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Concordia awards 10 new honorary doctorates

The distinguished recipients include a women’s hockey star, a space engineer and a world-renowned classical music conductor
May 13, 2019
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Engineer Natalie Panek works on Canadian space robotics and space exploration programs, including the ESA’s ExoMars 2020 rover. | Photo by Natalia Dolan

Next month, Concordia will present honorary doctorates to 10 exceptional individuals who have made their mark in the fields of athletics, music direction, global conservation, education reform, business, space engineering and sculpture.

Each will receive their honour during Concordia’s spring 2019 convocation ceremonies taking place June 10 to 12 in Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier at Place des Arts (175 Ste-Catherine St. W.).

The honorands will join more than 6,000 students from Concordia’s four faculties as well as the School of Graduate Studies who will be receiving their diplomas.

Concordia's 2019 spring convocation: the honorands 

Faculty of Arts and Science

Conferred at a special ceremony.


Faculty of Arts and Science


Aimee Mullins will address the Faculty of Arts and Science on Monday, June 10 at 10 a.m.



Caroline Ouellette will address the Faculty of Arts and Science on Monday, June 10 at 3 p.m.



Sylvia Schmelkes will address the Faculty of Arts and Science on Monday, June 10 at 3 p.m.



Kamaljit Bawa will address the Faculty of Arts and Science on Monday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m.


John Molson School of Business


Peter Simons, C.Q., C.M., will address the John Molson School of Business on Tuesday, June 11 at 10 a.m.



Louis Vachon, C.M., will address the John Molson School of Business on Tuesday, June 11 at 3 p.m.


Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science


Éric Martel will address the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science on Wednesday, June 12 at 10 a.m.



Natalie Panek will address the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science on Wednesday, June 12 at 3 p.m.


Faculty of Fine Arts


Gilles Mihalcean will address the Faculty of Fine Arts on Wednesday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m.

 

Find out more about Concordia’s 2019 spring convocation. And read about the formative educational experiences of Concordia’s 10 new honorands.
 



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