Press Release by York St John University
Leading figures in the charity sector, conservation, psychology, business, sport, music, television and the Deaf community will be awarded with honorary degrees at York St John University’s graduation ceremonies this year.
Among the recipients will be Dr Paddy Ladd who will be admitted to the degree of Doctor of Education (honoris causa) in recognition of his contribution to the global Deaf community.
Honorary degrees will be presented at the graduation ceremonies in York Minster by Chancellor of York St Johh University and Archbishop of York, The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu in front of an audience of graduands, their families and friends, and staff and guests of the University.
Dr Paddy Ladd will be presented with his award at the afternoon ceremony on Thursday 16 November.
Professor Karen Stanton, Vice Chancellor of York St John University, said: “This year’s honorary graduands are an especially motivational group of people.
“We are delighted to recognise the incredible impact they have made in their respective fields with an honorary degree. We hope their inspirational stories will further encourage our students to achieve their potential and to make a positive contribution to the world.”
More about Dr Paddy Ladd – see ‘About the author’ on Deafhood.com.