Post Tagged with: "Mohamed Lachemi"

The Ryerson Rams men's basketball team with the OUA championship trophy. (Andrea Vacl/Ryersonian Staff)

Championship state of mind

Ryerson moves into nationals as the No. 1 seed.

by Luke Galati· · Basketball, Sports
(Courtesy Ryerson Builds)

Campus housing to double by 2018

Ryerson is set to introduce two new buildings that will double the housing capacity on campus. These buildings, Jarvis Street Residence and the Daphne Cockwell Health Complex, are set to open for the fall 2018 semester. The total number of beds on campus between Ryerson’s three residences, O’Keefe House, Pitman Hall and the International Living/Learning Centre, is 856. The new […]

by Michal Stolarczyk· · News
(Catherine Machado)

Divest Ryerson: no more fracks to give

Before the protest at Parliament Hill, not much was being said about Divest Ryerson. The arrests of two core members, Ben Donato-Woodger and Emma Beattie, put Ryerson on the map in the fossil fuel divestment movement. While protesting against the Kinder Morgan Trans Canada pipeline expansion project, they were among 99 people arrested for climbing over a barricade. In the […]

by Catherine Machado· · Features
City council will vote for the proposed changes this week (Danielle Lee)

Lachemi welcomes possible changes to Ward 27

A city council vote this week will determine if ward 27, the Toronto Centre-Rosedale ward where Ryerson resides, gets new boundaries. A proposed plan conducted by an independent group of consultants would split ward 27 into three pieces, creating a total of 47 wards instead of 44. The mayor’s executive committee voted in favour of the plan on Oct. 26. […]

by Danielle Lee· · News, Ward 27
Executive Director of The Downtown Yonge BIA Mark Garner, Toronto Councilor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ryerson President Mohamed Lachemi, Ryerson Vice-President of Finance and Administration Janice Winton (Mallory Warren)

Major changes to Gould St. revealed

The next phase of construction for Ryerson’s Public Realm Plan is set for Gould Street, and it will get underway with an additional $2-million from the City of Toronto. Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27 announced the donation during the public unveiling of the of the plan on Oct. 5.    “The $2-million donation is a modest contribution,” said Wong-Tam. “It […]

by Kemeisha McDonald· · News, On Campus
What you’ve missed in science and tech

What you’ve missed in science and tech

Home of Ryerson’s newest zone gets new government-funding Finance minister Bill Morneau announced more than $30 million in federal funding for Ryerson infrastructure Friday. More than $20 million of that will go towards the Centre for Urban Innovation (CUI), the future home of Ryerson’s new Science Discovery Zone (SDZ). The CUI will have a state-of-the-art lab for the SDZ, which […]

by Robert Mackenzie· · Science & Technology
Lachemi announces fund to increase accessibility for students

Lachemi announces fund to increase accessibility for students

A new fund that will help Ryerson University increase accessibility for students with disabilities, Aboriginal youth and international students is being set in motion this month. Mohamed Lachemi made the announcement on Friday afternoon after his installation as Ryerson’s ninth president and vice-chancellor. In his speech, Lachemi emphasized a future for Ryerson based on strong, strategic partnerships, innovation and an […]

by David Greenberg· · News
Financial Minister Bill Morneau announced funding for Ryerson on Thursday. (Isabelle Docto)

$36.6 million of federal and provincial funding for Ryerson

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced this afternoon that Ryerson will receive more than $30 million of federal infrastructure funding. MPP for Trinity-Spadina Han Dong also announced that Ryerson will receive an additional $4.7 million from the province bringing the total to $36.6 million. The announcement was made Thursday afternoon at Ryerson’s Launch Zone as part of the government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
Mohamed Lachemi shares vision for Ryerson, thoughts on Drake

Mohamed Lachemi shares vision for Ryerson, thoughts on Drake

By Brittany Spencer and Samantha Relich As his official installation as president of Ryerson University approaches, the Ryersonian sat down with Mohamed Lachemi to discuss his vision for the university at the outset of his five-year term. Q: You’ve witnessed and created a lot of change during your 18 years at Ryerson — what are you are most proud of? […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News
(Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson president Mohamed Lachemi talks current issues on TVO

He was joined by three other university presidents, Meric Gertler of the University of Toronto, Sara Diamond of OCAD University and Mamdouh Shoukri of York University, for a discussion on collaborative city building between the four Toronto-based universities.

by Julianne San Antonio· · News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 48

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 48

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 ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 47

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 47

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 ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 46

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 46

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 ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryerson engineers complete annual bug push for Cancer Society

Ryerson engineers complete annual bug push for Cancer Society

Ryerson engineering students geared up at 11 a.m. Thursday morning to start their annual bug push, an event dedicated to raising funds for the Canadian Cancer Society this year. Rain or shine, this event will go on, and this year, it’s rain. The bug push involves students pushing a new 1973 Volkswagen Beetle around Ryerson’s Kerr Hall quad for 24 hours. The […]

by Erin Hesselink· · In pictures, News, On Campus
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 45

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 45

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 ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
(Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson a leader in workforce innovation

New Ryerson University partnership to help workers secure employment by providing essential skills training

by Samantha Tapp· · Business, career, News
Mohamed Lachemi in his new office, Nov. 30, 2015. (Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson community discusses law school options

The Ryerson community is looking into adding a law school to campus.

by Samantha Tapp· · degrees, News, On Campus
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 44 – Sam the Record Man sign to glow again, a look at the Ryerson Dance Pak, and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 44 – Sam the Record Man sign to glow again, a look at the Ryerson Dance Pak, and more

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 ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
The Centre for Urban Energy sign (Samantha Tapp/Ryersonian Staff).

Lachemi signs two new agreements for the Centre for Urban Energy

Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Energy will be working to advance energy research thanks to two new agreements signed during interim president Mohamed Lachemi’s trip to India.

by Samantha Tapp· · News
Marla Spergel in her office at TRSM.

Former NHL pros find new skills at Ryerson

Breakaway program gives players a chance at a second career after hockey.

by Joshua Beneteau· · Hockey, News, Sports
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 42 – •	Potential lawsuit against RSU, Cormac McGee’s update on petition against unpaid internships and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 42 – • Potential lawsuit against RSU, Cormac McGee’s update on petition against unpaid internships and more

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 ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryerson’s new interim president, Mohamed Lachemi  meets  students on Jan. 20, 2016.

Ryerson University’s Winter Welcome with Mohamed Lachemi

Students meet with Ryerson’s new interim president, Mohamed Lachemi on Jan. 20, 2016.

(Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

Lachemi backs proposed Ryerson law school

New interim president Mohamed Lachemi says Ryerson university is conducting a feasibility study on a new law school

by Steven Goetz· · On Campus
New Canadians inducted at first citizenship ceremony held on campus

New Canadians inducted at first citizenship ceremony held on campus

By Maham Shakeel Ryersonian Staff Ryerson’s soon-to-be interim president Mohamed Lachemi shared his experience of coming to Canada from Algeria at the first citizenship ceremony held on campus. He added that 30 years ago he faced many of the same barriers the people in the room may be up against, like leaving behind a familiar way of life and venturing […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, On Campus
Provost invites student feedback at next Academic Plan town hall

Provost invites student feedback at next Academic Plan town hall

Ryerson is reaching out to students through a town hall meeting Monday evening seeking input for the university’s 2014 to 2019 Academic Plan. Provost and vice-president academic Mohamed Lachemi will lead the event and looks to have an open discussion about students’ priorities. “It’s not necessarily a question and answer. I’m there to listen to them,” says Lachemi. “The most […]

by Jean Ko Din· · News, On Campus

Students can have their say in setting Ryerson’s goals

Ryerson students will have a chance to voice their opinion as the school starts two months of consultations on Wednesday for the design of its new academic plan. The university establishes goals and plans its budget within this framework, which is revised every five years. “It’s a kind of roadmap of what we want to do, and also to make sure […]

by Katrina Sieniuc· · News