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An honorary fête
Recipients of honorary doctorates at June convocation were celebrated at a gala dinner
May 18, 2017
Ryerson’s 2017 honorary doctorates were celebrated at a gala dinner this week with special guests, students, faculty, staff, family and friends. Check out the photo gallery below for highlights. All photos by Clifton Li.
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Chancellor Lawrence Bloomberg and President Lachemi flank five of the seven recipients.
President Lachemi during his opening remarks.
Recipients received a watercolour painting.
President Lachemi congratulates Cindy Blackstock, social work professor.
Heather McGregor is the CEO of the YWCA Toronto.
Raptors’ Masai Ujiri was all smiles at the gala.
Bonnie Schmidt, founder and president of Let’s Talk Science, waits for her moment on stage.
Phyllis Yaffe, former Ryerson Board of Governors member, enjoys a laugh during dinner.