Schulich Announces its Golden 50th Anniversary Season Sponsors
This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Schulich School of Business at York University. Celebrating a half-century of shaping global management education, the campaign has adopted the tagline “Business Education Transformed.”
The Schulich School of Business announces with gratitude its generous sponsors and patrons helping to celebrate the School’s 50thAnniversary: Premier-level sponsors and patrons are TD Bank Group and Rob McEwen, CM; while Executive-level sponsors and patrons are Bell, The Schulich Foundation and Cineplex Entertainment.
Throughout the coming year, a series of 50th Anniversary events and special projects will celebrate Schulich’s transformational role in thought leadership and shaping global business education over the past five decades.
A grand 50th Anniversary Gala will take place on May 27, 2016 at Toronto’s Four Seasons Hotel, featuring Dr. Seymour Schulich, O.C. (Hon LLD ‘03) as the keynote speaker. The evening includes a special 50th champagne cocktail reception; four-course dinner, dancing and much more. Proceeds from the Gala will be directed towards a special 50th Anniversary Student Financial Aid Bursary.
“In today’s changing business environment, the world needs leaders with a global perspective and the ability to solve complex problems using creative and innovative thinking,” said Bharat Masrani, a Schulich alumnus, Group President and Chief Executive Officer, TD Bank Group. “Schulich’s track record of preparing leaders of today and tomorrow has earned it the reputation as one of the world’s leading business schools. I wish them continued success for the next 50 years and beyond.”
“I have always admired greatly the School’s absolute focus to be on the leading edge of management education, and not afraid to take risks, even from my own time there as a student,” said Rob McEwen, a Schulich alumnus, Chairman and Chief Owner of McEwen Mining and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council. “This Anniversary is about celebrating the multitude of achievements and innovations of the School and to be immersed and feel its momentum, strength and opportunity.”
“The Schulich School of Business is privileged to enjoy this tremendous support in honour of our 50thAnniversary,” said Schulich Dean Dezsö J. Horváth. “I invite all of our alumni, faculty, staff, students, board members and friends to join the Schulich community as we celebrate a remarkable past and embark on an equally promising future.”
Visit www.schulich50.com for frequent updates on 50th Anniversary events and projects.