We Welcome the World Reception February 2013
On February 13, 2013, Brock International introduced to the Brock community current Visiting International Professors, Scholars and University Mentorship participants from around the world at this term’s We Welcome the World Reception. The event is organized each term to formally recognize new participants in the VIP, VIS, and UM programs at Brock. This term, Brock was pleased to welcome scholars from nine academic institutions across multiple continents. Scholars from prestigious universities in Austria, Brazil, China, Germany, Turkey, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the USA were treated to a reception in the Pond Inlet.
The event was attended by senior University administrators Dr. Greg Finn, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic, and Ms. Kim Meade, Vice-Procots and Associate Vice-President, Student Services. Dr. Greg Finn and Ms. Kim Meade gave encouraging addresses to the VIP, VIS, and UM participants. Scholars and their Brock host faculty who attended the reception were presented with awards to formally recognize their valued participation and contribution to Brock University by Dr. Greg Finn, Ms. Kim Meade, and Sheila Young, Director of Brock International.
The event was a good occasion for scholars to network and collaborate on ideas with Brock faculty, staff, students, and fellow international participants.
Ms. Sheila Young, Director of Brock International, gives welcome address.
Ms. Kim Meade, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Student Services, speaks to the scholars.
Dr. Greg Finn, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic, welcomes all of the guests.
Ms. Livier Guizar Guzman (UM) with Dr. Greg Finn and Ms. Kim Meade.
Mr. Benjamin Heynoldt (VIS) with Dr. Greg Finn, Ms. Kim Meade, and Dr. Joe Engemann, Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education.
Ms. Zuhal Kucukarslan Yuzbasi (VIS) with Dr. Greg Finn, Ms. Kim Meade, and Dr. Ejaz Ahmed, Department of Mathematics.
Dr. Xiaozhi Lu (VIS) with Dr. Greg Finn, Ms. Kim Meade, and Dr. Sarah Matheson, Department of Communications, Popular Culture & Film.
Dr. Uwe Rinner (VIP) with Dr. Greg Finn and Ms. Kim Meade.
Ms. Carolina Scarpellini (UM) with Dr. Greg Finn, Ms. Kim Meade and Dr. Glenn Tattersall, Department of Biological Sciences.
Ms. Chinouk Chantal van Nijen (UM) with Dr. Greg Finn and Ms. Kim Meade.
Mr. Bahadir Yuzbasi (VIS) with Dr. Greg Finn, Ms. Kim Meade and Dr. Ejaz Ahmed, Department of Mathematics.
International scholars, faculty hosts, and other university staff celebrate together.