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Connections 2020 proves to be inspiring for both students and alumni

For students in York University's School of Administrative Studies, March 5 was a night of inspiration and career growth thanks to the alumni from their program. For the second consecutive year, the Connections speed mentoring and networking event was hosted by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) Development Team, bringing alumni and […]

DEM researchers receive over one million in COVID-19 research funding

Three York University researchers will receive more than $1.1 million in COVID-19 rapid research funding over two years to explore issues of trust, stigmatization and social perceptions of risk, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced Friday. The results from these Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies research projects could affect the response […]

SAS alum receives award at World Marketing Summit

Jacky Li, a marketing graduate from the School of Administrative Studies (SAS), received the Young Marketing Achiever Kotler Award at the World Marketing Summit in November. This award recognized his excellence, creativity and initiative in sales & marketing, as well as his roles mentoring other young marketers personally and professionally. Li is the first recipient […]

SAS in the News: Prof. Rozdilsky quoted on Pickering Nuclear alert

On January 13, Global News reported on Canada’s emergency alert system just 24 hours after an emergency alert was mistakenly sent out about a nuclear ‘incident’ at the Pickering Nuclear Generation Station. Prof. Jack Rozdilsky, from the Disaster and Emergency Management program, defended the alert system against mounting skepticism from the community. “From a public […]

Winter 2020 enrollment open at York’s IBM learning space

The School of Administrative Studies and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies were pleased to welcome the first students to a new classroom environment in partnership with IBM Canada this semester. Now it’s your turn to take classes in Markham! Eligibility for Winter 2020 ADMS courses at York’s IBM learning space is now open […]

Prof. Eric Kennedy awarded $117,000 to expand experiential education program for grad students

British Columbia’s Ministry of Health has awarded York University Professor Eric Kennedy, from the School of Administrative Studies’ Disaster and Emergency Management program, $117,000 to support an expansion to the Science Outside the Lab (SOtL) program. Co-hosted with York University, SOtL is a competitive science policy immersion program that runs two sessions a year for graduate students […]