Academic Advising

What can an Academic Advisor do for you?


  • Provide you information about our programs
  • Help you adjust to college life and the demands of your program
  • Connect you with additional college support services
  • Give academic advisement at midterms to help you succeed
  • Advise students who were unsuccessful in a course, or would like to drop a course
  • Advise students who are on academic probation and alert
  • Help with withdrawing from a program
  • Assist with understanding Niagara College policies and procedures
  • Connect you with transfer agreements between programs at Niagara College and other institutions
  • The International Student Advisor (ISA) assists with Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada applications in addition to your related to your academic and transition needs

Who is my advisor? Advisors can be found below, sorted by school. You can also find your Academic Advisor through the “My Academic Advisor” tool on MyNC.

Find your Academic Advisor

  • Academic and Liberal Studies (NOTL Campus)/Environment and Horticulture
    Jill English
    Jill English
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115H
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4292
    Programs Covered by Jill English
    • Commercial Beekeeping
    • Commercial Cannabis Production
    • Community Integration through Co-operative Education (CICE)
    • Ecosystem Restoration
    • Environmental Management and Assessment
    • Environmental Technician – Field and Laboratory
    • General Arts and Science
    • General Arts and Science - Degree Transfer
    • GIS – Geospatial Management
    • Greenhouse Technician
    • Greenhouse Technician (Co-op)
    • Horticultural Technician
    • Horticultural Technician (Co-op)
    • Landscape Horticulture Techniques
    • Landscape Technician
    • Landscape Technician (Co-op)
  • Academic and Liberal Studies (Welland Campus)
    Randy Conlon
    Randy Conlon
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7863
    Programs Covered by Randy Conlon
    • General Arts and Science
    • Pre-Community Services
    • Pre-Health Sciences – Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas
    • Pre-Health Sciences – Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
    • Pre-Technology
  • Allied Health
    Adele Caruso
    Adele Caruso
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7524
    Programs Covered by Adele Caruso
    • Community Pharmacy Assistant
    • Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Dental Office Administration
    • Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant
    • Paramedic
    • Pharmacy Technician
  • Business and Management
    Sue English
    Sue English
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115I
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4495
    Programs Covered by Sue English
    • Business – Accounting
    • Business – General
    • Business – International Business
    • Business – Sales and Marketing
    • Business Administration – Accounting
    • Business Administration – Accounting (Co-op)
    • Business Administration – Human Resources
    • Business Administration – Marketing
    • Business Administration – Supply Chain and Operations Management
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (International Commerce and Global Development)
    • Human Resources Management
    • International Business Management
  • Business and Management
    Deborah Strong-Clarke
    Deborah Strong-Clarke
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115F
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4045
    Programs Covered by Deborah Strong-Clarke
    • Business – Accounting
    • Business – General
    • Business – International Business
    • Business – Sales and Marketing
    • Business Administration – Accounting
    • Business Administration – Accounting (Co-op)
    • Business Administration – Human Resources
    • Business Administration – Marketing
    • Business Administration – Supply Chain and Operations Management
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (International Commerce and Global Development)
    • Human Resources Management
    • International Business Management
  • Business and Management/Food and Wine Sciences/Hospitality, Tourism and Sport
    Cynthia Manzo
    Cynthia Manzo
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115G
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4431
    Programs Covered by Cynthia Manzo
    • Artisan Distilling
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
    • Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management
    • Business Administration – Professional Golf Management (Co-op)
    • Cook - Apprenticeship
    • Culinary Innovation and Food Technology
    • Culinary Management - Apprenticeship
    • Culinary Skills
    • Esthetician
    • Event Management
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)
    • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations (Co-op)
    • Law Clerk
    • Office Administration – Executive
    • Office Administration – General
    • Office Administration – Health Services
    • Sport Management
    • Tourism Management – Business Development (Co-op)
    • Wine Business Management
    • Winery and Viticulture Technician
  • Community Services
    Alison Ryder
    Alison Ryder
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7680
    Programs Covered by Alison Ryder
    • Autism and Behavioural Science
    • Child and Youth Worker
    • Developmental Service Worker
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Early Childhood Education - Advanced Standing
    • Educational Assistant – Special Need Support
    • Recreation and Leisure Services
    • Recreation Therapy
    • Social Service Worker
  • International - Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
    Laura Fakla
    Laura Fakla
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4160
    Programs Covered by Laura Fakla
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
    • Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management
    • Business Administration – Golf Management (Co-op)
    • Commercial Beekeeping
    • Culinary Innovation and Food Technology (Co-op)
    • Culinary Management (Co-op)
    • Culinary Skills
    • Ecosystem Restoration
    • Environmental Management and Assessment
    • Environmental Technician - Field and Laboratory (Co-op)
    • Esthetician
    • Event Management
    • Geographic Information Systems - Geospatial Management
    • Greenhouse Technician
    • Greenhouse Technician (Co-op)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality) [BRIDGE PLAN]
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality) [WUHAN]
    • Horticultural Technician
    • Horticultural Technician (Co-op)
    • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations (Co-op)
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    • Landscape Horticulture Techniques
    • Landscape Technician
    • Landscape Technician (Co-op)
    • Sport Management
    • Tourism Management - Business Development (Co-op)
    • Wine Business Management
    • Winery and Viticulture Technician
  • International - Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
    Michele Ruicci
    Michele Ruicci
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4271
    Programs Covered by Michele Ruicci
    • Business - Accounting
    • Business - General
    • Business - International Business
    • Business - Sales and Marketing
    • Business Administration - Accounting
    • Business Administration - Accounting (Co-op)
    • Business Administration - Human Resources (Co-op)
    • Business Administration - International Business
    • Business Administration - Marketing (Co-op)
    • Business Administration – Supply Chain and Operations Management (Co-op)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (International Commerce and Global Development)
    • Human Resources Management
    • International Business Management
    • Law Clerk
    • Office Administration - General
    • Office Administration - Executive
    • Office Administration - Health Services
  • International - Welland Campus
    Paul Kelly (WC)
    Paul Kelly (WC)
    • Location:
      Welland - Room S111
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 1111
    Programs Covered by Paul Kelly (WC)
    • Academic English for College and University Studies (AECUS)
    • English for Academic Preparation (EAP)
    • General Arts and Science (GAS)
    • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas
    • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
    • Pre-Technology
    • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • International - Welland Campus
    Charles Ahanonu
    Charles Ahanonu
    • Location:
      Welland - Room S111
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7167
    Programs Covered by Charles Ahanonu
    • Community Mental Health
    • Gerontology
    • Palliative Care
    • Personal Support Worker
    • Critical Care Nursing
  • International - Welland Campus
    Anna McQuiston
    Anna McQuiston
    • Location:
      Welland - Room S111
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7730
    Programs Covered by Anna McQuiston
    • Acting for Film and Television
    • Art and Design Foundation
    • Autism and Behavioural Science
    • Broadcasting - Radio, TV and Film
    • Civil Engineering Technician
    • Commercial Pharmacy Assistant
    • Community and Justice Services (Correctional Worker)
    • Computer Engineering Technician
    • Computer Programmer
    • Computer Programmer Analyst (Co-op)
    • Computer Systems Technician - Network and Cloud Technologies
    • Construction Engineering Technology (Construction Management)
    • Construction Techniques
    • Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)
    • Dental Office Administration
    • Digital Photography
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Educational Assistant - Special Needs Support
    • Electrical Engineering Technician
    • Electrical Engineering Technology (Co-op)
    • Exercise Science for Health and Performance
    • Fitness and Health Promotion
    • Game Development
    • Graphic Design
    • Hairstyling
    • Industrial Automation
    • Journalism
    • Mechanical Engineering Technician
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op)
    • Mechanical Techniques - General Machinist
    • Motive Power Technician - Automotive (Co-op)
    • Motive Power Techniques - Automotive
    • New Media Web Design
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Photonics Engineering Technician
    • Photonics Engineering Technology
    • Police Foundations
    • Protection, Security and Investigation - Customs Border Services
    • Protection, Security and Investigation - Private Security
    • Public Relations
    • Recreation and Leisure Services
    • Recreation Therapy
    • Renewable Energies Technician
    • Carpentry and Renovation Technician
    • Welding Technician
    • Welding Techniques
  • Justice and Fitness
    Barbara Heeg
    Barbara Heeg
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7397
    Programs Covered by Barbara Heeg
    • Advanced Law Enforcement and Investigations
    • Community and Justice Services (Correctional Worker)
    • Protection, Security and Investigation – Customs Border Services
    • Protection, Security and Investigation – Private Security
    • Exercise Science for Health and Performance
    • Fitness and Health Promotion
    • Police Foundations
    • Police Foundations – Advanced Standing
  • Media Studies
    Kate Hagen
    Kate Hagen
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7517
    Programs Covered by Kate Hagen
    • Acting for Film and Television
    • Art and Design Foundation
    • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Game Design
    • Bachelor of Science (Honours) Game Programming
    • Broadcasting – Radio, Television and Film
    • Computer Programmer
    • Computer Programmer Analyst
    • Computer Systems Technician
    • Digital Photography
    • Game Development
    • Graphic Design
    • Journalism
    • New Media Web Design
    • Public Relations
  • Nursing and Personal Support Worker
    Jody Thomas
    Jody Thomas
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7204
    Programs Covered by Jody Thomas
    • International Nursing
    • Personal Support Worker
    • Practical Nursing
    • Practical Nursing - Alternative Delivery
  • Technology Studies
    Andrea Tran
    Andrea Tran
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7842
    Programs Covered by Andrea Tran
    • Civil Engineering Technician
    • Computer Engineering Technician
    • Construction Engineering Technology
    • Electrical Engineering Technician
    • Electrical Engineering Technology (Co-op)
    • Electronics Engineering Technician
    • Electronics Engineering Technology (Co-op)
    • Mechanical Engineering Technician
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op)
    • Photonics Engineering Technician
    • Photonics Engineering Technology
    • Renewable Energies Technician
  • Trades and Apprenticeships
    Katherine Gottli
    Katherine Gottli
    • Location:
      Welland - Room SE101
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7272
    Programs Covered by Katherine Gottli
    • Automotive Service Technician – Apprenticeship
    • Carpentry and Renovation Technician
    • Carpentry and Renovation Techniques
    • Electrical Techniques
    • Electrician – Construction and Maintenance – Apprenticeship
    • General Machinist Apprenticeship
    • Hairstylist
    • Hairstylist – Apprenticeship
    • Mechanical Techniques – General Machinist
    • Metal Fabricator – Apprenticeship
    • Motive Power Technician – Automotive (Co-op)
    • Motive Power Techniques – Automotive
    • Welder – Apprenticeship
    • Welding Technician
    • Welding Techniques
  • International - Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
    Laura Fakla
    Laura Fakla
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4160
    Programs Covered by Laura Fakla
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
    • Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management
    • Business Administration – Golf Management (Co-op)
    • Commercial Beekeeping
    • Culinary Innovation and Food Technology (Co-op)
    • Culinary Management (Co-op)
    • Culinary Skills
    • Ecosystem Restoration
    • Environmental Management and Assessment
    • Environmental Technician - Field and Laboratory (Co-op)
    • Esthetician
    • Event Management
    • Geographic Information Systems - Geospatial Management
    • Greenhouse Technician
    • Greenhouse Technician (Co-op)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality) [BRIDGE PLAN]
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Hospitality) [WUHAN]
    • Horticultural Technician
    • Horticultural Technician (Co-op)
    • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations (Co-op)
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    • Landscape Horticulture Techniques
    • Landscape Technician
    • Landscape Technician (Co-op)
    • Sport Management
    • Tourism Management - Business Development (Co-op)
    • Wine Business Management
    • Winery and Viticulture Technician
  • International - Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
    Michele Ruicci
    Michele Ruicci
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4271
    Programs Covered by Michele Ruicci
    • Business - Accounting
    • Business - General
    • Business - International Business
    • Business - Sales and Marketing
    • Business Administration - Accounting
    • Business Administration - Accounting (Co-op)
    • Business Administration - Human Resources (Co-op)
    • Business Administration - International Business
    • Business Administration - Marketing (Co-op)
    • Business Administration – Supply Chain and Operations Management (Co-op)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources)
    • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (International Commerce and Global Development)
    • Human Resources Management
    • International Business Management
    • Law Clerk
    • Office Administration - General
    • Office Administration - Executive
    • Office Administration - Health Services
  • International - Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
    Paul Kelly (NOTL)
    Paul Kelly (NOTL)
    • Location:
      Niagara-on-the-Lake - Room W115
    • Phone:
      111-641-1152 ext. 4162
    Programs Covered by Paul Kelly (NOTL)
    • General Arts and Science (GAS)
  • International - Welland Campus
    Paul Kelly (WC)
    Paul Kelly (WC)
    • Location:
      Welland - Room S111
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 1111
    Programs Covered by Paul Kelly (WC)
    • Academic English for College and University Studies (AECUS)
    • English for Academic Preparation (EAP)
    • General Arts and Science (GAS)
    • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Certificates and Diplomas
    • Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas and Degrees
    • Pre-Technology
    • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • International - Welland Campus
    Charles Ahanonu
    Charles Ahanonu
    • Location:
      Welland - Room S111
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7167
    Programs Covered by Charles Ahanonu
    • Community Mental Health
    • Gerontology
    • Palliative Care
    • Personal Support Worker
    • Critical Care Nursing
  • International - Welland Campus
    Anna McQuiston
    Anna McQuiston
    • Location:
      Welland - Room S111
    • Phone:
      111-111-1111 ext. 7730
    Programs Covered by Anna McQuiston
    • Acting for Film and Television
    • Art and Design Foundation
    • Autism and Behavioural Science
    • Broadcasting - Radio, TV and Film
    • Civil Engineering Technician
    • Commercial Pharmacy Assistant
    • Community and Justice Services (Correctional Worker)
    • Computer Engineering Technician
    • Computer Programmer
    • Computer Programmer Analyst (Co-op)
    • Computer Systems Technician - Network and Cloud Technologies
    • Construction Engineering Technology (Construction Management)
    • Construction Techniques
    • Dental Assisting (Levels I and II)
    • Dental Office Administration
    • Digital Photography
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Educational Assistant - Special Needs Support
    • Electrical Engineering Technician
    • Electrical Engineering Technology (Co-op)
    • Exercise Science for Health and Performance
    • Fitness and Health Promotion
    • Game Development
    • Graphic Design
    • Hairstyling
    • Industrial Automation
    • Journalism
    • Mechanical Engineering Technician
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology (Co-op)
    • Mechanical Techniques - General Machinist
    • Motive Power Technician - Automotive (Co-op)
    • Motive Power Techniques - Automotive
    • New Media Web Design
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Photonics Engineering Technician
    • Photonics Engineering Technology
    • Police Foundations
    • Protection, Security and Investigation - Customs Border Services
    • Protection, Security and Investigation - Private Security
    • Public Relations
    • Recreation and Leisure Services
    • Recreation Therapy
    • Renewable Energies Technician
    • Carpentry and Renovation Technician
    • Welding Technician
    • Welding Techniques