Fleming College to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Virtual Convocations

Peterborough ON ‚Äď (June 22, 2020) ‚Äď Achievements of the Class of 2020 will be celebrated virtually this year at Fleming College‚Äôs 53rd Convocation Ceremonies, available through the College‚Äôs Convocation website.

Never has a graduating class at Fleming College been called to step into the future with more purpose and hope. During this unprecedented year, Fleming College will host five virtual ceremonies to celebrate the Class of 2020. Please see below for the Convocation schedule:

Thursday, June 25, 2020
9 a.m.             
Haliburton School of Art + Design
School of General Arts and Sciences
School of Health and Wellness

11 a.m.           
School of Justice and Community Development

1 p.m.            
School of Trades and Technology

Friday, June 26, 2020
9 a.m.             
School of Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences

1 p.m.             
School of Business

In advance of Convocation, graduates are receiving packages via courier containing their diploma, collar, pennant and window sign. For graduates who earned their Indigenous Perspectives Designation, they will also receive an Indigenous Perspectives letter.

All graduates are encouraged to share their Fleming College pride via social media by snapping a selfie with their diploma and tagging #FlemingGrad. Photos will be re-shared by Fleming College and included in the virtual ceremonies.

Each ceremony will feature an Indigenous Honour Song and Land Acknowledgement, a welcome by Fleming College Board Chair Dan Marinigh, remarks by President Maureen Adamson, Alumni Remarks and Valedictorian address. O Canada will be performed by Kate Suhr.

Visit the College’s Convocation website on Thursday, June 25 and Friday, June 26 to tune in to the virtual ceremonies.

About Fleming College
Fleming College respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on Michi Saagiig Anishinaabeg lands and territory. 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 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 75,000 alumni.

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Media, for more information please contact:

Sara O’Halloran
Communications Officer  
sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca