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Awards & Ceremonies: 1970 - 1979


Malaspina College's first convocation was held at Bowen Park in May, 1971.
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May 1971: The first Malaspina College convocation, held at Bowen Park, featured a performance by a Tillicum Haus intertribal dance group. This is believed to be the first intertribal dance group to perform at a BC college convocation. See article below.
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Article courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press, May 1971

 


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Malaspina's first convocation (1971) was held at Bowen Park, Nanaimo.
Image courtesy of Cowichan Leader, May 1971

 


Image courtesy of The Nanaimo Daily Free Press, May 10, 1972

 


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Malaspina College's first convocation was at Bowen Park in May, 1971. 50 diplomas were awarded to students from Nanaimo and South and North Vancouver Island communities.
Article courtesy of The Nanaimo Daily Free Press May 31, 1971

 

 



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Students studying French at Malaspina College won awards which were presented May 1971 by President Opgaard.
Image courtesy of Nanaimo Daily Free Press, May 19, 1971

 


May 29, 1974: Alan Martin (left) receives congratulations from Don Hammond, chairman of Malaspina College Council after accepting the Governor-General's Medal Award for academic excellence. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a 4.0 GPA.
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Grade celebration and open house, 1975.
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