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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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Brock research explores how municipalities deal with extreme weather conditions

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Brock research explores how municipalities deal with extreme weather conditions

Brock University press release – We’ve had more than enough rain to keep sports fields green this spring, but parks departments around southern Ontario know their luck will change at some point. It’s in the hot, dry summer months that municipalities around the Golden Horseshoe have to decide if keeping grass athletic fields lush and […]

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Increased minimum wage a win for workers: Brock labour studies prof

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Increased minimum wage a win for workers: Brock labour studies prof

Brock University press release – Tuesday’s announcement to raise the minimum wage in Ontario should be considered a victory for the labour movement, says a Brock University professor. Simon Black, Assistant Professor in Brock’s Centre for Labour Studies, calls the announcement by Premier Kathleen Wynne to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2019 a “huge […]

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Brock University returns to balanced budget

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Brock University returns to balanced budget

Brock University press release – For the first time in a decade, Brock University is starting a new fiscal year with a balanced budget plan in which expenses are met by revenues. Earlier this month the University’s Board of Trustees approved a 2017-18 financial plan that comes in at just under $324 million. Brock’s fiscal […]

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Brock teaches the business of lemonade to future entrepreneurs

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Brock teaches the business of lemonade to future entrepreneurs

Brock University press release – A freshly squeezed business idea from Brock University’s Goodman School of Business will help teach Niagara’s future entrepreneurs what it takes to turn lemons into lemonade. Goodman Lemonade is leading a Grade 4 class at Power Glen Public School through the process of building a for-profit business. After learning some […]

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