The Class of 2021 Highlights
Virtual Celebrations, Real Community:
Spring Convocation 2021
The Class of 2021 has accomplished incredible things in their time at St. Michael’s. Learn more about them and how their Convocation will be celebrated this year.
Connections and Community:
The First Gilson Cohort Graduates from U of T
There are some firsts in the Class of 2021, including the graduation of the first cohort of the Gilson Seminar in Faith and Ideas. Students in the seminar conclude their studies with an interdisciplinary mindset—and lifelong friendships.
St. Mike’s Graduands Lauded for Academic Success and Community Contributions
From finding community on campus or earning top marks in challenging courses—even to becoming a mother just days before Convocation—members of St. Michael’s Class of 2021 have had a rich and unique set of experiences. Learn about some of this year’s graduation award winners.
St. Michael’s Students Honoured for Community Contributions
Five members of the Class of 2021 received Student Leadership Awards from the University of Toronto. Their awards reflect longstanding contributions to the life of the College and the university community in the areas of mental health, inclusivity, and much more.
“The best few years of my life”: Memories, Reflections and Advice from the Class of 2021
St. Michael’s graduating students look back fondly on their experiences of community, reflect on the meaning of their student careers, and offer advice to future students thinking about getting involved.
Celebrating the Academic and Extracurricular Achievements of the Class of 2021
This year, almost 150 graduating St. Michael’s students received medals and titled awards. Celebrate their accomplishments with us as the Class of 2021 enters the St. Michael’s alumni family.
Dean of Students Duane Rendle discusses what he considers the best perk of his job at St. Mike’s: wielding the ceremonial mace during academic processions for Convocation.
Learn all about the St. Michael’s mace the beadle uses to lead processions for Baccalaureate Mass during Convocation!
Wish You Were Here
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Celebrating the Class of 2021 in Style
Convocation presents an opportunity for St. Michael’s faculty to dress up in the regalia of the institutions from which they received their PhDs as part of their celebration of the achievements of the graduating class.
From top left clockwise: Christianity and Culture prof Jean-Olivier Richard models the bee stripes of Johns Hopkins University • Medieval Studies prof Alison More’s Bristol University regalia carries rich scarlet and purple hues • Christianity and Culture prof Stephen Tardif dons the scarlet and black of Harvard University • Book and Media Studies prof Felan Parker shows off the virtual threads of his York University regalia
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Learn about receiving your diploma, the virtual ceremony and more on U of T’s Office of Convocation website