Graduate Studies

Doctoral students in nursing greeted with warm reception

Anna Marrocco, Peggy Oldfield, Gina Pittman, Mary Voutt-GoosUWindsor’s inaugural cohort of PhD candidates in nursing: Anna Marrocco, Peggy Oldfield, Gina Pittman, and Mary Voutt-Goos (missing from photo: Arwa Alsadoon).

Until now, instructors in the UWindsor Faculty of Nursing have had to leave the city to earn a doctorate in the discipline. That is changing, with the introduction of a new PhD program in nursing which welcomed its first cohort Tuesday at a reception in the Medical Education Building.

“This is going to service Windsor-Essex very well,” said Dale Rajacich, graduate co-ordinator. “In all of Canada, only 411 professors of nursing hold doctorates in nursing, as opposed to some other field. We need to produce more.”

Clinical psychology students set sights on year-long internship

UWindsor clinical psychology students Lauren O'Driscoll, Brie Brooker, Emily Johnson, Miche Monette and Ashley Mlotek are pictured on campus with professor Dr. Josée Jarry. UWindsor clinical psychology students Lauren O'Driscoll, Brie Brooker, Emily Johnson, Miche Monette and Ashley Mlotek are pictured on campus with professor Dr. Josée Jarry.

Doctoral students from UWindsor’s clinical psychology program are gearing up to complete the final leg of their exhaustive educational pursuits.

The one-year internship will be the culmination of six years of study, researching for their master’s thesis and PhD dissertation and more than 2,300 hours of supervised clinical practicums.

This September will see 14 students from the program fan out across the continent to begin internships following a highly-competitive selection process.