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Alumni Engagement

Now Accepting Nominations for Honorary Degree or Diploma in 2016

December 7, 2015

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An award of distinction, the Honorary Degree/Diploma is the highest honour Red River College can bestow upon an individual. This award recognizes individuals in diverse fields who are distinguished by their significant accomplishments and contributions – locally, nationally or internationally – and whose receipt of the award will bring honour and distinction to RRC.

Past recipients of this award have included Ace Burpee, Lisa Meeches, Gail Asper, and The Honourable Mr. Justice Murray Sinclair. Consider nominating an individual if he or she:

  1. Has made significant contributions to either: (1) Red River College; (2) a particular field of post-secondary study; and/or (3) post-secondary education on a local, national or international level;
  2. Has accomplished great success in either a paid or volunteer position that reflects the values of Red River College;
  3. Enhances or promotes the College’s image/reputation in Manitoba or elsewhere; and/or
  4. Serves as an inspirational example to the College community due to significant accomplishment or achievement.

More information on these prestigious awards is available on the Alumni microsite, including the online nomination form. The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 15.

If you have additional questions, please contact the Alumni Engagement office at 204-632-2359 or