The third day of Spring Convocation may have been rainy outside, but the spirits of graduates and their families inside the Toronto Congress Centre weren't dampened.
Graduates of School of Health Sciences and School of Liberal Arts & Sciences received their credentials in the morning and afternoon ceremonies.
Gary Ho and Dr. Daniel C. Andreae also received honorary degrees today. Gary Ho, Founder and CEO of Tzu Chi Foundation and champion of the first-ever publicly funded Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) program in Ontario. When asked what advice would he give to students, he said “we can change the world. We can make people smile. That’s the reward we earn, so enjoy your life,” says Ho.
Dr. Daniel Andreae is a distinguished academic, Executive Director, volunteer, and advocate. He has won many notable awards and was also chosen Global Visionary by the Top 100 Registry in New York for supporting the neurodegenerative disease. “Humber is giving to the foundation and the confidence by which you can move into the world and express yourself, Follow your passions and succeed at whatever you are trying to do,” said Andreae.
The day wrapped up with graduates from the School of Applied Technology.