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Cassandra Thompson

Cass-PodiumCassandra Thompson is the Dean of The School of Health and Wellness at Georgian College. She has been an educator in the health field since 1986. Starting with Royal Victoria Hospital as a nurse educator she was motivated to teach at a higher level and moved to Georgian College in 1990.

Cass has been a key player in several expansions at Georgian and was instrumental in launching many new diploma programs attracting students to our college. Most recently, she was central to the successful planning, development and construction of the Sadlon Centre for Health and Wellness. This facility was designed to improve the learning environment for students and staff and in addition, provide several low cost clinics accessible to the general public.  Cass sits on several local, provincial and national committees for the enhancement of education, improved health and wellness and interaction with government agencies related to these fields. In 2013, Cass was awarded The Board of Governors Award of Excellence from Georgian College.   Committed to lifelong learning, Cassandra received her RN from Cambrian College, a BScN from Laurentian University, a Masters in Education from Central Michigan University and a PhD from the University of Toronto