June 1, 2011
On behalf of the Senate, Dr. Steven E. Franklin, the president of Trent University announced that Red Sky's founder and artistic director Sandra Laronde will be one of the five outstanding individuals who will receive an honourary degree at convocation ceremonies on June 1, 2011.
"The University was unanimous in its approval of these distinguished individuals as Trent University's honorary degree recipients for 2011," said Dr. Steven E. Franklin, president and vice-chancellor at Trent. "All distinguished Canadians who have contributed significantly to our society and our world, each will represent a unique and powerful perspective to our graduates at Trent's 44th convocation ceremonies."
Trent University's 2011 convocation ceremonies will be held over a 3-day period, with two ceremonies on June 1 - 2, and one ceremony on June 3.
Each of the following individuals will be presented with an honorary degree at this year's ceremonies and includes: The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, Craig Kielburger, Rick Beaver, Lauren Woolstencroft, and of course, our very own Sandra Laronde.