Jad Debai, a 2016 Bachelor of Commerce graduate who was named the university's student valedictorian partially because of his leadership skills, encouraged his peers to unleash their inner super power in his convocation address.
In his honorary degree acceptance speech, Chicago-born, Canadian blues music legend Tom Lavin talked about how his passion for lifelong learning and lessons on learning have transformed him into a professional who shifts careers readily.
Several dignitaries and UCW's 2016 student valedictorian addressed the University's 20 graduands in attendance at this year's convocation ceremony at Vancouver's Italian Cultural Centre on Friday, July 15. Among the speakers were Tom Lavin, UCW 2016 honorary degree recipient, Jad Debai, UCW 2016 student valedictorian and David Wiens, UCW's executive director.
University of Canada West will formally announce the appointment of an internationally respected advocate of multiculturalism and racial harmony, who is a municipal politician, as an honorary professor at its 2016 convocation ceremony July 15.