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St. Lawrence College’s Kingston Campus to graduate more than 2,000 students

2014-06-11

St. Lawrence College’s Kingston Campus to graduate more than 2,000 students

KINGSTON, ON – More than 2,000 students from St. Lawrence College will graduate in three Convocation ceremonies to be held on June 12 and 13, 2014 at Rogers K-ROCK Centre in downtown Kingston.

On Thursday, June 12 at 6 pm, students will graduate from programs in the School of Business and the School of Health Sciences. The Valedictorian address will be delivered by Victoria Stinson, who is graduating from the Business Administration – Accounting program.

Sandy Singers, Executive Director of the Partners in Mission Food Bank, will be presented with an Honorary Diploma at the Thursday Convocation ceremony.

On Friday, June 13, the 10:00 am ceremony will be held for students graduating from programs in the School of Applied Science & Computing, School of Skilled Trades & Tourism and Online & Continuing Education. The Valedictorian for this ceremony is Sarah Anne Wesson, who will graduate from the Hospitality Management - Hotel & Restaurant program.

The Friday afternoon ceremony at 3:00 pm will see students graduate from programs in the School of Community Services, First Nations Technical Institute and School of Justice Studies & Applied Arts. The Valedictorian address will be delivered by Megan Latour, who will graduate from the Fitness & Health Promotion program.

“We look forward to Convocation and are extremely proud of our students as they walk across the stage and become graduates of the college,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO of St. Lawrence College. “They’ve worked so hard, and convocation is a time to recognize and celebrate their accomplishments before they move forward to the next stage in their lives. They will always be part of our St. Lawrence family.”

If you are unable to attend the Kingston Convocation events in person, a live stream of the Convocation ceremonies will be available at www.stlawrencecollege.ca.

More information for graduates & guests:
Kingston convocation details (click here)
Parking information (click here)

Traffic information: Please note that HWY #2 access to downtown Kingston is currently under construction. At times there are significant traffic delays. If you are travelling to Convocation, we encourage you to consider alternate routes such as Division Street to Queen Street to the Rogers K-Rock Centre to help avoid a potential delay.

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About St. Lawrence College

With three friendly campuses in Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston, St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic vibrancy of Eastern Ontario. St. Lawrence College is a close-knit community of 6,700 full-time students from Canada and from more than 40 countries worldwide, with more than 70,000 alumni. As part of ongoing sustainability initiatives, the College recently completed the installation of more than 1,600 solar modules on the roofs of our Kingston and Brockville campuses, the largest solar roof-top installation of any post-secondary institution in Canada. In addition to this investment in our campus infrastructure we have recently completed a multi-million dollar revitalization of our Cornwall campus. The college has many exciting Applied Research projects in progress, as well, our Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement group has helped more than 200 organizations grow and prosper. Hundreds enroll in our part-time and distance education courses each year. We work with thousands of clients annually at our Employment Service locations in Kingston, Sharbot Lake, Sydenham, and Ottawa.

  

Kris Ward
Communications Officer
Marketing & Communications
St. Lawrence College
kward@sl.on.ca
www.stlawrencecollege.ca
Brockville: 613-345-0660 ext. 2183
Cornwall 613-933-6080 ext. 2183
Kingston 613-544-5400 ext. 2183
Cell: 613-330-2482