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Community input sought on capital project planning at Brock

Community input sought on capital project planning at Brock

Brock’s Facilities Management group has recently combined all of the University’s capital plans into one institutional Draft Long-Term Capital Plan. The five-year draft plan is available on the University’s Outlook website for the Brock community to review and provide input on. The plan is visually laid out in a spreadsheet, which includes timelines for proposed capital initiatives over the next five years.

Application of larvicide for mosquito control set to start

Application of larvicide for mosquito control set to start

From July 21 to Sept. 12, 2014 Brock University will run a larviciding program under the authority of the Region’s Medical Officer of Health to control larval mosquitoes and prevent the possible spread of West Nile virus.

Construction underway on Sir Isaac Brock Plaza

Construction underway on Sir Isaac Brock Plaza

Construction has begun on Sir Isaac Brock Plaza, the prime site in front of Schmon Tower that will this fall become the home to a new bronze sculpture of the University’s namesake.

Road construction will be finished in time for 2014-15 academic year

Road construction will be finished in time for 2014-15 academic year

Short-term pain for long-term gain. That’s how Brock’s Facilities Management project manager looks at the road construction surrounding the University’s campus.

What you need to know about Congress coming to Brock

What you need to know about Congress coming to Brock

As Brock gets set to host more than 8,500 guests for Congress 2014 from May 23 to 30, on-campus services and facilities will be significantly impacted by the gathering. The event, which is the largest academic gathering of its kind in Canada, will impact everything from parking and food services, to facilities and spaces, and more. The University will be open, but things will be running a little bit differently.

On-campus services and facilities to be impacted by Congress

On-campus services and facilities to be impacted by Congress

As Brock gets set to host more than 8,500 guests for Congress 2014 from May 23 to 30, on-campus services and facilities will be significantly impacted by the gathering. The event, which is the largest academic gathering of its kind in Canada, will impact everything from parking and food services, to facilities and spaces, and more. The University will be open, but things will be running a little bit different.

Keith Gurr retires after 29 years maintaining Brock’s landscape

Keith Gurr retires after 29 years maintaining Brock’s landscape

A group of over 100 well-wishers recently joined Keith Gurr to wish him a long, healthy and happy retirement after 29 years of maintaining Brock’s landscape.

Brock preparing for planned power shutdowns

Brock preparing for planned power shutdowns

After working around the clock Easter weekend to restore power to the University, Brock’s Department of Facilities Management is preparing for planned shutdowns in the coming weeks.

Brock improves waste diversion by five per cent

Brock improves waste diversion by five per cent

Brock has increased its University-wide waste diversion rate by five per cent. According to its annual waste audit for 2013, Brock generated 1.94-million kilograms of solid non-hazardous waste. Of this total, the University diverted 65.3 per cent of this waste - or more than 1.26-million kilograms - from ending up in landfills.

Parts of Brock to go dark Saturday for Earth Hour

Parts of Brock to go dark Saturday for Earth Hour

Earth Hour is Saturday, March 29, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. As in past years, parts of the University will go dark in support of this annual worldwide event. All of the lights in parking lots T, U and V, as well as the lights on the University’s main entrance sign, will go dark for the hour on Saturday night. The majority of non-emergency lights in the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex will also be turned off. The same goes for the Walker Complex, Union Station

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