OTTAWA, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will receive a Doctor of Laws honoris causa from the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), in Kingston, Ontario. The event will take place on Thursday, May 14, 2015.
Upon his arrival at 11 a.m., the Governor General will inspect a guard of honour composed of 100 officer cadets on the parade square. Following the presentation of his honorary degree, His Excellency will deliver the convocation address to graduating officer cadets, as well as master's and doctoral degree recipients, at the Kingston Military Community Sports Centre Field House, at approximately 1:30 p.m.
About the Royal Military College of Canada
The RMCC confers degrees in arts, science and engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels, both on-site through traditional studies and via distance education through the Division of Continuing Studies. For more information, please visit the College's website at www.rmc.ca.
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For further information: Media information: Julie Rocheleau, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-998-7280, [email protected]; Captain Yvette Grygoryev, Royal Military College of Canada, 613-541-6000, ext. 6484, 613-499-7593 (cell), [email protected]