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Expanded business school will bring more students into Niagara

Expanded business school will bring more students into Niagara

Now that the Ontario government has pledged $10-million toward a new home for the Goodman School of Business, construction should begin by the summer of 2016, with completion expected sometime in 2018.
Once the project has been approved, a period of design work will produce detailed plans. Then contract bids will be invited, reviewed and selected [...]

Province commits $10-million to expand Goodman School of Business

Province commits $10-million to expand Goodman School of Business

Brock University hails the Ontario government’s decision to invest $10-million over two years for expanding and renovating Brock’s Goodman School of Business.

Universities heartened by federal budget investments in research

Universities heartened by federal budget investments in research

Brock University President Jack Lightstone is welcoming significant new supports for research activity contained in the federal budget unveiled yesterday (April 21).
In tabling the 2015 economic blueprint, Finance Minister Joe Oliver said the federal government will invest more than $1.5-billion over the next decade in the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.  The CFREF represents an [...]

Blaikie prepares to step down as Dean of Education

Blaikie prepares to step down as Dean of Education

Following her decision last fall not to seek a second term, Fiona Blaikie will step down this year as Dean of Brock’s Faculty of Education when she completes her five-year term. Blaikie will take a one-year administrative leave that customarily follows a decanal term, before returning to the Faculty of Education as a professor.
A scholar [...]

Friday announcement for turf sports field has been postponed

Friday announcement for turf sports field has been postponed

The Brock University turf sports field announcement scheduled for April 17 has been postponed to a later date, to allow officials to complete the selection process for a project contractor.
The event will be rescheduled for the near future, and University officials will  announce the new date shortly.

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.

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