Celebrate York’s outstanding alumni at the York U Alumni Awards show, Nov. 18

Alumni Awards FEATURED

The York University community is invited to attend the York U Alumni Awards virtual event, an evening of entertainment and celebration to honour the accomplishments of this year’s four Alumni Award recipients and recognize the positive change cultivated by York students and alumni both locally and globally.

Join hosts Shahir Massoud (BBA ’06), author, chef and co-host of CBC’s The Goods, and recent Glendon grad Moboluwajidide “Bo” Joseph (BA ’21), recipient of the Robert J. Tiffin Student Leadership Award and Robert Everett Exceptional Leadership in Student Governance Award, on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. to celebrate the exceptional Alumni Award winners, performers and guests – all from the comfort of your couch.

2021 York U Alumni Awards
This year’s York U Alumni Award recipients are: Christopher House (pictured, top left); Pamela Ohashi (pictured, top right); Weyni Mengesha (pictured, bottom left); and Earle Nestmann (pictured, bottom right)

This year’s award recipients are Earle Nestmann (MSc ’71, PhD ’74); Christopher House, C.M. (BFA ’79); Pamela Ohashi (BSc Hons. ’82); and Weyni Mengesha (BFA ’05). The event will feature performances by alumna and four-time Juno Award nominee and musician Sarah Slean, the York University Gospel Choir and Vanier College Productions, with guest appearances by celebrity alumni.

This special event will also include remarks from President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton, and Chair of the York University Alumni Board Francesca Accinelli (BFA ’92).

Tickets for this virtual event are complimentary, but registration is required. Secure a ticket and learn more about the recipients at yorku.ca/alumniandfriends/alumniawards.