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Meet Dr Dion Khlentzos, Head of School of Counselling at Excelsia College

Meet Dr Dion Khlentzos, Head of School of Counselling at Excelsia College

Meet Dr Dion Khlentzos, who brings over 15 years’ experience in lecturing, research and management in tertiary institutions. As the Head of School of Counselling at Excelsia College, Dr Khlentzos works towards equipping the next generation of counsellors to manage a variety of emerging needs and mental health issues following the aftermath of COVID-19 and lockdown.

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William Byrd Fellowship | Excelsia College

William Byrd Fellowship

The William Byrd Fellowship was created to further strengthen the research profile of Excelsia College. It connects the academic community with opportunities to engage with professional choral and vocal musicians, nationally and internationally.

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Excelsia College News | Celebrating the male role models in our lives

Celebrating the male role models in our lives

Dr Lex Akers, lecturer in Integrative Studies at Excelsia College, is also a pastor and church leader in the Wesleyan Methodist Church (WMC) of Australia. With 25 years of leadership and pastoral ministry, he is able to provide his unique insights in teaching the Christian message to students across all faiths and denominations. As Father’s Day approaches this Sunday 3 September, Lex shares his thoughts about the relevance of fathers from a Christian perspective.

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Excelsia College News | George Zhao – Acting his way to the top

George Zhao – Acting his way to the top

George Zhao studied the Bachelor of Dramatic Art at Excelsia College and graduated in 2015. He’s been determined to pave a way in the acting industry and landed his breakout role as Andrew Law in SBS TV’s drama-comedy series The Family Law in 2016.

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Excelsia College News | Riley Clemmons set to visit Excelsia College!

Riley Clemmons set to visit Excelsia College!

Riley Clemmons is a 23-year-old American Christian musician who plays Christian pop style contemporary worship music. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, she is known for her Christian radio hits ‘Keep on Hoping’ and ‘Broken Prayers’.

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Excelsia College News | Gordon Bobin’s journey through educational leadership

Gordon Bobin’s journey through educational leadership

Gordon Bobin, Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Quality at Excelsia College is responsible for quality and strategy across the College. Having worked previously in secondary education and educational administration for over a decade, Gordon is taking the next step in educational leadership as a Board Member of The McDonald College.

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Excelsia College News | Alumni Homecoming Afternoon tea

Alumni Homecoming Afternoon tea

Excelsia College loved celebrating with alumni at the College’s 40th anniversary celebrations on Saturday 5 August. It was such a special time of meeting together and seeing how far the College has come. Staff and alumni also spent time in worship and sung ‘Goodness of God’ and ‘What A Beautiful Name’, two songs that perfectly encapsulate God’s goodness and faithfulness throughout the four decades of the College.

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Excelsia College News | Professor Jane Fernandez on HEPP-QN and leadership

Professor Jane Fernandez on HEPP-QN and leadership

Professor Jane Fernandez is Provost of Excelsia College and oversees the College’s Research and Partnerships, Registrar and Quality portfolios. In this context, she oversees the regulatory outcomes of the College, including supporting governance and audit and risk functions.

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