Ryerson School of Fashion student Curtis Oland was awarded the Emerging Menswear Designer Award (EMDA) last month at the Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) showcase. But that wasn’t all. At the event, Oland also won a cash prize of $10,000, a feature in Vogue Italia, a full-year mentorship at the Toronto Fashion Incubator, and a runway show at the TOM* Fall/Winter […]
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On Aug. 26, five Ryerson professors each received a $150,000 boost to their new research efforts as recipients of the Early Research Award from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science. The award provides financial support to recently appointed faculty at publicly funded Ontario research institutions. The funding will help the projects develop robust labs and assemble capable research […]
Three Ryerson MBA students won top prize and People’s Choice award at an online international investment case study competition last week. Ryerson MBA students Jesse Berger, Krysten Connely and Saad Rahman represented Ryerson in the competition. The team submitted a high-production video of their case study solution to the judges in the fall of 2015. Teams were faced with the […]
Ryerson film student Luke Villemaire, who is the vice-president of finance for the Ryerson Communication and Design Society (RCDS), excused himself from voting when his film project came up for funding consideration. Nonetheless, the fact that his he was awarded $20,000 from RCDS has raised eyebrows.
International student Danielle Lee is the lone Ryerson recipient of a City of Toronto award this year; beating out all other international student applicants across Ontario in the community service category. Lee, from Singapore, will be honoured at David Pecaut Square on Saturday during the city’s fourth annual International Student Festival. She will receive a certificate, a gift and $500. […]
Ryerson’s president, Sheldon Levy, has been honoured with the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s second annual Builder Award. “Sheldon embodies all that we think the Toronto Region Builder Award is about and why we created it,” said Carol Wilding, president of the Board of Trade. Wilding said the board selected Levy because of his contributions to the Ryerson campus. […]
A Ryerson journalism graduate has been shortlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction. Graeme Smith’s war memoir, The Dogs Are Eating Them Now: Our War in Afghanistan, was one of five nominees for the 13-year-old prize. In it, Smith recounts shocking details of his time reporting from the front line of Canada’s mission in southern Afghanistan and how […]
Big things really do come in small packages — at least on YouTube. Ryerson grads Walter Woodman and Patrick Cederberg can surely attest to that after their short film Noah won YouTube’s award for Best Canadian Short Film at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday. “We were both shocked to hear we had won,” said Cederberg in a Facebook message […]