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Spanning the Gaps in the News

Erin Riley, Christine Gordon, and O'neil EdwardsStudents meet their future at Spanning the Gaps

Alan Shepard Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award recipient, March 26, 2015

Ola AdegboruwaCongratulations to the Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team for a very successful season. Their achievements allowed them to advance to the 2012 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Final Eight.

Team member Ola Adegboruwa is a graduate of the Spanning the Gaps Bridges to Ryerson program.

TD Bank Financial Group donates $750,000 to help create opportunities through Spanning the Gaps – Access to Post-Secondary Education
Ryerson Today, May 19, 2010, Gift from TD Bank Financial Group supports Road to Ryerson and creates new Workplace Diversity initiative

Scadding Court Community Centre partners with Spanning the Gaps to help older students access post-secondary education
The Bulletin, March 2010, Older students try out university at community centre

Rona Abramovitch, founder of Spanning the Gaps and Ryerson’s Outreach and Access Advisor, named YWCA Woman of Distinction for Education in 2010
Ryerson Today, March 4, 2010, Founder of Ryerson’s Spanning the Gaps programs for marginalized youth and adults named YWCA Woman of Distinction for Education

William and Phyllis Waters provide a generous donation of $1 million to Spanning the Gaps – Access to Post-Secondary Education
Ryerson Today, November 7, 2008, Extraordinary donation reaches out to those for whom a university education may be out of reach

An overview of Spanning the Gaps programs and profile of Rona Abramovitch, Ryerson’s Outreach and Access Advisor
Ryerson Today, June 6, 2008, Outreach initiatives build bridges and make university education accessible