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June 6, 2002 Of Note


Convocation Awards 2002

• Governor-General’s Silver Medal, for the highest-ranking undergraduate: Neil Neville
• Birks Medal, for Bachelor of Arts: Deatra Elizabeth Cora Walsh
• Anne Stokes Medal, for Bachelor of Education: Maria Pan
• Mappin Medal, for Bachelor of Science: Carl Slater
• Administration Medal: Mikhail Lapidous
• Charles E. Frosst Medal, for Bachelor of Commerce: Peng Du
• Chait Medal, for Bachelor of Engineering: Neil Neville
• Computer Science Medal: Gerard Nantel
• Alfred Pinsky Medal, for Bachelor of Fine Arts: Daniel Vittorio Romano

Special prizes:

Concordia Medal: Patrice Blais
Malone Medal: Irene Melanie Anestis
O’Brien Medal: Maya Haasz

Concordia University Spring Convocation 2002

Faculty of Fine Arts – Tuesday, June 11, 3 p.m.

Honorary doctorate recipient: Cuban filmmaker Julio Garcia Espinosa

John Molson School of Business – Tuesday, June 11, 7 p.m.
Honorary doctorate recipients:
Scientist and businesswoman Julia Levy, businessman John Dobson

Faculty of Arts & Science – Wednesday, June 12, 9:30 a.m.*
Honorary doctorate recipient: Algerian novelist and filmmaker Assia Djebar

Faculty of Arts & Science – Wednesday, June 12, 2:30 p.m.**
Honorary doctorate recipient: Irish poet Seamus Heaney

Faculty of Engineering & Computer Science – Wednesday, June 12, 7 p.m.
Honorary doctorate recipient: Chemist and physicist Ahmed Zewail

*Arts and Science, morning ceremony: Classics, Modern Languages & Linguistics, Études françaises, Exercise Science, Geology, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics & Statistics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Science & Human Affairs, Sociology & Anthropology, Theological Studies, Western Society & Culture, Women’s Studies

**Arts and Science, afternoon ceremony: Applied Human Sciences, Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Communication Studies, Economics, Education & Teaching English as a Second Language, English, Geography, Humanities, Journalism, Library Studies, Special Individual Program, Urban Studies

Convocation ceremonies will take place at the Molson Centre.

The Clash of Civilizations

A lecture by Dr. Ahmed Zewail
(California Institute of Technology),
1999 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry
Tuesday, June 11, 8 p.m.
DeSève Cinema, J.W. McConnell Building

Convocation Celebration of Many Faiths

Concordia Multi-faith Chaplaincy (Campus Ministry) invites graduates, faculty, their families and friends to our Convocation Celebration of Many Faith. The evening will include participation by members of many different faith traditions.

Monday, June 10th, 7:30 PM
In the atrium of the Samual Bronfman (SB) Building, 1590 Dr. Penfield, corner of Côte des Neiges.

For information call: 848-3588

Staff Appeal weekly draw

Madalena Vidal (Human Resources/Employee Relations) wins a $50 gift certificate from Tristan & America, and so does Susanne Dragffy (Bookstores). The grand prize drawing will be made soon. All staff donors who are presently giving or have filled out a pledge card are automatically eligible. So far, there have been 140 new staff pledges since April. Bravo!