Faculty of Health

Welcome to the Faculty of Health. Through our five degree programs – Kinesiology & Health Science, Psychology, Nursing, Health Studies (Informatics, Management and Policy) and Global Health – our commitment to excellence is demonstrated through our professors who are nationally and internationally recognized experts in their fields; through our leading edge research; and through community partnerships to improve health outcomes both locally and globally. In addition, students benefit from learning opportunities that go beyond the classroom to include experiential education in a range of settings from laboratories to sports fields and with community partners including hospitals, clinics, schools, health and recreation centres.

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Sport Hall of Fame 2018 Luncheon and Induction Ceremony @ The Conference Room at the New Student Centre
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

York University Athletics & Recreation and the School of Kinesiology & Health Science will welcome six new inductees to the York University Sport Hall of Fame at the annual luncheon and induction ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 29.

This year's inductees are basketball player Mark Bellai, track & field athlete Craig Cavanagh, field hockey player Tammy Holt, rugby player Cheryl Phillips, tennis coach Eric Bojesen and the 1969-70 men's hockey team enters the Hall of Fame as its inaugural team inductee.

Created in 1980, the Sport Hall of Fame honours individuals who have significantly contributed to York's interuniversity sport program as athletes, coaches and administrators; and who have exemplified the spirit and ideals of York University sports in their professional and community life. The selection committee consisted of varsity alumni, current student-athletes and several university administrators.

The Hall of Fame Luncheon and Induction Ceremony will take place at 12pm on Sept. 29, 2018 in The New Conference Room at the New Student Centre at York University. Tickets are $80 per person and may be purchased online at yorkulions.ca/ticketing. For more information on the event, contact Kim Servinis at 416-736-5982 or kserv@yorku.ca.

Fall 2018 Convocation @ Aviva Centre, York University
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day

Convocation is the formal ceremony for the conferral of degrees, diplomas and certificates. It is also a time-honoured tradition that celebrates every student’s academic accomplishments. Convocation is a commemoration of your life at York and an opportunity to share this significant milestone with your family and friends.

Schedule: http://convocation.students.yorku.ca/ceremonies/schedule

More details: http://events.yorku.ca/#event|york-university-fall-2018-convocation|71645

YorkU Scholars Hub @ Markham Public Libraries: The Seeing Brain @ Markham Village Branch
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

YorkU Scholars Hub Speaker Series:
The Seeing Brain
Jennifer Steeves (Professor, Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Education, Faculty of Health)

Markham Public Library and York University invite you to the Scholars Hub Speaker Series. The partnership brings some of York’s top academic minds to York Region. The series features talks and expertise from professionals in the Faculty of Health with subject matter around brain health. The series takes place at the Markham Village Branch located at 6031 Highway 7. Each talk is from 7pm to 8:30pm, and for added convenience, childcare is provided for school age children ages 4-12.

For more information & to register: http://advancement.yorku.ca/mpl-scholars-hub/