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Spring 2011 Convocation

Royal Roads honours 688 graduates, presents honorary degrees to Dr. Fan Gang and Jimmie Spencer

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Royal Roads University honoured Dr. Fan Gang, one of China's most influential economists, and Jimmie Spencer, one of Canada's foremost ski industry leaders, with honorary degrees, Doctor of Laws. Royal BC Museum CEO Pauline Rafferty received the Chancellor's Community Recognition Award.

Spring convocation also honoured 688 students from degree and certificate programs in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Management and the Centre for Applied Leadership and Management.

Convocation was hosted at the Royal Theatre, Victoria, B.C. The morning ceremony was at 9:30 a.m. and the afternoon ceremony was at 1:30 p.m.

Award Recipients

Honorary Degree Recipient
Dr. Fan Gang is one of China ’s most influential economists and an expert in macroeconomics.
Honorary Degree Recipient
James Spencer is one of Canada's foremost ski industry leaders.
Chancellor's Community Recognition Award Recipient
Pauline Rafferty has played a significant role in uncovering and preserving B.C.'s history.