Post Tagged with: "Colleges and Universities"

Screen grab of "Stop Paying to Work" petition. (Courtesy RSU/

Paid internships: not a priority, says Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

After meeting with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, RSU’s vice-president education, Cormac McGee, says the ministry was honest in saying unpaid internships are not at the top of their list.

by Samantha Tapp· · News
In this Apr. 2, 2014 file photo, Ryerson president Sheldon Levy addresses students. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

New presidential search set to begin as Sheldon Levy takes government job

The search for a new Ryerson president is on — again. A new committee in charge of determining current president Sheldon Levy’s successor is being organized and will be confirmed at the first Board of Governors meeting next month. But come Dec. 1 Levy will be headed to Queen’s Park, where he will serve as deputy minister of Ontario’s Ministry […]

by Angelyn Francis· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 29

            The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from and from the Canadian University Press.     This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we bring you a special extended episode cataloguing news from the past two weeks. Our top […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Kelly McShane, a Ryerson psychology professor, will be creating four 15-minute modules based around program evaluation with the grant money she received. (Eman Ali/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson profs’ online modules to enhance learning across Ontario

Eight Ryerson professors have been given a total of $375,000 by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ Shared Online Course Fund to develop seven online learning modules that will enhance in-class learning. The modules have names such as “Fundamental Techniques of Modern Imaging” and “The Naked Entrepreneur, Season Four: Canadian Entrepreneur Icons.” Ryerson faculty prepared 32 proposals and seven […]

by Eman Ali· · News, On Campus
President Sheldon Levy says he's worried election politics will affect Ryerson’s chance to bag cash for new infrastructure projects. (Courtesy Ryerson file photo)

Threat of provincial election puts university funds at risk

As the threat of a spring election looms over Ontario’s Liberal government, Sheldon Levy is worried that politics could affect the school’s chances to bag cash for the new faculty of science building. The Ryerson president voiced his concerns to the Board of Governors members on Jan. 27, saying that decisions on funding for certain infrastructure projects could be shaped […]

by Diana Hall· · News, On Campus