CONVOCATION

Celebrating spring 2016 convocation in photos

June 30, 2016
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The School of Criminology celebrated Spring 2016 Convocation on Thursday, June 9. Celebrate our graduates by looking back at highlights from the ceremony in pictures.   

Professor Neil Boyd, director of the School of Criminology, leads the procession of candidates for degrees. (Photo credit: Greg Ehlers, Creative Studio)
Criminology Master of Arts graduate Olivia Ha waits for convocation to begin. (Photo credit: Greg Ehlers, Creative Studio)
All rise for the opening remarks. (Photo credit: Christine Palka, Criminology)
Professor Brenda Morrison introduces The Honourable Dr Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, Honorary Degree Recipient. (Photo credit: Greg Ehlers, Creative Studio)
The Honourable Dr Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond of the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation speaks on her work as a champion for the rights of children and youth. (Photo credit: Greg Ehlers, Creative Studio)
Chelsey Lee, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) (Crim and Psyc), presents the Graduand Address. Lee begins her Master of Arts in Criminology this fall. (Photo credit: Greg Ehlers, Creative Studio)
Criminology alumna Dr Amelie Pednault receives the Governor General's Gold Medal for having achieved the highest academic standing in a doctoral program. (Photo credit: Greg Ehlers, Creative Studio)
Criminology Master of Arts graduate Danielle Lappage is all smiles as she crosses the stage. Lappage will wrestle for Team Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. (Photo credit: Sheri Fabian, Criminology)
Anthony Lam, Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) (Crim), applied his passion for aviation to his honour's thesis titled, "Cyberterrorism Takes Flight: Cyberspace as a Medium for Aviation Attacks". Eager to continue learning, Lam is now pursuing his private pilot license. (Photo credit: Sheri Fabian, Criminology)
Associate Dean Robert Gordon leads the procession to conclude the ceremony. (Photo credit: Greg Ehlers, Creative Studio)
Criminology Master of Arts graduate Stephanie Shea celebrates the completion of her degree with her senior supervisor Ted Palys, supervisor Sheri Fabian, and external examiner annie ross from First Nations Studies. Her thesis titled, "Caretakers of the Mountain: Understanding the Burnaby Pipleline Blockade" tackled an issue of recent political and environmental importance. (Photo credit: Chantal Turpin, Criminology)
The 2016 Honours Program cohort gathers for one last photo together. (Photo credit: Christine Palka, Criminology)