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Language makes us unique: Brock honorary doctorate recipient

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Language makes us unique: Brock honorary doctorate recipient

Brock University press release – In Iroquoian tradition, last names are meant to be unique and meaningful, and both hold true for David Kanatawakhon. “As it turns out, I’m the only Kanatawakhon in the world,” he told a packed crowd during his address at Brock University’s final Spring Convocation ceremony. “If you Google Kanatawakhon, you […]

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Canadian business leader receives honorary doctorate from Brock

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Canadian business leader receives honorary doctorate from Brock

Brock University press release – Much has changed since Maureen Sabia graduated from law school in the late 1960s. And yet, much has stayed the same. “In some ways I feel sorry for these graduates today,” the Chairman of the Board for Canadian Tire Corporation said Thursday afternoon before receiving an honorary degree from Brock […]

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Grandpa and grandson are so close, they graduated together at Brock Convocation

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Grandpa and grandson are so close, they graduated together at Brock Convocation

Brock University press release – When he was eight years old, Jonah Mondloch walked into the library at Brock University with his grandfather Charles Burke to help him find some research books. This week — a decade and a half later — Jonah again walked through the University with his grandfather, but this time they […]

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Brock awards scholarships to 56 Niagara high school students

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Brock awards scholarships to 56 Niagara high school students

Brock University press release – Dozens of students from high schools across Niagara have been given a financial boost as they start their post-secondary studies. For the third year in a row, Brock University has awarded the Niagara Principal’s Scholarships to two students from nearly every public, Catholic and private secondary school in the region. […]

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Brock chooses collaborative academic leader as its next President

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Brock chooses collaborative academic leader as its next President

Brock University press release – A proven Canadian collaborative academic leader, Gervan Fearon, will be Brock University’s next President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Fearon has spent numerous years in senior leadership roles at Canadian universities, and is currently President of Manitoba’s Brandon University. He commences his new duties at Brock on Aug. 1. The appointment, announced […]

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Brock research helps reverse rattlesnakes’ death rate

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Brock research helps reverse rattlesnakes’ death rate

Brock University press release –  The Massasauga rattlesnakes in Niagara’s Wainfleet Bog have a friend in Brock University researcher Anne Yagi. After years of population decline and habitat loss, a managed recovery appears to be underway now that Yagi’s work is helping the reptiles survive winter hibernation. Ontario’s only native venomous snake, the Massasauga is […]

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