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York University to recognize four leaders with honorary degrees during Fall Convocation

TORONTO, October 15, 2019 – York University will award honorary degrees at Fall Convocation to four remarkable individuals whose talent and hard work have enriched the arts, business, media, the environment and the field of human rights advocacy. “These four individuals each have found success in very different fields, possess unique gifts and have developed […]

York University to confer four honorary degrees at fall convocation

TORONTO, October 13, 2015 – At York University’s fall convocation ceremonies, four exceptional individuals who have contributed significantly in their respective fields will receive honorary degrees. The recipients include a world-class scientist, a doctor on a peace mission, an accomplished businesswoman and arts advocate, as well as a noted scholar and lawyer. “We are thrilled […]

York University to confer five honorary degrees at fall Convocation

TORONTO, October 9, 2014 – York University will confer honorary degrees at this fall’s convocation ceremonies to an exceptional group of Canadians, including an internationally recognized scientist, a top political satirist, an academic leader who champions the value of university education, a trailblazing bank executive, and a fashion entrepreneur who became a Canadian senator. “Each […]

York U will confer three honorary degrees at fall Convocation

TORONTO, October 15, 2013 − Three exceptional people will receive honorary degrees from York University at Fall Convocation ceremonies. “In honouring these individuals we pay tribute to the positive difference they make to our global community through academe, entrepreneurism and corporate leadership,” says Mamdouh Shoukri, president and vice chancellor, York University. “We are truly inspired […]