Founded in 1961, Thorneloe University is an interdisciplinary centre of teaching, learning and research. Affiliated with the Anglican Church of Canada, Thorneloe provides accessible education that fosters critical inquiry in a student-focused environment.
Thorneloe is home to the departments of Classical Studies, Religious Studies, Theatre Arts and Women’s Studies. Its collaborations include a partnership with Laurentian University in the M.A. in Humanities and the Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) programs. Within the B.F.A., students can major or minor in Theatre Performance, Theatre Production, or Music, as well as minor in Motion Picture Arts Production. Thorneloe also offers a Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree in Theology through the Thorneloe College School of Theology.
All of Thorneloe’s classrooms are state-of-the-art centres for learning, with some of the latest “smart” technology. Thorneloe is also home to the Ernie Checkeris Theatre, a 158-seat professional theatre where the Theatre Department’s Fall and Winter Mainstage Plays are performed, as well as other dramatic productions.
In addition, Thorneloe’s facilities include the award-winning the Fielding Memorial Chapel of St. Mark, the only free-standing chapel on the Laurentian campus. During the academic year, prayer and worship services are held at St. Mark’s. While in the Anglican tradition, these services are open to people of all faiths.
For more information please see http://www.thorneloe.ca/.