Spring 2018 Convocation

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On May 31 and June 1, the University of Lethbridge celebrates Spring 2018 Convocation and the achievements of over 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information on Spring 2018 Convocation, please visit the Convocation website.  

Ceremony 1
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 9:30 a.m.
School of Graduate Studies (PhD, MA, MSc, MN)
Faculty of Arts and Science (BASc and BSc)
Faculty of Health Sciences (BHSc and BTR)
Honorary Degree Recipient: Reginald W. Bibby

Ceremony 2
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 2:30 p.m.
Faculty of Arts and Science (BA)
Faculty of Health Sciences (BN)
Honorary Degree Recipient: Richard M. Hansen

Ceremony 3
Friday, June 1, 2018 | 9:30 a.m.
School of Graduate Studies (MC, MEd, MFA, MMus, MSc (Mgt))
Faculty of Education (BEd)
Combined Degrees with Education
Faculty of Fine Arts (all programs)
Honorary Degree Recipient: Margaret E. Macdonald

Ceremony 4
Friday, June 1, 2018 | 2:30 p.m.
Dhillon School of Business (all programs)
Combined Degrees with Management
Address to the Graduands: Robert Boudreau, Dean

The University of Lethbridge will recognize the outstanding achievements of our Spring 2018 Honorary Degree Recipients.

Honorary Degree Recipient – Reginald W. Bibby
A four decade-plus faculty member of the University of Lethbridge’s Department of Sociology, Dr. Reginald Bibby has made substantial contributions to social research and public debate in Canada, garnering a reputation as one of the country’s most influential voices on culture, religion and youth.

Honorary Degree Recipient – Richard M. Hansen
Rick Hansen, three-time Paralympic gold medalist, is a Canadian icon best known as the “Man In Motion” for undertaking an epic two-year 40,000 km journey around the world in his wheelchair. He is now the Founder and CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation, an organization committed to creating a world without barriers for people with disabilities.

Honorary Degree Recipient – Margaret E. Macdonald
An influential member in the Alberta library community for more than 25 years, Margaret (Maggie) Macdonald’s vision has allowed the Chinook Arch Regional Library System to become a technology leader in the delivery of library services, allowing many small rural libraries to offer services usually only available in larger centres.


Heather Fudge | convocation@uleth.ca