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Boomer the Badger volunteers needed for Spring Convocation

Boomer the Badger volunteers needed for Spring Convocation

Brock is looking for volunteers to wear the Boomer costume and pose with new grads in shifts during Spring Convocation.

Student Health Services opens massage therapy to staff and faculty May 26-July 17

Student Health Services opens massage therapy to staff and faculty May 26-July 17

Karen Millar, Student Health Services massage therapist, is offering massage therapy to Brock University faculty and staff from May 26-July 18.

Brock’s International Market Development group launches new website

Brock’s International Market Development group launches new website

Brock University’s International Market Development group has launched a new website for future international undergraduate students.

2014-15 budget proposal commits to balanced books by year-end

2014-15 budget proposal commits to balanced books by year-end

Brock’s Administration will recommend the University’s Board of Trustees approve a 2014-15 operating budget that opens the year by forecasting a $3.2-million shortfall, but commits to eliminating that deficit by the end of the fiscal year.
The budget plan was drafted in consultation with the Senior Administrative Council (SAC), the Council of Academic Deans (CAD), unit [...]

Brock prof and author nominated for national literary awards

Brock prof and author nominated for national literary awards

Brock professor and author Gregory Betts has been shortlisted for a pair of national literary prizes. The associate professor of English Language and Literature is one of four finalists for the Gabriel Roy Prize (English Section) for the best book on Canadian literature for his book, Avant-Garde Canadian Literature: The Early Manifestations. The award, presented by the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures (ACQL), honours the best work of Canadian literary criticism published in English.

Major disruption of Brock’s network services (May 23 to 26)

Major disruption of Brock’s network services (May 23 to 26)

As part of Information Technology Services’ continuing effort to ensure the availability, reliability and performance of Brock’s computer technology infrastructure, ITS will be replacing the computer systems that are currently hosting the Brock Portal (my.brocku.ca) and student/admin systems (BrockDB, LION, DBBrock, and Bears services).

Information on Senate meeting held May 7, 2014

Information on Senate meeting held May 7, 2014

Amendments to the Faculty Handbook were approved during Senate 620 held May 7 and can be viewed at www.brocku.ca/university-secretariat/facultyhandbook

Educational wine tasting raises funds for local charity

Educational wine tasting raises funds for local charity

When oenology and viticulture (OEVI) student Paul van der Merwe was given the opportunity to share some wines from his family’s collection with his classmates, he wanted to ensure that it was a memorable experience that benefited a good cause.

Annual perennial exchange takes place Wednesday, May 21

Annual perennial exchange takes place Wednesday, May 21

The Dig Brock Community Garden is hosting the University’s annual perennial exchange event on Wednesday, May 21. Everyone is welcome.

Voting open for permanent staff representative on Brock Board of Trustees

Voting open for permanent staff representative on Brock Board of Trustees

Voting for the permanent staff representative on the Brock University Board of Trustees is now open.

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