Niagara University’s College of Education held its fourth Bachelor of Professional Studies Program in Ontario commencement on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011.
The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M., S.T.D., president of Niagara University, presided over the ceremony, which took place at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. A total of 198 teacher candidates were awarded their degrees, with both primary/junior and intermediate/senior divisions represented.
Dennis J. Mills, a noted philanthropist, former Canadian Parliament Member and current vice chairman of MI Developments Inc., a global real estate firm, delivered the evening’s keynote address. Mills received the university’s Caritas Medal in recognition of the extraordinary manner in which he exemplifies the charity of St. Vincent de Paul.
Niagara University’s BPS program is accredited by the Ontario College of Teachers and offered with consent of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
For information on NU’s Bachelor of Professional Studies Program in Ontario, please visit www.niagara.edu/ontario-edu-degree.