Convocation at Fleming College’s Sutherland Campus celebrates 2018 graduates

Peterborough ON – (May 31, 2018) Fleming College will host a convocation ceremony for graduates of Sutherland Campus from June 5-7, 2018.

Fleming is proud to celebrate the many accomplishments of its graduates at convocation – one of the most important events in the College year. Over 2,400 students are eligible to receive certificates and diplomas at this year’s ceremony, from more than 60 programs across academic areas.

There are six ceremonies in total occurring at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre.

Here is the full schedule:

Tuesday, June 5

  • 10 a.m. – School of Trades and Technology; Arts and Heritage, Haliburton School of Art + Design; School of General Arts and Science
  • 2 p.m. – School of Business

Wednesday, June 6

  • 10 a.m. – School of Justice and Community Development – Justice Programs
  • 2 p.m. – School of Justice and Community Development – Community Development Programs

Thursday, June 7

  • 10 a.m. – School of Health and Wellness (Massage Therapy; Paramedic; Personal Support Worker; Practical Nursing)
  • 2 p.m. – School of Health and Wellness (all other programs)

At the June 6 ceremony, faculty member Shauna Longmuir will receive the Charles E. Pascal Award, named in honour of former Fleming President Charles Pascal. Mrs. Longmuir is recognized for her commitment and innovation to student learning and praised for raising standards for individual success. Mrs. Longmuir is an integral faculty member of the School of Law and Justice Studies.

At the June 7 ceremony, faculty member Gwen Bennett will receive the Vice-President Academic’s Contract Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. Mrs. Bennett is recognized for her passion and commitment for helping students. Mrs. Bennett is an integral faculty member of the School of Health & Wellness and exudes top-of-the-line professionalism in her teaching.

For those unable to attend this year’s convocation, the college will present a live stream of the ceremony. It will be available here:

For more information about the 2018 convocation, please visit the convocation website.

About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.


For more information, please contact:
Sara O’Halloran, Communications Officer

705.749.5530 x 1366