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M. Elizabeth Atcheson accepts an Honorary Doctorate

M. Elizabeth Atcheson accepts an Honorary Doctorate

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[ Applause ]>>By the authority vested in me by the Senate of York University I hereby confer on you the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa admitto te ad gradum. [ Applause ] Wonderful. [ Applause ]>>Chancellor; President; Faculty and Staff; Honoured Guests; Graduates and Parents; Ladies and Gentlemen. The greatest honour bestowed on […]

Honorary doctorate for Ivan Reitman, O.C., from Ryerson University

Honorary doctorate for Ivan Reitman, O.C., from Ryerson University

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I seem to always be telling stories since I had been a young kid. I knew I was always interested in in performance in some form. And really I didn’t know what I was going to do when I went to university. When I went to school at McMaster in nineteen sixty five is when […]

Waguih Ishak, McMaster Engineering’s 2018 honorary doctorate

Waguih Ishak, McMaster Engineering’s 2018 honorary doctorate

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[ Music ]>>My name is Waguih Ishak. I’m the vice president and chief technologist on the West Coast. So I joined McMaster University in September of 1973 in the EE, electrical engineering, department. I did my master’s degree on bubble memories and graduated in 1975. I got my ring, which is here on my finger. […]

Jean Augustine accepts an Honorary Doctorate

Jean Augustine accepts an Honorary Doctorate

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By the authority vested in me by the Senate of York University I hereby confer on you the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa admitto te ad gradum. [ Applause ]>>Chancellor, Mr. President, faculty and staff, honored guests, graduates, parents, families, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to convocation. Well, graduating class of 2011, you made […]

2013 honorary doctorate recipient: Bromley Armstrong

2013 honorary doctorate recipient: Bromley Armstrong

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G.M. Rao accepts an Honorary Doctorate

G.M. Rao accepts an Honorary Doctorate

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[ Applause ]>>By the authority vested in me by the Senate of York University I hereby confer on you the Degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa admitto te ad gradum. [ Applause ]>>Chancellor McMurtry, President Shoukri, faculty and staff, honored guests, graduates and parents, ladies and gentlemen, a very good morning to you all. […]

Douglas Bergeron (BA ’83, LLD ’13), Honorary Doctorate remarks, York University Convocation 2013

Douglas Bergeron (BA ’83, LLD ’13), Honorary Doctorate remarks, York University Convocation 2013

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[ Applause ]>>By the authority vested in me by the Senate of York University, I hereby confer on you the degree of doctor of laws honorus causa admitto te ad gradum.>>Congratulations. [ Applause ]>>Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Chancellor McMurtry, President Shoukri, Dean Kozinski, the board of governors, family and friends, welcome. And of course […]

Honorary doctorate for Valerie Pringle, C.M. from Ryerson University

Honorary doctorate for Valerie Pringle, C.M. from Ryerson University

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I’m Valerie Pringle and I’m a Ryerson grad from RTA, a broadcaster and volunteer, spend most of my time now doing not for profit work. [music] How I came to Ryerson was sort of strange because I was going to go just to university like brothers, sisters, no real plan, and a guidance counselor at […]

Michael Stevenson accepts an Honorary Doctorate

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[ Silence ] [ Applause ]>>By the authority vested in me by the Senate of York University, I hereby confer on you the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa admitto te ad gradum. [ Applause and inaudible background comments ]>>Mr. Chancellor and Mr. President, colleagues and friends, members of the graduating class, ladies and […]

Dr. Calvin Stiller accepts an Honorary Doctorate

Dr. Calvin Stiller accepts an Honorary Doctorate

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>>By the authority vested in me by the Senate of York University I hereby confer on you the Degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa Admitto te ad gradum. Congratulations. [ Applause ]>>Thank you Chancellor, Mr. President, Provost, Chair of the Board and Faculty, and greetings to all my fellow alumni, graduands, guests and friends. […]