Passion and performance pays off in Ontario

3 JUNE 2008

More than 300 graduates will be honoured in Ontario, Canada this week for their dedication and hard work during the largest of the CSU graduation ceremonies held in the province.

More than 300 graduates will be honoured in Ontario, Canada this week for their dedication and hard work during the largest of the Charles Sturt University (CSU) graduation ceremonies held in the province.
 
Amongst those receiving their undergraduate and postgraduate awards on Thursday 5 June from CSU Chancellor Lawrence Willet, AO are 203 graduates who have completed the CSU Bachelor of Primary Educations Studies.
 
Associate Professor Rod Francis, Head of the Ontario Campus.“This is the largest and most diverse group to graduate from the primary education
studies program first offered by CSU in Ontario in 2005,” said Associate Professor Rod Francis, Head of the Ontario Campus.
 
“They deserve to be publicly congratulated for their enthusiasm, persistence and passion that they have demonstrated in their classroom performance and their academic work.”
 
The successful Bachelor of Primary Education Studies is an elementary program for primary–junior teachers run annually by CSU onsite in Ontario from August until May. The first students started in August 2005.
 
Dr Fred A Hall, Associate Vice-President Academic of McMaster University, Hamilton in Ontario, Canada will address graduates during the occasional address at the graduation ceremony to be held in the Burlington Convention Centre.
Other graduation news:
 
Thursday 5 June, Burlington Convention Centre, 1120 Burloak Drive, Burlington, Ontario from 10.30am:
  • 203 graduates will receive the Bachelor of Primary Education Studies from CSU, 192 of those are expected to attend the ceremony.
  • Seven graduates will graduate with distinction.
  • Occasional Speaker will be Dr Fred A Hall, Associate Vice-President Academic of McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • The graduates are the third group to graduate from CSU Ontario.

Thursday 5 June, Burlington Convention Centre, 1120 Burloak Drive, Burlington, Ontario from 2.30pm: 

  • 107 graduates will receive their undergraduate and postgraduate awards from CSU Faculties of Business, Education and Science. 60 of those are expected to attend the ceremony.
  • They include degrees in business administration, education, medical imaging, nursing and paramedics.
  • Occasional Speaker is Professor Nick Klomp, Dean of the CSU Faculty of Science.
This program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities for the period from 24 th December 2004 to 24th December 2009.  Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions).

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