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Honorees and Award Recipients

Spring Convocation 2011


Faculty of Arts Convocation Ceremony
Thursday, June 9th, 9:30 a.m to 12:00 noon

Degrees will be conferred in Arts.

An Honorary Doctorate of Laws will be conferred upon Dr. Jonathan F. Fanton, a leading advocate for a more just, sustainable and peaceful world.

The Clifford J. Robson Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching and Professor Emeritus will be awarded to Dr. Parvin Ghorayshi, Professor of Sociology.

The University of Winnipeg Alumni Association presents noted journalist and Winnipeg Free Press Editor Margo Goodhand (BA (Hons.) '79) with the Distinguished Alumni Award.


Faculties of Science and Business & Economics Convocation Ceremony
Thursday, June 9th, 2:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Degrees will be conferred in Science and Business and Economics.

An Honorary Doctorate of Laws will be conferred upon David A. Golden, a Rhodes scholar, war veteran and a former prisoner of war.

The Robin H. Farquhar Award for Excellence in Contributing to Self-Governance will be awarded to Ingrid Truderung.


Faculties of Theology and Education Convocation Ceremony
Friday, June 10th, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Degrees will be conferred in Theology and Education.

An Honorary Doctorate of Laws will be conferred upon Leslie Spillett, inner-city and Indigenous community activist and advocate.

An Honorary Doctorate of Sacred Letters will be conferred upon William D. Roberts, journalist, broadcaster, public policy analyst and educator.

The Erica & Arnold Rogers Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship will be awarded to Faculty of Education Professor, Louesa Polyzoi.


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