We Welcome the World Fall Reception 2010

We Welcome the World Fall Reception 2010

On October 25, 2010 Brock International welcomed current Visiting International Professors, Scholars and University Mentorship participants from around the world at the We Welcome the World Fall 2010 Reception. The event was organized to formally recognize new participants in the VIP, VIS, and UM programs at Brock. Scholars from prestigious universities in Colombia, China, Egypt, Germany, Korea, Pakistan, Spain and Turkey were treated to a warm reception at the event held in the Pond Inlet.

The event was attended by senior University officials, Dr. Ian Brindle, Vice-President Research Services and Dr. Murray Knuttila, Provost and Vice-President Academic who both gave welcome speeches to international scholars. Scholars  and their Brock host faculty who were present at the reception were presented with awards to formally recognize their valued participation and contribution to Brock University.

The event was a good occasion for scholars to establish contacts with Brock faculty and fellow international scholars. 

Visit the Brock News website for details of the event and more information about international scholars at Brock.

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 Ms. Sheila Young, Director of Brock International in a welcome address to scholars

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Dr. Ian Brindle addressing scholars

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 Dr. Murray Knuttila addressing scholars

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 A section of scholars

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 University officials Dr. Murray Knuttila and Dr. Ian Brindle in a photo with scholars and their Brock host

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Tolga Torun, UM participant from Turkey in a photo with Brock mentor Dr. Phillip Kitchen, with Dr. Murray Knuttila and Dr. Ian Brindle

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Dr. Mohamed Elhadidi VIS participant from Egypt in a photo with Brock host Dr. Derek Foster, with Dr. Murray Knuttila and Dr. Ian Brindle

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Rui Li, UM participant from China in a photo with Brock mentor Dr. Lawrence He, with Dr. Murray Knuttila and Dr. Ian Brindle

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Ms. Lucia Porcu, UM participant from Spain in a photo with Brock mentor Dr. Philip Kitchen, with Dr. Murray Knuttila and Dr. Ian Brindle

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Ms. Wei Gui, VIS participant from China in a photo with Brock host Dr. Hedy McGarrell, with Dr. Murray Knuttila and Dr. Ian Brindle

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Scholars socializing with each other as they play an international trivia game