Three honoured with teaching awards at Spring Convocation

Three individuals at York University who have demonstrated exceptional and innovative teaching methods will be honoured with the annual President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards during Spring Convocation ceremonies. Award recipients Kabita Chakraborty, Krista Hunt and Matthew Strang were selected by the Senate Committee on Awards for their significant contribution to enhancing the quality of learning for York students.

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“Think big or go home,” OpenText Corp. chair tells Schulich grads at spring convocation

“Think big or go home” were five words that Open Text Chair Tom Jenkins heard frequently during his final year of his MBA studies at York University. Since those days some 30 years ago, he has indeed thought big. Jenkins (MBA ’87), an entrepreneur, businessman, technology leader, was awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree during the Schulich School of Business convocation June 19.

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Samuel Schwartz asks grad to make a conscious choice to give back

The road ahead won’t be easy, but it will be rewarding, Schwartz told grads. “The time you spend building and enriching your community will enrich you, your families and even your work. By your commitment to community you will make our city, our province and country and beyond a better place. You have so much to contribute as future leaders,” he said.

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