NORTH BAY, ON, May 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadore is hosting its Convocation
Ceremonies for the Schools of Business and Management; Culinary Arts;
Language, Access and Preparatory; Media, Design and Dramatic Arts; and
Sport and Recreation on May 29.
Guest speaker Patricia Lovett-Reid, host and chief financial commentator
for CTV News Channel, will be speaking to approximately 300 graduates.
Lovett-Reid is a highly respected Canadian financial guru and the host
of The Pattie Lovett-Reid Show on the CTV News Channel. She coaches
viewers on how to save money, stretch their income, and get the biggest
bang for their hard-earned money. For the last decade, Lovett-Reid, has
been a regular guest commentator on BNN and other Bell Media channels.
Lovett-Reid is a Certified Financial Planner, former Senior
Vice-President at TD Waterhouse Canada Inc., and co-author of several
national best-selling books. The Financial Planners Standards Council
(FPSC) recognized Lovett-Reid with the 2009 Donald J. Johnston Award
for her outstanding contribution to the profession of financial
planning in Canada. Lovett-Reid received 2007 Canada's Most Powerful
Women: Top 100™ Award in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters Category.
"Ms. Lovett-Reid has been courageously open about questioning the advice
she's given her own children when it comes to higher education," said
George Burton, President of Canadore College. "She recognizes the
valuable role that colleges play in preparing the leaders of tomorrow
to have a positive impact on the Canadian economy."
Canadore is very proud of its graduates for their accomplishments and
for achieving their education goals. Each year, the College graduates
approximately 1,000 students who join a network of 39,000 alumni across
The ceremonies are being held at the College Drive Campus (100 College
Drive) on May 29 at 10 a.m. The remaining Convocation Ceremonies will
take place on:
May 30, 10 a.m. - Environmental and Biotechnology; Health, Human Care
and Wellness; Indigenous Studies
May 31, 10 a.m. - Community Justice and Police Studies; Information
Technology; Office Administration; Trades and Technology
May 31, 2 p.m. - Aviation Technology
Canadore provides access to over 60 full-time quality programs and has
outstanding faculty and student services. Each year, approximately
1,000 graduates join a network of 39,000 alumni working around the
SOURCE: Canadore College
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