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Brock Rowing celebrates 50 seasons of success

Brock Rowing celebrates 50 seasons of success

The occasion of a 50th anniversary is often called the golden anniversary. This fall, Brock Rowing celebrated the golden efforts of its student-athletes, acknowledged the coaches and volunteers and reconnected with its alumni who have been on the water during the last 50 seasons.
The Brock News sat down with head coach Peter Somerwil, [...]

Alumni share career advice with up-and-coming grads

Alumni share career advice with up-and-coming grads

Public speaking is nerve-racking and sometimes it’s hard to feel like an expert in your field. But, Brock University graduates have a lot of successful career wisdom that current students are anxious to hear about.
In October, seven young professional Brock alumni spoke to Communications, Pop Culture and Film (CPCF) students to share some of their [...]

Brock in pictures: celebrating 50 years

Brock in pictures: celebrating 50 years

As Brock’s 50th Anniversary quickly approaches, we thought it was appropriate to mark the upcoming milestone by delving into the University’s archives and sharing some photos housed in Special Collections at the James A. Gibson Library.  Although there are literally thousands of photos that tell Brock’s story, Brock Alumni Relations has uncovered a few unique [...]

Attention Graduates of 2011 - We Want to Hear from You!

Attention Graduates of 2011 - We Want to Hear from You!

Did you graduate in 2011? Starting in November, all graduates from across Ontario who completed their undergraduate degree will be contacted by email and letter to complete a survey.
Why?
This survey is your opportunity to tell us about your employment and education experiences since graduation. Your response helps to determine the graduate employment rate of your [...]

Brock grads celebrate Homecoming in Calgary

Brock grads celebrate Homecoming in Calgary

While Brock’s campus was buzzing in preparation for Homecoming 2013, a group of graduates 3,200 kilometres away created their own celebrations.
In downtown Calgary, 16 Brock graduates came together at Craft Beer Market on Sept. 19 to celebrate the one thing they all had in common: their alma mater, Brock University.
Katie Thorpe (BRLS ‘08), a member [...]

Five free career tools all alumni should use

Five free career tools all alumni should use

Connect with employers and identify postgraduate opportunities on Nov. 5, 2013
Drop by the Ian D. Beddis Gym on Nov. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for the Career and Postgraduate Expo, featuring approximately 100 postgraduate institutions, employers and non-profit organizations.
Come to this trade-show style event and learn about full and part-time employment, postgraduate education, [...]

Brock Alumni Network Spotlight: Waterloo-Wellington committee

Brock Alumni Network Spotlight: Waterloo-Wellington committee

With Brock alumni living all over the world, regional alumni networks are a way for graduates to stay connected to the University, regardless of distance. Networks are divided by geographical location or ‘affinity group’ (based on like-minded experiences or academic programs) and provide alumni with an opportunity to maintain connection with Brock from afar and [...]

Arkells Perform LIVE at Brock during Homecoming

Arkells Perform LIVE at Brock during Homecoming

Get your friends together and join us at Weather Station Field, where Hamilton’s own Arkells will perform on Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. Presented by the Brock University Students’ Union, the Arkells, winners of the 2012 Juno Award for Group of the Year, are known for such hits as Whistleblower,  Michigan Left and John Lennon.
Arkells [...]

Grad Spotlight: Gord Watt (BA ’74; BEd ’76)

Grad Spotlight: Gord Watt (BA ’74; BEd ’76)

We caught up with Gord Watt, who will play as part of “Before Midnight” and may be joined by some of the Glenridge Boys at Alumni Pub Night on Friday, Sept. 20. The band plays acoustic, traditional folk music, and will be sure to have you stomping the Mansion House floorboards for its entire [...]

Around the world and back again: Ray Barkwill’s rugby journey

Around the world and back again: Ray Barkwill’s rugby journey

Homecoming weekend is all about the energy, the connection to Brock, and the school spirit; for many former Varsity athletes, it’s also about coming back to Brock to support their teams!
This year, during Homecoming weekend (Sept. 21), the men’s rugby team will take on the Guelph Gryphons at 1 p.m. and will be cheered on, [...]

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