Media reminder: Fall Convocation Ceremonies on Oct. 31


Michael Meighen and Daniel Lamarre to be honoured at McGill Convocation
Published: 30Oct2012


McGill University will bestow its highest honour upon two outstanding individuals by awarding them an honorary degree at this fall’s Convocation ceremonies: Michael Meighen, former Canadian senator, lawyer and cultural patron; and Daniel Lamarre, Canadian businessman and President and Chief Executive Officer of the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil.


They will share the stage with 1,600 graduating students at the ceremonies to be held on October 31, 2012 at Place des Arts.



Michael Meighen

Doctor of Laws, honoris causa

Wednesday, October 31, 10 a.m.


Daniel Lamarre

Doctor of Laws, honoris causa

Wednesday, October 31, 2:30 p.m.


WHAT:           McGill’s Fall Convocation ceremonies

WHEN:           Wednesday, October 31, 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:         Place des Arts, Salle Wilfred-Pelletier, 175 Rue Sainte Catherine


Contact Information

Cynthia Lee
McGill University
cynthia.lee [at]
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