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Sheridan to celebrate more than 8,300 graduates during Spring 2024 Convocation

Jun 3, 2024
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Sheridan will proudly celebrate more than 8,300 graduates in the fields of business, the arts, community studies, applied health, the humanities, and science and technology during 11 spring convocation ceremonies this week at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., bringing Sheridan’s alumni community to over 220,000 strong.

Four graduates pose for a group photo following a Sheridan Convocation ceremony“Convocation is the culmination of our learners’ journeys at Sheridan,” said Dr. Janet Morrison, Sheridan President and Vice Chancellor. “It’s an incredibly special time for our graduates, their families, professors and everyone who has supported them along the way. Convocation gives us the opportunity to honour and celebrate their achievements and resilience as they cross the stage and enter the next phase of their personal and professional lives.”

Sheridan’s 63rd convocation takes place from Monday, June 3 – Thursday, June 6, recognizing graduates from the Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design (FAAD), Faculty of Applied Science and Technology (FAST), Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies (FAHCS), Pilon School of Business (PSB), Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHASS).

Highlights of the ceremonies will include musical performances by Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre program student Avery Rood; a reading by Poet Laureate Daniela Dampare, a graduate of the Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing program; and a keynote address by President and Vice Chancellor Dr. Janet Morrison. Eleven valedictorians will deliver their speeches during the Convocation ceremonies. Each ceremony will be livestreamed.

Spring convocation 2024 will celebrate the first cohort of graduates from Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Social and Community Development degree and its Applied Creativity and Innovation postgraduate certificate.

Indigenous graduands will be presented with a hand beaded thunderbird pin and a sweetgrass braid on behalf of Sheridan’s Centre for Indigenous Learning and Support.

“Postsecondary education transforms people, families and communities,” said Dr. Morrison. “We take great pride in celebrating Sheridan’s newest alumni as they begin the next chapter of their lives. I know that they will bring new ideas and fresh perspectives to every challenge they encounter and be a catalyst for real change.”

For more information about Sheridan’s 2024 Spring Convocation, including a full ceremony schedule, biographies of the Class of 2024 valedictorians, and the livestream link, please visit

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