October 21, 2016

On Friday, October 21, 2016, family and friends will gather with Fanshawe College faculty and staff to celebrate the graduation of students from the Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus. The College offers a diverse range of programming in Norfolk County, including academic upgrading, certificate and diploma programs, as well as continuing education and pre-apprenticeship opportunities.

"The faculty, staff and administration of the Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus are proud to celebrate the hard work and achievements of the 2016 graduating class," says campus chair Donna Gates. "They join more than 174,000 Fanshawe College graduates who are contributing to the economy and prosperity of our region and the world. We offer our most sincere and warm congratulations to each of these graduates as they commence the next chapter in their lives."

Fanshawe honorary diplomas recognize outstanding individuals who have enriched the lives and careers of Fanshawe College's students and alumni. This year, the Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus will recognize Mr. Mike McArthur with a Fanshawe College honorary diploma. A short biography of Mr. McArthur is attached.

More than 178 students will graduate from the campus this year. Sixty-five graduates will be acknowledged as President's Honour Roll recipients in recognition of academic excellence.

In addition to the presentation of diplomas and certificates, fifty-one awards will be presented to graduating and non-graduating students.

The fall graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic High School, 128 Evergreen Hill Road, Simcoe, Ontario.

Fanshawe's Simcoe/Norfolk Regional Campus is noted for its hospitality and customer service. Serving the area since 1967, the campus offers certificate and diploma programs, pre-apprenticeships, continuing education, customized corporate training for business and industry, career and employment preparation, and counselling services.

For further information, please contact Corporate Communications.