Access to Higher Education panel discussion
October 01, 2013

All are invited to attend a unique panel discussion on Friday, Oct. 4 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall at the Barrie Campus concerning Access to Higher Education, including access for First Nations/Inuit/Métis students, international students and First Generation students. Registration and light refreshments will be available at 1 p.m. The panel presentation will begin at 1:30.

The panelists are:

  • Dr. Mike DeGagne, President and Vice-Chancellor of Nipissing University
  • Dr. Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson, Dean of College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University
  • Dr. Bill Summers, Vice-President, Research and Policy, Colleges Ontario
  • Dr. Catherine Drea, Vice President, Student Engagement and University Partnerships, who will represent Dr. MaryLynn West-Moynes, President and CEO, Georgian College

This event is being hosted by the Georgian University Partnership Centre in collaboration with Central Michigan University and Ontario GradNet.

Admission is free. Seating is limited. RSVP by visiting or call 989-774-7761 to reserve your seat.

Master of Arts in Education information sessions

Central Michigan University (CMU) will also hold two information sessions that day in room K226B, Barrie Campus, for those interested in the CMU Master of Arts in Education (Community College Concentration). This degree is offered part-time on Friday nights and Saturdays. The next cohort at is planned for fall 2014.

Choose from 11 a.m. to noon OR 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Call 877-268-4636 toll-free to register for an information session.