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Fall convocation concludes

  • The Four Directions Women Singers perform an honour song for Senator Murray Sinclair as he receives an honorary degree from Queen's University on Friday afternoon.
    The Four Directions Women Singers perform an honour song for Senator Murray Sinclair as he receives an honorary degree from Queen's University on Friday afternoon.
  • Senator Murray Sinclair, the Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission delivers a speech after receiving an honorary degree from Queen's.
    Senator Murray Sinclair, the Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission delivers a speech after receiving an honorary degree from Queen's.
  • A new graduate points out her family in Grant Hall as she takes a photo with Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane.
    A new graduate points out her family in Grant Hall as she takes a photo with Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane.
  • Ann Dowsett Johnston holds up her honorary degree
    Ann Dowsett Johnston holds up her honorary degree as she is congratulated by, from left: Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane; Rector Alex Da Silva; Vice-Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies Fahim Quadir; and Chancellor Jim Leech.
  • Family members take photos as their graduate makes her way across the stage during Friday morning's convocation ceremony at Grant Hall.
    Family members take photos as their graduate makes her way across the stage during Friday morning's convocation ceremony at Grant Hall.
  • Rector Alex Da Silva speaks to the graduands as they prepare to be hooded and receive their degrees on Friday, Nov. 15.
    Rector Alex Da Silva speaks to the graduands as they prepare to be hooded and receive their degrees on Friday, Nov. 15.
  • A graduate smiles as she is hooded on the Grant Hall stage during Friday morning's ceremony, the sixth of Fall Convocation.
    A graduate smiles as she is hooded on the Grant Hall stage during Friday morning's ceremony, the sixth of Fall Convocation.
  • Graduands acknowledge the family members, friends and other supports who have helped them along the way during their studies at Queen's University.
    Graduands acknowledge the family members, friends and other supports who have helped them along the way during their studies at Queen's University.

Fall Convocation concluded on Friday with the final two ceremonies.

An honorary degree was conferred at each ceremony with bestselling author and award-winning journalist Ann Dowsett Johnston being recognized in the morning and former Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Senator Murray Sinclair in the afternoon session.

Over the past four days seven convocation ceremonies and the installation ceremony of Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane were held in Grant Hall over, with six honorary degrees being handed out.

More information about convocation at Queen's is available on the website of the Office of the University Registrar.