More than 10,000 Humber students graduated as part of convocation ceremonies held from June 18 to June 21 at the Toronto Congress Centre. The alumni network now includes more than 250,000 alumni working and living around the world.
Honorary degrees were also conferred upon six well-known personalities for their valuable contributions in their fields and to society. They are:
During President Whitaker’s convocation speech he spoke about courage and risk taking. “It’s pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone because that’s where you’ll learn the most. It’s the courage to let yourself change and grow,” he said.
Humber Broadcast Television and Videography students provided a live pre-show for the convocation ceremonies on June 18 and 19. During their show, students conducted interviews with the President, Senior Deans, honorary degree recipients, graduating students and their families.
In an interview, one graduate gave an advice to the future students, “Believe in yourself, hold on to your dreams, don’t give up and just do it,” Elizabeth Okelana, graduate of the Practical Nursing program.