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CIM Winnipeg 47th Graduation Class

July 26, 2013

REVIEW: Class of 2013 – 47th Annual Graduation Ceremony, CIM Winnipeg
by Dennie Cormack, CIM
CIM Winnipeg Branch
Director of Communications

On Saturday, June 15, 2013, the Canadian Institute of Management, Winnipeg Branch 47th Annual Graduation was held at the University of Manitoba.

The Convocation ceremonies were followed by a dinner and party to celebrate the accomplishments of the 61 graduates of the Class of 2013.

Dr. Matthew Jelavic, C.Mgr, National President and CEO of the Canadian Institute of Management

Dr. Matthew Jelavic, C.Mgr,
National President and CEO of the
Canadian Institute of Management,
brought greetings from the National CIM Board of Directors to the CIM Winnipeg Branch’s newest CIM Graduates.

Dr. Dennis Silvestrone, PhD, Area Director of Continuing Education Programs, University of Manitoba

Dr. Dennis Silvestrone, PhD,
Area Director of Continuing Education Programs,
University of Manitoba,
extended congratulations and encouragement
as new doors open for the newest
CIM members.

Corrine Scott, OM, MBA, Director of Regulatory Services, Manitoba Liquor Control Commission

The Address to CIM Graduates
was delivered by
Corrine Scott, OM, MBA,
Director of Regulatory Services,
Manitoba Liquor Control Commission.

Catherine Coughlin, CIM - Valedictorian of CIM Winnipeg Branch 2013 Graduation Ceremonies

The Valedictorian Address was given by
Catherine Coughlin, CIM,
describing the challenges of the program, balancing with already busy lives and how important the support of family members was to the graduates.

Honorary Certificate of Achievement

Honorary Certificate of Achievement presented to the family of Brent Pitt, June 15, 2013

Marc Desrosiers, MBA, ABC, P.Mgr, and Clayton McPherson, CIM, P.Mgr, President of CIM Winnipeg Branch, presented an Honorary Certificate of Achievement to the family of Brent Pitt, who passed away this year.

CIM Certificates and Honors Recognition

Clayton McPherson, presents certificates and honors recognition at CIM 2013 Graduation

Clayton McPherson, President of the CIM Winnipeg Branch presented CIM certificates and honors recognition at the Graduation ceremonies. It was an honour to also present the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Academic Awards to the three individuals who excelled in the program, achieving the first, second and third highest grade point averages in this year’s graduating class.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients for their outstanding achievements:

Gold Award:       Tammy Wood

Silver Award:     Marilyn Bullied

Bronze Award:  Steve Falkingham

 

Our Thanks and Appreciation to Dr. Lori Wallace

CIM Winnipeg Branch thanks Dr. Lori Wallace for her support

We extend a special thank you to Dr. Lori Wallace, PHd Dean of Extended Education, University of Manitoba, for her support of the CIM program over the past few years. We wish her all the best in her retirement.

 

The Party …

Following the graduation ceremonies and dinner, we enjoyed an interactive evening of fun … Las Vegas style! And … The King himself dropped by for a visit … much to everyone’s delight.

Elvis performs at CIM Winnipeg Branch 2013 Graduation PartyCasino Games and dancing capped off a most memorable day.

CIM members enjoying the casino at the CIM Winnipeg Branch's Graduation Party CIM members enjoy playing casino games

Congratulations to the CIM Winnipeg Graduating Class of 2013!

CIM Winnipeg Branch Graduation Class of 2013 - June 15, 2013

CIM Graduation 2012

October 2, 2012

Congratulations to the 46th Graduating Class of the Canadian Institute of Management, Winnipeg Branch.

The ceremonies took place Saturday June 23rd, 2012 at the University of Manitoba; the convocation was followed by a dinner / dance to celebrate the accomplishment of the 50 graduates for the 2012 year.

Dr. Lori Wallace, Dean of Extended Education, with the University of Manitoba greeted this year’s graduates, and provided her words of praise and encouragement as new doors open for the newest C.I.M. members. Heartfelt greetings from the National Branch of C.I.M. were extended by Dr. Matthew Jelavic, the National Vice-President of Education. City of Winnipeg Councilor Mike Pagtakhan a C.I.M. graduate himself also addressed the graduating class, siting both personal and professional anecdotes of how these same paths lead to his success of today. The 2012 Valedictorian Andrew Maitland spoke of the challenges of the commitment required in obtaining the C.I.M. designation over the course of the last four years, but more importantly described the feeling of pride and accomplishment for a job well done by all.

The certificates and honors recognition were presented by Clayton McPherson, President of the Winnipeg Branch. In addition Clayton also presented the Gold, Silver, and Bronze academic awards to the three individuals who excelled in the program achieving the first, second and third highest grade point average. . This year’s recipient of the Gold Award was presented to Cheryl Summerly, the Silver Award was given to Karen Long, and the Bronze Award went to Gary Shewchuk.

After the dinner celebration, entertainment was provided where the entire audience participated in a Family Feud Game. As the teams paired off against one another, the victors of the evening resulted with the Winnipeg Branch Board of Directors taking home the coveted honor. The evening then continued with dancing to the wee hours, culminating a most memorable day for all.

Respectfully submitted
Vice President – Education
Garry Kalawarny, C.I.M.