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Tuesday June 11th, 2013

Posted at 10:00am

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The University of Windsor will confer degrees on more than 3300 graduating students during six sessions of the University’s 99th Convocation ceremonies held this week.

During Spring convocation ceremonies, the University will also award honorary degrees to six individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science, media, the performing arts, labour relations, transportation and hospice care.

Receiving honorary degrees are:

Mary Louise Fallis, opera singer, actor, broadcaster and university teacher will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the 10am June 12th session of Convocation.

Douglas M. Stocco, internationally recognized biologist and UWindsor alumnus,  will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the 3 pm June 12th session of Convocation.

John Stackhouse, Editor-in-Chief, The Globe and Mail will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the 10 am June 13 session of Convocation.

Carol Derbyshire, Executive Director, The Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the 3 pm June 13th session of Convocation.

Claude Mongeau, President and Chief Executive Officer of CN will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the 10am June 14th session of Convocation.

Ken Lewenza, National President of the Canadian Auto Workers Union will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree during the 3pm June 14th session of Convocation.

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