Kwantlen graduates celebrate at Convocation ceremonies

Wed, Oct 7, 2009


Kwantlen October 2009 Convocation
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Bachelor of Business Administration
graduates celebrate at ceremonies held at Kwantlen's Surrey Campus.

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October 8, 2009

Kwantlen graduates celebrate at Convocation ceremonies

(METRO VANCOUVER, B.C.) Kwantlen Polytechnic University held its university Convocation ceremonies and celebrated the graduation of its students at its Surrey Campus.

During Convocation, two graduates were honoured with the following awards:

As a new and distinct university, Kwantlen offers formal acknowledgment that knowledge is converging and that the kinds
of programs that colleges and universities offer are also converging in new and creative ways. Kwantlen will continue
to provide unique educational opportunities meeting diverse student needs, marking extraordinary opportunities and responsibilities before it.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University brings with it a tradition of providing access pathways for students with difference talents and abilities, and opportunities for all who are willing to work hard to realize their goals. Key to Kwantlen’s new mandate is an enhanced capacity to integrate research and external community engagement within a learning environment that places students at the centre of all that the university does.

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Processional  Processional
Kwantlen convocation ceremony processional.

Opening remarks  Opening remarks

Opening remarks  Opening remarks
Kwantlen chancellor Arvinder Singh Bubber (top left), member of Kwantlen Board of Governors
Gord Schoberg (top right), member of Kwantlen Board of Governors Amrik Virk (bottom left)
and Kwantlen president and vice-chancellor David W. Atkinson (bottom right) give opening remarks.

Faculty address  Faculty address
Left to right: Humanities faculty Ross Laird and business faculty Joan McEachern address the graduands.

  President's Outstanding Graduate Award  President's Outstanding Graduate Award
Left to right: President's Outstanding Graduate Award recipients Sandra Alfonso and Kristen Lambke.

Convocation  Convocation

Convocation  Convocation

Convocation  Convocation

Convocation  Convocation

Convocation  Convocation
Proud Kwantlen graduates celebrate convocation with beloved faculty, family and friends.