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Media Contacts

Susan LeBlanc (Goodman School of Business)
905-688-5550, 4866
sleblanc@brocku.ca

Andrea Johnson (Goodman School of Business)
905-688-5550, 5793
andrea.johnson@brocku.ca

Jeffrey Sinibaldi (Brock University)
905-688-5550, 4687
jsinibaldi@brocku.ca

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Macleans: Why student entrepreneurs should learn how to pitch

April 7, 2014

Goodman's Monster Pitch Competition is profiled in a story about student entrepreneurs in Maclean's Magazine.

Read the full story at macleans.com

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Prof. Maureen Donnelly shares her tax tips for students.

March 31, 2014

Prof. Maureen Donnelly shares her tax tips for students.

Read the full story in Exchange Magazine

Read them in Darpan Magazine.

Read the full story in the York Region Community Paper

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Prof. Teju Herath is interviewed by CFBU about online scams

March 26, 2014

Prof. Teju Herath is interviewed by Mike Suanders of Inquisitive Minds on CFBU-FM about Canada's Competition Bureau's online scam warning.

Audio will be available shortly.

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Prof. Klassen interviewed about health care wait times on 1460 CJOY Oshawa

March 25, 2014

Ken Klassen is interviewed by 1460 CJOY Oshawa on his research in improving the efficiency of health-care operations.

No audio is available.

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Prof. Klassen interviewed about health care wait times on Magic 106 Guelph

March 24, 2014

Ken Klassen is interviewed by Magic 160 Guelph on his research in improving the efficiency of health-care operations.

No audio is available. 

 

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Sherwood Park News: Canadians forced to wait for care

March 20, 2014

Prof. Ken Klassen is interviewed on his research in improving efficiency of health-care operations.

Read the full story in the Sherwood Park News

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St. Catharines Standard: Brock co-op student tops in Ontario universities

March 19, 2014

Massine Bouzerar has a modest goal in his professional life — to soar to the corporate stratosphere.

And Bouzerar, 21, has made a stride in that direction as this year’s Ontario university co-op student of the year winner.

That award was presented recently by Education at Work Ontario, which represents more than 180 co-op educators.

Read the full story in the St. Catharines Standard.

 

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Braving the cold for Community Care

March 19, 2014

Niagara this Week covers 5 Days for the Homeless and interviews Dean Don Cyr.

Read the full story in Niagara this Week.

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Creditcards.ca: What should you do if your friends are frauds?

March 18, 2014

Prof. Susan Sproule is interviewed about her research on identity theft.

Read the full story at creditcards.ca

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Eating with your eyes: Study links pretty plating to improved taste

March 18, 2014

Prof. Antonia Matonakis is interviewed as an expert in consumer behaviour about the link between attractive plating and improved taste.

Read the story at Canada.com
Read the story in the Calgary Herald
Read the story in the Windsor Star

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Prof. Teju Herath is interviewed by CKTB about online scams

March 17, 2014

Prof. Teju Herath is interviewed by the Tim Denis Show on CKTB about Canada's Competition Bureau's online scam warning. 

No audio is available.

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Barrie Examiner: Seeking a remedy for doctor wait times

March 13, 2014

Prof. Ken Klassen is interviewed on his research in improving efficiency of health-care operations

Read the full story in the Barrie Examiner.

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St. Catharines Standard: Homeless fundraisers not put off by winter blast

March 13, 2014

With temperatures plummeting and snow swirling, the participants in the Five Days for Homeless fundraiser — who have been living outdoors since Sunday — had their dedication tested Wednesday.

Officials at Brock University were suggesting the students move indoors for their own safety until the blizzard subsided.

Read the full story in the St. Catharines Standard.

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St. Catharines Standard/Niagara Falls Review: Doc waits too long

March 12, 2014

Prof. Ken Klassen is interviewed on his research in improving efficiency of health-care operations.

Read the full story:
St. Catharines Standard
Niagara Falls Review
 

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Media Release: Goodman earns prestigious CPA accreditation for MBA program

March 11, 2014

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Brock University’s Goodman School of Business has been accredited by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) under the new National CPA Accreditation Program. 

Read the full release at Brock News.

 

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Goodman Prof talks about bullying: Adults need to set example to stop bullies

March 9, 2014

Bullying experts are clear about one thing: Adults not only have a responsibility to curb bullying but to set an example themselves if they expect children not to bully in our schools.

Prof. Lisa Barrow discusses her research on bullying in the Toronto Sun.

Read the full story in the Toronto Sun.

 

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Local media covers Brock's participation in 5 Days for the Homeless

March 9, 2014

Local media covers Brock's participation in 5 Days for the Homeless.

CHCH News: Watch the video.
St. Catharines Standard/Niagara Falls Review/Welland Tribune: Read the full story.

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Goodman Prof talks about bullying: Bullied teen feels schools could do more

March 8, 2014

Dr. Lisa Barrow, an assistant professor at Brock University and a workplace bullying expert, said the classic response, both in schools and in the workplace, is to blame the victim.

Prof. Lisa Barrow comments on bullying in schools.

Read the full story in the Toronto Sun.

 

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Media Release: Brock students, Goodman Dean, live homeless for local charity

March 7, 2014

In the last two and a half months, Niagara has had six cold weather alerts that have spanned a total of 28 days.

For most Niagara residents, it has been a winter to keep warm by staying inside. For the Brock students taking part in next week’s 5 Days for the Homeless fundraiser, there has never been a better winter to raise awareness and funds for the homeless.

From 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 14, Brock students will spend five days and nights living and sleeping outside.

Read the full release at Brock News.

 

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TV Cogeco interviews Dragons, Dean about Monster Pitch

March 6, 2014

The Goodman School of Business at Brock University held their annual Monster Pitch on Tuesday, March 4.

Watch the video from TVCogecoOntario.

 

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More needs to be done about workplace bullying, says Goodman professor

March 4, 2014

Dr. Lisa Barrow is interviewed by Bullet News Niagara about workplace bullying.

Read the full story at Bulletnewsniagara.ca.

 

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Financial Post: Number of women on corporate boards on the rise

March 3, 2014

Prof. Paul Dunn is interviewed by the Financial Post about his research on the number of women on corporate boards. 

Read the full story in the Financial Post.

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Dragons to judge at Goodman competition

February 27, 2014

Goodman's Monster Pitch event will welcome Jim Treliving and Bruce Croxon of CBC’s Dragons’ Den.

Local media coverage:

St. Catharines Standard
Bullet News Niagara

 

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President of entrepreneurship club interviewed about 43North business plan competition

February 27, 2014

The Brock University Entreprenurship Club hosted a presentation about 43North-Buffalo's Global Business Plan Competition.

TV Cogeco interviews Peter Burakowski, senior marketing manager of 43North and Goodman student  BUEC president Kevin Oliver about the competition. 

Watch the video on the Goodman YouTube playlist.

 

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Media Release: Dragons Treliving and Croxon to judge at Goodman competition

February 26, 2014

Think writing an exam is tough? Try pitching your business idea to some of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs.

At the Monster Pitch event on Tuesday, March 4, students at Brock University’s Goodman School of Business will be competing for a prize package that includes mentoring, business services and cash.

Students pre-selected on the strengths of their proposals will pitch those plans to a panel that includes Jim Treliving and Bruce Croxon of CBC’s Dragons’ Den, Spara Capital president Jason Sparaga (BBA ’93) and Deborah Rosati (BAdmin’84), corporate director.

Read the full release at Brock News.

 

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Dealing with workplace bullying

February 24, 2014

Dr. Lisa Barrow is interviewed about workplace bullying by Tim Dennis in the Morning on 610 CKTB.

No audio is available.

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Ottawa Citizen: The role of grades in university education

February 13, 2014

Prof. Michael Armstrong comments on the role of grades in university education.

Read the letter to the editor at the Ottawa Citizen.

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Federal budget’s innovation funds could fuel local economic change

February 12, 2014

Brock University President Jack Lightstone says the 2014 federal budget contains strategies that could help Brock researchers work with partners to grow Niagara’s economy, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge. 

BioLinc's importance as a business incuabor is highlighted.

Read the full story at Brock News.

 

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Interview about the scarcity of female corporate directors in Canada

February 10, 2014

Prof. Paul Dunn is interviewed by 590 VOCM (Newfoundland) about his research on the scarcity of female corporate directors in Canada.

No audio is available.

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Antonia Matonakis on what influences your choice of wine

February 6, 2014

What influences your choice of wine? You may think that it’s the bouquet or the color, but a recent study points to the label. Antonia Mantonakis of the Goodman School of Business is here with more of the results.

Watch the video of CHCH Morning Live.

 

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Media Release: Goodman School of Business maintains prestigious business accreditation

February 5, 2014

The Goodman School of Business at Brock has reaffirmed its place among world’s best business programs. The business school has been re-accredited by AACSB International.

Read the full release at Brock News

 

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Canada.com: Economic Indicators and Top Dogs

February 3, 2014

Prof. Ernest Biktimirov, associate dean of research and graduate programs, is interviewed on dog popularity and economic indicators.

Read the full story at Canada.com.

 

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610 CKTB interviews Antonia Mantonakis on her research on wine labeling.

January 27, 2014

St. Catharines radio station 610 CKTB interviews Antonia Mantonakis on her research on wine labeling. 

No audio is available.

 

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CBC interviews Don Cyr on his research on weather derivatives.

January 13, 2014

CBC Saskatchewan interviews Don Cyr on his research on weather derivatives.

Listen to the interview.

 

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The Globe and Mail: B-schools dive into Big Data

January 17, 2014

Goodman's new MBA specializations are featured in the Globe and Mail's Business School News. Don Cyr, Dean of the Goodman School of Business and Doug Wilkinson, Goodman alumnus and advisory board member are quoted in the article. 

Read the article in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business

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Media Release: Goodman's new MBA programs take aim at needs in the job market

January 9, 2014

In response to the changing needs of employers, Brock University’s Goodman School of Business will offer two new Master of Business Administration specializations in Fall 2014.

Read the full release at Brock News

Local media coverage:
St. Catharines Standard

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Don Cyr interviewed on his research on weather derivatives.

January 9, 2014

Don Cyr interviewed on his research on weather derivatives on 800 CHAB.

No audio is available.

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BNN interviews Don Cyr about his research on weather derivatives.

January 7, 2014

BNN interviews Don Cyr about his research on weather derivatives.

Watch the video.

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Goodman prof recognized at Tribute to Teaching

December 20, 2013

If there’s one lesson that Wesley Helms hopes his students learn, it’s to always question their assumptions. Helms, a professor in the Goodman School of Business’s Marketing, International Business and Strategy department, teaches his students how to formulate strategy. And to do that, they have to question their initial impressions in order to get better outcomes.

Read the full story at Brock News.
 

 

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Dealing with the mass consumerism we face at this time of the year

December 18, 2014

Prof. Antonia Mantonakis is interviewed by Mike Saunders at Brock Radio on CFBU 103.7 FM about how to deal with the holiday season's mass consumerism.

Listen to the interview here.

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The Globe and Mail: Ontario schools receive CPA accreditation

December 6, 2014

Goodman's new CPA accreditation is highlighted in the Globe and Mail. Don Cyr, Dean of the Goodman School of Business is quoted.

Read the article in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business.

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The Globe and Mail: Predictable prices preferred, even if higher

December 4, 2013

Prof. Eric Dolanksy's research on predictable pricing is highlighted in the GLobe and Mail's Business School Research roundup.

Read the story at The Globe and Mail.

 

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Media Release: Goodman School of Business obtains CPA accreditation

December 2, 2013

Brock University’s Goodman School of Business has become the first business school in Ontario to be accredited to the Master’s level by the Chartered Professional Accountants  of Ontario (CPA Ontario) under the new National CPA Accreditation Program.
 
 

 

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St. Catharines Standard: Brock prof: Toronto council also bullied Ford

November 19, 2013

Bullying takes many forms, and can even be directed at bullies themselves.

That's the view of Lisa Barrow, an assistant professor at the Goodman School of Business at Brock University, who's researched bullying in the workplace.

Read the full story at the St. Catharines Standard.

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Media Release: Goodman School of Business honours president of Canada’s Public Service Commission

November 13, 2014

Brock University graduate Anne-Marie Robinson (BBA ‘90), President of the Public Service Commission of Canada, has been named the 2013-14 Goodman School of Business Distinguished Graduate.

Read the full release at Brock News.

 

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Goodman Prof receives prestigious designation

November 8, 2014

Allister Young, associate professor in the Goodman School of Business, has been appointed as one of four new Fellows of the Society of Certified Management Accountants of Canada (FCMA). 

Read the full story at Brock News
 

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Getting into business school: Improve your chances of earning an MBA

November 1, 2013

Shari Sekel, director of Graduate Programs for the Goodman School of Business, shares her tips for getting into an MBA program.

Read the full story at Business Link Niagara.

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Canadian Business Magazine: Emergency services modernize and personnel show burning ambition to get their MBAs

October 31, 2013

In London, Ont., deputy fire Chief Jim Jessop is pursuing an MBA part time through Brock University, and he says that emergency services are changing the way they think about leadership.

Read the full story at Canadian Business Magazine.

 

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Goodman MBA (and Brock U prof) recognized with provincial teaching accolade

October 3, 2013

Brent E. Faught describes his teaching style as that of a helper. He strives to make concepts and theory obvious, not ambiguous; his classroom inviting, not intimidating; and his lectures challenging without compromising the self-esteem of his audience.

But most of all he wants learning to be fun and fulfilling for his students. 

Read the full story at Brock News.

 

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Presentation on combat model studies of the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea

September 18, 2013

Dr. Michael Armstrong presented to the members of the Royal Niagara Military Institute about his combat model studies of the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea. RNMI is a local association that is mostly composed of retired and reserve military officers.

No video available.

 

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Biosciences incubator at Brock University ready to accept first tenants

September 12, 2013

Niagara’s much-anticipated business incubator - BioLinc - was formally launched into action on Sept. 11 by Brock University and area economic development partners.

The incubator is a major initiative, funded by the federal government, and by local partners, to align university researchers with private-sector entrepreneurs, and expand Canada’s economy by converting innovations and discoveries into knowledge-based commercial enterprises. 

Read the full story in Brock News.

Local media coverage of BioLinc's grand opening:
Niagara Falls Review
Welland Tribune