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Early Brock marketing materials donated to University archives

Early Brock marketing materials donated to University archives

The story behind the evolution of Brock’s visual identity is being preserved thanks to the man who was the creative mind behind University marketing campaigns of the 1970s and ‘80s. Doug Geddie, Brock’s director of marketing, communications, recruitment and liaison from 1970-86, has donated his personal trove of mint-condition marketing materials to the University, in honour of its 50th anniversary.

Marketing lecture will revisit memorable era in Canadian advertising

Marketing lecture will revisit memorable era in Canadian advertising

Throughout his career, Canadian marketing veteran Don Curtis has shaped sales pitches worth more than $200 million in revenues for clients ranging from McDonalds, Heinz, Bank of Montreal and Labatt Brewing Company, just to name a few. On Tuesday, Oct. 28, Curtis will visit Brock University to speak about a key chapter of his career in the Canadian marketing industry.

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Pieces of Brock’s history now available online

Special Collections and Archives have been busy digitizing and making available online bits and pieces of Brock’s history to mark the institution’s 50th anniversary this year. Artifacts from the University’s past have recently been digitized and made publicly available online - University newspapers and newsletters, as well as undergraduate and graduate calendars.

Autism activist Temple Grandin donates writings to Brock archive

Autism activist Temple Grandin donates writings to Brock archive

Brock University’s Special Collections and Archives has started collecting materials for a new archive on a neurological disorder that affects 1 out of every 100 children in Canada - Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Brock mourns the death of retired Geography professor

Brock mourns the death of retired Geography professor

Brock University is saddened by the death of Alun Hughes, an associate professor of Geography.

Brock celebrates historic local archives donation

Brock celebrates historic local archives donation

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.

Brock’s Special Collections and Archives make the grade

Brock’s Special Collections and Archives make the grade

Brock’s Special Collections and Archives was recently granted Category “A” designation for textual and archival materials by the Movable Cultural Property Directorate, a branch of the Department of Canadian Heritage

Brock gets federal funds to create War of 1812 exhibit in St. Catharines

Brock gets federal funds to create War of 1812 exhibit in St. Catharines

Brock University has received $90,000 from the federal Ministry of Canadian Heritage’s 1812 Commemoration Fund to create a War of 1812 exhibit at the St. Catharines Museum.

Library launches online 1812 research guide

Library launches online 1812 research guide

It’s a virtual heaven for War of 1812 buffs and valuable tool for those with questions about the battles that helped define Canada as a nation.

Archivist wins award for work on 1812 website

Archivist wins award for work on 1812 website

David Sharron, head of Special Collections and Archives in the James A. Gibson Library, was recently named the recipient of the Archives Association of Ontario’s James J. Talman Award.

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