Bishop’s Univer­sity to hon­our four highly-re­spected in­di­vid­u­als and over 560 stu­dents at 184th Con­vo­ca­tion

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grad­u­ate, former ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the East­ern Town­ships Re­search Cen­tre and avid pro­mo­tor of re­gional cul­tural her­itage; and en­ter­tainer Johnny Reid, Bishop’s grad­u­ate and win­ner of mul­ti­ple CCMA and JUNO awards.

“Each of th­ese four peo­ple em­bod­ies out­stand­ing achieve­ment and com­mit­ment to their com- mu­ni­ties,” said Bishop’s Univer­sity Prin­ci­pal Michael Gold­bloom, “We are proud to rec­og­nize their distin­guished con­tri­bu­tions.”

On Satur­day, June 1, Me Brian M. Le­vitt will be in­stalled as Chan­cel­lor of Bishop’s Univer­sity. Brian M. Le­vitt is Co-Chair of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, work­ing out of its Mon­treal of­fice, and, since 2011, he has served as Chair­man of the Board of Direc­tors of The Toron­toDo­min­ion Bank.

An af­ter­noon Con­vo­ca­tion cer­e­mony will take place at 4:00 pm on Fri­day, May 31 for grad­u­ates earn­ing de­grees and cer­tifi­cates in Busi­ness. On Satur­day, June 1, Con­vo­ca­tion cer­e­monies will be held at 10:30 am for grad­u­ates earn­ing de­grees in Hu­man­i­ties and Ed­u­ca­tion. Grad­u­ates re­ceiv­ing de­grees in the Nat­u­ral or So­cial Sciences will par­tic­i­pate in an af­ter­noon cer­e­mony at 3:00 p.m. on June 1.

A de­tailed sched­ule of events can be found on the Univer­sity’s web­site at: http://www.ubish­ops. ca/con­vo­ca­tion.

This year’s vale­dic­to­rian, Kate­lyn Le­Clair from South Moun­tain, ON, is a Busi­ness stu­dent with a dou­ble ma­jor in Hu­man Re­sources and Gen­eral Man­age­ment and a mi­nor in Psychology. Ms Le­Clair will proudly ad­dress the grad­u­at­ing class at all three cer­e­monies.

Pro­fes­sor Michael Teed of the Wil­liams School of Busi­ness will re­ceive the Wil­liam and Nancy Turner Teach­ing Award for his ex­cel­lence in teach­ing and un­wa­ver­ing ded­i­ca­tion to stu­dent success. This an­nual award was founded by Chan­cel­lor Emer­i­tus Wil­liam M. Turner.

Alain Le­maire, busi­ness leader and former CEO of Cas­cades.

The Honourable Jean Charest PC; one of Canada’s best known po­lit­i­cal fig­ures.

Monique Nadeau-Sau­mier, Bishop’s grad­u­ate, former ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of the ETRC.

Pho­tos courtesy

En­ter­tainer Johnny Reid, Bishop’s grad­u­ate.

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