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Convocation News Archive

Grads line up backstage for Convocation in June 2018.

President Barnard spurs grads to take a more active role in leadership that will guide the future

October 17, 2018 — 
In his address to graduands, President Barnard challenged graduating students to push forward the boundaries of knowledge

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Photo of Darius Hunter


Looking to inspire and create change

October 16, 2018 — 
With an experienced background working in politics, which includes the Clinton campaign during the 2016 United States presidential elections, Darius Hunter is receiving a Bachelor of Arts in political studies.

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(L-R) Pam Perkins, Adele Perry and Grant N. Pierce.

Distinguished Professors 2018

October 16, 2018 — 
During Fall Convocation 2018, three U of M faculty members will be recognized as Distinguished Professors

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Graeme Crawford

From Frisbees to jet fighters, and food to your door

October 16, 2018 — 
Crawford is graduating at Fall Convocation 2018 with an MBA, following on the heels of an engineering degree (BSME/12) that spawned a job in the aerospace sector

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Gregg Hanson

Business leader and distinguished alumnus to receive honorary degree

October 12, 2018 — 
Mr. Gregory Hanson is a highly respected business leader with a well-deserved reputation for strengthening Manitoba communities

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Ovide Mercredi

Former national chief, Assembly of First Nations to receive honorary degree

October 11, 2018 — 
U of M proud to award a Doctor of Law to Mr. Ovide Mercredi, a tireless advocate and mentor

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Esther Suen

U of M grad, business leader and international philanthropist to receive honorary degree

October 9, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba is proud to award a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, to Ms. Esther Suen, a business leader and philanthropist

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51st Annual Fall Convocation

2018 Fall Convocation at the U of M

October 8, 2018 — 
At its 2018 Fall Convocation, the University of Manitoba will confer degrees, diplomas and certificates on 1,512 graduates

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Esther Suen, Ovide Mercredi, and Gregg Hansen

Leaders in business, philanthropy, and Indigenous rights to receive honorary degrees

September 24, 2018 — 
At upcoming 51st Fall Convocation ceremonies, remarkable individuals will be awarded honorary degrees



Faculty of Arts

Celebrating the Class of 2018

June 19, 2018 — 
Meet two outstanding new Faculty of Arts Alumni.

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