Bryden Alumni Awards celebration goes virtual, Nov. 19

Bryden FEATURED Vari Hall

For 20 years, York University’s Bryden Alumni Awards have celebrated alumni who have changed the world for the better. The tradition of recognizing their contributions will continue at The York U Alumni Celebration: Honouring 20 Years of Bryden Awards on Nov. 19 from 7 to 8 p.m. All alumni and friends are invited to join the University for this virtual entertaining and inspiring evening featuring past award recipients together with York’s global community of alumni, friends, students and leaders.

Natasha Ramsahai 

Joining host Natasha Ramsahai (MSc ’01) for an evening of entertainment will be The Social’s Cynthia Loyst (BFA ’98) and Melissa Grelo (BA ’02), Come From Away playwrights and Bryden Award recipients Irene Sankoff (BA ’99) and David Hein (BFA ’97), chefs and entertainers Noah Cappe and Paul Lillakas (BA ’12), York student group WIBI A Cappella, and others.

This special event will also include remarks from York Chancellor Greg Sorbara and President & Vice-Chancellor Rhonda Lenton, a cooking demo, and musical performances.

The Division of Advancement is offering complimentary tickets for this event and invites those who are able to consider making a donation of $20 or more to York’s Emergency COVID-19 Student Relief Fund. Visit the Division of Advancement website for more information and to RSVP to reserve your place.

This event’s premier sponsor is TD Insurance, Affinity program partner, which provides home and car insurance for York University alumni, students, employees and retirees.