Outside it may have been grey and rainy, but inside the Toronto Congress Centre Thursday warmth and excitement filled every corner.

The Humber Alumni family continues to grow, adding approximately 4,300 new members. There are now more than 240,000 Humber Alumni living and working all over the world.

Students at Convocation

The day was broken up into three ceremonies. Graduates of the School of Creative & Performing Arts, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences and The Business School were first to cross the stage at the 10 a.m. ceremony.

Proud members of the School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism, School of Applied Technology and School of Health Sciences celebrated their successes at the 3 p.m. ceremony.

Terry Mundell, president and CEO of the Greater Toronto Hotel Association (GTHA), was the honorary degree recipient. Over the years, Mundell has provided Humber students with many internships, placements and learning opportunities. Through the GTHA, Mundell has sponsored Humber Hotel Management awards and scholarships.

Student with the Humber Hawk at Convocation

Rounding out the end of the day, graduates of the School of Media Studies & Information Technology and School of Social & Community Services took to the convocation stage for the 7 p.m. ceremony.

“Your Humber education provides you with a great set of tools,” Humber President Chris Whitaker told students in his speech. “How you use them is up to you. I hope you will all leave here confident in your abilities as you head towards the next destination in your life’s journey.”

Chris Whitaker at Convocation