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Marketing lecture will revisit memorable era in Canadian advertising

Marketing lecture will revisit memorable era in Canadian advertising

Throughout his career, Canadian marketing veteran Don Curtis has shaped sales pitches worth more than $200 million in revenues for clients ranging from McDonalds, Heinz, Bank of Montreal and Labatt Brewing Company, just to name a few. On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Curtis will visit Brock University to speak about a key chapter of his career in the Canadian marketing industry.

Community leader, students and professors recognized at Chancellor’s final convocation

Community leader, students and professors recognized at Chancellor’s final convocation

More than 850 Brock students received their degrees at Fall Convocation today. And with the addition of today’s graduating class, there are now more than 86,000 students who have graduated from the University in its 50-year history.

University mourns the passing of Art Fleming

University mourns the passing of Art Fleming

The Brock community is deeply saddened by the loss of Art Fleming who passed away this week. He is husband of former Brock Board of Trustee member Val Fleming (1998-2006) who also received an honorary degree from the University in 2011.

Brock recognizes profs for creative research and teaching at Fall Convocation

Brock recognizes profs for creative research and teaching at Fall Convocation

Brock will honour two faculty members for their outstanding contributions to research and teaching at the University’s Fall Convocation on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Brock celebrates 50th birthday party at Niagara Wine Festival

Brock celebrates 50th birthday party at Niagara Wine Festival

Brock’s 50th anniversary celebrations took to the community this weekend with a birthday party Saturday afternoon at the Niagara Wine Festival. University President Jack Lightstone and Alumni Association President Darren Fox led onlookers in Montebello Park in singing happy birthday while cutting ceremonial 50th anniversary birthday cake at Brock’s tent in the park. Volunteers also handed out Brock swag as well as more than 2,000 cupcakes to festival attendees.

Talk will explore ideology and water politics in Southern Alberta

Talk will explore ideology and water politics in Southern Alberta

Brock’s Sustainability Science and Society graduate program will present a talk next week by political science professor Tim Heinmiller, “Ideology and Water Politics in Southern Alberta.” The public talk takes place Thursday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. in Plaza 408. All are welcome.

Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Brock profs to host one-day symposium on Scottish referendum

Professors from Brock University’s departments of history, political science and popular culture are co-organizing a full-day symposium that will examine the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence from many different angles. The symposium - A “good year for a referendum” - takes place Friday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Sankey Chamber. The event is free and open to the public.

NOTICE: Road closures for 2014 O-week at Brock

NOTICE: Road closures for 2014 O-week at Brock

A rundown of road closures around campus for O-week 2014 from Sunday, Aug. 31 to Thursday, Sept. 4

One month left to get your Antarctica passports at Rodman Hall

One month left to get your Antarctica passports at Rodman Hall

A summer-long contemporary art exhibit at Brock University’s Rodman Hall about water is heading into its final month. And so is your chance to become a citizen of Antarctica by getting your hands on an Antarctica World Passport at the art centre. The Source: Rethinking Water Through Contemporary Art, which opened at Congress 2014 “Borders without Boundaries” at Brock this past spring, examines the many social and cultural facets of this vital resource that is such an integral part of our daily lives.

Now that’s cool - Brock’s senior admin take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

Now that’s cool - Brock’s senior admin take part in Ice Bucket Challenge

At Brock’s 15th annual employee Wellness Day today, senior administration from the University took part in the ALS social media Ice Bucket Challenge. Just after 12 noon, Brock President Jack Lightstone, and Vice-Presidents Brian Hutchings (VP Finance & Administration), Neil McCartney (Provost & VP Academic) and Gary Libben (VP Research) were drenched with ice water out front of Schmon Tower.

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