Convocation 2018 Highlights

May 11, 2018

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Convocation 2018 Highlights

Years of study all come to fruition as graduates cross the stage to receive their degrees at convocation – the ceremony that marks the end of one stage of life and the beginning of the next. Around 150 people join the ranks of Crandall alumni with degrees/certificates/awards in hand, celebrating with the hundreds of friends, family, faculty, and officials in attendance (and watching online).

Here are a few of the highlights of this year’s convocation weekend.

Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni Award recipients with Chancellor and President

Distinguished Alumi Award Recipients Rev. Sandra Sutherland (middle left) and Daniel Ingersoll (middle right) with Chancellor Donald Simmonds (left), and President and Vice-Chancellor Bruce Fawcett (right)

The evening before Convocation, Crandall Alumni and Friends gather for the presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Award. This year’s recipients are Daniel Ingersoll and Rev. Sandra Sutherland.

Read more about this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award event


East Coast Brass Quintet

This year, the music for the Convocation Ceremony was provided by East Coast Brass, of Tutta Musica / Sistema NB

2018 Leadership Award

2018 Leadership Award Recipient

2018 Crandall University Leadership Award Recipient Ms. Mary-Jean Irving (centre); Chancellor Donald Simmonds (right); and President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Bruce Fawcett (left)

The Leadership award was presented to Ms. Mary-Jean Irving, president and CEO of Master Packaging Inc. and Indian River Farms Ltd. Ms. Irving shared inspiring words and a challenge to all gathered

Read more about the 2018 Leadership Award

Graduand Address

Graduand Address by Dani Reimer

Danielle Reimer giving the Graduand Address

Danielle Reimer, graduating with her BA Honours in English, shared an inspiring a brief cross-section of the life of a student and the growth and accomplishment that comes from studying in an environment surrounded by close friends, tough but caring professors, and “a good God in our corner.”

Watch the Graduand Address on YouTube, beginning at 45:35 on the Convocation Live Stream video

Class of 2018

2018 Grads descending stairs to enter the ceremony

This year, approximately 150 individuals received recognition for completing these programs of study:

View the Official List of 2018 Graduates (.pdf)

This year also celebrates the first graduates from the Worship Ministry Minor program.

Convocation 2018 Awards

Kimberly Dawn MacLaren, M.Org.M. Honours Society

In addition to degrees and certificates, awards are presented to students at the top of each program.

See photos of the award recipients on Facebook

Learn more about the Faculty of Business Administration Gold Medal

Learn More

For more information on Crandall University and its programs, visit crandallu.ca or call 1-888-968-6228

Crandall University is Eastern Canada’s leading liberal arts university devoted to the Christian faith. Crandall offers undergraduate degrees in Arts, Science, Business Administration, Education, and Technical Education as well as graduate degrees in Organizational Management and Education. Founded in 1949, Crandall University is provincially chartered to grant degrees and certificates, and is located on a beautiful 200-acre campus at 333 Gorge Road in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

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