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50th anniversary Homecoming a record-setting celebration

50th anniversary Homecoming a record-setting celebration

Get ready for the sellout celebrations. The countdown is on for a 50th anniversary Homecoming weekend Sept 18-21, which could be the biggest party the University has ever seen.

Brock professor receives prestigious academic honour

Brock professor receives prestigious academic honour

Canada’s top academic body has elected Canada Research Chair in Multiliteracies Jennifer Rowsell to its inaugural College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

Computer system rebuild benefits Brock students, staff

Computer system rebuild benefits Brock students, staff

Brock’s IT departments have created a computing platform to enhance the University community’s experience when computing on campus or remotely interacting with Brock’s applications.

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 [...]

Brock celebrates naming of Flora Egerter Way

Brock celebrates naming of Flora Egerter Way

When Flora Egerter drafted a resolution in 1957 calling for a new university in Niagara, her fellow Allanburg Women’s Institute members were in full support. Jean Harley, who was a member of the institute 57 years ago, recalled concern that it would be difficult to turn Egerter’s vision into something tangible.

Goodman recognizes scholarly excellence with new research awards

Goodman recognizes scholarly excellence with new research awards

Two faculty members at the Goodman School of Business have been honoured for their academic research contributions in the fields of management and accounting.

Brock professor receives highest academic honour

Brock professor receives highest academic honour

English Language and Literature professor Elizabeth Sauer is passionate about promoting scholarship in general - and humanities research in particular - in the wider Canadian society. Sauer is among 90 fellows elected to the Royal Society of Canada.

Brock renaming campus road in honour of Flora Egerter

Brock renaming campus road in honour of Flora Egerter

Brock opened its doors in 1964. Fifty years later, one of the main roads within its campus will bear Egerter’s name when Meter Road becomes Flora Egerter Way during a ceremony Sept. 11.

Ceremony to be rescheduled for Brock sculpture

Ceremony to be rescheduled for Brock sculpture

Brock University is postponing a planned Oct. 9 unveiling ceremony for a new sculpture of Sir Isaac Brock, because of delays in the final steps of creating the artwork.

Fraudulent student job postings on the rise

Fraudulent student job postings on the rise

Staff at Brock University are sounding the alarm on new job scams targeting students which could see them, among other things, being used as pawns in fraudulent activity.

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