Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

November 10, 2009 15:44 ET

Media Advisory: Two Honorary Degrees to Be Presented At RMC's Fall Convocation

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 10, 2009) - Commodore William Truelove, Commandant of the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) and in his capacity as Vice-Chancellor, will confer thirty graduate and undergraduate degrees during the Fall Convocation ceremony.

Honorary degrees will also be awarded to George Elliott Clark, Ph.D, LL.D, Litt.D, ONS, OC; and General (Ret'd) Rick Hillier, CMM, MSC, CD. Dr Clark will be delivering the honorary doctorate convocation address.



What: Fall Convocation ceremony
Royal Military College of Canada

Where: RMC's Currie Hall, Kingston, Ont.

When: Friday 13 November at 2:00 p.m.
(Spectators are asked to be seated by 1:50 p.m.)


Note to Editors/News Directors:

To ensure access to the ceremony, media are requested to arrive no later than 1:45 p.m. Interested media may contact Captain Dan Madryga, RMC Public Affairs Officer, at (613) 541-6000, ext 6484 or at daniel.madryga@forces.gc.ca, for further information.

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