For Savitri Ahuja, educating others was much more than a personal passion and rewarding career. Over the many decades she practised in her birth country of India and adopted country of Canada, teaching was a compassionate act of service to humanity, her way to empower others to improve their circumstances and achieve their dreams.
When it comes to giving to support higher education, Melody Pal (BA '85) says its time to be more inclusive of 'B' students.
Most financial awards offered by universities and colleges are open to applicants who have a strong academic record, but Melody believes other students shouldn't be left out.
Good health depends on leaders who are empowered to put bright ideas into action, and few people understand this better than the founding Dean of York University’s Faculty of Health, Harvey Skinner.
For most people, retirement is tied to a magic age. We often hear ‘when I reach age 65, I want to retire’. For others it could be age 55, 60, or 70. Some may never plan to retire until they are forced to, often by health, or other circumstances.
What does retirement mean to you?
Professor C. Jane Banfield wore a proud smile when the first class of five students graduated from York’s Law & Society Program in 1976. After her passing in 2016, Jane’s devotion to York will now be permanently expressed through the C. Jane Banfield Scholarships.
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