Convocation is a special time for our graduates to celebrate their achievements with family and friends.
University of Waterloo's Spring Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) takes place Tuesday, June 12 at 10 a.m. in the Physical Activities Complex (PAC).
Join our graduating students on their big day. The new Convocation website has a form you can use to sign up for the procession or to volunteer. We will be celebrating all graduands, as well as the following recipients:
Dr. Sandra Black – Honorary Doctorate
Jasmine Bacola – Governor General’s Academic Silver Medal and Highest Academic Achievement (Public Health and Health Systems)
Brianna Hanson – AHS Alumni Gold Medal and Highest Academic Achievement (Kinesiology)
Jessica Spence – Highest Academic Achievement (Recreation and Leisure Studies)
Caitlin McArthur – University Finalist for the Governor-General's Gold Medal
Krista McKerracher (BSc '84, Health Studies) – Alumni Achievement Award recipient for significant professional accomplishments in her 30 years in the pharmaceuticals industry.
Rachel Thompson (BSc '15, Health Studies) – Young Alumni Award recipient and founder of Marlena Books, which publishes and sells dementia-friendly books to empower individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to continue reading.
Jennifer MacKinnon – Valedictorian
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The event will also be available via Livestream.
Join the CONVO-sation on Twitter and Instagram by sending your congratulations or sharing your university memories with #UWaterlooGrad.
Applied Health Sciences graduands and their guests are also invited to a special celebratory reception with light refreshments from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. per invitation. Graduands should pick up their graduation gown and lineup/name card in the PAC small gym before joining family and friends for the pre-convocation breakfast.