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NU schedules information sessions for new Ph.D. program

by jmaloni
Tue, Jan 25th 2011 01:35 pm

Doctoral program in leadership & policy commences in August

Niagara University will host several information sessions at three locations between Jan. 25 and March 5 to introduce interested candidates to its new doctoral program in leadership and policy. The Ph.D. program, which will be administered by the university's internationally accredited College of Education, will prepare doctorally qualified leaders to implement systemic change to further community goals and aspirations. It seeks to attract leaders in education and other fields who will disseminate advanced study and research among international, cross-disciplinary and diverse contexts.

The university began accepting applications for the program in January. Classes are scheduled for Friday evenings and Saturdays.

Information sessions will be held at Niagara University's Lewiston campus and at Toronto locations on the following dates:

Niagara University (Lewiston Campus)

Bisgrove Hall

  • Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 5 and 7:30 p.m. (Room 350)
  • Saturday, Jan. 29 at 1 p.m. (Room 350)
  • Tuesday, Mar. 1 at 5 and 7:30 p.m. (Room 250)
  • Saturday, Mar. 5 at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (Room 350)

Jean Vanier Catholic High School

(10475 Bayview Ave., Richmond Hill, Ontario)


  • Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 4:30 and 7 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 21 at 4:30 and 7 p.m.

Toronto Catholic Education Centre

(80 Sheppard Ave. East, Toronto, Ontario)

Third Floor

  • Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 4:30 and 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 2 at 4:30 and 7 p.m.


Niagara University's College of Education holds National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education accreditation in the U.S., Ministerial Consent through the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities in the Province of Ontario, and accreditation through the Ontario College of Teachers. In addition, its advanced programs (post-master's) in educational leadership have recently received full national recognition through Educational Leadership Constituent Council. Niagara University has had a strong presence in Ontario, Canada, for the past four decades, educating Canadian students both on its New York campus and at various sites in the greater Toronto region of Canada. 

For more information about Niagara University's education programs, visit www.niagara.edu/education or call 286-8336 or (toll free) 1-800-462-2111.

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