College of Education News

Summer 2013

Honourary Doctorate Degree for Battiste

MarieBattiste

First Nations educator and researcher, Marie Battiste, will be awarded a Honourary Doctorate Degree from Thompson Rivers University for her research in improving the physical, spiritual and mental health of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples through the de-colonization of Aboriginal education. The award will be presented in mid-June at the Spring 2013 Convocation Ceremonies at the University’s Kamloops Campus.