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  • M a y 2 8 – M a y 3 0

    S p r i n g 2 0 1 4 C o n v o c a t i o n

    P r o g r a m

    Kwa n t l e n Po ly t e c h n i c U n i v e r s i t y

  • Convocation Ceremony

    May 28, 29 & 30, 2014

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    K WA N T L E N P O LY T E C H N I C U N I V E R S I T Y

    Convocation | May 28, 29 & 30, 2014

    Message from The Chancellor

    Arvinder Singh Bubber Chancellor

    Convocation is an exciting occasion on which we gather to recognize your proud achievements while looking forward to the endless possibilities and optimistic expectations for the future. As years of dedication, sacrifice and diligence come to sweet fruition on this day, celebrate it with your beloved families and friends who have provided you with support and guidance on this journey.

    As you enter a new chapter in life, rest assured that your experience at Kwantlen Polytechnic University has well prepared you with the knowledge and skills to face new challenges, whatever they may be.

    As KPU alumni, we know that you will remain actively engaged in the community and serve as valuable members of our society. Your education at KPU will not only lead you to realizing personal dreams, but also make a profound difference in the world.

    Congratulations on your ongoing success and may your lives be filled with prosperity.

    Sincerely,

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    Message from The President and Vice-Chancellor

    Alan Davis President and Vice-Chancellor

    On behalf of our Board of Governors, our Senate and Faculties, and the Staff and Administration of the University, it is with great pride and pleasure that I offer congratulations to the Class of Spring 2014 graduates.

    With its continuing dedication to students like each of you, Kwantlen Polytechnic University has opened its doors to success for over 250,000 people in the past 30 years. Today you join the Convocation and will assume a permanent place among the growing list of graduates who have contributed to, and become, an integral part of the University’s history.

    Take the time on this special day to celebrate your accomplishments with family, friends and all those who have supported you through your time with us. We look forward to keeping in touch with you as members of our Alumni Association as you embark on your careers.

    It has been our privilege to help each of you on your journey, and we wish you continued success.

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    K WA N T L E N P O LY T E C H N I C U N I V E R S I T Y

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    Table of Contents Message from the Chancellor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

    Message from the President and Vice-Chancellor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

    Convocation Ceremonies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    Convocation Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    Convocation Reception . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    KPU’s Story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    May 28, 10:00 am Ceremony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Graduation Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    May 28, 3:00 pm Ceremony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

    Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

    Graduation Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

    May 29, 10:00 am Ceremony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

    Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

    Graduation Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

    May 29, 3:00 pm Ceremony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    Graduation Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

    May 30, 10:00 am Ceremony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

    Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

    Graduation Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

    May 30, 3:00 pm Ceremony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

    Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

    Graduation Roll . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

    Spring 2014 Honorary Degree and Award Recipients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

    Heraldry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

    University Mace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

    Regalia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46

    List of KPU Honorary Doctorates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

    Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

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    Convocation Ceremonies WEdNESdAY MAY 28, 2014, 10:00 Am Faculty of Arts Anthropology Arts Asian Studies Canadian Studies Community Criminal Justice Creative Writing Criminology Double Majors Double Minors Economics English Fine Arts General Studies Geography

    WEdNESdAY MAY 28, 2014, 3:00 Pm Faculty of Arts History Journalism Music Philosophy Policy Studies Political Science Psychology Sociology

    Faculty of Science and Horticulture

    Faculty of Trades and Technology

    THURSdAY MAY 29, 2014, 10:00 Am Faculty of Business Legal Administrative Studies Human Resources Management

    Chip and Shannon Wilson School of Design

    THURSdAY MAY 29, 2014, 3:00 Pm Faculty of Business Accounting Computer Information Systems Information Technology Marketing

    FRIdAY MAY 30, 2014, 10:00 A m Faculty of Academic and Career Advancement

    Faculty of Community and Health Studies

    FRIdAY MAY 30, 2014, 3:00 Pm Faculty of Business Business Administration Business Management Entrepreneurial Leadership General Business Studies Public Relations

    Convocation Protocol Parents and friends are requested to rise when the graduands’ procession enters. The assembly is requested to remain standing until the conclusion of the singing of O Canada.

    Convocation will conclude with the recession of the platform party, floor party and graduates, during which everyone is requested to remain standing.

    Artona Photographers will be taking photographs of each student as they cross the stage and proofs will be mailed to each student following the ceremony. So as not to disrupt the program or the view of other guests we ask that you please re