Tags: November 2021, Vol. 2, Issue 1
We are pleased to announce June MacDonald-Jenkins as the new Senior Dean of the Faculty of Social and Community Services and the Principal of the Lakeshore Campus.
June joins Humber from Loyalist College where she held roles as the Associate Vice-President, Academic and Dean of Health, Human and Justice Studies. After a 15-year career in the health sector, June started her teaching career at Durham College in 2002 as a Nursing Professor and was later seconded to a Project Manager role in the Office of Research Services and Innovation.
During her time at Durham College, June led the development of the Critical Care Hub of Excellence program proposal and served on the Steering Committee to ensure a successful roll-out. In addition, she successfully led program and accreditation reviews, managed all ministry-funded projects and was actively involved in research in the area of apprenticeship and flexible delivery methodologies.
In 2012, June was seconded as the Dean of Police Education and Innovation for Durham Regional Police Services. As the first-ever academic Dean of a Police Service in Canada, June worked with Police services provincially and nationally to develop, implement and enhance policing education where she successfully shifted Durham Regional Police Services’ mandatory training to a professional development model of delivery.
With over 19 years of experience in the education sector, June has a strong commitment to teaching and learning, research, social innovation and academic leadership. She is the recipient of a national teaching award for the use of technology-based resources to enhance the learning environment. June’s experience in leading strategic initiatives, building partnerships, program quality assurance and her collaborative approach will bring value to our Humber community.
June holds a Master of Science in Nursing from McMaster University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Laurentian University and a Nursing Diploma from Halifax Infirmary School of Nursing. June’s first day will be October 8th.
Please join us in welcoming June to Humber!