Jan. 16, 2020
Faculty of Nursing appoints dual directors for internationalization
The Faculty of Nursing is pleased to announce the appointment of dual Directors for Internationalization.
Heather Bensler and Dr. Lorraine Venturato (PhD) will be leading the development of the Faculty of Nursing International Plan and working with faculty and staff to position our graduates to address health-care needs both locally and globally. They will also be working to ensure that our research has global significance.
Venturato has been appointed as the Director, International and Global Research. Her portfolio will include graduate curriculum development as well as the development of international partnerships, strategic alignment with University of Calgary International, and the development and promotion of research that has global impact.
Bensler has been appointed the Director, International and Global-Local Health. The focus of her portfolio is on faculty and undergraduate curriculum development, international and global-local partnerships and projects. She will also develop a student leadership team to increase student engagement with the internationalization of the faculty.