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About IT

IT in a Nutshell…

Information Technology is the hub for technology-based services at Sheridan. We support and enrich the experience of all users – students, faculty and staff – by providing the technology resources and infrastructure necessary to connect people to their goals. Fostering the spirit of innovation through technology, Sheridan's IT department has been, and will continue to be, at the forefront of many technological initiatives and achievements.

Sheridan's Information Technology department is comprised of six functional units, each operating under the leadership of the Associate Vice-President of IT. Together, we are committed to supporting and improving the learning, teaching and administrative functions at Sheridan. Follow the links on the left to find out more about the role of each department and the services offered.

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Meet the IT Leadership Team

Meet the leaders behind IT's service units. The IT leadership team is united in their commitment to provide a technology infrastructure that is second to none and to provide customer-focused solutions that ensure the success of students, employees and Sheridan.

Bruce Smith, Associate VP

Bruce supports the mission and vision of the College through the creation of strategic objectives for the use of information technology at Sheridan. His focus is on corporate leadership and planning, management of central IT services, and financial and resource management related to IT's operational and capital expenditures across the College.

Pat Burns, Director

Pat brings over twenty years of design and enterprise-level software experience to her role. She’s passionate about the continual development, adoption and implementation of Sheridan’s Enterprise applications in order to better maximize efficiencies across all areas of the college

James Duncan, Director

James oversees IT's Cloud Services and Collaborative Technology groups. James and his team are focused on providing creative technology solutions while delivering outstanding customer service.

Desmond Irvine, Director

Desmond and his team work closely with all of the groups within IT, as well as members of the Sheridan community, to coordinate information security efforts across the institution to ensure Sheridan’s information assets are protected against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure.

Julia Kraveca, Director

Julia is focused on enhancing the IT experience of Sheridan students and employees by providing an outstanding customer service culture, built on industry best practices, that supports Sheridan's mission of delivering a premier, purposeful educational experience in an environment renowned for creativity and innovation.

Carla Lewis, Director

Carla's priority is to coordinate and provide customer-focused support to deliver IT-related administrative projects in the areas of Finance, Human Resources and Student Affairs. By employing a systematic approach to project management, it is Carla's goal to ensure that projects meet the needs of both stakeholders and the organization.