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.

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…

Why U of T’s new EngEd program matters to leadership educators and students

The Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering recently announced the EngEd— Canada’s first masters and PhD-level program in engineering education in collaboration with the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education…

TTC’s Andy Byford to Engineering students: leadership skills are key

Andy Byford, TTC CEO, joins U of T Engineering students on campus for National Engineering Month (Photo courtesy Fang Su).  Although he doesn’t have an engineering degree and admits to…

ILead challenges you to make a world of difference during National Engineering Month

March is National Engineering Month (NEM). All eyes are now on engineers as leaders who develop ingenious solutions in the world of commerce, politics, technology, health, global justice and education.…

ILead’s Andy Byford event featured in The Toronto Star

From left: Stephanie Fata, Kyle Fortoloczky, Andy Byford We are pleased to share that The Toronto Star wrote a story on our February 26 event Leading Canada’s Largest Transit System…

U of T Engineering Launches Academic Certificate in Engineering Leadership

U of T Engineering expands its cross-disciplinary opportunities with the announcement of an academic certificate in engineering leadership starting in 2014-2015. The development of this curricular option is a response…