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Brock community invited to review Senate’s program review report

Brock community invited to review Senate’s program review report

Ahead of any final release of the Report of the Ad-Hoc Senate Committee on Program Review and Prioritization, Senate is inviting members of the Brock community to review the proposed document to ensure that there are no factual errors or omissions within the document.
The report can be found in the Brock Portal — my.brocku.ca — [...]

CUPE 4207 Unit 3 vote to ratify collective agreement

CUPE 4207 Unit 3 vote to ratify collective agreement

The members of CUPE Local 4207 Unit 3, which represents ESL instructors at Brock University, voted on Wednesday 18 March to ratify a tentative collective agreement that had been reached last weekend with the University.
The University’s board of trustees are to hold a ratification vote on Friday 20 March.
The tentative agreement had been reached on [...]

Senate meeting agenda for March 18

Senate meeting agenda for March 18

The March 2015 meeting of Senate will take place on Wednesday March 18 at 3 p.m. in the Sankey Chamber. The full agenda and supporting materials are available at https://brocku.ca/webfm_send/35394
Here is a brief summary of the agenda.
The Report of the President (https://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/35297) includes his identical report to the Board. This document provides a significant indication of the [...]

The birthplace of the General Brock sculpture

The birthplace of the General Brock sculpture

In sparsely-populated eastern Oregon, the town of Joseph, pop. 1,054, is the end of the line. To get there from the I-84, drive 100 kilometres along the Wallowa River, past occasional cattle and sheep, across Hurricane Creek, through ranchland and some dramatic hills to the end of Route 82. To leave, turn around and drive [...]

The General is coming home

The General is coming home

In a foundry in Joseph, Oregon, the final coatings of protectant are being applied to an expressive bronze sculpture of Maj.-Gen Sir Isaac Brock.

At Open House, thousands pour in

At Open House, thousands pour in

More than 3,500 guests, including 1,200 prospective students, arrived on campus on Sunday March 1 for the annual Open House. Lying in wait was a large Brock welcoming team that included professors, vice-presidents, staff members and more than 80 enthused student volunteers.

Sessions will allow input for Presidential search

Sessions will allow input for Presidential search

The Advisory Committee on the Presidency will host a number of sessions during March where the Brock community can have input on the early stages of the University’s Presidential search.
Members of the Brock community are invited to attend community consultation (town hall) sessions on March 13, or confidential drop-in sessions on March 25 and 26.
For [...]

Hot demand means registration will open early for Spring Summer 2015

Hot demand means registration will open early for Spring Summer 2015

Snowbanks are deep and winter term still has weeks to go, but registration will soon open for Brock’s expanded Spring Summer 2015 course offerings.
Two years of double-digit enrolment growth speak to the program’s booming popularity, and on March 9 registration will open for Spring Summer 2015.
The 2015 course lineup can be viewed now at http://www.brocku.ca/springsummer/
Given the [...]

Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

Commentary: Ebola, and what the media missed

As part of African Heritage Month, there will be a “Healing through Communication Symposium” that will discuss international health-care responses to Ebola in West Africa and Canada’s domestic response to HIV/AIDS in Black communities. In the lead-up to the Feb. 25 event, research communications intern Holly Mohr writes this commentary on one aspect of the [...]

Brock Trustee Robin Williams receives Order of Canada

Brock Trustee Robin Williams receives Order of Canada

Dr. Robin Williams, a well-known public health specialist who is also a member of Brock University’s Board of Trustees, has officially become a Member of the Order of Canada.
Williams was announced as an Order of Canada recipient last year, however her investiture took place last Friday (Feb. 13) at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, where Governor [...]

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