Honorary Degrees

N.B.: The detail displayed about each honorary degree recipient varies, as the database was compiled from a variety of sources. However, more information may be available at the University Archives.

Name: Hayley Wickenheiser
Convocation date: June 8, 2017
Citation / biographical information:
Widely regarded as the world's greatest women's hockey player, Hayley Wickenheiser is the all-time leader in scoring in the history of Canada's national women's team and an inspiration for generations of young female players. Originally from Shaunavon, Sask., she played 23 seasons with the national team, retiring in January as a five-time Olympic medalist (including four straight gold medals from 2002-2014). Chosen Canada's female athlete of the year in 2007, Wickenheiser was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011 and was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2014.
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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