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Meeting in the middle; Faculty, alumni, students and community gather for the sixth annual Homecoming celebration

The cold and wind couldn’t stop over 200 alumni, students, faculty and community members from celebrating our sixth annual Homecoming on Saturday, October 3.
Homecoming is a unique event that welcomes alumni back to campus for a chance to reconnect with their faculty and friends. This year, current students were also invited to join the Thinking Forward roundtable luncheon discussions, hosted by each faculty and featuring a variety of hot topics. By opening the event to include current students, alumni were able to provide a glimpse into what life is like after university and ultimately help strengthen and encourage the growth and success of future alumni.
Following the luncheons, Homecoming participants were joined by community members who eagerly gathered to hear from Bruce Croxon, one of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs. Bruce is one of the co-founders of the online dating service Lavalife but is most recognized for his role as a judge on the CBC show Dragons’ Den. Bruce’s passion for innovation and entrepreneurship made him a perfect fit as this year’s guest speaker.
The afternoon continued with the Alumni Association Council’s Annual General Meeting where they reviewed the achievements from this year, outlined future goals and presented Lorenzo Escobal with the Up and Coming Award. The celebration went into the evening as alumni and faculty enjoyed live music and a wine tasting at the All Class Reunion.
To re-live some of the excitement check out our Facebook album.
Thank you to everyone who participated and helped to Paint the Town Blue!
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