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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 10 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD May 4 Canandaiguan in Canada When Tod Wilbur told his friends he was going to attend university in they all said And when he told his classmates at the U of L he came from New they asked the same thing. Fortunately graduand Tod Wilbur known as Rodney Gibson Wilbur didn't mind explaining 'where it's at' to friends on either side of the 49th parallel. A psychology major Tod plans to attend graduate school in the U.S. this specializing in humanistic psychology. certainly don't regret coming to the U of he although he does regret not being able to present for the May 11 convocation ceremonies. ob- tained a good background for fur- ther He recaljs his decision to come to the U of L in was looking for a liberal-arts institu- small and not in traditional format and decided the U of L would meet my You're still wondering where it the place that begins with the same letters as Just for the Tod describes his home town as a small city of people located near N.Y. University is more than just lectures and term papers To the casual the black-robed graduates receiving degrees at the seventh annual University of Lethbridge convocation might appear to be an amorphous mass. But U of L students are. above all. individuals. The 222-member 1.974 graduating class includes such individuals as Phil Illingworth of Lethbridge. a holder of the black belt in judo and a 1972 Olympics a nun. Sister Mary Murphy receiving her education graduates from like Mrs. Alice Rena Turnbull From New Zealand as well as students from habitats such as Calgary. Cardston. Fort Macleod. Medicine Picture P-utte. Ottawa and Kichrnound. students like .John Clarence MacMillan of Lethbridge. to his friends as who don't allow wheelchair confinement to prevent their education. U of L graduands include student activists like Timothy James Firth and Christopher Robin Anton of and John Robert Lawrence Mctnnis of who served as student representatives on university committees and who worked for the student newspaper and the Students' persons already working in the local community like Fleetwood Bawden teacher Gregory an inveterate writer of ''Letters to the and Lloyd Yamagishi who worked as a city sports writer while a promising students like Ralph Irons of winner of a pre-doctoral fellowship at. the University of John Currie of Medicine Hat. recipient of a history fellowship at McMaster colloquium study graduate Barbara Robinson of winner of a presigious National Research scholarship to pursue her studies in experimental psychology. Given such a varied student meeting classmates with different outlooks on life is as much a part of as attending lectures and writing term papers. Took Long Route Sylvia Strom of Burdett comes to her bachelor of education degree by a somewhat cur- cuitous route. A graduate of the Prairie Bible In- stitute in Three she began her studies at the U of L in taught for two years in Manyberries and joined an interdenominational teaching mission in South America in 1972. Living in Venezuela for a she taught junior and senior school math- ematics in a school operated for children of mis- sionary workers. Miss Strom also taught English to Venezuelans and attempted to learn Spanish herself. didn't perfect rny Spanish by any but I could converse in a rudimentary she comments. She was also adventurous enough to volunteer as pianist in a Venezuelan church where her unfamiliarity with resulted in the occasional pianissimo crescendo when the con- gregation least expected it. Miss Strom has been chosen to give the student response to guest Dr. A. W. R. during convocation ceremonies today. She promised her remarks wouldn't be in Spanish. One and one makes two Just because there are two mathematicians in the doesn't mean inflationary finances are any easier to say Shirley and Allen One of the few husband-and-wife teams graduating together this the Baileys both received their Bach- elor of Science degrees during the U of L 1974 con- vocation ceremonies. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey are accus- tomed to friends' references to their dual interest in math but say the assumption that mathematicians have no trouble balancing their budgets is a common mis- conception. is not the same as arith- says Mrs. concisely settling the issue. Southern Shirley and Allen Bailey come from Picture Butte and Turin respectively and were married last in that slack period between fall semesters. They initially decided to attend the U of L because of its proximity to their horm communities. think we made the right Sa s Mr. Bailey. contact with professors is excellent t the U of L and we both feel we've obtained a good background in our The 21-year-old couple is considering moving to Eastern Canada this where Mr. Bailey will study engineering possibly at Carleton Univeristy and Mrs. Bailey plans to work. with great Faculty of Arts and Science JoAnn Lee Bullock Bee Winton Brooks Ralph Earl Dilworth. Ohaton Barbara Jane Robinson. Oakville. Faculty of Education Janey Van Coaldale DISTINCTION Faculty of Arts and Science Kim Alexander Cockerill Ralph Lewis Irons. Mont. Mark Joseph Lenchucha Karin Rosemarie Edmonton John Seargeant Kloppenborg Jacqueline Ruth Knight John R. L. Edmonton Ronald Denis B.C. Faculty of Education Lorraine Anne Boughen Dorothy Helen Endresen Joy Petherbridge Hazel Victoria Taber Harold L. Waterton Park Teresa Ulrickson ;