Celebrating the value of a polytechnic education at the Sask Polytech, Prince Albert Campus convocation
Saskatchewan Polytechnic honours its graduates and award winners at in-person ceremony
June 1, 2022 – Today Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrated the learning journey of graduates, along with award recipients, at the in-person Prince Albert campus convocation ceremonies. More than 600 students were invited to attend Prince Albert campus convocation. Sask Polytech has over 4,700 students walking across the stage at convocation for 2022. Sask Polytech Prince Albert graduates are joining a dynamic and diverse alumni network that is more than 150,000 strong.
“Congratulations to our Sask Polytech, Prince Albert Campus graduates; I commend you for your perseverance, resilience and dedication,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, Sask Polytech president and CEO. “The education you have received here will serve you in ways you cannot imagine. It is my hope that you continue to maintain your relationship with Sask Polytech far into the future. Finally, thank you for choosing our institution for your education needs. I wish you every success as you embark on all that awaits.”
It is a Sask Polytech convocation tradition to recognize extraordinary graduates, faculty and people in each campus community for their distinguished achievements and for modelling the institution’s vision, mission and values. Sask Polytech’s vision is to empower a better Saskatchewan and its mission is to inspire success in every learning journey. Congratulations to the Prince Albert campus award recipients.
Adrienne Skelly was recognized with the Governor General’s Academic Bronze Medal for the highest average in the Prince Albert campus Adult 12 program.
Cody Ager, a graduate of the Integrated Resource Management program, was recognized with the Governor General’s Academic Collegiate Bronze Medal for the highest average at the Prince Albert campus.
Sask Polytech awarded an honorary degree in Applied Studies to Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte of the Prince Albert Grand Council. A member of Lac La Ronge Indian Band, Grand Chief Hardlotte was first elected to his position in October 2017 after serving two three-year terms as Vice Chief. Last year he was acclaimed to the Prince Albert Grand Council’s top position for another term.
Sask Polytech is known for its quality programming and graduates. We fuel provincial growth by providing qualified, work-ready graduates to meet labour market demand. This is demonstrated by consistently high graduate employment rates. Sask Polytech currently has a 94 per cent graduate employment rate.
The Prince Albert campus ceremonies were broadcast live so graduands, family, friends and the polytechnic community who were unable to attend in-person could participate. To view the livestream or previously recorded video please visit www.saskpolytech.ca/convocation.