Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Monday, June 21st, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm — 7:30 pm

This event will take place virtually. Invitations will be sent to all those who register for the event

Audience:Carleton Community, Current Students, Faculty, Staff

Congratulations Graduates!

Members of the Sprott School of Business graduating class of 2021 are invited to join us online to celebrate your monumental achievement and to mark this very special milestone in your academic career.

Please register for the celebration below. The celebration event will feature a keynote address, messages from the Sprott School of Business and a welcome to the alumni community. Please note: The celebration will be taking place virtually and may be recorded.

Sprott School of Business
Class of 2021

Monday, June 21st, 2021
6:00 pm

This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Debra Armstrong, CEO of Skate Canada, Carleton Commerce Class of 1987.

Picture of Debra Armstrong

Debra Armstrong – Biography
Skate Canada’s Chief Executive Officer, Debra Armstrong, is a lawyer by training. Prior to joining Skate Canada, she served as Chief Executive Officer of MBNA Canada Bank and then Senior Vice President at Toronto Dominion Bank following TD’s acquisition of MBNA. Debra has developed considerable experience in business transformations over the course of her career.

She has strong governance experience and is currently a member of the board of directors of Health Standards Organization as well as Ottawa’s Shaw Centre. In addition, Armstrong is a cochair of the Winter Sport Caucus Group and serves on the Audit, Finance and Risk Management Committee of the Canadian Olympic Committee. She is a past member of the Board of Governors at Carleton University where she also Chaired its Audit and Finance Committee. Other past directorships include the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health and Volleyball


Graduates are welcome to invite friends and family to help celebrate this achievement!

Be sure to check out Carleton’s graduation website for more about Carleton University’s virtual graduation celebrations across campus!

Please note: This event is not meant to replace the formal convocation events, but rather offer an opportunity to come together and celebrate. Students will not receive their degrees at this event.

A Message For Graduates


Please note that only those graduates who registered in advance will have their names read at this event.


Please contact if you have any questions.