Spring 2024 Convocation

May 30 & 31, 2024

You are remarkable.

Congratulations, Class of 2024! Your journey at ULethbridge has been nothing short of remarkable.

As you close this chapter and embark on the next, remember that your education holds intrinsic value. Your degree equips you to make a meaningful difference in the world, embodying our motto, "Fiat Lux" - let there be light.

We're excited to see how you'll shape a brighter society and leave your mark on the world as ULethbridge alumni. Though one chapter ends, another begins, and we can't wait to witness the paths you'll carve.



Spring 2024 Convocation

Ceremony I | Thursday, May 30, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.

School of Graduate Studies (PhD, MSc) 
Faculty of Arts & Science (BASc, BSc) 

Honorary Degree Recipient: Tadashi Mitsui 
Speaker Research Award: Dr. René T. Boeré 

Ceremony II | Thursday, May 30, 2024 | 2:30 p.m.

School of Graduate Studies (MA, MN) 
Faculty of Arts & Science (BA) 
Faculty of Health Science (BHSc, BN, BTR) 

Honorary Degree Recipient: Karen Wauters 
Volunteer Award: Talayna Ekelund
Graduate Mentorship Award: Dr. Kristine Alexander 

Ceremony III | Friday, May 31, 2024 | 9:30 a.m.

School of Graduate Studies (MC, MEd, MFA, MMus) 
Faculty of Education (BEd) 
Combined Degrees with Education 
Faculty of Fine Arts (all programs) 

Honorary Degree Recipient: Dr. Nahum Sonenberg 
Board of Governors Teaching Chair Award: Wayne Lippa 

Ceremony IV | Friday, May 31, 2024 | 2:30 p.m.

School of Graduate Studies [MHSM, MSc (Mgt)] 
Dhillon School of Business (all programs) 
Combined Degrees with Management 

Honorary Degree Recipient: Kurt Schlachter



Iikaisskini Convocation Celebrations

Iikaisskini Indigenous Services congratulates all the Spring 2024 ULethbridge Indigenous graduates!  


In honour of all you have accomplished, please join us for the Iikaisskini Convocation Celebrations on May 30 and 31 in Markin Hall following each convocation ceremony. Grab a snack, get your photo taken, pick up a gift and celebrate with your family, friends and supporters! 

Markin Hall Atrium 

Thursday, May 30, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. 
Friday, May 31, 2024 | 11:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.

2024 Chancellor's Dinner

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our community and learn more about ULethbridge’s future.

Thursday, May 30, 2024
University of Lethbridge 
Science Commons Atrium

Reception: 6 p.m.
Dinner & Program: 7 p.m.



Stories of Celebration

Shining Graduate Kort Woycheshin finds his path through mentorship

Fine Arts graduate Kort Woycheshin was able to take part in many different experiences during his time at the University of Lethbridge.

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Shining Graduate Sofia Hoff

In her first year at the University of Lethbridge, Sofia Hoff (BA/BEd '24) accomplished a significant personal milestone: joining her two older sisters, Eden and Siena, on the Women's Rugby team.

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Shining Graduate Jodi Newman

Jodi Newman's dedication to philosophical inquiry and drive for social change are evident. Through her research on online dehumanization, she showcases her commitment to creating safer and more equitable digital environments.

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Shining Graduate Nato’yi’kina’soyi (Holy Light that Shines Bright), Hali Heavy Shield inspires through artistry and leadership

Accomplished multi-disciplinary artist, author, instructor and mentor, Nato’yi’kina’soyi (Holy Light that Shines Bright), Hali Heavy Shield (BA/BEd ’06, MEd ’12) is the first female Blackfoot PhD recipient at Iniskim, University of Lethbridge. …

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Shining Graduate Ma’koyii Aa’poo’wa (Rising Wolf), Allan Blake Tailfeathers perseveres beyond struggle

Overcoming significant personal hardship, Shining Graduand Ma’koyii Aa’poo’wa (Rising Wolf), Allan Blake Tailfeathers demonstrates that anything is possible. Blake’s desire to help others & give back to his community led him to ULethbridge’s …

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Shining Undergraduate Anika Dirk sees a bright future ahead

Shining graduand Anika Dirk intends to pursue graduate studies and foresees a future working with clients who have experienced trauma, specifically post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Shining graduate Isabella Lee on building a foundation of fortitude

Isabella Lee (BA '16, BMgt '24) doesn’t back down from a challenge. Having earned a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in anthropology and history in 2016, Isabella came back to the University of …

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Shining graduate Ruijie Fan aspires to enhance business sustainability

Ruijie Fan (MSc (Mgt) '24), an international student hailing from Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, came to the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Finance and a Master of Finance from …

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Shining Graduate Cameron Beazer

Cameron Beazer’s time at the University of Lethbridge has been marked by moments of revelation and mentorship, notably sparked by Dr. Louise Barrett, whose guidance ignited Cameron's passion for academic pursuits, culminating …

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The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association is thrilled to welcome the Class of 2024 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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