Welcome Catherine Drea to the role of Vice President, Student Engagement
January 28, 2013

One of the newest members of Georgian’s Senior Leadership Team, Catherine brings extensive and wide-ranging experiences across public, private and government sectors.

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Catherine Drea, Georgian’s new Vice President, Student Engagement

Georgian’s new Vice President, Student Engagement has extensive experience in the field of student engagement and has led large student services portfolios in both the college and university sectors.

Catherine was formerly the Director, Office of Student Life, at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus. Previously, she was Associate Vice President at UOIT, Vice President at Mohawk College, and has also worked at Humber, Seneca and Durham colleges. In addition, Catherine brings provincial government experience, including time spent at Employment Ontario as Director, Service Delivery Branch and Ontario Director of Apprenticeship for the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University, a Master of Arts in Education from Central Michigan University and a Doctor of Education from the University of Toronto. Her doctoral thesis focused on the government role in student accessibility in colleges. She has authored numerous articles, is a member of the School of Graduate Studies at OISE/University of Toronto, teaches for Central Michigan University, and is a volunteer non-profit board member.