Convocation

Carters come to campus

For former US President Jimmy Carter, receiving an honorary degree from Queen’s was an opportunity to spread a message of peace.Continue...

Queen’s graduate delivers her final anti-racism protest at convocation

As Evelyna Ekoko-Kay walked across the stage of Grant Hall during her graduation in June, she yelled “racism can’t wait” for one last time in front of the convocation audience. Upon accepting her degree, Ekoko-Kay revealed to the auditorium a shirt underneath her gown that read: “Barry + Henry + DARE + DET + Woolf…? #175yearsofracism.”Continue...

Queen’s names 2017 honorary degree recipients

In the 2017 slate of honorary Queen’s degree recipients released Tuesday, the University harks back to the successes of 2015 — naming Nobel Prize winner Arthur McDonald and Smith School of Business benefactor Stephen J.R. Smith among honourees.Continue...