Item Aud. 182 - Graduation Service: Robert Thompson (Commencement Speaker); Deborah Wills (Valedictorian) and others - April 21

aud182a.mp3 aud182b.mp3

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Graduation Service: Robert Thompson (Commencement Speaker); Deborah Wills (Valedictorian) and others - April 21

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CA TWU Coll. 02-01-Aud. 182

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  • 1985 (Creation)

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  • 1 audio cassette
  • 2 sound recordings (mp3)
  • audio 182a 20.9 MB (31 minutes)
  • audio 182b 19.0 MB (28 minutes)

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Audio 182a consists of the following recording:
Title: Bob Thompson and other Speakers – “Graduation Address April 21, 1985”
The recording opens with the group being led in prayer [possibly by Edward Dyck, Board member]. The prayer is cut off suddenly. President Neil Snider welcomes those present and acknowledges honoured guests. Greetings are expressed by Ross Belsher, parent of graduate and Member of Parliament for Fraser Valley East. Dr. Robert Thompson, TWU Professor Emeritus of Political Science, is invited to speak. Thompson speaks on his vision for TWU and the development of the school. He discusses the importance of community standards and striving for excellence. He also discusses what it means to live as a Christian. He encourages the graduates to determine God’s will for their lives.
Audio 182b consists of the following recording:
Title: Many Speakers – “Graduation Address April 21, 1985”
This is a continuation of the Graduation service on Aud. 182a. Dr. Ken Davis (Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs) discusses the commitment of the students and faculty to Trinity Western University. He thanks the faculty for their work. Deborah Wills is introduced as valedictorian; she thanks faculty, parents, Trinity Western University as a whole, and the students for their support. She then speaks on personal development and externalizing one’s Christianity in a secular world. At [8:05] a list of graduates who have attained high honours is read [likely by Orville Lyttle, Registrar and/or Allan Kotanen, Student Life]. A number of awards are given out: Ted Borley is given the Scholar Athlete award; Ginnie (Virginia) Westman and Loyal Makaroff are presented with citizenship awards. Dr. Ken Davis reads a list of graduates. [There is a tape glitch and several of the lists of names are missing.] A man [possibly Campus Pastor David Judge] reads from 1 Corinthians 15:58. The group is led in prayer. There is one last announcement and prayer [possibly by Rev. Keith Lundberg, parent and Board member].
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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 182b: 9 minutes 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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according to the attached price tag, the original blank cassette tape was purchased in the Trinity Western Bookstore for $3.45

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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 3:51:18 PM by SylviaS<br/>Wednesday, March 09, 2011 2:05:31 PM by SylviaS<br/>Thursday, March 03, 2011 2:59:13 PM by SylviaS<br/>Thursday, March 03, 2011 2:58:32 PM by SylviaS<br/>Thursday, March 03, 2011 2:25:21 PM by SylviaS<br/>Saturday, February 26, 2011 4:15:28 PM by sylvias<br/>Saturday, February 26, 2011 3:55:24 PM by sylvias<br/>Saturday, February 26, 2011 3:04:00 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, March 10, 2006 2:39:17 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, November 18, 2005 3:55:25 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, April 01, 2005 3:32:14 PM by M. Kelly<br/>2005 M. Kelly

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