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Marilyn Rose service set for July 31

Marilyn Rose service set for July 31

A service to celebrate the life of Marilyn Rose will be held Friday July 31 at 11 am, at the Ridley College Memorial Chapel in St. Catharines, with reception to follow at Williams Hall on the Ridley campus.
Rose, a long-time professor of English Language and Literature at Brock who was also the University’s inaugural Dean [...]

Brock loses a beloved colleague

Brock loses a beloved colleague

The Brock community was shocked and saddened to learn that professor and former dean Marilyn Rose passed away on Wednesday, July 22, following a brief illness.
A popular figure among peers and students, the English Language and Literature professor had been a fixture at Brock for a career spanning more than 30 years, and played a [...]

OSSTF to set Aug. 10 strike deadline

OSSTF to set Aug. 10 strike deadline

The University has been advised that OSSTF District 35, which represents support staff at Brock, will set a strike deadline of Monday Aug. 10.
The parties have been bargaining for a new agreement since March, and the University remains committed to continued talks with the Union to reach a renewal collective agreement. The previous collective agreement [...]

First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo will be Brock’s next Chancellor

First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo will be Brock’s next Chancellor

Award-winning aboriginal Canadian actress, playwright and filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo has been named as the next Chancellor of Brock University.
In making the announcement, University President Jack Lightstone said Cheechoo accepted the invitation after her nomination was unanimously endorsed by Brock’s Senate and Board of Trustees. She will be installed for a three-year term at Brock’s fall [...]

Brock selects marketing veteran for its new senior role

Brock selects marketing veteran for its new senior role

Brock University has named Gord Hunchak as its new Executive Director of Marketing and Communications.
The announcement was made today by Brian Hutchings, Brock’s Vice-President, Administration. Hunchak starts his role on Aug. 4, a new position created to oversee strategic planning and direction of the University’s marketing, branding and communications initiatives.
Hunchak’s career spans both the public [...]

Final tally shows Cuvée 2015 raised thousands for students and research

Final tally shows Cuvée 2015 raised thousands for students and research

The accounting is finished, and organizers of Cuvée 2015 report that this year’s grape and wine celebration event generated net revenues of $33,000, most of which will go to supporting student scholarships and grape and wine research.
This was the first year that Cuvée was organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, a [...]

More colour and security as Brock plays host for Pan Am Games

More colour and security as Brock plays host for Pan Am Games

The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games flag was raised at Brock today (July 3) as the University prepares to host hundreds of athletes and officials from across the Americas.
The teams, who will be here from July 5 through 17, will be competing in Pan Am rowing, canoe and kayak events being held at venues in [...]

Brock employees can apply for new Ridley scholarship

Brock employees can apply for new Ridley scholarship

Ridley College has announced a new scholarship opportunity available to Brock employees’ children entering Grades 8 or 9 this September.

Brock gets set to host Pan-Am athletes

Brock gets set to host Pan-Am athletes

Brock University staff are busy preparing to host more than 450 Pan Am athletes who will be staying in Vallee and Earp residences from July 5-17.
The teams from 18 different countries consist of rowers, canoeists and kayakers who will be competing at either the Royal Canadian Henley Rowing Course in St. Catharines or the Pan [...]

Pan Am Games torch relay makes its way through Brock

Pan Am Games torch relay makes its way through Brock

It was a warm reception all right. In fact it was downright hot.
Under a blazing noon hour sun on Saturday 20 June, a beaming Kyle Rose — president of the Brock University Students’ Union — was accompanied by a police escort as he carried the 2015 Pan Am Games torch on to campus and to [...]

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