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St. Lawrence College awards Honorary Diploma to Guy Lauzon, MP

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St. Lawrence College is pleased to announce it will award Guy Lauzon, Member of Parliament for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, with an Honorary Diploma. Guy Lauzon will address St. Lawrence College’s graduating class of 2019 at the 4:30pm Convocation ceremony at Aultsville Theatre on Friday, May 31.

As one of the longest serving politicians in the Conservative party, Guy has represented the riding for 15 years; he recently announced he will not be seeking reelection this fall. Before entering politics, Guy spent more than 22 years in the federal public service and served as a local union president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada. During the 1990s, he served as chair of the local United Way chapter and multiple sclerosis research funding campaigns. 

Guy has also served as fundraising chairman of the St. Andrews West Catholic Church, which raised more than $100,000 for their building restoration. Guy has been involved in the community in many ways. He operated the Bonville Flea Market, was the fundraising coordinator for the Cornwall Aquatic Centre, and acts as chair of the Cornwall Canada Day Committee.

You can read more about Guy Lauzon at www.stlawrencecollege.ca/honorarydiploma

Three Convocation ceremonies will be held at in Aultsville Theatre on St. Lawrence College’s Cornwall campus on Friday, May 31 at 10:00am, 1:30pm and 4:30pm. 

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St. Lawrence College is situated on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples; we are grateful to live and learn on these lands. With campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall, SLC delivers education and training that meets the needs of community, industry, and employers. The College prepares students to succeed in the global economy through relevant, practical programs and experiential learning opportunities. SLC offers more than 100 full-time programs including diplomas, degrees, graduate certificates, apprenticeships, micro-credentials and life-long learning opportunities. Everyone belongs in the SLC community, comprised of 12,000 full-time students and more than 100,000 alumni in 75 countries around the world.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Media Contact:
Laura Tulchinsky
Communications Officer
St. Lawrence College
613.329.2451
ltulchinsky@sl.on.ca

Julie Einarson
Senior Advisor, Communications and Government Relations
St. Lawrence College
613.328.2440
jeinarson@sl.on.ca

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