Class of 2022 Convocation

Learn more about the schedule of speakers and awards to be presented at each convocation ceremony held at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

INTRODUCTION

Sean Furfaro
The assembly will rise at the sound of the piper for the procession of graduands and the convocation fanfare and remain standing until after the invocation.

PROCESSION

Candidates for Degrees in Course

CONVOCATION FANFARE

Piper: Kate Runciman
Beadle: Genevieve Gauthier-Chalifour, University Secretary
Chancellor: Mary Anne Chambers
President and Vice-Chancellor: Charlotte A.B. Yates
Provost and Vice-President (Academic): Gwen Chapman
Assistant Vice-President (Graduate Studies): Ben Bradshaw
Participants in the Ceremony:

  • Members of the Board of Governors and Board of Trustees
  • Members of Senate
  • Faculty Members

TERRITORIAL WELCOME

Gimaa Stacey Laforme, Mississaugas of the Credit
O Canada Sung by: Effie Honeywell

INVOCATION

Sara DeMoor, Multi-Faith Team Member
The assembly will be seated.

WELCOME

Mary Anne Chambers, Chancellor

CONFERRING OF HONORARY DEGREE

Candidate: Winifred Hallwachs, Doctor of Science, honoris causa
Presented by: Shoshanah Jacobs, Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

CONVOCATION ADDRESS

Dr. Winifred Hallwachs

PRESENTATION OF SCHOLARS

Gwen Chapman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

CONFERRING OF DEGREES

Chancellor Mary Anne Chambers
Graduands presented by:

  • Ben Bradshaw, Assistant Vice-President (Graduate Studies)
  • Mazyar Fallah, Dean, College of Biological Science
  • Richard Zytner, Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Byron Sheldrick, Interim Dean, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

DEGREES IN ABSENTIA

Mary Anne Chambers, Chancellor

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND VALETE

Charlotte Yates, President and Vice-Chancellor

RECESSION

Piper
The assembly will remain standing during the recession.

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INTRODUCTION

Sean Furfaro
The assembly will rise at the sound of the piper for the procession of graduands and the convocation fanfare and remain standing until after the invocation.

PROCESSION

Candidates for Degrees in Course

CONVOCATION FANFARE

Piper: Kate Runciman
Beadle: Ben Doadt, University Secretary, Associate University Secretary (Board)
Chancellor: Mary Anne Chambers
President and Vice-Chancellor: Charlotte A.B. Yates
Provost and Vice-President (Academic): Gwen Chapman
Assistant Vice-President (Graduate Studies): Ben Bradshaw
Participants in the Ceremony

  • Members of the Board of Governors and Board of Trustees
  • Members of Senate
  • Faculty Members

TERRITORIAL WELCOME

Gimaa Stacey Laforme, Mississaugas of the Credit
O Canada Sung by: Effie Honeywell

INVOCATION

Ania Krysciak, Multi-Faith Team Member
The assembly will be seated.

WELCOME

Mary Anne Chambers, Chancellor

CONFERRING OF HONORARY DEGREE

Candidate: Allan Cain, Doctor of Letters, honoris causa
Presented by: Stephen Henighan, Professor, School of Languages and Literatures

APPOINTMENT OF UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR EMERITA

Candidate: Marion Joppe
Presented by: Statia Elliot, Director, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management

CONVOCATION ADDRESS

Dr. Allan Cain

PRESENTATION OF SCHOLARS

Gwen Chapman, Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

CONFERRING OF DEGREES

Chancellor Mary Anne Chambers
Graduands presented by:

  • Ben Bradshaw, Assistant Vice-President (Graduate Studies)
  • Andrew Bailey, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, College of Arts
  • Gregory Bauer, Associate Dean, Strategic Partnerships, Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics
  • Rene Van Acker, Dean, Ontario Agricultural College
  • Joanne Hewson, Associate Dean, Students & Academic, Ontario Veterinary College

DEGREES IN ABSENTIA

Mary Anne Chambers, Chancellor

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND VALETE

Charlotte Yates, President and Vice-Chancellor

RECESSION

Piper
The assembly will remain standing during the recession.

View Convocation Program

INTRODUCTION

Sean Furfaro
The assembly will rise for the procession of graduands and the convocation fanfare and remain standing until after the invocation.

PROCESSION

Candidates for Degrees in Course

CONVOCATION FANFARE

Piper: Kate Runciman
Beadle: Joanne Emeneau, Associate University Secretary (Senate)
Participants in the Ceremony:

  • Members of the Board of Governors and Board of Trustees
  • Members of Senate
  • Faculty Members

TERRITORIAL WELCOME

Gimaa Stacey Laforme, Mississaugas of the Credit
O Canada Sung by: Benjamin Sproule

INVOCATION

Andrew Hyde, Multi-Faith Team Member
The assembly will be seated.

WELCOME

Mary Anne Chambers, Chancellor

PRESENTATION OF SCHOLARS

Rene Van Acker, Dean, Ontario Agricultural College

ANNOUNCEMENTS AND VALETE

President and Vice-Chancellor, Charlotte A.B. Yates

RECESSION

Piper
The assembly will remain standing during the recession.

View Convocation Program

Find Picture Perfect Scenes for Grads

Looking for the perfect backdrop to snap photos of grads with familiy and friends? Be sure to check out these photo hotspots and tag #GuelphGrad for a repost on social.

The Gryphone Statue
A #UofG classic! Did you even go here if you don't have a pic with the Gryphon?
Located at Gordon St. and Stone Rd. E

The Cannon
Aka Old Jeremiah. Take a pic at one of #UofG's oldest traditions!
Located beside Branion Plaza

Celebration Corner Located at Alumni Stadium, where you can RING THE BELL!

#uelphGrad Photo Hotspots

Convocation Programs

Visit our Program page for a list of all graduating students and an archive of past ceremony programs.