“Humber is great. It’s a family and I found good friends here,” says Richa Arora, graduate of Insurance and Property Management.
Graduates from the Business School, like Arora, celebrated with family, friends and classmates for the first two ceremonies of day two of spring convocation.
Jason D. Harrow, better known as Kardinal Offishall, was also a recipient of an honorary degree from Humber during the afternoon ceremony. A successful Canadian hip hop artist and is also helping to shape the future of the music industry in Canada as an executive with Universal Music Canada.
In his comments to the graduates, he said, “everything is only impossible until you do it. Make sure that your path is your path, and your story is your story. Your network is your net worth...You will be going through a lot in life, but with a solid foundation, like the education you have received at Humber, nothing can stop you.”
Graduates of School of Media Studies & Information Technology received their credentials during the evening ceremony. Accomplished documentary filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal received an honoary degree during the ceremony.
“I do feel that following your creative path is not as easy as it seems. There will always be practical things that interfere, you need to have a job to support yourself and that might not be your passion—what you want to do," said Baichwal. "But to me, the most important thing is to be fulfilled.”