Spring 2023 Convocation

You are remarkable.

Thank you for contributing to this vibrant community of learning. You are the heart of ULethbridge.

Your educational journey, reflected in your degree, has intrinsic value and equips you to make a difference in the world. Let our motto, "Fiat Lux," encourage you to embrace building a brighter society. 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 Class of 2023, and we are so excited to welcome graduates from 2020 and 2021 back to campus to cross the stage.


Spring 2023 Convocation

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Spring 2023 Convocation

Ceremony I | June 1, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.

PhD, MSc, BASc, BSc 

Installation of Terry Whitehead as ULethbridge’s 15th Chancellor

Honorary Degree Recipient: Timothy Caulfield, Doctor of Science, honoris causa   

Speaker Research Award: Dr. Trushar Patel


Ceremony II | June 1, 2023 at 2:30 p.m.

MA, MN, BA, BHSc, BN, Certificate (Arts & Science)

Honorary Degree Recipient: Dr. Esther Tailfeathers, Doctor of Science, honoris causa    

Volunteer Award: Dr. Marta Gerasymchuk (PhD ’22)

Ceremony III | June 2, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.

MC, MEd, MFA, MMus, Education, Fine Arts 

Board of Governors Teaching Award: Dr. Christopher Mattatall 

Excellence in Teaching Award: Dr. Devon Smither

Ceremony IV | June 2, 2023 at 2:30 p.m.

MHSM, MSc (Mgt), Graduate Certificates, Dhillon School of Business

Honorary Degree Recipient: Fred Bradley, Doctor of Laws, honoris causa   


Stories of Celebration

Shining Graduate Eeetoomoo (The One Who Leads), Bernard White Man Left III's indomitable spirit breaks barriers

When Eeetoomoo (The One Who Leads), Bernard White Man Left III was young, he didn’t dream of accomplishing all that he has in his 26 years of life. Throughout his time at …

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Shining Graduate Jackie Eshriew finds her path through liberal education

Jackie Eshriew (BFA/BSc '23) is a trailblazer. A combined degree major in computer science and new media, Jackie is the first person to graduate from the innovate program, which enables students to become highly …

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Amiikstamik (Iron Bull) Darrell Daniels empowers Indigenous voices and inspires change

As a passionate advocate for Indigenous rights and a proud member of the Siksika Nation, Amiikstamik (Iron Bull) Darrell Daniels (BA ’23) has exemplified the transformative potential of education through his remarkable journey at …

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Shining Graduate Kirsty McFadyen nurtures a passion for plant ecology at ULethbridge

Kirsty McFadyen’s (BSc Co-op ’23) ULethbridge journey is a testament to the power of perseverance and interdisciplinary learning. Through her dedication to scientific discovery and the invaluable mentorship of Dr. McCune, Kirsty discovered …

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Shining Graduate Alex Dodd hopes to share her passion for the stage with the next generation

For Alex Dodd (BFA '23), the experiences she had as a student at the University of Lethbridge have played a significant role in shaping the person she is today.

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Shining graduate student Oluwadamilola Fadodun sees a future where women in Africa can freely access health care

Oluwadamilola (Dammy) Fadodun (MSc(N) '23) is passionate about her research in women's and children's health. She intends to work towards a future where women in Africa can access preventive health-care services.

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Shining Graduate Zaynab Enayetullah found a passion for epidemiology at ULethbridge

Zaynab Enayetullah (BHSc '23) was taking an epidemiology course when the COVID-19 pandemic was worsening, giving her the opportunity to see the significance of her university education.

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From iGEM to innovating antibiotics: Sydnee Calhoun's inspiring journey at ULethbridge

From her early involvement in the iGEM competition to her research in the field of biochemistry, Sydnee Calhoun (MSc '23 (BSc Co-op '19)) has left an indelible mark on the University and …

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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!

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