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Special coverage: Fall convocation 2021

Special coverage: Fall convocation 2021

Western is celebrating its fall 2021 graduates in a virtual convocation ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. EST on Friday, Oct. 22. Get to know some of our amazing graduates and this year’s exemplary honorary degree recipients, as Western News presents its fall c …

Senate OK’s second look at Convocation process

Senate OK’s second look at Convocation process

Two longstanding groups charged with overseeing Convocation – the Convocation Board and Honorary Degrees Committee – will work together to propose improvements to the process surrounding the biannual event.

Innovators, champions among honorary degrees

Innovators, champions among honorary degrees

Life-saving and game-changing innovators, award-winning artists and international sporting champions stand among seven distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees when Western hosts its 314th Convocation this fall.

Music grad earns degree by degrees

Music grad earns degree by degrees

Dawn McIntosh, now a Don Wright Faculty of Music alumna, graduated Monday on the Dean’s list after taking courses part-time for 15 years while her sons were in high school and university.

Rowing inspires recent grad’s business idea

Rowing inspires recent grad’s business idea

After spending much of the past year testing innovative ways to keep her hair in check during workouts on the water, Nicole Baranowski is forgoing the casual-chic look during Convocation.

Western celebrates its 313th Convocation

Western celebrates its 313th Convocation

Follow along every day as 19 distinguished individuals receive honorary degrees and the academic accomplishments of hundreds of students are celebrated as Western hosts its 313th Convocation.

Senate OK’s second look at Convocation process

Senate OK’s second look at Convocation process

Two longstanding groups charged with overseeing Convocation – the Convocation Board and Honorary Degrees Committee – will work together to propose improvements to the process surrounding the biannual event.

Innovators, champions among honorary degrees

Innovators, champions among honorary degrees

Life-saving and game-changing innovators, award-winning artists and international sporting champions stand among seven distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees when Western hosts its 314th Convocation this fall.

Music grad earns degree by degrees

Music grad earns degree by degrees

Dawn McIntosh, now a Don Wright Faculty of Music alumna, graduated Monday on the Dean’s list after taking courses part-time for 15 years while her sons were in high school and university.

Rowing inspires recent grad’s business idea

Rowing inspires recent grad’s business idea

After spending much of the past year testing innovative ways to keep her hair in check during workouts on the water, Nicole Baranowski is forgoing the casual-chic look during Convocation.

Western celebrates its 313th Convocation

Western celebrates its 313th Convocation

Follow along every day as 19 distinguished individuals receive honorary degrees and the academic accomplishments of hundreds of students are celebrated as Western hosts its 313th Convocation.