The Dal alumni community welcomed over 1,100 new grads in fall 2019. Convocation was held for the first time at the Halifax Convention Centre on Argyle Street in Downtown Halifax. The faculties celebrated their new alumni by sharing some of their unique and inspirational stories. Browse below for a snapshot of these profiles and read on!

Amy Hak (MIM’19), Faculty of Management

Grad Profile: A degree for all fields

Amy Hak, a grad of Dal’s Master of Information Management program, is already putting her new knowledge and skills to work in her role as a forensic officer at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands.

Faye Teeuwen (BACS’19), Faculty of Computer Science

Grad Profile: An international experience

Computer Science grad Faye Teeuwen’s studies have taken her to Australia, the Netherlands and deep into the world of co-op education.

Paul van Galder (MBA’19), Blended Online MBA

Grad Profile: Stretch yourself

In the final steps of his MBA journey, Paul van Galder got an offer he couldn’t refuse as a microfinance advisor in Malawi — an opportunity that has opened the door to a career in international banking.

Emily Fraser (BA’14, MA’19), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Grad profile: Mastering her creativity

For her master’s thesis, Emily Fraser conducted research on the craft economy on Cape Breton Island, investigating how craft practice and production is bound up in place and purpose.

Carolyn Crane (MSc’19), Faculty of Health

Grad Profile: From 'lightbulb moments' to practice

When Carolyn Crane began her studies in the School of Physiotherapy, she thought she wanted to work in a private clinic or with athletes. But, as she entered her first placement in acute care, she knew a hospital setting was the place for her.