SGS contacts

If you are a current graduate student or faculty/staff, please feel free to contact the appropriate individual within the School of Graduate Studies.


ADMINISTRATION

Dr. Aimée Surprenant (more...)
Dean of Graduate Studies
Email: deansgs@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2478

Dr. Danine Farquharson (more...)
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Email: daninef@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2478
Website: www.faculty.mun.ca/daninef/index.php

Ms. Annette Williams
Secretary to the Deans
The Deans’ Secretary manages Dean/Associate Deans’ scheduling and appointments; processes student requests for conference travel; prepares various status letters for students; and prepares agendas/minutes for Academic Council Executive and the Academic Council.
Email: awilliam@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2478

Ms. Krista Shea, BBA
Committees Secretary
The Committees Secretary is responsible for all reviews, ad hoc committees, and appeals/investigations for the School, and supports the Interdisciplinary PhD program.
Email: kshea@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2435

Mr. Andrew Kim, BSc (Hon.), MBA
Director, Graduate Enrolment Services
The Director, Graduate Enrolment Services oversees recruitment, marketing, admissions, records, programs, and student outreach for the graduate school; takes responsibility for academic advising and regulations and information systems; manages international partnerships and agreements; oversees day-to-day operations of SGS and HR activities; and leads special projects.
Email: akim@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-8847

Ms. Carol Sullivan, BBA, MBA
Manager, Fellowships and Awards
The Manager of Fellowships and Awards manages the SGS budget and the allocation and budgeting processes for the School’s fellowships and awards. In addition, the Manager oversees graduate scholarships, endowment funds and payroll processes for all graduate students.
Email: carol@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-3425

RECRUITMENT, MARKETING, AND EVENTS

Ms. Chunyan Zhu, BEd, MEd
Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
The Recruitment and Retention Coordinator is responsible for graduate prospect management, student recruitment, student statistical data, information sessions and webinars, and campus visits.
Email: czhu@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2480

Ms. Ashley Hurley, BA, CCM, MPC
Marketing Coordinator
The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for managing all the graduate school’s websites, social media, publications, event planning, the graduate newsletter, and general communications.
Email: ashley.hurley@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-3581

ADMISSIONS

Ms. Kim Hearn
Admissions Officer
The Admissions Officer oversees Admissions Group and processing, coordinates graduate student admissions, and verifies supporting documents of admitted students.
Email: klewis@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2446 

Ms. Heather Harris
Applications Officer
The Applications Officer processes graduate applications and supporting documents, responds to applicant and admission inquiries, and assists the Admissions Officer as required.
Email: hharris@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-6907

Ms. Athena Farr
Applications Officer
The Applications Officer processes graduate applications and supporting documents, responds to applicant and admission inquiries, and assists the Admissions Officer as required.
Email: athena.farr@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2444

Ms. Diana Joanes
Receptionist 
The Receptionist provides front counter service to faculty and students, completes confirmation of enrolment letters and forms, and responds to general inquiries.
Email: dpj522@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2445 

STUDENT RECORDS

Ms. Sharon Winsor
Records and Registration Officer
The Records and Registration Officer is responsible for confirming graduate enrolment, academic reporting (ESL, animal care, registration, study permits, supervisory reports, time in program), student number generation, and administering leaves of absence, withdrawals, and program termination.
Email: sharon.winsor@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2447

FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND AWARDS

Ms. Gail Lamkin
Scholarships Officer
The Scholarships Officer administers all graduate scholarships and awards, including the tri-council (NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR) graduate scholarships, and coordinates the Annual Awards Ceremony.
Email: glamkin@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2600

Ms. Katrina Arbuckle, CBAD
Fellowships Officer
The Fellowships Officer approves SGS graduate student funding, maintains graduate student funding records, approves student payroll forms, records and maintains recoveries of funds to SGS, and processes changes to graduate student status.
Email: karbuckle@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2441

Mr. Sheridan Moores, BA
Financial Assistant
The Financial Assistant administers graduate student payroll forms and payroll deductions.
Email: s.j.moores@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-6906

PROGRAMS, THESES, AND EXAMINATIONS

Ms. Ruby Barron
Programs Officer
The Programs Officer processes thesis and comprehensive examinations, makes arrangements for doctoral oral defences, processes changes to graduate student programs, and confirms completion of academic requirements for all graduate diploma, master’s and doctoral students.
Email: rbarron@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-8462

Ms. Dawn Quinton
Programs Assistant
The Programs Assistant oversees the appointment of examiners, processes the outcomes of thesis examinations, and assists with doctoral oral defences.
Email: dawn.quinton@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2443

GRADUATE STUDENT OUTREACH

Ms. Julie Bowering, BA
Senior Career Development Coordinator
The Career Development Coordinator facilitates a series of career development workshops to graduate students each semester that provide information on topics such as resume and CV building, academic and non-academic job search, networking and interview skills; co-facilitates a new program called the Professional Skills Development Program for International Students; and meets with students one-on-one, to provide detailed information based on a graduate student's specific situation and individual career needs. 
Email:  jbowering@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2976

Ms. Nicole Evans
Administrative Program Assistant
Email: ne8811@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-3813

PUBLIC SERVANT IN RESIDENCE

Dr. Susan Drodge (more)
Public Servant in Residence, School of Graduate Studies
Email: sgs@mun.ca
Phone: 1-709-864-2445

Contact

School of Graduate Studies

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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