Photo: Owen Egan

Lina Ianni, one of the six fall graduates from the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, and her mother. (Photo: Claudio Ianni)

Fall Convocation for Health Sciences graduates was held on the morning of October 31, 2017, with the ceremony taking place in Salle Wilfrid Pelletier at Place des Arts. Joining the 218 health sciences graduates being celebrated during the ceremony, about half of whom were in attendance, were Dr. Linda Snell, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Leadership in Education and Principal Emerita Dr. Heather Monroe-Blum who received an honorary doctorate.

Following the ceremony, the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders held a special reception for their 28 graduates where School awards were presented, while the Ingram School of Nursing held a reception for their 124 graduates, including three award winners.

Congratulations to all of our Fall 2017 graduates!

Related: In the spring, the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy graduated their first cohort of Master of Science students from McGill University’s extension program at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC). View a related video here.

November 9, 2017

2017 School of Communication Sciences and Disorders Fall graduates (photo: Dan Lafreniere)

Clinical Coordinator, Ms. Kelly Root, with one of the recipients of the Tavistock Award for work in Aphasia. (Photo: Dan Lafreniere)

Dr. Lind Polka awarding the Bonnie Bryans award to Marla Folden (absent). Tanya Matthews and Lizzie Carolan accepted the award on Marla’s behalf. (Photo: Dan Lafreniere)

Dr. Marc Pell, Associate Dean and Director of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, addresses the graduates and their families. (Photo: Dan Lafreniere)