Spring 2019 Convocation

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On May 30 and 31, the University of Lethbridge celebrates Spring 2019 Convocation and the achievements of 1,347 undergraduate and graduate students. Everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information on Spring 2019 Convocation, please visit the Convocation website.  

Ceremony 1 
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | 9:30 a.m.
Installation of the Chancellor: Charles Weaselhead
School of Graduate Studies (PhD,MSc)
Faculty of Arts and Science (BASc, BSc)
Honorary Degree Recipient: Arthur Bruce McDonald

Ceremony 2
Thursday, May 30, 2019 | 2:30 p.m. 
School of Graduate Studies (MA, MN)
Faculty of Arts and Science (BA)
Faculty of Health Sciences (BHSc, BN, BTR)
Honorary Degree Recipient: Hugh Aylmer Dempsey

Ceremony 3
Friday, May 31, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. 
School of Graduate Studies (MC, MEd, MFA, MMus)
Faculty of Education (BEd)
Combined Degrees with Education
Faculty of Fine Arts (all programs)
Honorary Degree Recipient: Cindy Blackstock

Ceremony 4 
Friday, May 31, 2019 | 2:30 p.m.
School of Graduate Studies (MSc (Mgt))
Dhillon School of Business (all programs)
Combined Degrees with Management
Honorary Degree Recipient: Navjeet Dhillon

The University of Lethbridge will recognize the outstanding achievements of our Spring 2019 Honorary Degree Recipients.

Honorary Degree Recipient – Arthur Bruce McDonald
Dr. Arthur B. McDonald, a professor emeritus of physics at Queen’s University and co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics, is renowned as a leading researcher in his field, an unabashed supporter of his collaborators and colleagues and a mentor for a generation of thinkers and scientists.

Honorary Degree Recipient – Hugh Aylmer Dempsey
Alberta historian Hugh A. Dempsey, the Chief Curator Emeritus of the Glenbow Museum, is a renowned storyteller, authoring more than 20 books focused primarily on the culture and history of Indigenous peoples of Alberta, securing the stories of elders for future generations.

Honorary Degree Recipient – Cindy Blackstock
Dr. Cindy Blackstock, a professor of Social Work at McGill University, has spent her career speaking out against the systemic inequalities of services provided to Indigenous children, youth and their families and, in the process, become a powerful advocate for Indigenous children in Canada. 

Honorary Degree Recipient - Navjeet Dhillon
Having built a real-estate empire from the ground up, engaging a generation of immigrant entrepreneurs, Navjeet (Bob) Dhillon elevated the profile of the University of Lethbridge and the Dhillon School of Business through a transformational gift of $10 million, sharing his vision of entrepreneurial leadership and inspiring a spirit of innovation.


Heather Fudge | convocation@uleth.ca