June 19th, 2018

Humber’s Strategic Plan 2018-2023 is coming

Humber's new Strategic Plan 2018-2023 will be formally launched on August 27.

With convocation complete and our graduates moving on to the next stage of their lives, it’s time to take a look at what’s ahead for Humber. I’m happy to share with you some of the initiatives that will pave the way for a transformational future at Humber.

After 12 months of consultation with more than 1,350 people from the Humber community, our five-year road map is almost complete. While we will formally launch the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan at the President’s Breakfast on August 27, the video in this post provides...

June 18th, 2018

Writing this, I am proud and happy as I’ve had the honour of wishing Humber’s newest graduates well over the past week.

In 10 ceremonies over four days at the Toronto Congress Centre, I got to watch excited students cross the stage and proud friends and family celebrate their graduate’s hard work. We’ve come a long way from our first convocation exactly 50 years ago, when only 19 students graduated.

Our students come from near – Brampton, Mississauga – and far – India, China. It is this diversity that makes...

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June 4th, 2018
Employees celebrate all that makes us Humber.

Spring is among my favourite times of the year. In addition to enjoying warmer weather and playoff hockey, it is a season of celebration throughout Humber.

The coming weeks will have our community celebrating employees and graduates alike for their work, dedication and success.

On June 7, Lakeshore Campus will host Showcase 2018. This year’s theme is Pulse and will feature the work of Humber staff and faculty who are continually building on what is new and innovative in post-secondary education. Workshop topics include The Art of Simulation, Concussions:...

May 23rd, 2018

This week, I am excited as Humber hosts the Global Forum on Entrepreneurship and Innovation on May 23 and 24 at our Lakeshore campus.

Taking advantage of our expertise in entrepreneurship, innovation and applied learning, the two-day forum brings global partners together to demonstrate different approaches to entrepreneurship education and innovation.

The forum agenda includes a keynote by Sheldon Levy, CEO of the non-profit entrepreneurship organization NEXT Canada, as well as a fireside chat with myself and two of Humber’s academic partners: Jens Mejer Pedersen, President of Denmark’s Lillebaelt...

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April 27th, 2018

As the 2017/18 school year comes to close, it is a good time to reflect on the many positive activities that have happened at Humber over the past two semesters.

We celebrated our 50th anniversary in January by lighting up the CN Tower and TORONTO sign at Nathan Philips Square in Humber colours, as well as holding a concert with many of our alumni and professors – some of the top musicians in Canada.

The good news started last October with Avery Bird and Theo Willert, recent graduates of...

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