Meet Mohawk's new Dean of Applied Research
Gina Funicelli to fill top applied research post
Mohawk welcomes Gina Funicelli to the role of Dean of Applied Research starting May 15, 2017.
Gina has been immersed in roles in industry, the public sector and academia throughout her career and most recently was Dean, Applied Research and Innovation at Lethbridge College in Alberta.She brings strong skills and experience in creating and empowering teams that are highly successful in solving complex problems creatively and balancing innovative “out-of-the-box” thinking with pragmatism. Her entrepreneurial spirit, mentoring skills and motivational attributes along with her dedication to education and students align superbly with our college’s values, strategic themes and priorities.
Mohawk College educates and serves 30,000 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three campuses and two City School locations at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre and the Central Public Library in Hamilton, Ontario. Mohawk has ranked first among all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area colleges in student satisfaction for seven consecutive years and first in graduate satisfaction for the past five years. Mohawk ranks 15th among all colleges in Canada for applied research activity and has been named among Canada’s greenest employers and the region’s top employers for the past three years.