Honorary Awards Nominations Now Open


Athabasca University invites nominations for the awarding of Honorary Degrees and the Order of Athabasca University. These awards will be presented at AU’s 2017 convocation ceremonies. Honorary degrees AU may award honorary doctorates in the following categories: Honorary Doctor of Athabasca University Honorary Doctor of Laws Honorary Doctor of Letters Honorary … [Read more...]

Honorary Doctorates and Order of AU announced

Dr. Terry Anderson seeing what retirement's about to look like. [photo credit: Terry Anderson, 2014]

The Governors of Athabasca University Honorary Awards Committee is pleased to announce the following honours to be awarded at Convocation 2016. Order of Athabasca University Dr. Terry Anderson On Thursday, June 9, Dr. Terry Anderson will be inducted into the Order of Athabasca University in recognition of his leadership in distance education and his contributions to scholarship … [Read more...]

Nominations for honorary degrees and Order of AU due Jan. 5

Athabasca University William J. (Bill) Byrne

Do you know someone in the Athabasca University community — or a group of people, for that matter — who have made a resounding difference in their field? If so, AU invites you to nominate them for an honorary doctorate or the Order of Athabasca University. These awards will be presented at AU’s 2015 convocation ceremonies to be held in Athabasca June 11, 12 and 13. Honorary … [Read more...]

Athabasca University Convocation 2010

AU is awarding degrees to 1487 outstanding graduates at Convocation 2010 ceremonies from June 10-12 in Athabasca, Alberta. 947 undergraduate and 540 graduate degrees will be conferred over the three days. Honorary doctorate recipients The university is also conferring honorary doctorates on three outstanding individuals during Convocation. On Thursday, June 10, 2010 an Honorary … [Read more...]