Advisory - University of Lethbridge 2017 Spring Convocation, June 1 and 2 at 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Over the next two days, the University of Lethbridge will celebrate the achievements of 1,428 students as they cross the stage at the Spring 2017 Convocation.

Ceremonies take place Thursday, June 1 and Friday, June 2 at the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day.

All ceremonies are free and open to the public and media.

Thursday, June 1
Ceremony I
– 9:30 a.m. – School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Arts & Science: BA and BASc degrees presented
Ceremony II – 2:30 p.m. – Faculty of Arts & Science: BSc, Faculty of Health Sciences degrees presented

Friday, June 2
Ceremony III
– 9:30 a.m. – Faculty of Education, Combined Degrees in Education, Faculty of Fine Arts degrees presented
Ceremony IV – 2:30 p.m. – Dhillon School of Business, Combined Degrees in Management presented

Media representatives wishing to interview any of the Honorary Degree recipients (Dr. Maria Klawe, Ceremony I, and Dr. Dennis Connolly, Ceremony II) or award winners are welcome to attend at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday in the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery W600, Centre for the Arts.

Additional interview opportunities are available following the conclusion of each ceremony (approximately 11:30 a.m. for morning ceremonies and 4 p.m. for afternoon ceremonies).

Graduands and platform guests will be assembling in University Hall, Level 6, prior to each procession.

Other events associated with Convocation, include:

FNMI Student Graduation Dinner 2017 – Celebrating First Nations, Métis and Inuit students – Wednesday, May 31, 6 p.m. Students’ Union Ballrooms

Chancellor’s Dinner – Honouring all award recipients – Thursday, June 1, 6 p.m. Coast Hotel

For complete Spring 2017 Convocation information, please visit:

For feature stories on the previously released Honorary Degree recipients, the Alumni Honour Society inductees, the Distinguished Teaching Award winner, the Speaker Research Award winner, the Board of Governors Teaching Chair and the featured graduand, Dun Mao, visit UNews at

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Trevor Kenney, News & Information Manager
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