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Grad Spotlight: Gord Watt (BA ’74; BEd ’76)

Grad Spotlight: Gord Watt (BA ’74; BEd ’76)

We caught up with Gord Watt, who will play as part of “Before Midnight” and may be joined by some of the Glenridge Boys at Alumni Pub Night on Friday, Sept. 20. The band plays acoustic, traditional folk music, and will be sure to have you stomping the Mansion House floorboards for its entire [...]

Around the world and back again: Ray Barkwill’s rugby journey

Around the world and back again: Ray Barkwill’s rugby journey

Homecoming weekend is all about the energy, the connection to Brock, and the school spirit; for many former Varsity athletes, it’s also about coming back to Brock to support their teams!
This year, during Homecoming weekend (Sept. 21), the men’s rugby team will take on the Guelph Gryphons at 1 p.m. and will be cheered on, [...]

Savour the flavour of Niagara

Savour the flavour of Niagara

The Niagara region is known for many things – magnificent Falls, history, golf courses and of course the vineyards and their grapes that produce award-winning wines. However, all things considered, a spectacular glass of wine can (and should) be paired with some of the amazing food Niagara has to offer too!
Agriculture is a booming industry [...]

Bringing the city to the vineyard

Bringing the city to the vineyard

Driving along the QEW into Niagara often stirs that ‘coming home’ nostalgia for Brock graduates. After all, over 80 000 alumni have graduated from the University, and many call Niagara home during their time at Brock. Now, as graduates, the drive into Niagara has another landmark to note - the wineries.
While undergraduate students have typically [...]

Registration for Homecoming is open

Registration for Homecoming is open

Formerly known as Brock Days, Homecoming is a four-day celebration that brings students, graduates, faculty and staff together to honour Brock’s past and celebrate our future. So contact your former housemates, varsity buddies and best friends from Brock and join in the stomping and romping.
The laughs begin on Thurs. Sept. 19, where we will roast [...]

“Experience the energy”: Badger Athletics at Brock’s Homecoming

“Experience the energy”: Badger Athletics at Brock’s Homecoming

Homecoming is synonymous with celebration, spirit, and coming together for one’s school. In past years, Brock alumni came back to campus for Alumni Weekend, and the Brock University Students’ Union hosted spirited events, including O-Week and student-run homecoming for students. But these two groups never really came together for one giant weekend to celebrate Brock, [...]

10 reasons why you should attend Homecoming

10 reasons why you should attend Homecoming

How long has it been since you last visited Brock University? Do you miss the friends and fun times? Remember your friends from residence? Or those fun nights at the pub with your varsity buddies?  Whether it has been five or 25 years since your last visit, participating in Homecoming will take you back to [...]

The evolution of the Brock Cameo

The evolution of the Brock Cameo

Of all the icons and brands associated with Brock University, the one that most symbolizes our connection to Canada’s beloved 1812 war hero is the Brock Cameo.
Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock’s silhouette set against an oval background has represented the University for over 28 years. But did you know the University was without an official emblem [...]

Battle at Beechwood: Brock University Alumni Association Golf Tournament

Battle at Beechwood: Brock University Alumni Association Golf Tournament

The Niagara region is a world-famous tourist destination for families, wine lovers and history buffs.
One industry, however, has remained a hidden treasure - golf. This fall, Brock University Alumni will swing away at Beechwood Golf and Country Club, a course that encompasses many of these exciting opportunities.
Beechwood has been recognized by ScoreGolf as “one of [...]

Brock grads desire to inspire

Brock grads desire to inspire

When members of the Brock community get together to support a cause, they know how to do it right.
Brock alumni, students and staff joined together to participate in Niagara’s Grapes of Wrath, a five-kilometre survival race held at 13th Street Winery on July 6th. “Brock’s Warriors of Justice” raised a total of $3,890 for the [...]

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