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Athletics Director moves to new business development role

Athletics Director moves to new business development role

Robert Hilson will be leaving the office of Director of Athletics next month to take on a new assignment as the University’s inaugural Director of Business Development and Partnerships.
Tom Arkell, Associate Vice-President of University Services, said the new position will focus on advancing sponsorships and new business development, as well as marketing the wide range [...]

Most of Cairns Complex is back in business

Most of Cairns Complex is back in business

Most of the 4th floor of the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Complex will be open for normal activities at 8 a.m. on Monday 11 Aug.
However, lab CRN 466 will remain closed as cleanup operations continue after a brief flash fire occurred in a fume hood on Friday.

Is there a Chair in the house?

Is there a Chair in the house?

If John Suk wanted any tips on being the Chair of Brock’s Board of Trustees, he was in the right place on Monday (July 14).
Suk was exactly two weeks into the job when he was joined by no fewer than five of his predecessors for a lunch meeting in downtown St Catharines. The group represented [...]

Collective bargaining updates

Collective bargaining updates

BUFA - After meeting on a number of occasions, the Parties have mutually agreed to pre-conciliation mediation. The first meeting with the mediator will be on Aug 6. The collective agreement expired on June 30.
IATSE - Bargaining committees for the University and IATSE have met twice. The parties plan to continue bargaining and are in [...]

Board approves year-end numbers and a new 2014-15 budget

Board approves year-end numbers and a new 2014-15 budget

Brock’s Board of Trustees, at its annual meeting June 26, approved the University’s audited financial statements for 2013-14, as well as the new operating budget for 2014-15.
The numbers for 2013-14 showed that months of cost-containment efforts aimed at restoring financial stability helped reduce the year’s structural cash deficit to $765,000, and that one-time events produced [...]

Howard Staff was a loyal friend to Brock

Howard Staff was a loyal friend to Brock

Many in the Brock community were shocked and saddened to learn of the death on June 27 of Howard Staff, a longtime friend of the University who was well known throughout the Niagara region as a community builder and an iconic figure in Ontario’s grape-growing industry.
Staff, who was 71, was the sixth generation to operate [...]

Brock advice on anti-spam legislation

Brock advice on anti-spam legislation

As private-sector companies gear up for the July 1 implementation of the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), in-boxes around Brock may be inundated with requests for consent from third parties seeking to continue to send you newsletters, deals and other commercial electronic communications (or CEMs, as they are termed by the legislation).
It may have got people [...]

University, BUFA bargaining update

University, BUFA bargaining update

The parties have been meeting in May and June and have agreed upon dates for bargaining during July and August.

These Congress delegates made good use of their Brock surroundings

These Congress delegates made good use of their Brock surroundings

When Congress 2014 came to Brock University during the final week of May, it brought thousands of people to a campus that’s located in a UNESCO-protected biosphere, with significant ties to the indigenous peoples of this territory.  Brock is a place where one can be in a Carolinian forest or on the Bruce Trail without [...]

Sexsmith hits high notes for convocation

Sexsmith hits high notes for convocation

How happy is Ron Sexsmith to be getting an honorary degree Tuesday morning (June 3) during a Brock University convocation in his hometown of St. Catharines?
Pleased enough that the internationally-renowned artist Tweeted out a caricature of himself wearing a graduation cap and gown - and playing the guitar. “This will be me tomorrow RS,” he wrote.
When [...]

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