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Zoltan Paul Dienes (1916-2014)

Zoltan Dienes photoZoltan Dienes passed away peacefully on January 11, 2014 with family and friends beside him, and the sounds of Hungarian folks songs being sung, as well as one written by his mother, Valeria. His obituary can be found at this link.

Donations in memory can be made to Canadian Friends Service Committee or Compassion Canada

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Video of Honourary Doctorate presentation

Thanks to Julianna Kiss for creating this video of the ceremony and reception!

Part One: The Ceremony:


Part Two: The Reception:


“Wolfville math education whiz honoured”

Dr. Zoltan Dienes, 93, of Wolfville is a celebrated academic in the field of mathematics education. He was honoured recently at Acadia University with an honorary doctorate from the University of Pécs in Hungary.

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ZPD and Ramona Jennex
Presented with scroll
Sándor Klein and the scroll
Presented with the professor gown
Telling how it all began...
Jancis Dienes shares stories
Gordon Jeffries shares stories
Doug Holland shares stories
Marten Eisses shares stories
Robert and Zoltan singing
ZPD smiling
ZPD hugs Mary

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