Alumni Award recipients announced

The 2018 Bryden Alumni Award receipients have been announced
Now in its 18th year, the Bryden Alumni Awards celebrate outstanding alumni who have achieved the extraordinary and made remarkable contributions in their fields, communities and to the University. The leaders who will be honoured Nov. 20 at a celebration at Arcadian Court.

In Memoriam: Paul Cantor 1942-2018

York University Community mourns the loss of longtime supporter Paul Cantor
Paul Cantor, a well-known and highly respected fixture at York University, spent more than two decades serving the University and will be remembered for making significant contributions to York, as well as to education in Ontario.

From the York University Magazine - Framing the Scene

Framing the Scene
A York grad curates the art world job of her dreams as the Drake Hotel’s director of art and culture. In her role as curator, Mia Nielsen (BFA '97) is charged with developing the cultural strategies for each of the Drake’s five properties, including everything from art and music to dance and theatre performances.


Can dementia be reversed? York U researchers say there may be a way
Researchers in York University’s Faculty of Health found that just 30 minutes of visually guided movements per week can slow and even reverse the progress of dementia.

A Giving Story

Stellar $3M endowment will help York students, community reach for the stars
With a $3-million investment, made in partnership with York University Professor Emeritus Allan Carswell and the Carswell Family Foundation, York University will share the wonders of the universe with students, youth in the community and the public through the creation of a new Chair.

Give Now: This is Impact The Campaign for York University
Alumni Privileges Program
Canada's Wonderland

Visit Canada's Wonderland
Discounts on Regular Any Day Admission ticket with pricing options as low as $37.99 using the online ticket program!

Canada's Wonderland

Schulich Executive Education Centre
Save 10% off The Schulich  Executive Education Centre's Mini-MBA program which includes more than a dozen subject areas taught at the MBA level. 

Alumni Educational Travel

Alumni Educational Travel
York U Alumni Travel program delivers exciting intellectual itineraries unlike any other travel opportunities. Upcoming trips include Provence, China & Tibet and Costa Rica.