Through the RBC Emerging Artists Project, RBC today announced a $675,000-donation to Brock University’s Campaign for a Bold New Brock that will help to make the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts a world-class hub for arts education and community programming.
Today, Brock University and FortisOntario Inc. (formerly the Canadian Niagara Power Company Ltd.) celebrated an historic archives donation to the school that will keep a significant piece of Niagara’s cultural heritage in our region.
If Brock University were to create a Builders’ Hall of Fame, one of the first inductees would have to be Professor Emeritus Dr. Jack Miller. Walk into Miller’s 13th Floor office and a mountain of building plans is stacked on a table. He’s fondly known as Brock’s space czar - the official title is Special Advisor to the President on Buildings and Space.
This afternoon (Feb. 6), past and present faculty members and students will join University Chancellor Ned Goodman, President Jack Lightstone and other senior officials to throw a party officially launching the Goodman School of Business.
As Brock University prepares to select a contractor for its new arts school in central St. Catharines, community members are coming forward to financially back a project many people see as being a crucial bridge to future economic and cultural health.