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UNBC Convocation…Outstanding

Friday, May 29, 2015 @ 11:52 AM


Newly installed President, Daniel Weeks  buttons up his new ceremonial robes-photos 250News

Prince George, B.C.- “Outstanding”,  a word  UNBC President Daniel Weeks  mentioned several times in his opening address this morning at the  convocation  ceremony at the Northern Sport Centre.Weeks  was officially installed  as the  new President of the University, in a ceremony  that  had him  don  his  new, ceremonial robes.

While he  will save his inaugural address  for a special 25th anniversary event in June,  President Weeks’  spoke of  many ‘outstanding’ aspects of UNBC.  2015-05-29 10.04.53

(at right,  President Weeks addresses the  grads,  faculty, staff, and  guests)

From it’s faculty and staff, the basketball team,  the awards  received  by  many who are studying or  working at the university,  the basketball team  and the students who spearheaded the  free transit  initiative during the  Canada Winter Games,  all “outstanding”  said President Weeks.

This morning’s event was the first of  two  slated for today at UNBC.  This morning  it was the  graduates of the College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences  and this afternoon, graduates of the College of Science and Management will receive their degrees.

Todays ceremonies are the first two of six that will take place  either at UNBC or at satellite campuses throughout the north



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