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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
February 12, 2016

Canadian Excellence

Melissa Ireland

Aboriginal Student Support Co-ordinator (Waterloo Campus)

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext.4190
Fax: 519-884-5805
Office Location: 187 Albert Street
Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm -Monday to Friday
Personal Website:

Melissahas been a staff member at Laurier since 2005 in various departments and capacities.

Melissa has been active with local Aboriginal university community since 2004. She was a student representative on University of Waterloo's Aboriginal Education Council from 2005-2007, a committee member of SUNDANCe (Shared Universities Native Development and Navigation Committee) from 2004-2008, and a board member of Anishnabeg Outreach from 2004-2008.

Melissa holds an Honours BA in English Rhetoric and Professional Writing from the University of Waterloo. Melissa has Anishinaabe (Ojibway) heritage from Curve Lake First Nation and is a proud hand drum carrier.

Additional Information

My role is to provide specialized support and services to Aboriginal students at the Waterloo and Kitchener campuses.