Ryerson brought in a six per cent return over the last 10 years. (Stephanie Chan / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson plays it safe with endowment funds

Ryerson prides itself on a long-term and safe investment strategy when it comes to its endowment funds. But comparisons with other universities show Ryerson is lagging behind schools with similar-sized funds that are taking riskier approaches. Endowments are funds given to the school by donors to go towards scholarships, research and other academic programs.  Every contribution that equals $25,000 is […]

by Stephanie Chan· · Business, News, On Campus
How do endowment funds work at Ryerson?

How do endowment funds work at Ryerson?

by Stephanie Chan· · Business, Videos
Three rising entrepreneurs revolutionize style

Three rising entrepreneurs revolutionize style

By Nicole Gabourie Ryersonian reporter Nicole Gabourie profiles three growing companies from Ryerson’s Fashion Zone, the startup incubator that supports and accelerates fashion-focused business ventures. Urban Native Magazine Website: Founder: Lisa Charleyboy About them: With over eight years as a published writer, including clippings from CBC, The Guardian and MSN, Charleyboy was recently named one of Canada’s best fashion […]

(Photo Dan Moyle/ Flickr)

Gen Y and the housing market

High housing prices and mortgage rates are leaving millenials out in the cold. Young couples can combine incomes and make it work, but single grads face years of saving and rent before they’re able to get their own place. Statistics Canada released its Consumer Price Index at the end of February, showing that Canadian housing prices increased 1.5 per cent […]

by Bethany Van Lingen· · Business, News
Strong marketing has had a profound effect on attendance at Rams home games.

Full house: Rams get A+ in marketing

By Erica Hucalak When you walk into the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) for a men’s hockey game, you can’t miss the booming music, discounted beer, window wraps and posters of Rams’ players all over the building. But what’s not so apparent is that it’s all part of a carefully constructed strategy devised by Ryerson Athletics and Global Spectrum, the building […]

by Erica Huculak· · Business, Rams Athletics, Sports
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