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More than 3,300 students to graduate at St. Lawrence College’s Kingston campus ​

2019-06-12

Convocation ceremonies for more than 3,300 students graduating from St. Lawrence College’s Kingston campus will be held at the Leon’s Centre on June 13 and 14. Three ceremonies will be held: 6:00pm on Thursday, June 13 and 10:00am and 3:00pm on Friday, June 14. At the 3:00pm ceremony, St. Lawrence College will award an Honorary Diploma to Helena Neveu, Indigenous Elder at St. Lawrence College (formal media release to follow on Thursday, June 13).

WHAT: St. Lawrence College Kingston Campus Convocation Ceremonies

Thursday, June 13 at 6:00pm: Students graduating from programs in the Schools of Applied Science and Computing, Online and Continuing Education, and Skilled Trades and Tourism. The Valedictorian for the 6:00pm ceremony is Heather Hennessy, who will graduate from the Biotechnology – Advanced program.

Friday, June 14 at 10:00am: Students graduating from programs in the Schools of Baccalaureate Nursing, Business, and Health Sciences. The Valedictorian for the 10:00am ceremony is Jesse Sibanda, who will graduate from the Bachelor of Business Administration program and is the outgoing President of the Student Association (SA).

Friday, June 14 at 3:00pm: Students graduating from programs in the Schools of Community Services and Justice Studies and Applied Arts, Alpha Academy International, and First Nations Technical Institute (FNTI). The Valedictorian for the 3:00pm ceremony is Kayla Verot, who will graduate from the Child and Youth Care program.

An online Live Stream of the Convocation ceremonies will be available on our website www.stlawrencecollege.ca

WHEN:

Thursday, June 13 – Ceremony at 6:00pm
Friday, June 14 – Ceremonies at 10:00am and 3:00pm

WHERE: Leon’s Centre

1 The Tragically Hip Way
Kingston, ON K7K 0B4

MEDIA CONTACT:

Please let us know if you are going to attend convocation so we can assist with your needs:

Laura Tulchinsky
Communications Officer
St. Lawrence College
613-544-5400, ext. 1291
ltulchinsky@sl.on.ca

Convocation Contact for Media ON SITE:

Denise Wing
Communications Officer
St. Lawrence College
Cell: 613-340-3820
dwing@sl.on.ca

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About St. Lawrence College
St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic life and social fabric of Eastern Ontario, with campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. St. Lawrence College consistently ranks as one of Ontario’s leading community colleges, preparing students for the global economy with relevant, practical, and experiential learning opportunities. Offering over 100 full-time programs, St. Lawrence College is a close-knit community of 10,000 full-time students, and more than 96,000 alumni.