College of the Rockies Hires New Aboriginal Education Coordinator

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Image of Aboriginal Education Coordinator, Andrew Judge, leaning against a large tree.

College of the Rockies Vice-President, Education Stan Chung is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrew Judge as Aboriginal Education Coordinator and Education Advisor.

Judge will be travelling from London, Ontario and will begin his duties on May 19.  He holds a Bachelor degree in Philosophy, Master of Education in Aboriginal Education and is a PhD student in Education at Western University in London.

“We look forward to having Andrew join us later this month.  With his extensive education and experience, he will be a tremendous asset to the College,” says Chung.

Judge brings extensive experience working with Aboriginal communities to the position.  He has a diverse heritage with roots in the Thessalon First Nation and Celtic ancestry from Northern Ireland.

“I have taught and coordinated the development of First Nations Studies at the post-secondary level for the past four years and love to work with and learn from students,” Judge says. “I look forward to the opportunity to continue this tradition at College of the Rockies.”

In addition to his course development and instruction, Judge founded a food and medicine garden at Western University which is now entering its third year of feeding and providing medicine to the university’s students and staff.  He is also responsible for securing a partnership grant between Fanshawe College and the local friendship centre for a three-year visiting Elders program.

Learn more about College of the Rockies Aboriginal Services.