University of Toronto

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Lawrence Tanenbaum – Honorary Degree Ceremony

June 14, 2012

On Thursday, June 14, the University of Toronto conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, upon Lawrence Tanenbaum in recognition of his distinguished record as a business leader and community builder, and his exceptional philanthropic support for health care and educational institutions.

From the Toronto Star: http://www.thestar.com/sports/article/1211714–businessman-lawrence-tanenbaum-receives-honourary-doctor-of-laws

For Dr. Tanenbaum’s biography, please visit: http://www.convocation.utoronto.ca/graduation/honorary-degree-recipients/lawrence-m-tanenbaum-o-c.

And to watch a video of Dr. Tanenbaum’s address to the graduating class, please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vp6Z0nIIrVI.

Honorary degrees are awarded to recognize extraordinary achievement in community, national or international service and to honour individuals whose accomplishments are of such excellence that they provide, through example, inspiration and leadership to the graduates of the University.