Humber Spring 2019 Convocation – School of Applied Technology

Humber Spring 2019 Convocation – School of Applied Technology


>>GOOD EVENING LADIES AND GENTLEMEN. WE ARE A NUMBER MUSIC AND WE ARE HERE TO EDUCATING — ENTERTAIN YOU THIS EVENING. WE ARE GOING TO START OFF WITH A CLASSIC, IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ IT’S LIKE A DIAMOND RING. IT’S A PRECIOUS THING. ♪ AND WE NEVER WANT TO LOSE IT. ♪ IT’S LIKE A FAVORITE SONG THAT WE LOVE TO SING. ♪ EVERY TIME WE HEAR THE MUSIC. ♪ AND WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ WE GOT THE KIND THAT LASTS FOREVER. ♪ WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ AND LIKE BERRIES ON THE VINE. ♪ IT GETS SWEETER ALL THE TIME. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ IT’S LIKE A RAINY NIGHT AND CANDLELIGHT. ♪ AND OOH, IT’S SO ROMANTIC. ♪ WE GOT THE WHOLE THING WORKING OUT SO RIGHT. ♪ AND IT’S JUST THE WAY WE PLANNED IT. ♪ WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ WE GOT THE KIND THAT LASTS FOREVER. ♪ WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ AND LIKE BERRIES ON THE VINE. ♪ IT GETS SWEETER ALL THE TIME. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [KEYBOARD SOLO] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ WE GOT THE KIND THAT LASTS FOREVER. ♪ DON’T YOU KNOW, THAT. WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ AND LIKE BERRIES ON THE VINE. ♪ IT GETS SWEETER ALL THE TIME. ♪ WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ WE GOT THE KIND THAT LASTS FOREVER. ♪ DON’T YOU KNOW THAT WE’RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER. ♪ AND LIKE BERRIES ON THE VINE. ♪ IT GETS SWEETER ALL THE TIME. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ CLAUSE. [APPLAUSE] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ MAKING MY WAY DOWNTOWN WALKING FAST. ♪ FACES PASS AND I’M HOME BOUND. ♪ STARING BLANKLY AHEAD JUST MAKING MY WAY. ♪ MAKING A WAY THROUGH THE CROWD. ♪ AND I NEED YOU. ♪ AND I MISS YOU. ♪ AND NOW I WONDER. ♪ IF I COULD FALL INTO THE SKY. ♪ DO YOU THINK TIME WOULD PASS ME BY? ♪ ‘CAUSE YOU KNOW I’D WALK A THOUSAND MILES. ♪ IF I COULD JUST SEE YOU TONIGHT. ♪ IT’S ALWAYS TIMES LIKE THESE WHEN I THINK OF YOU. ♪ AND I WONDER IF YOU EVER THINK OF ME. ♪ ‘CAUSE EVERYTHING’S SO WRONG AND I DON’T BELONG. ♪ LIVING IN YOUR PRECIOUS MEMORIES. ♪ ‘CAUSE I’LL NEED YOU. ♪ AND I’LL MISS YOU. ♪ AND NOW I WONDER. ♪ IF I COULD FALL INTO THE SKY. ♪ DO YOU THINK TIME WOULD PASS ME BY? ♪ ‘CAUSE YOU KNOW I’D WALK A THOUSAND MILES. ♪ IF I COULD JUST SEE YOU TONIGHT. ♪ AND I, I DON’T WANT TO LET YOU KNOW. ♪ I, I DROWN IN YOUR MEMORY. ♪ I, I DON’T WANT TO LET THIS GO. ♪ I, I DON’T. ♪ MAKING MY WAY DOWNTOWN WALKING FAST. ♪ FACES PASS AND I’M HOME BOUND. ♪ STARING BLANKLY AHEAD JUST MAKING MY WAY. ♪ MAKING A WAY THROUGH THE CROWD. ♪ AND I STILL NEED YOU. ♪ AND I STILL MISS YOU. ♪ AND NOW I WONDER. ♪ IF I COULD FALL INTO THE SKY. ♪ DO YOU THINK TIME WOULD PASS US BY? ♪ ‘CAUSE YOU KNOW I’D WALK A THOUSAND MILES. ♪ IF I COULD JUST SEE YOU. ♪ IF I COULD FALL INTO THE SKY. ♪ DO YOU THINK TIME WOULD PASS ME BY? ♪ ‘CAUSE YOU KNOW I’D WALK A THOUSAND MILES. ♪ IF I COULD JUST SEE YOU, IF I COULD JUST HOLD YOU TONIGHT. ♪ YOU KNOW I’VE ALWAYS BEEN A ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE]>>THANK YOU. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ROUND LIKE A CIRCLE IN A SPIRAL LIKE A WHEEL WITHIN A WHEEL. ♪ NEVER ENDING OR BEGINNING ON AN EVER-SPINNING REEL. ♪ LIKE A SNOWBALL DOWN A MOUNTAIN OR A CARNIVAL BALLOON. ♪ LIKE A CAROUSEL THAT’S TURNING, RUNNING RINGS AROUND THE MOON. ♪ LIKE A CLOCK WHOSE HANDS ARE SWEEPING PAST THE MINUTES OF ITS FACE. ♪ AND THE WORLD IS LIKE AN APPLE WHIRLING SILENTLY IN SPACE. ♪ LIKE THE CIRCLES THAT YOU FIND ♪ IN THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND. ♪ LIKE A TUNNEL THAT YOU FOLLOW TO A TUNNEL OF ITS OWN. ♪ DOWN A HOLLOW TO A CAVERN WHERE THE SUN HAS NEVER SHONE. ♪ LIKE A DOOR THAT KEEPS REVOLVING IN A HALF FORGOTTEN DREAM. ♪ OR THE RIPPLES FROM A PEBBLE SOMEONE TOSSES IN A STREAM. ♪ LIKE A CLOCK WHOSE HANDS ARE SWEEPING PAST THE MINUTES OF ITS FACE. ♪ AND THE WORLD IS LIKE AN APPLE WHIRLING SILENTLY IN SPACE. ♪ LIKE THE CIRCLES THAT YOU FIND IN THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND. ♪ KEYS THAT JINGLE IN YOUR POCKET, WORDS THAT JANGLE IN YOUR HEAD. ♪ WHY DID SUMMER GO SO QUICKLY, WAS IT SOMETHING THAT I SAID? ♪ LOVERS WALKING ALONG A SHORE AND LEAVE THEIR FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND. ♪ IS THE SOUND OF DISTANT DRUMMING JUST THE FINGERS OF YOUR HAND? ♪ PICTURES HANGING IN A HALLWAY AND THE FRAGMENT OF A SONG. ♪ HALF REMEMBERED NAMES AND FACES, BUT TO WHOM DO THEY BELONG? ♪ WHEN YOU KNEW THAT IT WAS OVER YOU WERE SUDDENLY AWARE? ♪ THAT THE AUTUMN LEAVES WERE TURNING TO THE COLOR OF HER HAIR? ♪ LIKE A CIRCLE IN A SPIRAL, LIKE A WHEEL WITHIN A WHEEL. ♪ NEVER ENDING OR BEGINNING ON AN EVER SPINNING REEL. ♪ AS THE IMAGES UNWIND, LIKE THE CIRCLES THAT YOU FIND. ♪ IN THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [KEYBOARD SOLO] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ KEYS THAT JINGLE IN YOUR POCKET, WORDS THAT JANGLE IN YOUR HEAD. ♪ WHY DID SUMMER GO SO QUICKLY, WAS IT SOMETHING THAT I SAID? ♪ LOVERS WALKING ALONG A SHORE AND LEAVE THEIR FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND. ♪ IS THE SOUND OF DISTANT DRUMMING JUST THE FINGERS OF YOUR HAND? ♪ PICTURES HANGING IN A HALLWAY OR THE FRAGMENT OF A SONG. ♪ HALF REMEMBERED NAMES AND FACES, BUT TO WHOM DO THEY BELONG? ♪ WHEN YOU KNEW THAT IT WAS OVER YOU WERE SUDDENLY AWARE? ♪ THAT THE AUTUMN LEAVES WERE TURNING TO THE COLOR OF HER HAIR? ♪ LIKE A CIRCLE IN A SPIRAL, LIKE A WHEEL WITHIN A WHEEL. ♪ ♪ NEVER ENDING OR BEGINNING ON AN EVER SPINNING REEL. ♪ AS THE IMAGES UNWIND, LIKE THE CIRCLES THAT YOU FIND. ♪ IN THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE]>>THANK YOU. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪>>HELLO EVERYBODY. WE ARE A NUMBER MUSIC AND WE WILL BE ENTERTAINING YOU FOR THE DURATION OF THE CEREMONY. THE NEXT SONG WE ARE GOING TO SING IS A LITTLE TOO COLD WAKE UP BY JOHN LEGEND. I HOPE YOU ENJOY IT. ♪ WAKE UP EVERYBODY NO MORE SLEEPIN’ IN BED. ♪ NO MORE BACKWARD THINKIN’ TIME FOR THINKIN’ AHEAD. ♪ THE WORLD HAS CHANGED SO VERY MUCH. ♪ FROM WHAT IT USED TO BE. ♪ THERE IS SO MUCH HATRED WAR AN’ POVERTY. ♪ WAKE UP ALL THE TEACHERS TIME TO TEACH A NEW WAY. ♪ MAYBE THEN THEY’LL LISTEN TO WHATCHA HAVE TO SAY. ♪ ‘CAUSE THEY’RE THE ONES WHO’S COMING UP AND THE WORLD IS IN THEIR HANDS. ♪ WHEN YOU TEACH THE CHILDREN TEACH EM THE VERY BEST YOU CAN. ♪ THE WORLD WON’T GET NO BETTER IF WE JUST LET IT BE. ♪ THE WORLD WON’T GET NO BETTER WE GOTTA CHANGE IT YEAH, JUST YOU AND ME. ♪ WAKE UP ALL THE DOCTORS MAKE THE OLD PEOPLE WELL. ♪ THEY’RE THE ONES WHO SUFFER AN’ WHO CATCH ALL THE HELL. ♪ BUT THEY DON’T HAVE SO VERY LONG BEFORE THE JUDGMENT DAY. ♪ SO WON’TCHA MAKE THEM HAPPY BEFORE THEY ALL PASS AWAY. ♪ WAKE UP ALL THE BUILDERS TIME TO BUILD A NEW LAND. ♪ I KNOW WE CAN DO IT IF WE ALL LEND A HAND. THE ONLY THING WE HAVE TO DO IS PUT IT IN OUR MIND. ♪ SURELY THINGS WILL WORK OUT THEY DO IT EVERY TIME. ♪ THE WORLD WON’T GET NO BETTER IF WE JUST LET IT BE. ♪ THE WORLD WON’T GET NO BETTER WE GOTTA CHANGE IT YEAH, JUST YOU AND ME. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [KEYBOARD SOLO] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ WAKE UP EVERYBODY, WAKE UP EVERYBODY. ♪ WAKE UP EVERYBODY, WAKE UP EVERYBODY. ♪ WAKE UP EVERYBODY, WAKE UP EVERYBODY. ♪ WAKE UP EVERYBODY. ♪ [APPLAUSE]>>THANK YOU. [LAUGHTER] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ NOW HERE YOU GO AGAIN, YOU SAY. YOU WANT YOUR FREEDOM. ♪ WELL, WHO AM I TO KEEP YOU DOWN? ♪ IT’S ONLY RIGHT THAT YOU SHOULD. PLAY THE WAY YOU FEEL IT. ♪ BUT LISTEN CAREFULLY TO THE SOUND OF YOUR LONELINESS. ♪ LIKE A HEARTBEAT DRIVES YOU MAD. IN THE STILLNESS OF REMEMBERING WHAT YOU HAD. ♪ AND WHAT YOU LOST, AND WHAT YOU HAD, AND WHAT YOU LOST. ♪ THUNDER ONLY HAPPENS WHEN IT’S RAINING. ♪ PLAYERS ONLY LOVE YOU WHEN THEY’RE PLAYING. ♪ SAY WOMEN THEY WILL COME AND THEY WILL GO. ♪ WHEN THE RAIN WASHES YOU CLEAN, YOU’LL KNOW, YOU’LL KNOW. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] NOW HERE I GO AGAIN, I SEE THE CRYSTAL VISIONS. ♪ I KEEP MY VISIONS TO MYSELF, ♪ IT’S ONLY ME WHO WANTS TO WRAP AROUND YOUR DREAMS. ♪ HAVE YOU ANY DREAMS YOU’D LIKE TO SELL? ♪ DREAMS OF LONELINESS. ♪ LIKE A HEARTBEAT, DRIVES YOU MAD. ♪ IN THE STILLNESS OF REMEMBERING, WHAT YOU HAD,. ♪ AND WHAT YOU LOST… AND WHAT YOU HAD. ♪ THUNDER ONLY HAPPENS WHEN IT’S RAINING. ♪ PLAYERS ONLY LOVE YOU WHEN THEY’RE PLAYING. ♪ WOMEN, THEY WILL COME AND THEY WILL GO. ♪ WHEN THE RAIN WASHES YOU CLEAN, YOU’LL KNOW. ♪ THUNDER ONLY HAPPENS WHEN IT’S RAINING. ♪ PLAYERS ONLY LOVE YOU WHEN THEY’RE PLAYING. ♪ SAY, WOMEN, THEY WILL COME AND THEY WILL GO. ♪ WHEN THE RAIN WASHES YOU CLEAN, YOU’LL KNOW. ♪ YOU WILL KNOW, YOU WILL KNOW, YOU WILL KNOW. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE]>>THANK YOU.>>THE NEXT SONG YOU ARE ABOUT TO HEAR IS AN ORIGINAL OF MIND, CALLED, IS FOR EVERYONE. I HOPE YOU ENJOY. ♪ WE WERE WALKING ON THE EDGE OF TIME. ♪ I’M GLAD YOU’RE MINE. I HOPE YOU STAY THIS TIME. ♪ THREE WORDS RUNNING IN MY HEAD TONIGHT. ♪ WHAT WILL I FIND? A TREASURE IN THIS MIND? ♪ I CAN SEE IT’S HURTING, LOVE. BUILD A WALL IN THE MORNING AND FEEL IT FALLING IN. ♪ WELL, I KNOW THAT I KNOW I BELIEVE IN SOMETHING, AND I KNOW DOWN THE ROAD THAT HIS LOVE IS COMING. ♪ ARE WE GOING WRONG IN THE WORLD TODAY? ♪ WHEN YOUR HEAD UNDERWATER, CAN YOU HEAR WHAT THE WIND MIGHT SAY? ♪ WE ARE STANDING UP. ♪ WHEN YOU WALK IN YOUR TRUTH, YOU WILL CARRY ON AN INNER LOVE. ♪ IT’S FOR EVERYONE. ♪ FELT YOU RUNNING NEARLY EVERY TIME. ♪ INTO MY LIFE. I FOUND MY PARADISE. ♪ TURNING IN CIRCLES, WE WILL ARISE. ♪ MY FRAGILE MIND. I LEFT THAT LIFE BEHIND. ♪ I CAN SEE IT’S HURTING, LOVE. ♪ BUILD A WALL IN THE MORNING AND I FEEL IT FALLING IN. ♪ WELL, I KNOW THAT I KNOW I BELIEVE IN SOMETHING. ♪ AND I KNOW DOWN THE ROAD THAT HIS LOVE IS COMING. ♪ ARE WE GOING WRONG IN THE WORLD TODAY? ♪ WHEN YOUR HEAD IS UNDERWATER, CAN YOU HEAR WHAT THE WIND MIGHT SAY? ♪ WE ARE STANDING UP. ♪ WHEN YOU WALK IN YOUR TRUTH, YOU WILL CARRY ON AN INNER LOVE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ I’VE BEEN LOOKING THROUGH THESE WALLS, I’VE BEEN LOOKING THROUGH THESE WINDOWS TO THE HIGHEST ROAD. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ I’VE BEEN LOOKING THROUGH THESE WALLS, I’VE BEEN LOOKING THROUGH THESE WINDOWS TO THE HIGHEST ROAD. ♪ WE GOING WRONG IN THE WORLD TODAY? ♪ WHEN YOUR HEAD IS UNDERWATER, CAN YOU HEAR WHAT THE WIND MIGHT SAY? ♪ WE ARE STANDING UP. ♪ WHEN YOU WALK IN YOUR TRUTH, YOU WILL CARRY ON AN INNER LOVE. ♪ IT’S FOR EVERYONE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] THIS SONG, THIS SONG IS FOR EVERYONE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ IT’S FOR EVERYONE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪>>THANK YOU. [APPLAUSE] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ IMAGINE THERE’S NO COUNTRIES. ♪ IT ISN’T HARD TO DO. ♪ NOTHING TO KILL OR DIE FOR. ♪ AND NO RELIGION, TOO. ♪ IMAGINE ALL THE PEOPLE. ♪ LIVING LIFE IN PEACE. ♪ YOU MAY SAY I’M A DREAMER. ♪ BUT I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE. ♪ I HOPE SOMEDAY YOU WILL JOIN US. ♪ AND THE WORLD WILL BE AS ONE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ IMAGINE THERE’S NO HEAVEN. ♪ IT’S EASY IF YOU TRY. ♪ NO HELL BELOW US. ♪ ABOVE US, ONLY SKY. ♪ IMAGINE ALL THE PEOPLE LIVING FOR TODAY. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ IMAGINE NO POSSESSIONS. ♪ I WONDER IF YOU CAN. ♪ NO NEED FOR GREED OR HUNGER. ♪ A BROTHERHOOD OF MAN. ♪ IMAGINE ALL THE PEOPLE. ♪ LIVING LIFE IN PEACE. ♪ YOU MAY SAY I’M A DREAMER. ♪ BUT I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE. ♪ I HOPE SOMEDAY YOU WILL JOIN US. ♪ AND THE WORLD WILL LIVE AS ONE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [KEYBOARD SOLO] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ IMAGINE NO POSSESSIONS. ♪ I WONDER IF YOU CAN. ♪ NO NEED FOR GREED OR HUNGER. ♪ A BROTHERHOOD OF MAN. ♪ IMAGINE ALL THE PEOPLE. ♪ SHARING ALL THE WORLD. ♪ YOU MAY SAY I’M A DREAMER. ♪ BUT I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE. ♪ I HOPE SOMEDAY YOU WILL JOIN US. ♪ AND THE WORLD WILL BE AS ONE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE]>>THIS TUNE IS CALLED THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ I LOOK IN YOUR EYES AND I CAN SEE. ♪ IF YOU ARE SO DANGEROUSLY… ♪ YOU’RE NOT TRUSTING YOUR HEART TO ANYONE. ♪ YOU TELL ME YOU’RE GONNA PLAY IT SMART. ♪ WE’RE THROUGH BEFORE WE START. ♪ BUT I BELIEVE THAT WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN. ♪ WHEN IT’S THIS GOOD, THERE’S NO SAYING NO. ♪ I WANT YOU SO, I’M READY TO GO. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ TO THE LIMIT, TO THE WALL. ♪ FOR A CHANCE TO BE WITH YOU. ♪ I’D GLADLY RISK IT ALL. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ THROUGH WHATEVER, COME WHAT MAY. ♪ FOR A CHANCE AT LOVING YOU. ♪ I’D TAKE IT ALL THE WAY. ♪ RIGHT DOWN TO THE WIRE. ♪ EVEN THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ I KNOW YOU’RE AFRAID OF WHAT YOU FEEL. ♪ YOU STILL NEED TIME TO HEAL. ♪ AND I CAN HELP IF YOU’LL ONLY LET ME TRY. ♪ YOU TOUCH ME AND SOMETHING IN ME KNEW. ♪ WHAT I COULD HAVE WITH YOU. ♪ WELL I’M NOT READY TO KISS THAT DREAM GOODBYE. ♪ WHEN IT’S THIS SWEET, THERE’S NO SAYING NO. ♪ I NEED YOU SO, I’M READY TO GO. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ TO THE LIMIT, TO THE WALL. ♪ FOR A CHANCE TO BE WITH YOU. ♪ I’D GLADLY RISK IT ALL. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ THROUGH WHATEVER, COME WHAT MAY. ♪ FOR A CHANCE AT LOVING YOU. ♪ I’D TAKE IT ALL THE WAY. ♪ RIGHT DOWN TO THE WIRE. ♪ EVEN THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ THROUGH THE TEST OF TIME. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE. … ♪ TO THE LIMIT, TO THE WALL. ♪ FOR A CHANCE TO BE WITH YOU. ♪ I’D GLADLY RISK IT ALL. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ THROUGH WHATEVER, COME WHAT MAY. ♪ FOR A CHANCE AT LOVING YOU. ♪ I’D TAKE IT ALL THE WAY. ♪ RIGHT DOWN TO THE WIRE. ♪ EVEN THROUGH THE FIRE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE, TO THE LIMIT. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE, THROUGH WHATEVER. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE, TO THE LIMIT. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE, THROUGH WHATEVER. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE, TO THE LIMIT. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE, THROUGH WHATEVER. ♪ THROUGH THE FIRE, TO THE LIMIT. ♪>>THANK YOU. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ WHENEVER IT RAINS I FEEL THIS WAY. ♪ A LITTLE SOMETHIN’ TO GET ME THROUGH THIS DAY. ♪ GIVE ME A LITTLE THAT, NO TIME FLAT. ♪ GONNA BE A GOOD THING. ♪ SERENE, BUT IN NEED OF FEELIN’ FREE. ♪ GETTING UP AND THE LANDING ON MY FEET. ♪ BRUSHED THE DIRT OFF MY BACK, NO TIME FLAT. ♪ GONNA BE A GOOD THING. ♪ WELL, PEOPLE BELIEVE THIS SAYIN’ IS TRUE. ♪ WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL FOREVER DO. ♪ I DON’T WANT NOTHING TO DO WITH YOU. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ GOT TO GET OUT. ♪ BRUSH THE DIRT OFF MY BACK, NO TIME FLAT. ♪ GONNA BE A GOOD THING. ♪ ALL YOU DO IS COMPLAIN ABOUT YOUR PAIN. ♪ AND THE CLOUD THAT FOLLOWS YOU WON’T CEASE TO RAIN. ♪ DON’T LOOK BACK, HANDLE THAT. ♪ MAKE IT INTO A GOOD THING. ♪ SOMETHIN’ IN ME’S GOTTA BE. ♪ SOUL CONTROLLER IN CONTROL OF ME. ♪ A LINK IN YOUR CHAIN JUST WON’T DO. ♪ I DON’T WANT NOTHIN’ TO DO WITH YOU. ♪ ‘SUP? ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [KEYBOARD SOLO] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ SOMETHIN’ STIRRIN’ INSIDE OF ME. ♪ SOUL CONTROLLER IN CONTROL OF ME. ♪ A LINK IN YOUR CHAIN JUST WON’T DO. ♪ I DON’T WANT NOTHIN’ TO DO WITH YOU. ♪ WELL, PEOPLE BELIEVE THIS SAYIN’ IS TRUE. ♪ WHATEVER WILL BE, WILL FOREVER DO. ♪ WHATEVER THE COST, I’LL PAY IN FULL. ♪ I AIN’T GOT NOTHIN’ TO DO WITH YOU. ♪ I AIN’T GOT NOTHIN’ TO DO WITH YOU. ♪ I DON’T WANT NOTHING TO DO WITH YOU. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE]>>THANK YOU. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪>>THIS NEXT SONG IS A CLASSIC. THIS IS LEAN ON ME. SING-ALONG IF YOU KNOW THE LYRICS. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ SOMETIMES IN OUR LIVES WE ALL HAVE PAIN. ♪ WE ALL HAVE SORROW. ♪ BUT IF WE ARE WISE, WE KNOW THAT THERE’S ALWAYS TOMORROW. ♪ LEAN ON ME, WHEN YOU’RE NOT STRONG. ♪ AND I’LL BE YOUR FRIEND. ♪ I’LL HELP YOU CARRY ON. ♪ FOR IT WON’T BE LONG ‘TIL I’M GONNA NEED SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. ♪ PLEASE SWALLOW YOUR PRIDE. ♪ IF I HAVE THINGS YOU NEED TO BORROW. ♪ FOR NO ONE CAN FILL THOSE OF YOUR NEEDS. ♪ THAT YOU WON’T LET SHOW. ♪ LEAN ON ME, WHEN YOU’RE NOT STRONG. ♪ AND I’LL BE YOUR FRIEND. ♪ I’LL HELP YOU CARRY ON. ♪ FOR IT WON’T BE LONG ‘TIL I’M GONNA NEED SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. ♪ JUST CALL ON ME, BROTHER, IF YOU NEED A HAND. ♪ WE ALL NEED SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. ♪ I JUST MIGHT HAVE A PROBLEM THAT YOU UNDERSTAND. ♪ WE ALL NEED SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. LEAN ON ME, WHEN YOU’RE NOT STRONG. ♪ AND I’LL BE YOUR FRIEND. ♪ I’LL HELP YOU CARRY ON. ♪ FOR IT WON’T BE LONG. ♪ ‘TIL I’M GONNA NEED. ♪ SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [KEYBOARD SOLO] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ YOU JUST CALL ON ME BROTHER, WHEN YOU NEED A HAND. ♪ WE ALL NEED SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. ♪ I JUST MIGHT HAVE A PROBLEM THAT YOU’LL UNDERSTAND. ♪ WE ALL NEED SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. ♪ LEAN ON ME, WHEN YOU’RE NOT STRONG. ♪ AND I’LL BE YOUR FRIEND. ♪ I’LL HELP YOU CARRY ON. ♪ FOR IT WON’T BE LONG. ♪ ‘TIL I’M GONNA NEED. ♪ SOMEBODY TO LEAN ON. ♪ CALL ME, CALL ME, CALL ME, CALL ME. ♪ MY BROTHER, CALL ME. ♪ JUST CALL ME, CALL ME. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE]>>LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, PLEASE WELCOME TO THE STAGE, VINCE FECTEAU. [APPLAUSE]>>VINCE FECTEAU: EVERYONE, GOOD EVENING. WELCOME TO THE 2019 CONVOCATION CEREMONY. THE MUSIC YOU HAVE BEEN LISTENING TO HAS BEEN PERFORMED BY THIRD AND FOURTH STUDENTS FROM OUR INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED HUMBER MUSIC PROGRAMS. [APPLAUSE] THIS YEAR, WE ARE PROFILING STUDENTS FROM OUR BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE PROGRAM WHO HAVE BEEN IMMERSED IN PERFORMANCE, COMPOSITION, SONG WRITING AND PRODUCTION IN A VARIETY OF MUSICAL GENRES INCLUDING JAZZ, POP, CONTEMPORARY, R&B, LATIN AND WORLD MUSIC. SHOWCASING THEIR AMAZING TALENTS TODAY ARE FIVE UP AND COMING ARTISTS: GABRIELA RODGERS AND TARIK HENRY ON VOCALS; JEREMY HUCAL ON KEYS; BASSIST JERRITT CRAIG; AND BEN GREEN ON DRUMS. [APPLAUSE] GRADUATION IS AN OCCASION THAT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO THE GRADUATES AND THEIR FAMILIES. WE ASK THAT YOU RESPECT THE OCCASION AND REMAIN IN YOUR SEATS FOR THE DURATION OF THE CEREMONY AND REFRAIN FROM TALKING. WE ASK YOU TO PLEASE TURN OFF ALL CELL PHONES AND PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DEVICES. FIRE REGULATIONS STATE THAT WE MUST KEEP THE BACK AISLE OF CONVOCATION HALL CLEAR, SO WE ASK THAT YOU NOT STAND IN THAT AREA. IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, PLEASE NOTE YOUR NEAREST EXITS AND FOLLOW THE STAFF. AND NOW PLEASE RISE, AS YOU ARE ABLE TO, AND WELCOME OUR 2019 GRADUATES AND PLATFORM PARTY. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, ♪ LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, ♪ LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, ♪ LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, ♪ FOR YOU THERE MIGHT BE ANOTHER STAR. ♪ BUT THROUGH MY EYES THE LIGHT OF YOU IT’S ALL I SEE. ♪ FOR YOU THERE MIGHT BE ANOTHER SONG. ♪ BUT ALL MY HEART CAN HEAR IS YOUR MELODY. ♪ SO LONG AGO MY HEART WITHOUT DEMANDING. ♪ INFORMED ME THAT NO OTHER LOVE WOULD DO. ♪ BUT LISTEN DID I NOT THOUGH UNDERSTANDING. ♪ FELL IN LOVE WITH ONE WHO WOULD BREAK MY HEART IN TWO. ♪ FOR YOU LOVE MIGHT BRING A TOAST OF WINE. ♪ WITH EACH SPARKLE, NO THE BEST FOR YOU, I PRAY. ♪ FOR YOU LOVE MIGHT BE FOR YOU TO FIND. ♪ BUT I WILL CELEBRATE OUR LOVE OF YESTERDAY. ♪ SO LONG AGO MY HEART WITHOUT DEMANDING. ♪ INFORMED ME THAT NO OTHER LOVE WOULD DO. ♪ BUT LISTEN DID I NOT THOUGH UNDERSTANDING. ♪ FELL IN LOVE WITH ONE WHO WOULD BREAK MY HEART IN TWO. ♪ FOR YOU THERE MIGHT BE ANOTHER STAR. ♪ BUT WITH EACH SPARKLE, NO, THE BEST FOR YOU I PRAY. ♪ FOR YOU, LOVE MIGHT BE FOR YOU TO FIND. ♪ ♪ LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, ♪ LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, ♪ LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, LA, ♪ [APPLAUSE] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ I BELIEVE I’VE MISSED EACH AND EVERY FACE. ♪ GET THERE AND PLAY MY MUSIC, TURN ON EVERY LOVE LIGHT IN THE PLACE. ♪ IT’S TIME I FOUND MYSELF. TOTALLY SURROUNDED IN YOUR CIRCLES. ♪ WHOA, MY FRIENDS. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME A NUMBER. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME ONE MORE SONG THAT I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER. ♪ AND I CAN RECALL. WHENEVER I FIND MYSELF TOO ALL ALONE, I CAN SING THESE SONGS. ♪ UNEASY HIGHWAY, TRAVELLING WHERE THE WESTERLY WINDS MAY FLY. ♪ SOMEBODY TRIED TO TELL ME. BUT THE MEN FORGOT TO TELL ME WHY. ♪ I GOTTA COUNT ON BEING GONE. COME ON WOMAN, COME ON DADDY. ♪ BE WHAT YOU WANT FROM ME. ♪ I’M THIS STRONG, I’LL BE WEAK. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME A NUMBER. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME ONE MORE SONG THAT I’LL ALWAYS REMEMBER. ♪ THAT I CAN RECALL WHENEVER I FIND MYSELF ALL ALONE. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME A NUMBER. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME ONE MORE SONG THAT I’LL ALWAYS REMEMBER. ♪ PLEASE… ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE… ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE… ♪ CELEBRATE, CELEBRATE, CELEBRATE CELEBRATE… ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ WOULD YOU CELEBRATE ME HOME… ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE THE HOME. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME A NUMBER. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [VOCALIZING] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ , CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME A NUMBER. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [KEYBOARD SOLO] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME A NUMBER. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME. ♪ GIVE ME ONE MORE SONG THAT I’LL ALWAYS REMEMBER. ♪ THAT I CAN RECALL. ♪ PLEASE, CELEBRATE ME HOME?>>♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE] [BAGPIPE MUSIC] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [BAGPIPE MUSIC] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪>>CARL OLIVER: PLEASE BE SEATED. WELCOME TO THE 2019 CONVOCATION CEREMONY FOR THE GRADUATES FROM THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY. IN FACT, THIS IS THE FIRST OF TWO CEREMONIES HELD FOR THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY GRADUATES. THE SECOND WILL BE HELD TOMORROW. MY NAME IS CARL OLIVER, ASSOCIATE DEAN, SCHOOL OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY. IT IS MY PLEASURE TO SERVE AS YOUR MASTER OF CEREMONIES TODAY. WE WOULD LIKE TO BEGIN THE CEREMONY TODAY BY ACKNOWLEDGING THAT HUMBER COLLEGE IS LOCATED WITHIN THE TRADITIONAL AND TREATY LANDS OF THE MISSISSAUGAS OF THE CREDIT. KNOWN AS ADOBIIGOK, THE “PLACE OF THE BLACK ALDERS” IN THE MISSISSAUGA LANGUAGE, THE REGION IS UNIQUELY SITUATED ALONG THE HUMBER RIVER WATERSHED, WHICH HISTORICALLY PROVIDED AN INTEGRAL CONNECTION FOR ANISHINAABE, HAUDENOSAUNEE, AND WENDAT PEOPLES BETWEEN THE ONTARIO LAKESHORE AND THE LAKE SIMCOE/GEORGIAN BAY REGIONS. NOW HOME TO PEOPLE OF NUMEROUS NATIONS, ADOBIIGOK CONTINUES TO PROVIDE A VITAL SOURCE OF INTERCONNECTION FOR ALL. TODAY WE ACKNOWLEDGE AND HONOUR THE LAND WE ARE WALKING ON, THE MOCCASIN TRACKS OF OUR ANCESTORS AND THE FOOTPRINTS OF THE FUTURE GENERATIONS TO COME. I WOULD LIKE TO BEGIN OUR CEREMONY BY INTRODUCING OUR PLATFORM PARTY. PLEASE HOLD YOUR APPLAUSE UNTIL ALL OF THE PLATFORM PARTY MEMBERS HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED. ARE YOU READY? [PLATFORM PARTY NAMES ARE READ] [PLATFORM PARTY NAMES ARE READ]>>CARL OLIVER: EVERYONE, YOUR PLATFORM PARTY. [APPLAUSE] AT THIS TIME, I WOULD LIKE TO INVITE MS LIANNE HANNAWAY TO BRING GREETINGS FROM OUR BOARD OF GOVERNORS.>>LIANNE HANNAWAY: GRADUATES, HONOUREES, PARENTS, FAMILY MEMBERS, FRIENDS, FACULTY, STAFF AND HONOURED GUESTS: IT IS MY PLEASURE TO BRING GREETINGS FROM HUMBER’S BOARD OF GOVERNORS. FIRST AND FOREMOST, CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR GRADUATES FOR ACHIEVING THE SUCCESS THAT WE ARE CELEBRATING HERE TODAY. YOU HAVE WORKED HARD TO COMPLETE YOUR PROGRAMS AND WE ON THE BOARD ARE PROUD OF YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS. SO WELL DONE. [APPLAUSE] THE BOARD WISHES YOU SUCCESS IN YOUR FUTURE ENDEAVOURS. YOU CAN MOVE FORWARD INTO YOUR CHOSEN FIELD WITH THE CONFIDENCE OF HAVING BEEN EDUCATED AT ONE OF CANADA’S PREEMINENT COLLEGES. THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS THAT YOU HAVE DEVELOPED AT HUMBER WILL PROVIDE AN EXCELLENT FOUNDATION FOR FUTURE SUCCESS. I WOULD BE REMISS IF I DID NOT ALSO RECOGNIZE AND THANK ALL OF THOSE PRESENT AT THIS CEREMONY WHO HAVE SUPPORTED OUR GRADUATES IN THEIR STUDIES AT HUMBER. THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS UNDERSTANDS THE IMPORTANT AND CRUCIAL ROLE PLAYED BY PARENTS, FAMILY, FRIENDS AND OTHER KEY SUPPORTERS IN EACH STUDENT’S LIFE. CONGRATULATIONS ONCE AGAIN TO OUR GRADUATES AND BEST WISHES FOR THE FUTURE. [APPLAUSE]>>CARL OLIVER: THANK YOU, MS HANNAWAY. I WOULD LIKE TO INVITE PRESIDENT CHRIS WHITAKER TO SAY A FEW WORDS TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2019. [APPLAUSE]>>CHRIS WHITAKER: THANK YOU CARL FOR THAT INTRODUCTION. GOOD EVENING EVERYONE. I JUST WANT TO START BY SAYING, YOU KNOW, THIS HAS BEEN QUITE A WEEK OF CELEBRATION IN TORONTO. WOULDN’T YOU AGREE, STARTING WITH THE RAPTORS VICTORY? [APPLAUSE] THIS MAY NOT BE A RAPTORS VICTORY PARTY, BUT IT IS AN INCREDIBLE CELEBRATION, SO I WANT YOU TO HAVE FUN TONIGHT. LET’S GET STARTED. MEMBERS OF THE PLATFORM PARTY, HONOURED GUESTS, FACULTY AND STAFF, FAMILY, FRIENDS AND ESPECIALLY OUR GRADUATES, IT’S MY PLEASURE TO WELCOME YOU TO TODAY’S CONVOCATION. THIS YEAR, WE’LL RECOGNIZE MORE THAN 10,000 GRADUATES ACROSS 10 CEREMONIES; A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER AND CERTAINLY A REASON TO CELEBRATE. THANK YOU ALL FOR BEING HERE WITH US TO MARK THE OCCASION. THANK YOU AS WELL TO ALL OF THE HUMBER EMPLOYEES WHO HELP TO MAKE THIS EVENT HAPPEN. A DAY LIKE THIS TAKES MANY PEOPLE TO PRODUCE. FROM WHEN OUR GRADUATES ARRIVE AND RECEIVE THEIR GOWNS TO WHEN THEY CROSS THE STAGE IN A FEW MINUTES, YOU, OUR STAFF AND FACULTY, WORK TIRELESSLY TO MAKE THIS DAY MEMORABLE FOR OUR GRADUATES AND THEIR FAMILIES AND WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR YOUR EFFORTS. THANK YOU. GIVE THEM A ROUND, YET. WE ARE WARMING UP, THE MORE APPLAUSE, THE BETTER. I’VE BEEN A PART OF MANY CONVOCATION CEREMONIES AS A PROFESSOR, AS A PRESIDENT AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, AS A PARENT. I SHARE THE MANY EMOTIONS THAT WE’RE ALL FEELING TODAY. THE PRIDE OF ACHIEVEMENT, THE JOY OF SUCCESS AND THE RELIEF THAT THIS SIGNIFICANT DAY HAS FINALLY COME. [LAUGHTER] I HEAR SOME PEOPLE AGREE WITH THAT LAST ONE. CONVOCATION IS MY FAVOURITE TIME OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR BECAUSE IT’S A TIME FOR OUR COMMUNITY TO CELEBRATE OUR STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENTS AND TO LOOK AHEAD TO THE NEW BEGINNINGS AND ABUNDANT POSSIBILITIES THAT AWAIT OUR GRADUATES. BEFORE WE RECOGNIZE THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS, I’D LIKE TO TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO THANK THOSE WHO HELPED OUR GRADS ALONG THE WAY. TO HUMBER’S FACULTY AND STAFF, THANK YOU FOR YOUR DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT. OUR STUDENTS WOULDN’T BE HERE WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT, WISDOM AND ENCOURAGEMENT. LET’S GIVE OUR FACULTY AND STAFF A BIG ROUND OF APPLAUSE. [APPLAUSE] THANK YOU ALSO TO FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND LOVED ONES FOR SUPPORTING OUR GRADUATES THROUGH THOSE UPS AND DOWNS OF COLLEGE LIFE. YOUR SUPPORT COMES IN MANY WAYS: FINANCIAL, EMOTIONAL, FINANCIAL, [LAUGHTER] LENDING A HELPING HAND. DID I SAY FINANCIAL? OKAY. I THINK YOU DESERVE A ROUND OF APPLAUSE AS WELL. [APPLAUSE] AND NOW TO YOU, OUR GRADUATES: YOU DID IT. DESERVE THE SPOTLIGHT YOU ARE RECEIVING TONIGHT. THE SPOTLIGHT IS ON YOU NOT JUST BECAUSE OF WHAT YOU HAVE ACHIEVED, BUT BECAUSE YOU ARE THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW. ACCORDING TO AN ARTICLE PUBLISHED LAST YEAR IN THE HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, GREAT LEADERS ARE CONFIDENT, CONNECTED, COMMITTED AND COURAGEOUS. ALL OF THESE ATTRIBUTES ARE WITHIN EACH OF YOU. YOU HAVE SPENT THE LAST WEEKS, MONTHS AND YEARS HONING YOUR SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE IN CLASSROOMS AND IN WORKPLACES. YOUR EXPERIENCES HAVE HELPED GROW YOUR CONFIDENCE. YOU ARE CONNECTED. YOU HAVE NETWORKED WITH FELLOW STUDENTS, FACULTY AND INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES THROUGHOUT YOUR PROGRAM. YOU ARE ALSO NOW PART OF THE GROWING COMMUNITY OF HUMBER ALUMNI AROUND THE WORLD WHO ARE MAKING THEIR MARK AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE. YOU ARE COMMITTED. YOU MADE THE DECISION TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE THROUGH EDUCATION AND HAVE PUT IN THE WORK TO GET TO THIS DAY. YOU ARE COURAGEOUS. AS STUDENTS, EACH OF YOU CAME TO HUMBER FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE; FROM HIGH SCHOOL OR ANOTHER POSTSECONDARY INSTITUTION, FROM A JOB, FROM ANOTHER CITY OR EVEN ANOTHER COUNTRY. IT TOOK COURAGE TO REACH THIS POINT AND IT WILL TAKE MORE IN THE FUTURE AS YOU ARE FACED WITH NEW SITUATIONS AND ENVIRONMENTS. SOME CONSIDER COURAGE TO BE AN INNATE CHARACTER TRAIT; SOMETHING YOU’RE BORN WITH. OTHERS CONSIDER COURAGE TO BE A SKILL; SOMETHING THAT YOU DEVELOP AND CAN STRENGTHEN OVER TIME. I BELIEVE IT IS A CHOICE. HERE AT HUMBER, WE CHOSE TO MAKE COURAGE ONE OF OUR CORE VALUES. WE NEED TO BE BOLD TO CHART A NEW COURSE WHEN IT COMES TO EDUCATION; TO CHANGE OUR PROGRAMS TO ENSURE THEY ARE RELEVANT, RESPONSIVE AND ANTICIPATE HOW THE WORLD IS EVOLVING; TO CHANGE HOW WE OPERATE TO GIVE OUR STUDENTS MORE CHOICE AND FLEXIBILITY. WE BELIEVE EVERYONE AT HUMBER SHOULD FEEL EMPOWERED TO MAKE BOLD CHOICES, TACKLE INEQUITY, AND TRY NEW THINGS. AND WE WANT THE SAME THING FOR OUR GRADUATES. WE WANT YOU TO LEAVE HUMBER WITH THE COURAGE TO ACT, TO TAKE RISKS AND TO FAIL. AND IF YOU FAIL, TO HAVE THE COURAGE TO GET UP, LEARN FROM WHAT YOU DID, AND TRY AGAIN. RIGHT NOW, THERE IS A SPECIAL ON NETFLIX BY UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON RESEARCH PROFESSOR BRENÉ BROWN, CALLED “THE CALL TO COURAGE”. AND YES, I AM STILL ENOUGH TO KNOW WHAT IS TRENDING ON NETFLIX NETFLIX. ACCORDING TO BROWN, COURAGE REQUIRES TWO THINGS: VULNERABILITY AND INVOLVEMENT. VULNERABILITY, SHE SAYS, IS NOT ABOUT WINNING OR LOSING. IT’S HAVING THE COURAGE TO SHOW UP WHEN YOU CAN’T CONTROL THE OUTCOME. IT’S HAVING THE COURAGE TO ADMIT YOU DON’T HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS. IT’S PUSHING YOURSELF OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE BECAUSE THAT’S WHERE YOU’LL LEARN THE MOST. IT’S THE COURAGE TO LET YOURSELF CHANGE AND GROW. COURAGE IS NEEDED NOW MORE THAN EVER. AND YOU HAVE THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE TO LEAD THE WAY. WE LIVE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES. ACROSS THE GLOBE, WE ARE ALL GRAPPLING WITH POLITICAL TENSIONS, THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND CHANGING ECONOMIES. I ENCOURAGE YOU TO GET INVOLVED AND BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD. REMEMBER THAT GLOBAL NETWORK OF HUMBER ALUMNI I MENTIONED? LET ME GIVE YOU AN EXAMPLE OF SOMEONE WHO DID JUST THAT. RAHUL SINGH GRADUATED FROM HUMBER’S PARAMEDIC PROGRAM IN 1993. SOON AFTER, HE WAS BACK-PACKING IN NEPAL WHEN A SERIES OF LANDSLIDES WIPED OUT A VILLAGE. HE RAN A DISASTER RESPONSE TEAM TO HELP MANAGE THE CRISIS, BUT FOUND THAT MOST OF THE FUNDING GOT LOST IN ADMINISTRATION BEFORE GETTING TO THE PEOPLE WHO NEEDED IT. HE CHANGED THAT BY FOUNDING GLOBALMEDIC, AN ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES EFFICIENT AND COST-EFFECTIVE DISASTER RELIEF. GLOBALMEDIC HAS LED MORE THAN 50 MISSIONS IN MORE THAN 30 COUNTRIES. SINCE THEY STARTED, THEIR EFFORTS HAVE HELPED COUNTLESS PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD SURVIVE LIFE-THREATENING SITUATIONS FOLLOWING CATASTROPHES. IN 2009, RAHUL WAS NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S TOP 40 UNDER 40 AND IN 2010, HE WAS INCLUDED ON TIME MAGAZINES LIST OF THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. NOT BAD. ALL OF THAT BECAUSE HE HAD THE COURAGE TO BE THE CHANGE HE KNEW WOULD BENEFIT OTHERS. SO NO PRESSURE, BUT THE WORLD IS COUNTING ON YOU AND I KNOW YOU’RE UP FOR THE CHALLENGE. AS YOU MOVE ON, REMEMBER TO THINK CRITICALLY, TO QUESTION AND CHALLENGE WHAT SOME ACCEPT AT FACE VALUE AND SEEK WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE, GIVE BACK AND GET INVOLVED. YOU LEAVE HERE WITH A STRENGTHENED ABILITY TO MAKE SENSE OF THE WORLD; TO MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES TO ENGAGE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR YOURSELF AND OTHERS, EVEN WHEN IT ISN’T EASY. AS A HUMBER STUDENT YOU’VE BEEN PART OF ONE OF CANADA’S MOST DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE INSTITUTIONS, SO EMBRACE DIVERSITY IN ALL ITS FORMS. FROM RACE, RELIGION, PLACE OF ORIGIN, CULTURE, SEXUALITY, GENDER IDENTITY, AGE, TO ECONOMIC STATUS AND MORE, IT’S UP TO EACH OF US TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND SEEK TO UNDERSTAND THESE DIFFERENCES AND FIND WAYS TO BUILD BRIDGES, ESTABLISH COMMON GROUND AND BE ALLIES. YOU ARE NOW ONE OF THE MORE THAN 250,000 ALUMNI WHO ARE THE COLLEGE’S REPUTATION IN ACTION. I ENCOURAGE YOU TO CONTINUE IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS BY MAKING YOUR MARK ON THE WORLD, DOING YOUR COMMUNITY PROUD AND OF COURSE, KEEPING IN TOUCH WITH US; WE’LL KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR INSTAGRAM STORIES. [LAUGHTER] EVERYONE HERE IS PROUD OF ALL YOU HAVE ACHIEVED. YOU ARE NOW AND FOREVER PART OF THE HUMBER FAMILY AND NO MATTER WHERE YOU GO, OUR DOORS ARE ALWAYS OPEN AND YOU WILL ALWAYS BE WELCOMED HOME. SO BE BOLD, BE BRAVE, BE AMAZING. BECAUSE WE KNOW YOU CAN. CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU. [APPLAUSE]>>CARL OLIVER: THANK YOU, PRESIDENT WHITAKER. WE HAVE NOW REACHED THE MOMENT THAT ALL THE GRADUATES HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR: THE AWARDING OF THEIR CREDENTIALS. WOULD THE GRADUATING CLASS PLEASE STAND AS YOU ARE ABLE? THAT’S YOU. [LAUGHTER] [APPLAUSE] [CHEERING] GRADUATES, TODAY YOU ARE ADMITTED INTO THE PROUD FELLOWSHIP OF THE GRADUATES OF HUMBER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND ADVANCED LEARNING, AN HONOUR BESTOWED ONLY UPON THOSE WHO HAVE MET LONG-ESTABLISHED STANDARDS OF CONDUCT AND LEARNING. IN THE NAME OF HUMBER COLLEGE, I HEREBY CHARGE YOU: TO SAFEGUARD THE PROFESSIONAL DIGNITY AND ETHICS OF THIS FELLOWSHIP. TO CULTIVATE THE SPIRIT OF INQUIRY AND EXPERIMENT. TO MAINTAIN THE FRESH VIEWPOINT DEMANDED IN AN AGE OF RAPID CHANGE AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENT. TO CONTRIBUTE GENEROUSLY TO SOCIETY AND THE COMMUNITY AROUND YOU. PRESIDENT WHITAKER, MS HANNAWAY, MAY I PRESENT TO YOU THE GRADUATES OF THE SCHOOL OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGY. WE ALSO ASK THAT YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THOSE UNABLE TO ATTEND TODAY’S CEREMONY, WHO ARE GRADUATING IN ABSENTIA. I CERTIFY THAT EACH GRADUATE HAS MET ALL OF THE ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CREDENTIAL THEY ARE ABOUT TO RECEIVE, AND WE ASK FOR YOUR APPROVAL ON BEHALF OF HUMBER’S BOARD OF GOVERNORS. [LAUGHTER] THANK YOU. WE NOW ASK THE FIRST ROW OF GRADUATES TO PROCEED TO THE STAGE TO RECEIVE THEIR CREDENTIAL. THE REMAINING GRADUATES CAN NOW BE SEATED. TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE IS ABLE TO ENJOY THE CEREMONY AND HEAR THE NAMES OF THE GRADUATES AS THEY ARE CALLED, WE ASK THAT YOU HOLD YOUR APPLAUSE UNTIL THE LIST OF NAMES FOR EACH PROGRAM HAS BEEN COMPLETED, AND TO REMAIN SEATED FOR AT THE CEREMONY. WE WILL ALSO BE ANNOUNCING THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR THE TOP STUDENT IN EACH PROGRAM. PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 89 IN YOUR CONVOCATION PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST GROUP OF GRADUATES.>>GOOD EVENING EVERYONE. I HAVE THE WONDERFUL PLEASURE OF READING THE NAMES OF THE GRADUATES AS THEY MOVE ACROSS THE PLATFORM TO RECEIVE THEIR CREDENTIAL. [GRADUATES’ NAMES ARE READ]>>THAT CONCLUDES THE GRANTING OF CREDENTIALS. CONGRATULATIONS, AND GOOD NIGHT. [APPLAUSE] [CHEERING]>>CARL OLIVER: NO NEED TO STOP. [CHEERING]>>CARL OLIVER: THIS IS YOUR DAY. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EACH OF THE GRADUATES, GUESTS, FACULTY AND ALL OF THE STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS FOR MAKING THIS CONVOCATION CEREMONY POSSIBLE. WE INVITE ALL GUESTS TO JOIN US FOR A RECEPTION IN ALUMNI HALL IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CEREMONY. FOLLOWING THE SINGING OF O CANADA, PLEASE REMAIN STANDING, AS YOU ARE ABLE, WHILE THE PLATFORM PARTY AND THE GRADUATES EXIT. CONGRATULATIONS. ♪ O CANADA. ♪ OUR HOME AND NATIVE LAND. ♪ TRUE PATRIOT LOVE. ♪ IN ALL OF US COMMAND. ♪ WITH GLOWING HEARTS. ♪ WE SEE THEE RISE. ♪ THE TRUE NORTH, STRONG AND FREE. ♪ FROM FAR AND WIDE. ♪ O CANADA. ♪ WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE. ♪ GOD KEEP OUR LAND. ♪ GLORIOUS AND FREE. ♪ O CANADA WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE. ♪ O CANADA WE STAND ON GUARD FOR THEE. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [APPLAUSE] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ IT MIGHT SEEM CRAZY WHAT I’M ‘BOUT TO SAY. ♪ SUNSHINE SHE’S HERE, YOU CAN TAKE A BREAK. ♪ I’M A HOT AIR BALLOON THAT COULD GO TO SPACE. ♪ WITH THE AIR, LIKE I DON’T CARE BABY BY THE WAY. ♪ HUH, BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE A ROOM WITHOUT A ROOF. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE HAPPINESS IS THE TRUTH. ♪ ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPINESS IS TO YOU. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE THAT’S WHAT YOU WANNA DO. ♪ HERE COME BAD NEWS, TALKING THIS AND THAT. ♪ WELL, GIVE YOU ALL YOU IT YOU GOT AND DON’T HOLD BACK. ♪ I SHOULD PROBABLY WARN YOU ALL BE JUST FINE. ♪ NO A FENCE TO YOU, DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE A ROOM WITHOUT A ROOF. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE HAPPINESS IS THE TRUTH. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPINESS IS TO YOU. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE THAT’S WHAT YOU WANNA DO. ♪ BRING ME DOWN, CAN’T NUTHIN’ ♪ BRING ME DOWN. MY LEVEL IS TOO HIGH TO BRING ME CAN’T NUTHIN’, BRING ME DOWN ♪ HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY,. ♪ HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY,. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE HAPPINESS IS THE TRUTH. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPINESS IS TO YOU. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE THAT’S WHAT YOU WANNA DO. ♪ BRING ME DOWN, CAN’T NUTHIN’ ♪ BRING ME DOWN. CAN’T NUTHIN’, BRING ME DOWN ♪ BRING ME DOWN. CAN’T NUTHIN’, BRING ME DOWN ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE A ROOM WITHOUT A ROOF. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE HAPPINESS IS THE TRUTH. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPINESS IS TO YOU. ♪ BECAUSE I’M HAPPY. ♪ CLAP ALONG IF YOU FEEL LIKE THAT’S WHAT YOU WANNA DO. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪


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