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Quick ways to brush up on Brock’s security tools

Quick ways to brush up on Brock’s security tools

Recent tragic events in Canada have been clear reminders of the need to have good emergency preparedness at workplaces, schools, public buildings and government institutions.
Here at Brock the wellbeing of students, faculty, staff and visitors is the top priority. But safety is everyone’s responsibility, and given recent events, this is a good time for everyone [...]

Drivers beware — the paving begins this weekend

Drivers beware — the paving begins this weekend

Good autumn weather this weekend means final paving will begin on the major road construction project in front of the Brock campus entrances:

Paving to start the morning of Saturday Oct. 25 and continue through the afternoon.
Motorists should expect delays.
Traffic flows will be detoured through area streets as required.
All lanes are to be open for people [...]

Brock flags lowered after Parliament Hill attack

Brock flags lowered after Parliament Hill attack

Brock University on Wednesday (Oct 22) lowered its flags to half-mast to honour Corporal Nathan Cirillo, the Canadian soldier slain that morning in an an attack by a gunman near Parliament Hill.
Cpl. Cirillo was shot as he performed sentry duty at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa. The gunman then went to the nearby [...]

University takes a non-partisan interest at election time

University takes a non-partisan interest at election time

Ontario’s 2014 municipal election is entering the home stretch, as scores of candidates across Niagara campaign for the Oct 27 vote.
Like most post-secondary institutions in Ontario, Brock University takes a keen interest in this important democratic exercise and is heartened by the number of candidates who are offering to serve the public through elected office.
As [...]

Brock’s big Thanksgiving regatta turns into a food drive

Brock’s big Thanksgiving regatta turns into a food drive

Racing won’t be the only business at hand this Saturday (Oct 11) when more than 650 rowers from a dozen universities compete at the 50th annual Brock Invitational Rowing Regatta at Henley Island.
Brock’s head coach Peter Somerwil has challenged all coaches and athletes to fill a pickup truck, provided by local Ed Learn Ford dealership, [...]

Art exhibit is City’s anniversary tribute to Brock

Art exhibit is City’s anniversary tribute to Brock

An exhibit of photographs and artifacts honouring the University’s 50th anniversary is on display this week in the lobby of Brock’s Sean O’Sullivan Theatre.
Assembled by the City of St. Catharines, the exhibit Brock & St. Catharines: 50 Years of Partnerships uses artwork, photos and other items to explore the relationship between the City and Brock.
The [...]

Alumni by the hundreds came back for Homecoming

Alumni by the hundreds came back for Homecoming

Brock’s 50th anniversary Homecoming weekend emerged as a festive and sentimental triumph that will be remembered for years by grads from across the generations, including current students who joined in and have not yet even graduated.

Taking the Brock story to Ontario Universities’ Fair

Taking the Brock story to Ontario Universities’ Fair

About 100 students, faculty and staff headed down the QEW on Friday Sept. 19 to promote Brock at the 2014 Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF).
Canada’s largest student and educational fair, OUF is a critical recruitment event that attracts more than 120,000 people over three days at the Toronto Convention Centre.
Thousands of high school students and their [...]

Expect heavy construction activity near main entrance this week

Expect heavy construction activity near main entrance this week

Commuters are advised that the intersection of Merrittville Highway and St Davids Road, which is at the main entrance to the University, will experience high levels of construction activity this week.
People driving or taking the bus to or from Brock this fall will need to exercise patience and allow extra time.
The Niagara Region’s major road [...]

Use new web page to anticipate traffic delays

Use new web page to anticipate traffic delays

A new web page has been created to help members of the Brock community deal with traffic delays this fall.
Anyone driving or taking a bus to Brock will need to allow extra time, as major road construction in front of the main campus will cause traffic congestion during September and much of October.
At different phases of [...]

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