The Ryersonian: VIDEO: Student Learning Centre slated for Feb. 23 launch — but see it now

“Will you prefer the Beach, or the Panoramic? Or maybe you’ll spend your time in the Garden.

The remnants of Sam the Record Man are long gone and Ryerson’s latest addition has officially taken its place.

“It’s the 21st century,” Mohamed Lachemi, vice-president academic says the building was designed “It’s really about giving students the opportunity to be a part of the city– as you can see we are on Yonge Street.”” Read full article

designboom magazine: Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre by Snøhetta set to open

“after two and a half years of construction, ryerson university’s new ‘student learning centre’ is set to open in toronto. designed by snøhetta, the eight-storey facility features a distinctive glass skin that intends to reflect a variety light qualities throughout the scheme’s interior. the project has been developed alongside zeidler partnership architects and will provide over 14,000 square meters of additional floor space.” Read full article

Casual seating area on the 6th floor of the SLC. Photo courtesy: Ryerson Library
Casual seating area on the 6th floor of the SLC. Photo courtesy: Ryerson Library

Campaign Ryerson: A Transformational Gift

Jack Cockwell, Group Chairman of Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
Jack Cockwell, Group Chairman of Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

 

“Ryerson University started 2015 with a bang thanks to long-time friend Jack Cockwell and the Brookfield Partners Foundation. On January 6, we announced a $13-million gift from Mr. Cockwell and the Foundation, bringing their total giving to the university to more than $20 million. This latest gift places them among Ryerson’s most generous private sector benefactors.” Read full article