North York volunteer headed for second Olympics

After helping with medal presentations at the Vancouver Winter Games, Mona Yeganegi (BA ’10) will perform similar duties in London, and she can’t wait, reported the Toronto Star April 25. The York University psychology graduate has been chosen from among thousands of applicants worldwide to perform at the opening ceremonies of the 30th Summer Olympics on July 27. Read full story.

Wellander seeks a stormy vacation; Trio headed for Tornado Valley
Rain, hail and thunderstorms don’t typically constitute ideal vacation weather. For three York University graduates, it’s exactly what the doctor ordered, reported the Welland Tribune April 25.

Happy feet for Project SHARE
Happy Feet Dance studio, owned by York dance grad Tammy Lacas (BFA ’05), offers Zumba class for food donation to Project SHARE, reported Niagara This Week April 24. Read full story.

Midsummer Night’s Dream by the sea
Victoria actor and director Robert Light (MFA ’82), who holds an MFA in drama from York, plans to stage Shakespeare in a tent in a seaside park this summer, reported the Times Colonist (Victoria) April 25. Read full story.