Tuesday, February 14, 2012

CUC Student is One of Canada's Newest Citizens

Gladvin Thyagaraj, a 2nd year biology major from Toronto, is one of Canada's newest citizens.  Thyagaraj, his brother and parents took the oath of citizenship Monday, February 13, in Toronto.  Thyagaraj grew up in Mysore, India.  He immigrated with his family to Canada back in May, 2007.  In addition a Certificate of Citizenship, Gladvin was also given a small Canadian flag and a lapel pin commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.

Gladvin Thyagaraj with the judge who presided over the citizenship ceremony in Toronto, February 13, 2012.
"As we enjoy Multicultural Week here at CUC I cannot think of a more exciting way to illustrate the beauty of Canada's diversity than celebrating the addition of Gladvin and his family to the rich cultural tapestry of this wonderful country," said President Mark Haynal. 

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