College prepares for 25th anniversary convocation
27, 2000, Gazette)
time to recognize a quarter century of university education than
on the occasion of the convocation of hundreds of students?
and students at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College are getting ready
to do just that; this years convocation activities will
focus on the 25th anniversary of the west coast campus of Memorial
will be a time to remember the accomplishments of faculty, staff
and students, past and present; former principals and others
who have made meaningful contributions to Grenfell College have
been invited to take part in the festivities.
will see the conferring of two new degrees. The first classes
of students in the bachelor of nursing and bachelor of environmental
studies programs will receive their diplomas on May 5. This fact
will no doubt be noted on the timeline thats been recorded
by students, staff and faculty over the last few months. The
official timeline will be unveiled on convocation day.
of 2000 will also be the first to have the opportunity to protect
their diplomas in a special Grenfell College frame. These will
be made available following the convocation ceremony.
birthday party would be complete without balloons, streamers
and a cake? A special anniversary reception will allow all those
who have lived the Grenfell experience to share with each other
stories of the past and hopes for the future.
convocation, Newfoundland historian Dr. Peter Neary will receive
an honorary doctor of letters degree.