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Convocation News Archive

A screen shot of the Hugo virtual platform for Convocation.

Spring Convocation features new virtual platform to celebrate, share awe-inspiring accomplishments

May 10, 2021 — 
Running from June 15-17, Spring Convocation will be hosted this year on a new, interactive digital platform that opens the doors worldwide to honour students graduating from UM




Honouring First Nations, Métis and Inuit graduates

May 3, 2021 — 
Indigenous campus community to celebrate graduates virtually on May 8

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Announcement: Spring Convocation 2021 to be held virtually June 15-17

April 6, 2021 — 
This year’s Convocation will be hosted on a new, interactive digital platform that will allow grads and their supporters to join together in an immersive, shared experience

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Chris Moskal and Diana Craig, second year medical students

Top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
A year to remember or a year to forget? The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines across the globe, including here at the University of Manitoba, but there was always light behind the dark clouds. Positive stories shone through.

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Fall Convocation 2019

Convocation message from President Benarroch

October 22, 2020 — 
It’s the power of people which elevates our communities and propels us to make a difference.

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Yan Wang


Congratulations to the medal recipients of Fall Convocation 2020

October 22, 2020 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2020.  Fall Convocation will be held this year on October 22, join us via Live Stream (5pm for all degrees and diplomas, 7pm for Extended Education: Certificate Programs).  These students will receive medals, for outstanding academic achievement.

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Asper School of Business

Great beginnings, bittersweet endings and everything in between

October 21, 2020 — 
A good journey is a cluster of great moments - Shakti Vyjayanthi chronicles her experience in the Asper MBA program.

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Dustin Murdock with his degree

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty students look forward to virtual convocation

October 20, 2020 — 
For the second time in 2020, graduating students at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will participate in a virtual convocation, viewing the celebration with their family and friends online rather than receiving their degrees in person as they normally would at this time.

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Maureen Flaherty

Faculty of Social Work

Congratulations to the recipient of the UMGSA Teaching Award

October 20, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is proud to recognize Maureen Flaherty with the University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association Teaching Award.

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Erin Keating

Faculty of Arts

Congratulations to the recipient of the Olive Beatrice Stanton Award for Excellence in Teaching

October 20, 2020 — 
Erin Keating inspires and engages her students in the department of English, Theatre, Film & Media by using creative, dynamic, and immersive approaches in her teaching.

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