Item Aud. 184 - Graduation Service (includes ACTS): Catherine Nicholl (Commencement Speaker); Valerie Fodor (Valedictorian) and others - April 23

aud184a.mp3 aud184b.mp3 aud184c.mp3 aud184d.mp3

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Graduation Service (includes ACTS): Catherine Nicholl (Commencement Speaker); Valerie Fodor (Valedictorian) and others - April 23

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CA TWU Coll. 02-01-Aud. 184

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  • 1989 (Creation)

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  • 2 audio cassettes
  • 4 sound recordings (mp3)
  • audio 184a 19.5 MB (28 minutes)
  • audio 184b 18.8 MB (27 minutes)
  • audio 184c 21.1 MB (31 minutes)
  • audio 184d 21.1 MB (31 minutes)

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Audio 184a consists of the following recording:
Title: “Graduation Ceremony”
The recording begins with organ music. At [7:07] an unidentified speaker [likely Bruce Traub, Vice President, Business and Administraton] invites those present to join him in singing “O Canada”. The group is led in prayer [likely by Mr. G. H. Milroy Hall, Board member]. President Neil Snider welcomes those present. MLA Carol Gran speaks briefly. Then the Mayor of Langley John Biels (Beales?) speaks briefly. Dr. Snider gives thanks to those who have had a profound impact on the success of Trinity Western University, including Delbert Riemer and John Bjorksten, long-time members of the Board. They are given special awards by Dr. Snider. Each gives a brief acceptance speech. There is music and singing. Dr. Ken Davis (TWU Administrator) speaks, recognizing Cathie A. Nicholl, a member of the Order of Canada who devoted more than fifty years to student ministry through Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. Davis is cut off in the middle of a sentence.
Audio 184b consists of the following recording:
Title: Catherine Nicholl – “Graduation Ceremony”
This is a continuation of the recording on Aud. 184a. Catherine Nicholl is presented with an honorary degree: Doctorate of Christian Ministries. Dr. Nicholl gives an acceptance speech and then the graduation address. Finally, those present are asked for a financial contribution to the university [likely by Guy Saffold, Vice President, University Advancement] and a woman [Crystal Hicks?] sings.
Audio 184c consists of the following recording:
Title: Valerie Fodor and others – “Graduation Ceremony”
This is a continuation of Aud. 184b. There is further music and singing. Dr. Ken Davis speaks, expressing gratitude to the faculty. Valerie Rose Fodor is presented with an award, gives an acceptance speech and a valedictorian's address. A list of graduates' names is read until the end of the recording.
Audio 184d consists of the following recording:
Title: “Graduation Ceremony”
This is a continuation of Aud. 184c. A list of graduates' names is read. ACTS students are recognized (the names of six ACTS graduates are listed in the program). Dr. Snider speaks, welcoming Dr. Don Page - Vice President, Academic Affairs, Designate - to the faculty. Dr. Page is invited to speak. There is music and singing. The group is led in prayer. Dr. Snider dismisses those present. Dr. Deane Downey, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, announces the benediction. There is music until the end of the recording.
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B 4 S 1 Box 07

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Digitization Note: All files recorded from a Califone 2455AV, captured by ScenalyzerLive 4.0 and edited with Audacity 1.2.6. Recorded at 44.1kHz @ 16-bit resolution via Canopus ADVC110, in .wav format by Aaron Martens, TWU AV Asst, between May 2007 and June 2009.

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AV Assistant's digitization notes: Aud 184a: 2 minutes trailing silence cut; Aud 184b: 2 minutes leading and 1 minute trailing silence cut

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Student Assistant's note: Converted from .wav to .mp3 and/or amplified using Dexster v3.2 Copyright Softdiv Software Sdn Bhd; attributes MP3 CBR; 48kHz 320 Kbps; Channel: stereo - between September 2010 and April 2011

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In June 2012 librarian DD resized all audio files using the program Amadeus Pro; he ran a batch conversion of the files, changing them from MP3 files at a bit rate of 320kbps to MP3 files at a bit rate of 96kbps at 24kHz

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This copy is to be used solely for the purpose of research or private study; any use of the copy for a purpose other than research or private study may require the authorization of the copyright owner of the work in question

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April 01, 2005<br/>October 25, 2012<br/>Thursday, October 18, 2012 3:53:48 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, March 09, 2011 2:05:56 PM by SylviaS<br/>Saturday, March 05, 2011 11:12:49 AM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, March 04, 2011 4:40:42 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, March 04, 2011 3:15:07 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, March 04, 2011 12:06:35 PM by sylvias<br/>Thursday, March 03, 2011 4:58:25 PM by SylviaS<br/>Thursday, March 03, 2011 4:08:49 PM by SylviaS<br/>Saturday, February 26, 2011 4:46:44 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, March 10, 2006 2:39:26 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, November 18, 2005 3:55:40 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, April 01, 2005 3:33:22 PM by M. Kelly<br/>2005 M. Kelly

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