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UFV CONVOCATION 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS About our Ceremony, Program, and Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Messages from the Chancellor, President, and Alumni Association Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 About UFV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Our Traditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Academic Dress Our Traditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Stó:lō territory The Talking Stick Student Speakers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Program of Ceremony, Thursday, June 14, 2:30 pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Faculty of Professional Studies Faculty of Access and Open Studies Teaching Excellence Award — Dr. Sheryl MacMath . . . . . . . . . 16 Honorary Degree Recipient — Ray Silver Sr.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Program of Ceremony, Friday, June 15, 9:30 am . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 College of Arts Honorary Degree Recipient — Red Robinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Program of Ceremony, Friday, June 15, 2:30 pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Faculty of Science Faculty of Health Sciences Faculty of Trades and Technology Research Excellence Award — Dr. Olav Lian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Honorary Degree Recipient — Sheldon Kennedy. . . . . . . . . . . 42 UFV Highlights of 2011/12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Board of Governors and Senate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Senior Administration Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Acknowledgments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Keeping in Touch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

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