ANTIGONISH: St. Francis Xavier University will present its Spring Convocation on May 7 at the Charles V. Keating Centre.
Almost 1,000 graduates from nearly every province, all Canadian territories, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia will receive degrees in numerous disciplines.
The morning convocation will take place at 9 a.m. and the afternoon convocation at 3 p.m.
Two individuals who have achieved great distinction in their fields will receive honorary degrees. Alan Syliboy, an internationally renowned Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw artist, filmmaker, musician, author, and social justice advocate will be honoured during the morning ceremony, while revered Canadian diplomat Anne Leahy will be presented her honorary degree during the afternoon ceremony.