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Faculty of Graduate Studies invites nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award

Faculty of Graduate Studies invites nominations for Distinguished Alumni Award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies invites nominations for its 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Staff share ideas for bringing down the deficit

Staff share ideas for bringing down the deficit

After this month’s town hall meeting where senior administrators discussed the University’s budget deficit, the Brock community began sharing thoughts and suggestions on a website that was created to examine and track efforts to address the financial problem.
Some of the proposals sent to the ‘Staff suggestions‘ page include voluntary payroll deductions, campus-wide wage cuts and the [...]

Emergency system testing at Brock this week

Emergency system testing at Brock this week

Next week, Brock officials will be co-ordinating an upgrade and test of the University’s emergency notification system. The work will take place over two days (Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25) and could impact emergency communications systems in various areas around campus.

Brock grads included in Niagara’s top 40 Under Forty

Brock grads included in Niagara’s top 40 Under Forty

Sixteen Brock University graduates were among Business Link’s recently announced 40 Under Forty Business Achievement Awards, recognizing Niagara’s next generation of business leaders.

Zumbathon to Conquer Cancer set for May 6

Zumbathon to Conquer Cancer set for May 6

The 2014 Zumbathon to Conquer Cancer is scheduled for May 6.

Career Services launches online resume, cover letter workshops

Career Services launches online resume, cover letter workshops

Career Services has launched two new online workshops on resume and cover letter development.

Some truth about Travis — and recycling

Some truth about Travis — and recycling

Travis Lewis’s video about recycling on campus is catching a lot of attention, partly because it’s clever, partly because a flawed newspaper article says Brock has disciplined Travis over that video.
The St Catharines Standard is wrong. Brock has not disciplined Travis for the video or for opinions expressed in it. Unfortunately the newspaper has declined [...]

Brock’s John Kaethler retiring after 32 years

Brock’s John Kaethler retiring after 32 years

John Kaethler, Brock’s director, International Services and Programs Abroad, is retiring at the end of April.

Brock professor leads ransoming conference in Toronto

Brock professor leads ransoming conference in Toronto

A Brock University professor will lead a conference on ransoming April 25-26 in Toronto.

Panel looks at election, future of Quebec politics

Panel looks at election, future of Quebec politics

Brock’s Department of Political Science is holding a panel April 9 to discuss the Quebec election results.
Panelists Juris Dreifelds, Janique Dubois, Sanjay Jeram and Matthew Hennigar will discuss the fallout from the April 7 vote, as well as the future of Quebec politics.

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