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Honorary Degree from Western University

June 20, 2017

Her Excellency to Receive Honorary Degree from Western University

OTTAWA—Her Excellency Sharon Johnston will receive the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Western University, in London, Ontario, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 3 p.m.

Her Excellency will receive the honorary degree at the beginning of the ceremony. She will then deliver a convocation address to students graduating from the School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences (Nursing) and the Faculty of Law. For more information about Western University, visit www.uwo.ca.  

The ceremony will be streamed live at http://communications.uwo.ca/comms/video_broadcast.html

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Media wishing to cover this event should arrive at the Alumni Hall,
Lambton Drive, no later than 2:45 p.m. on the day of the event.
 

Media information:

Marie-Pierre Bélanger
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-998-9166
613-852-3248 (cell)
marie-pierre.belanger@gg.ca 

Keith Marnoch
Western University
519-661-2111, ext. 85468
kmarnoch@uwo.ca 

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