Installation ceremony for Chancellor Claudette Commanda
Ms. Commanda is an Algonquin Anishinaabe from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation and her Installation ceremony will be imbued with various layers of symbolism.
uOttawa to confer 9 Honorary Degrees
The University of Ottawa will also confer Honorary Doctorates to nine inspiring leaders in their respective fields during the upcoming Convocation ceremonies.
Honorary doctorates are awarded to individuals for their substantial contributions to their profession, or to society at large. This honour acknowledges that the recipients deserve to be recognized for their unsurpassed abilities, talent, and leadership.
These inspiring individuals include:
- Afua Cooper, scholar
- André Picard, journalist
- Andrée Poulin, author
- Janet Rossant, scientist
- Lewis E. Kay, academic
- Macky Tall, business leader
- Makhtar Diop, financier
- Marie Lemay, CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint
- Perry Dellelce, founder and managing partner, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
Convocation ceremonies schedule
Of note: The Faculty of Law's first cohort from the Certificate in Indigenous Law will be celebrated by Supreme Court Justice Michelle O'Bonsawin on Thursday, June 7 from 5:30pm to 8pm at Desmarais, room 4101. The media is welcome to attend.
WHEN: From June 8 to June 11, 2023
- Honorary doctorate recipients
- Jacques Frémont, president and vice-chancellor
- Claudette Commanda, chancellor
- Deans from all faculties
- Graduating students from the Class of 2023