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Opening of Term Celebration fills Market Hall - It was a sold out crowd in Market Hall Thursday for the annual Opening of Term Celebration. Brock University Acting President Brian Hutchings thanked staff and faculty in attendance and looked forward to an exciting 2016/17 school year. He said there are some amazing bricks and mortar projects starting, including the Goodman School of Business expansion, as well as two new master’s programs beginning next month. Hutchings also highlighted thre...
It was a sold out crowd in Market Hall Thursday for the annual Opening of Term Celebration. Brock University Acting President Brian Hutchings thanked staff and faculty in attendance and looked forward to an exciting 2016/17 school year. He said there ...
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UPDATE: Opening of Term Celebration moving indoors - Due to a forecasted thunderstorm, Thursday’s Opening of Term Celebration will be held in Market Hall. Acting President Brian Hutchings will host the event, which will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 25. The event kicks off the 2016/17 school year. Environment Canada reports the risk of a thunderstorm Thursday afternoon. Throughout the day, it forecasts a mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers. Wind is expected to be...
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Tickets still available for Opening of Term - There are still tickets remaining for Thursday’s Opening of Term Celebration in Jubilee Courtyard. Acting President Brian Hutchings will host the event, which will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. Tickets are $5 each and must be purchased in advance at the Welcome Desk or the Brock Card office. Food options for this year include: Tandoori-style chicken kebabs served with cucumber yogurt sauce and warm naan bread Grilled portabel...
There are still tickets remaining for Thursday's Opening of Term Celebration in Jubilee Courtyard. Acting President Brian Hutchings will host the event, which will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25. Tickets are $5 each and must be purchased ...
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Brock augmented reality project to be displayed at this year’s CNE
Among the many attractions in this year’s Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto are the sights and sounds of… proteins. John Bonnett, an associate professor in the Departments of History and Interactive Arts and Science, will be displaying his ...
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Add PM Justin Trudeau to list of Badgers fans - Brock University has the best fans in Canada, including Justin Trudeau. The Prime Minster met with Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff’s team in Ottawa Thursday. Among the group was Brock alumnus Chris Ventura (BA ’12), the community engagement manager for Damoff, who filmed a selfie video with Trudeau showcasing their Badger pride. In the brief video, a smiling Trudeau gives the traditional “Go Badgers Go!” chant. “I’m so appreciative tha...
Brock University has the best fans in Canada, including Justin Trudeau. The Prime Minster met with Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff’s team in Ottawa Thursday. Among the group was Brock alumnus Chris Ventura (BA ’12), the community engagement manager for ...
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Manager hired for Brock’s new High Performance Centre - There’s working out and then there’s training for peak performance. Steve Lidstone’s job will be to focus on the latter. The strength and conditioning co-ordinator is leaving McMaster University to join Brock’s Department of Athletics and Recreation, where he will head up the new High Performance Centre scheduled to open next month. The 3,000-square-foot facility is being built inside Brock’s Gym 2, where it will house state-of-the-art...
There’s working out and then there’s training for peak performance. Steve Lidstone’s job will be to focus on the latter. The strength and conditioning co-ordinator is leaving McMaster University to join Brock’s Department of Athletics and ...
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Community invited to Brock Bazaar for student day of service
A group of highly engaged Brock University students are strengthening relationships with local community partners by hosting the first-ever Brock Bazaar during this year’s Brock Cares Day of Service. The Brock Leaders Citizenship Society (BLCS), one of two honour ...
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Master of Education class heads outdoors this fall - This fall, a Brock University class is leaving their desks behind and heading outside to learn. Professors Debra Harwood, from the Faculty of Education and Mary Breunig from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, are offering a Masters of Education course — EDUC 5P41: ECE-Learning/Teaching in the Woods — outdoors in the woods. The entire course will be taught outside. “I think as educators we all need to come to the realization that lear...
This fall, a Brock University class is leaving their desks behind and heading outside to learn. Professors Debra Harwood, from the Faculty of Education and Mary Breunig from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, are offering a Masters of Education ...
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Brock’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Camp celebrates 20 years - For two decades, a summer camp at Brock University has been offering developmentally appropriate movement education to children and youth in the Niagara Region with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The camp’s education-based curriculum is specifically focused on the needs of the participants and is a community service learning opportunity that attracts 30-50 Brock University undergraduate students and an almost equal number of campe...
For two decades, a summer camp at Brock University has been offering developmentally appropriate movement education to children and youth in the Niagara Region with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The camp’s education-based curriculum is specifically focused on the needs ...
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Brock co-op students help local company teach data analytics to youth
Second year Brock co-op student Meghan Monaghan spent her co-op work term learning the value of teaching youths the power of big data. Working as a research analyst at St. Catharines-based rel8ed.to Analytics, Monaghan worked on the Educ8...
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White privilege discussion a step towards change - The crippling presence of white privilege is so normal in Canadian society that most people don’t even realize it exists, says Tamari Kitossa, associate professor of sociology at Brock University. “White people believe that whatever privileges and access they have, it’s a function of their efforts and hard labour and not that there’s a system supporting their access and their privileges,” says Kitossa. The Brock scholar will join a host of ...
The crippling presence of white privilege is so normal in Canadian society that most people don’t even realize it exists, says Tamari Kitossa, associate professor of sociology at Brock University. “White people believe that whatever privileges and access they ...
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Brock prof says The Tragically Hip bringing Canada together - The Tragically Hip’s final concert tour has been less emotional than a Brock University pop culture professor expected. Instead, the iconic Canadian band is doing what it does best: putting on amazing shows. “They’ve made it about the music,” says Scott Henderson, associate professor in the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film and executive director of the Popular Culture Association of Canada. “They’ve been comi...
The Tragically Hip’s final concert tour has been less emotional than a Brock University pop culture professor expected. Instead, the iconic Canadian band is doing what it does best: putting on amazing shows. “They’ve made it about the ...
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