Greenspan, Chilvers to receive honorary degrees from Brock

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Greenspan, Chilvers to receive honorary degrees from Brock

Published on May 28 2012


Brock University will bestow honorary degrees upon two distinguished Canadians with strong Niagara connections at this year’s Spring Convocation, which takes place during seven ceremonies over five days, from Tuesday, June 5 to Saturday, June 9.

Brock takes great pride in awarding honorary degrees to Colin Chilvers, the Oscar-winning special effects director, and Edward L. Greenspan, one of Canada’s most renowned defence lawyers.

The University is recognizing both of these men for ground-breaking achievements in their respective fields — Chilvers for his pioneering work in special and visual effects in motion pictures, and Greenspan for his outstanding success as an accomplished lawyer, academic and humanitarian.

“We are pleased to recognize these exceptional individuals for their inspiring work, innovation and distinguished contributions to society,” says Brock University President Jack Lightstone. “Their accomplishments both at home and on the international stage, reflect the core values of our University — to enhance the lives of the communities around us and to contribute to the betterment of society.”

All ceremonies will be held in the Walker Complex in the Ian D. Beddis gymnasium. An outdoor reception for graduates, family and guests will be held after each ceremony. Tickets are not required. All guests are welcome.

Read the full story in The Brock News