2021 Convocation Celebrations

June 2021 Convocation

Passion found for criminology: How one student’s experience at SFU was enriched through volunteering, community involvement, and openness to new experiences.

Colin Schuler Ram, Simon Fraser University School of Criminology undergraduate student, graduating in June 2021, is a four-time recipient of the SFU Dean’s Honour Roll, a two-time recipient of the SFU President’s Honour Roll, a seven-time recipient of an Open Scholarship, a two-time recipient of the Criminology Student Association Community Service Award, and a nominee for the Dean’s Convocation Medal (Silver)!

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Passionate about wrongful convictions and human rights advocacy, dreams future as a lawyer

Kaitlyn Richards, well-known as the president of Simon Fraser University’s Criminology Student Association (CSA) for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters, is graduating from SFU with a shining and positive legacy.

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2020 Convocation Celebrations

Fall 2020 Convocation

Nicole Raschella graduates into a new phase

Criminology graduate Nicole Raschella planned to celebrate getting her BA with a holiday in Cancun, Mexico. That, obviously, is not going to happen. Instead, she’ll settle for a celebratory dinner in Vancouver with family and a few friends.

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Ivana Zdjelar. Making the Best of It.

Ivana Zdjelar had hoped to celebrate her achievement with a trip around Europe and Egypt, but the pandemic threw a wrench in those plans. “It wasn’t quite the graduation I had planned, but it turned out better than I could have even imagined,” she says.

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Spring 2020 Convocation

2020 Spring Convocation Celebration

Warmest congratulations to our graduating class of 2020! Best wishes and good luck from the School of Criminology. We are proud of you and know that we are applauding (virtually) for you! You've made it, despite the crisis of the day. And you will do the same in your future endeavours. Best wishes as you move forward to the next step in your journey. Stay well. Stay safe.

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2020 Convocation medal winner, Xilonen Hanson Pastran takes criminology to a new level.

Xilonen Hanson Pastran came to SFU intent on understanding the relationship between justice and law in Canada. The SFU Criminology grad is now committed to using her education to enact social change through law reform. She was awarded the Lt. Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation.

Congratulations Xilonen, and congratulations to our outstanding and resilient graduating class of 2020!

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