- Tuesday, June 6
- Wednesday, June 7
- Thursday, June 8
- Friday, June 9
- Monday, June 12
- Tuesday, June 13
Tuesday June 6, 2:00 P.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Business Administration and all postgraduate certificates
Hear about how Larissa took advantage of hands-on learning opportunities at Trent, specifically her field placements, which not only gave her career experience, but also led to full-time employment upon graduation. "Not only reassured what I learned in class, but also boosted my resume for life after graduation."
Larissa Crough - Bachelors of Business Administration
Wednesday June 7, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Trent/Swansea Law Program, Ancient Greek & Roman Studies, Canadian Studies, Cultural Studies, English Literature, French Studies, Gender & Social Justice, History, Indigenous Studies, Journalism, Media Studies, Philosophy, and Diplomas in Canadian Studies and Foundations of Indigenous Learning.
When you see there's a better way to do things, and you see other people who think that way, then there is a way to change what can be changed, and not to give up. Because, if it feels right in your heart, then there's a reason for it.
Honorary Degree Recipient
Master Warrant Officer Moogly J.J.E.G. Tetrault-Hamel
Hear from Victoria as she talks about her experiences studying abroad as part of the Law & Arts Trent/Swansea Law program, "If I could go back and do it all over again, no question I would"
Victoria Smith - Law & Arts Trent/Swansea
Wednesday June 7, 2:00 P.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Education, Indigenous Education, and Social Work
The great thing is there are stories everywhere. They are practically inexhaustible... I'm confident there is a potential story sitting right beside all of you... The world consists of stories. If you don't see them, then you don't see the world.
Honorary Degree Recipient
Drew Hayden Taylor
Hear about Kiera's experiences preparing for a career in the education. From classes in Indigenous learning to placements in local schools, Kiera's time at Trent is helping to prepare her to make a difference in classrooms. "I definitely feel like the Indigenous learning opportunities that Trent offers are something that's very unique to Trent."
Keira Lyle-Grimm - Bachelor of Education
Thursday June 8, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Environmental Science/Studies, Ecological Restoration, Environmental & Resource Science/Studies, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Geoscience, Geography, Indigenous Environmental Studies, International Development Studies, International Political Economy, Political Studies, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, Water Sciences, and Diplomas in Circumpolar Studies and Indigenous Environmental Studies & Science.
From Fleming College to Trent University and beyond... Hear from Joseph how Trent has prepared him for the next steps on his journey to becoming an environmental scientist.
"Learning your stuff and getting your degree is half the battle. But actually being able to work and apply what you've learned in a real life setting is really important to being a transfer student."
Joseph Gentile - Bachelor of Science in Water Sciences
Thursday June 8, 2:00 P.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Forensic Biology, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Science, Anthropology, and Archaeology.
Hear from Janessa who forged her own path through hands-on learning opportunities like labs, placements, and a research thesis in Forensic Science at Trent.
"Being in such a small school is really easy to get mentorship opportunities, and again, talk to my professors."
Janessa Lewis - Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science
Friday June 9, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Arts & Science, Kinesiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Physics, Computer Science, Computer Science & Physics, Computing Systems, Economics, Financial Science, Information Systems, Mathematical Physics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, and Physics.
I'm a firm believer in the best way you're going to learn is by doing stuff you love, and that's one of my philosophies I'm going to take through the education system when I pursue teacher's college next year.
Matthew Holmes - Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
Friday June 9, 2:00 P.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Biology, Biomedical Science, and Conservation Biology
It's a great way to open yourself up to a lot of outlets but also prep you for the professional schools, so it's a great balance.
Diya Shah - Bachelor of Science in Bio Medical Science
Monday June 12, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
In so many ways Trent has really just helped me to figure out what I want to do with my life and the goals that I have.
Meaghan Weirmier - Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
Monday June 12, 2:00 P.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
I encourage students to think that opportunity is their textbook and the individuals within their care are their instructors. And so I encourage people to always look at the person inside the patient and try to learn from the individuals in your care.
Honorary Degree Recipient
Dr. Jenny Ingram
Hear from Lee about how hands-on learning and face-to-face communication with his professors prepared him for a career in Nursing
"I really wanted to get that hands-on experience that the clinical nursing program offers"
Lee Kress - Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Tuesday June 13, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
It's just an amazing symbol to remember all of the people that supported me, to give me so many resources and allowed me to do the best that I possibly can.
Megan Aoki - Environmental & Life Sciences Ph.D.
Friday June 16, 10:00 A.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Social Work, Child & Youth Studies, Computer Science, Policing & Community Well-Being, Psychology, and Sociology
Hear about how the Policing and Community Well-Being program had Robyn engaging with her community through her fourth-year placement. "I liked that it did have hands on stuff embedded in it and a lot of opportunity for community engagement."
Robyn Dombroski - Bachelor of Arts Honours in Policing & Community Well-Being
Friday June 16, 2:00 P.M. E.D.T. Ceremony
Master of Management, Business Administration, Anthropology, Communications, English, History, Media Studies, Philosophy, and all postgraduate certificates