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Spring Convocation 2018 News Archive

Words of wisdom

June 12, 2018 — 
During the University of Manitoba’s 2018 Spring Convocation, eight honorary degree recipients were honoured for having demonstrated distinguished achievement in scholarship, the arts, or public service.

Nervous and excited as the grads line up backstage for Convocation 2018.

#UManitoba2018: Spring Convocation in Photos

June 11, 2018 — 
A curated gallery of convocation-related posts shared on social media

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Arnold Frieman, O.M., B.A.(Manitoba)

Honorary Degree Recipient, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018 — 
During the 139th annual Spring Convocation of the University of Manitoba on June 8, 2018, an honorary degree will be awarded to a noted business entrepreneur who is a benefactor within our community

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Kornik is graduating today from the U of M with a degree in electrical engineering

Determined to achieve a better life for himself and his family

June 7, 2018 — 
Born and raised in Dauphin, Chanse Kornik says that growing up, he knew he wanted education in a field where he could invent solutions to help solve world problems

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Richard G. Henriquez and Elder Mary Elizabeth Courchene

Honorary Degree Recipients, June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018 — 
Honorary degrees will be awarded to a Canadian architect who has greatly influenced contemporary urban design, and a distinguished Indigenous leader and inspirational role model in the field of public education

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Gaston Lopez Ficher sits with young students at a table

Contributing to something that is ‘bigger than ourselves’

June 6, 2018 — 
Gaston Lopez Ficher has been encouraged to think critically about issues that affect society, especially those that can be addressed within the teaching profession

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Glen Alan Jones and Janet Rossant are receiving Honorary Degrees on June 6, 2018

Honorary degree recipients, June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018 — 
Glen Alan Jones and Janet Rossant are receiving Honorary Degrees on June 6, 2018

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Indigenous

Métis sash to be present at all U of M Convocations going forward

June 5, 2018 — 
For the first time this year, a Métis sash will be present on the podium

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A file image shows Convocation at the University of Manitoba.

President Barnard offers encouragement, challenges graduands to ‘shape the world’

June 5, 2018 — 
President Barnard offers encouragement to graduands at Spring Convocation 2018

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The Honourable Janis Guðrún Johnson

Honorary degree recipient, Tuesday, June 5, 2018: Janis Guðrún Johnson

June 5, 2018 — 
For nearly half a century, the Honourable Janis Johnson has had an important influence on public policy in Canada. She has also championed many vital organizations that enrich the quality and vibrancy of life in Manitoba

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