Honorary diploma recipients

2018

 

 

  • Michelle Baldwin, Executive Director, Pillar Nonprofit Network
  • Donna Bourne
  • Steve Cordes, Executive Director, Youth Opportunities Unlimited
  • Gary Furniss, President, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Canada
  • Lynne Livingstone, Managing Director, Neighbourhood, Children and Fire Services, City of London
  • Gerry Macartney, CEO, London Chamber of Commerce
  • Joel McLean, Founder and Chair of the Board, Info-Tech Research Group
  • Scott Allen (Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus)
  • Brent Shaw (St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus)
  • John Baker (Huron/Bruce Regional Site)
  • Natasa Veljovic (Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus)

 

 

2017

 

 

  • Chief Superintendent John Cain, Regional Commander, West Region, Ontario Provincial Police
  • Lynne Cram
  • Connie Graham Chair of the Board of the Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd., Chair of the HR Committee at London Hydro, Inc.
  • Richard Haddow (St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus)
  • Christina Jennings, Chairman and CEO, Shaftesbury
  • Helen Johns (Huron/Bruce Regional Site)
  • Major Ryan Kean
  • George Kiessling, President, Up Capital Ltd.
  • Jeff Surridge (Woodstock)
  • Terry Zavitz, President, Zavitz Insurance

 

 

2016

 

 

  • Jeanne Beker, C.M., Multi-Media Fashion Journalist and Entrepreneur
  • Kelly Gilson (Woodstock/Oxford Regional Campus)
  • Linda Hasenfratz, Chief Executive Officer, Linamar Corporation
  • Michael McArthur (Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus)
  • Margaret Nish, Organizational Consult
  • Claude Pensa Q.C.
  • Robert Pio Hajjar, Co-Founder, Ideal Way
  • Paul Tracy, Professional Indy Car Driver
  • Megan Walker, Executive Director, London Abused Women’s Centre
  • Dr. William J. Wall CM, MD, FRCSC, Professor Emeritus of Surgery, Western University
  • Jim Wilgar (St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus)

 

 

2015

 

 

  • Harry Barrett (Simcoe)
  • David Dixon, Founder/Designer of David Dixon Inc
  • Robert Furneaux (St. Thomas)
  • Dr. Victor Han, Canada Research Chair in Maternal and Fetal Health, Douglas and Vivian Bocking Chair in Fetal and Newborn Growth, Professor and Chair, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Director, Children's Health Research Institute, Western University
  • Martha Henry, Actor, Director and Director of the Stratford Festival’s Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre
  • John Lessif (Woodstock)
  • Glen Pearson and Jane Roy, Executive Directors, London Food Bank
  • Les Bogar, Plant Manager, GM CAMI Assembly
  • Britta Winther

 

 

2014

 

 

  • Les Anderson (Simcoe)
  • Don Donner, Retired Executive Director, Boys' & Girls' Club of London
  • Leslie Farrell (Oxford)
  • Bob Hammersley (St. Thomas)
  • Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO, Indspire
  • Larry Kinlin, President/Owner, Larry Kinlin & Associates Inc.
  • John Schucht, Retired Executive, Canada Trust
  • Cal Stiller, Professor Emeritus, Western
  • Hank Vander Laan, Founder and Senior Advisor, Trojan Technologies

 

 

2013

 

 

  • Bill Brady, Journalist/Broadcaster
  • Susan Ferley, Artistic Director, The Grand Theatre
  • Sister Margo Ritchie

 

 

2012

 

 

  • Brad Nelson, Vice President Chief Operating Officer, PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
  • Dana Lewis, freelance TV News Correspondent

 

 

2011

 

 

  • Ruth Gates-Jensen, Vice President, Business Development, Fanshawe College (retired)
  • Michelle Palmer, Executive Director, Community Living London

 

 

2010

 

 

  • Gerald Fagan, Conductor, Fanshawe Chorus Board
  • Dr. Douglas Bocking, Professor Emeritus, The University of Western Ontario

 

 

2009

 

 

  • Cynthia Dale, Actress
  • Murray Faulkner, Police Chief, London Police Service
  • Bob Siskind, President, Decade Group
  • Andy Spriet, President, Spriet Associates, Engineers and Architects

 

 

2008

 

Joan Smith

 

2007

 

 

  • The Honourable William G. Davis

 

 

2003

 

Inge Russell

 

2002

 

 

  • Fred Galloway, President, FJ Galloway Associates Inc.
  • Jack Richardson

 

 

2000

 

Eric Atkinson

 

1999

 

Helen Haddow, Manager, St. Thomas Branch, Bank of Nova Scotia

 

1998

 

John W. Race

 

1997

 

William A. Dunsmore

 

1996

 

Jack Burghardt

 

1995

 

Russ Lyons

 

1994

 

Betty Anne Thomas, Executive Director, AIDS Committee of London

 

1993

 

William J. Pratt, Retired Editor, The Tillsonburg News

 

1992

 

Donald J. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ellis-Don Construction Ltd

 

 

Honorary degree recipients

2014

 

  • The Honourable Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group
  • Robert Hurst, Journalist

 

2013

 

The Honourable David R. Peterson

 

2008

 

Joy Warkentin

 

2005

 

The Honourable Bob Rae

 

2004

 

The Honourable Dianne Cunningham