Fall Convocation

Class of 2023

You are remarkable.

The University of Lethbridge community is thrilled to come together to celebrate Fall 2023 Convocation.

We want you to know how proud we are of your achievements: you’ve adapted, persevered and succeeded. These experiences, along with the relationships you’ve built, are at the heart of your University of Lethbridge education. And now, they are forever part of our shared history. Take pride in your accomplishment; we can’t wait to watch you carve your path and make your mark on the world as ULethbridge alumni. Here's to closing one ULethbridge chapter and to the beginning of another. Congratulations to the classes of 2023!




Fall 2023 Convocation

OCTOBER 12 at 7 p.m.
Let There Be Light Night

In the spirit of our motto, Fiat Lux, Let There Be Light Night is a celebration of achievements brought to you by the University of Lethbridge and the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA). We are excited to bring our community together to recognize the accomplishments of our 2023 Alumni Achievement Award recipients.

Let There Be Light Night (2023)

Dr. Rita L. Irwin (BEd ’77)

2023 Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Rita L. Irwin (BEd ’77, Diploma in Education ’84) 

Dr. Amy Mack

2023 Young Alumni Award

Dr. Amy C. Mack (BA ’13, MA ’16)

2023 Alumni Honour Society Inductees

Jennifer Geddes-McAlister (BSc ’05, MSc ’07) 

Andrew Malcolm (BA ’11) 

Derek Waldner (BSc ’14) 

Raymond Wanuch (BMgt ’89) 

OCTOBER 13 at 2:30 p.m. | 1st Choice Savings Centre Gym
Installation Ceremony

Celebrate the official installation of Dr. Digvir Jayas as ULethbridge’s seventh president and vice-chancellor. Everyone is welcome. 

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OCTOBER 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Installation Dinner

Join others from across our community at a dinner celebrating the official installation of Dr. Digvir Jayas.
Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner/program starts at 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Digvir Jayas

Highlight video

Fall 2023 Convocation

OCTOBER 14 at 10 a.m.
Fall 2023 Convocation

Honorary Degree Recipient: Christina Fox, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa   

Graduate Mentorship Award: Gülden Özcan (Posthumous) 

2023 Distinguished Alumni Award: Dr. Rita L. Irwin (BEd ’77, Diploma in Education ’84)

Class of 2023 Program

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Stories of Celebration

Iinaatsii'swaawaakaasaakii (Pretty Spider Woman), Taylor Little Mustache, aspires to lead the next generation of learners

Iinaatsii'swaawaakaasaakii (Pretty Spider Woman), Taylor Little Mustache (BA/BEd '19, MEd '23)has found comfort and community as a lifelong learner and graduate at the University of Lethbridge.

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Dhillon School of Business Shining Graduate Nifemi Ashani

From the gym to the runway. Shining graduate Nifemi Ashani (BMgt '23) made the switch from kinesiology to the Dhillon School of Business' Bachelor of Management program to pursue her dream of …

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Madison Demers combined her science and teaching interests for a combined BSc/BEd

Madison Demers (BSc/BEd '23) pursued both her love of biology and teaching others through the combined degrees option offered at the University of Lethbridge.

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Jesse Aspinall (BSc '20, MSc '23) monitors post-fire regeneration using remote sensing

With a master’s in geography, Jesse Aspinall (BSc '20, MSc '23) hopes to continue to grow professionally and personally in a field he is passionate about, wherever that should take him.

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Shining Graduate Sooyi'kitstaki (Water Offering), Christine Scout-Bastien

With a degree in psychology, Christine Scout-Bastien (BA ’23) has gained an appreciation for the benefits that come with truly listening to, and communicating with those around her, whether they are peers or …

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Shining Graduate Behroo Mirza Agha

From her very first class at the University of Lethbridge Dr. Behroo Mirza Agha (BSc '16, MSc '18, PhD '23) knew she made a great choice of study and post-secondary institution.

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Shining Graduate Jasmine Rodak

With a degree in kinesiology, Jasmine Rodak (BA ’23) has excelled academically while forging meaningful connections with professors and peers. Her experiences range from active participation in the local hockey community to valuable …

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Ulises Charles-Rodriguez (PhD '23) leverages health research and practical experiences to drive meaningful EDIB change

After he successfully defended his PhD dissertation, Ulises Charles Rodriguez (PhD '23) realized he'd been transformed during his four years at ULethbridge

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Chelsea Wilson jumped into graduate studies, teaching and new motherhood with both feet

Chelsea Wilson (BSc/BEd '16, MEd '23) returned to the University of Lethbridge after her undergraduate experience with the Faculty of Education set her up for success as a teacher in the field.

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The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association is thrilled to welcome the Class of 2023 to the alumni family. Learn everything there is to know about being a new grad at go.uleth.ca/newgrads — congratulations graduates!