Bundaberg graduation highlights
Published on 12 Apr, 2013Media Contact:
For Immediate Release
A total of 115 graduates attended this week's Bundaberg ceremony for graduates of CQUniversity at the Moncrieff Theatre...
Vice-Chancellor Scott Bowman with L-R Grant Stevenson (Bachelor of Business [Marketing] with Distinction); Katrina Lane-Krebs (Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education); and Ruth Pickton (Bachelor of Environmental Science). Grant, Katrina and Ruth are also CQUni staff members
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They heard from guest speaker Cheri Yavu-Kama-Harathunian who is a senior elder of a Kabi Kabi clan/family, a traditional owner and member of the Gurang Gurang and Terabalang Bunda peoples. Cheri is also a Director of the Indigenous Wellbeing Centre in Bundaberg, and has this year taken on the newly established role of the Centre's Chaplain as well. She has worked and studied abroad and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Indigenous and Community Health and a Master of Criminal Justice.
Official guests attended representing the Queensland Police Service, Bundaberg Regional Council, TAFE, Education Queensland and the CQUniversity Regional Engagement Committee.
The CQUniversity Bundaberg graduation medal was presented to IT graduate Joel Mortensen in recognition of his outstanding academic record and contribution to the University and community.
An address on behalf of graduates was delivered by Dianne Barrett, who has completed a Bachelor of Learning Management (Secondary and Vocational Education and Training).