Our co-founder, Sheldon Kennedy, receives Olds College honorary degree

June 14th, 2021 Sheldon Kennedy

The Olds College presents their 2020 Honourary Degree to Sheldon Kennedy for his significant contribution to the prevention of bullying and abuse.

“Sheldon has shown tremendous support of Olds College through the Respect Group organization,” said Stuart Cullum, president, Olds College. “His passion for creating safe, respectful environments for people to feel empowered reflects the values that we hold at Olds College, and makes Sheldon a wonderful recipient of the Olds College 2020 Honorary Degree.” 

 

Olds College Convocation: Sheldon Kennedy acceptance video

 

“To me, this award represents the fact that leaders and proactive organizations, like Olds College, are ready and willing to make positive change.” said Sheldon Kennedy. “If I have influenced good leadership through my advocacy efforts then I accept this award as honouring that collaborative work. Thank you so much.”

Source: https://www.oldscollege.ca/about/news/2020/2020-honorary-degree-media-release/index.html

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