Brescia Convocation ’13

by Meg on June 17, 2013

Saying the past few days have been busy would be a huge understatement.


But, I’ve enjoyed every moment!

From going to the Taylor Swift concert in Toronto on Saturday, to traveling back from Toronto bright and early Sunday morning to make it back for my convocation in the afternoon, attending convocation, celebrating Father’s Day, and then attending a second convocation ceremony on Monday plus a luncheon, you could say I’m one tired girl today. But, I’m more than excited to update you on everything and finally give you some insight on what I will be doing with my Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition! 

My convocation began Sunday June 16th.

My first of two convocation ceremonies was held at my church in London Ontario, St. Peter’s Basilica.


This first ceremony included only Brescia University College grads whereas the second convocation ceremony, which took place Monday, was hosted by Western University, which Brescia is an affiliate college of, and included students outside of Brescia as well.

The Brescia University College convocation included procession of the grads, distribution of awards, valedictory speech, the Brescia alumnae pledge, and the very exciting ring ceremony!

The ring ceremony was the highlight of Sunday’s convocation ceremony for me as this is the time we are called up to receive our Brescia University College alumnae rings. The alumnae rings are a gift from Brescia and hope to be worn as a memoir and remind the alumnae of their time at Brescia.


I absolutely love my ring and feel so proud to wear it and call myself a Brescia University College alumnae!

After the ceremony, we proceeded out of the church and took pictures. I took pictures with my closest friends and then headed home as I was dying of thirst.

friends at grad

Once home, I used my new DAVIDsTEA tea steeper to make myself an iced Forever Nuts tea! It was my first time using it and I love it! The perfect early birthday present for myself ;)



After chilling at home for a bit with my Mom, Dad, and Grandma, we then headed out for dinner. We had a fantastic dinner at Blu Duby, one of my favourite London restaurants, where I ordered pan seared salmon which came with organic red quinoa and sautéed zucchini as a side. However, before dinner my Dad and I split an appetizer of grilled calamari which was to die for!


Dinner was absolutely incredible and once we got home all of us were incredibly tired and ready for bed!

Monday was another busy day filled with grad stuff, family, and love, so I’ll continue my grad update tomorrow!

Happy Tuesday, loves!

Meg xo

P.s. don’t forget that it’s never too early to submit a high five for this week’s High Five Friday! Also, did you hear about my birthday week giveaway yet? You finally have the chance to win yourself tea from DAVIDsTEA! Make sure you enter today as the contest closes Wednesday evening and the winner with be announced Thursday!

{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

Hayley June 18, 2013 at 12:21 AM

Congrats again Meg!! Sounds like a wonderfully exhausting day. Can’t wait to hear what comes next for you. I’m sure it will be something wonderful!


Meg June 18, 2013 at 6:49 AM

hahahaha it was wonderfully exhausting! you said it perfectly!!!!


Lisa June 18, 2013 at 12:21 AM

So wonderful! Congrats Meg! So proud of you and can’t wait to hear what your plans are for the future:) Sounds like such an awesome and blessed day filled with wonderful times, and how nice that your family came out to support your convocation!


Meg June 18, 2013 at 6:49 AM

Thanks Lisa !! <3


Jan @ Sprouts n Squats June 18, 2013 at 1:53 AM

That is such a pretty ring :)

Love that tea dispenser, I’ve used one before in a hot chocolate shop and loved it.


Meg June 18, 2013 at 6:49 AM



lindsay June 18, 2013 at 6:50 AM

such a fun time and i love your beautiful family! congrats meg!!! love that tea steeper too!


Kaila @healthyhelperblog! June 18, 2013 at 7:08 AM

Congrats on graduating! Such a huge accomplishment! I love the rings you all get! Saw Chelsea’s too and was totally loving that special token from the college! I wish my school did that! :)


IHeartVegetables June 18, 2013 at 7:38 AM

Congrats girl!!! that’s so awesome! :) I hope you get a chance to relax and enjoy your accomplishment for a bit :)


Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness June 18, 2013 at 7:50 AM

Congrats Meg!!! Such an exciting time for you :)


Jamie @ StudioEats June 18, 2013 at 8:08 AM

Congrats, Meg!!


GOtheXtraMile June 18, 2013 at 8:16 AM

Congrats, love!!! <3


Amanda @Fitforgloryfoundbygrace June 18, 2013 at 9:19 AM

Congratulations! That is so exciting! I can’t wait to hear what your next steps with Food and Nutrition will be! :)


Kim Perry June 18, 2013 at 9:42 AM

Congrats Meg!! So happy for you girl!
And tea in a wine glass?? Fancy ;)
You look stunning in the white dress!!


Alyssa June 18, 2013 at 9:52 AM

Where is that white dress from?? It’s gorgeous!!!


Caitlin June 18, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Congrats meg! What a wonderful accomplishment :)
I love love love that dress you chose. Simply beautiful!xo


Linz @ Itz Linz June 18, 2013 at 9:36 PM

GORGEOUS ring, GORGEOUS dress, GORGEOUS YOU!! Congrats, love!! xoxo


Alyssa @ Road to RD June 18, 2013 at 11:02 PM

Congratulations Meg! That’s so cool that you got a ring! I love it!


sara June 19, 2013 at 8:44 AM

I’ve followed your blog for awhile now, but never commented before. I just want to say congrats and best of luck to you in your future endeavors! You have such a sweet spirit that shines through your posts :) it is wonderful to see good things come to good people, so I hope God contines to bless your life.

Ps- that white dress is killer! ;)


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