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LBD Students Attend ChangSchoolTalks 2017 featuring Dr. David Suzuki

Leadership by Design (LBD) students attended the ChangSchoolTalks event on November 20th, 2017 at Ryerson University. Students were eager to hear the guest speaker, Dr. David Suzuki and the effects of climate change. The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education holds ChangSchoolTalks that feature guest speakers presenting different types of issues, events and topics. […]

Dr. Wendy Cukier, LLI Director, Receives a Harry Jerome Award for Diversity

Wendy Cukier receives Harry Jerome Award for Diversity ¬†April 12, 2016 Wendy Cukier, vice-president, research and innovation, and founder of the Diversity Institute, received a Harry Jerome Award in the Diversity category, presented by the Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) in April, 2016. The BBPA Harry Jerome Awards are recognized as the most prestigious […]

Shirley J. Thompson Seizes Opportunities to Succeed

Shirley J. Thompson Seizes¬† Opportunities to Succeed By Neil Armstrong Dr. Shirley J Thompson is a force of nature and determined to maximize every opportunity to accomplish her work as a composer, conductor, academic, teacher, artistic director, filmmaker and violinist. A Reader in Music at the University of Westminster and a freelance composer of music […]

4 Ways to Build Self-Confidence and Boost Your Performance

When I arrived at Ryerson University in 2008, I went from being a soccer coach to director of athletics at an institution with over 40,000 students and a reputation as one of the most innovative and entrepreneurial in Canada. I became overnight in charge of a department of 40 staff and a budget of $3 […]