News & Stories

Here we share news, stories and updates about ILead with respect to our programming, research and outreach. If you are a member of the University of Toronto Engineering community and have a leadership-related story you’d like to share with us, please contact info.ilead@utoronto.ca or call 416.978.3018.

ILead’s 2012-2013 Annual Review awarded for excellence in creative vision and design

Under the creative direction of ILead Communications Coordinator Brian Tran, the ILead’s 2012-2013 Annual Review has been awarded a Gold Award in the Publications/Annual Report category from the 2014 Hermes…

ILead inspires students

How do we inspire our students to reach their full potential? Give them opportunities in supportive environments to explore who they are? One extraordinary international student, Yee Wei Foong (MSE…

Big dreams win major award for engineering leadership institute

The ILead team (pictured above) garnered the 2014 Alan Blizzard Award for Collaborative Teaching (Photo: Roberta Baker).  If you’re like many others using Twitter and LinkedIn, you’ve probably overdosed on…

Three new innovative educational projects from U of T Engineering

ILead is excited and honoured to support the Faculty’s culture of excellence through two of three projects funded by the Engineering Instructional Innovation Program. Prof. Doug Reeve and Dr. Cindy…

Year in review: Top 10 moments of 2013-2014

What did this year mean to you? How are you different today than from who you were in September? And how are you the same? Now that exams are over,…

You’ve Done Us Proud: Celebrating Leadership Students and Gordon Cressy Award Recipients

The student experience at the University of Toronto is more than classes and books. It’s life on campus, in the community, and in the world.  Named after former U of…

Celebrating a year of evolution at Annual Appreciation Night

Students participate in an icebreaker activity at ILead’s Annual Appreciation Night 2014 (photo by Fang Su) How does ILead celebrate the end of National Engineering Month and a long, bitter…

10 Signs That You’re Part of ILead

  1. You classify people based on Leadership Style.  2. You need to check in before every meeting. 3. You have a collection of name tags. 4. You’re confused when there isn’t…

Emerging light on PEY experience: leadership on and off campus

Photo by Rahma Shere. Do engineering students incline towards leadership differently on campus than they do out in the “real world”? Undergraduate student Lobna El Gammal (ChemE 1T4) is conducting…

David Miller: What Students Need to be Non-Profit and Political Leaders

WWF-Canada CEO and former Toronto mayor David Miller shares his leadership journey with U of T Engineering students (Photo courtesy Fang Su). When asked how he braves relentless conflict and…