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Convocation 2008

Dr. Holly Pike

Above all, liberty is what a university education gives a student intellectually, especially when that education is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences tradition – the liberty of the mind to explore various fields of knowledge and to reach new conclusions based on broad knowledge across the disciplines as well as specific knowledge of one field.

Principal Dr. Holly Pike’s
Address to convocation

Full address

Dr. Eddy Campbell


You can be assured that the credentials you’ve earned, the experiences you’ve shared, the lessons learned over the past four or more years will stand you in very good stead as you embark on your next journey. Whether that takes you on a path towards higher learning and graduate school, or to the world of work, or on a different path of travel and adventure, you have formed a solid foundation on which to build your future.

Dr. Eddy Campbell, acting president
Report to convocation

Full address


Dr. David Quinton

A teller of stories
Oration honouring David Quinton
Friday, May 16, 10 a.m.

Dr. Quinton's address to convocations




Re-perception of the past
Oration honouring David Lowenthal
Tuesday, May 27, 10 a.m.

Dr. Lowenthal's address to convocations




Supporting soldiers for a quarter century
Oration honouring Gladys Osmond
Tuesday, May 27, 3 p.m.

Dr. Osmond's address to convocations




Great Northern leader
Oration honouring Mary May Simon
Wednesday, May 28, 10 a.m.

Dr. Simon's address to convocations



Shaping cultural policy
Oration honouring John Crosbie Perlin
Wednesday, May 28, 3 p.m.

Dr. Perlin's address to convocations




Opening the gates of hell
Oration honouring John Charles Ford
Thursday, May 29, 10 a.m.

Dr. Ford's address to convocations




Fisher King
Oration honouring Gus Etchegary
Thursday, May 29, 3 p.m.

Dr. Etchegary's address to convocations




Building a bridge
Oration honouring Walter Patrick Kirwan
Friday, May 30, 10 a.m.

Dr. Kirwan's address to convocations




Exemplar of determination, compassion and hope
Oration honouring Lanier Phillips
Friday May 30, 3 p.m.

Dr. Phillip's address to convocations


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