Another Foundation mission is to promote education at all levels. The Hennick family believes that education is pivotal to an individual's future development and will have a profound impact on his or her social welfare and long-term prosperity. To date, the Foundation has supported these institutions in education:
On October 13, 2011, Jay Hennick received the Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws from York University in Toronto at their annual convocation ceremony. This is a great honour and a fitting tribute to Jay's leadership, success, community involvement, and philanthropic contributions over many years. Included below is a website link capturing both the introduction of Jay by Patrick J. Monahan, Vice-President Academic and Provost of York University, to those attending the convocation as well as Jay's address to the graduating class and their guests.