Trent University Gears Up for 35th Convocation
There's a buzz in the air as Trent University prepares for its 35th spring convocation, celebrating the successful completion of degrees for 760 undergraduate and 21 graduate students, and conferring honorary degrees on four distinguished recipients.
Chancellor protem Ambassador Mary May Simon, in
the absence of the late Peter Gzowski, will preside over both the 10
a.m. and 3 p.m. ceremonies held on the podium of the Bata Library at
the University's Symons Campus.
At the afternoon ceremony, Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees will be presented to David Morton, former President and CEO of Quaker Oats Company of Canada, and John Daniel O'Leary, President of Frontier College. Trent University's Athletic Director, Paul Wilson, will receive the Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching. Degrees for Champlain, Lady Eaton and Peter Robinson college students will be conferred, along with doctoral, masters and bachelor of business administration and diploma programs.
A total of 781 students will receive degrees at
the two ceremonies. The University will grant 20 masters degrees - six
in the arts and 14 in the sciences - and one PhD. It will confer 450
honours bachelor degrees on 285 arts and 165 science graduands and 266
general bachelor degrees on 201 arts and 65 science students. Thirty-nine
will receive bachelor of business administration degrees and five will
receive diplomas for successful completion of diploma programs.
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For more information contact:
Marilyn Burns (705) 748-1011 ext. 1303