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Brock Grape Stomp one of Canada’s top university traditions

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Brock Grape Stomp one of Canada’s top university traditions

Each September, Brock University holds its annual Grape Stomp, which has now been rated as number two in the list of Great Canadian Campus Traditions in the current edition of University Affairs published by Universities Canada. According to a press release issued by Brock University, the editor of University Affairs magazine noted that Brock’s Grape […]

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Brock student awarded Volunteer of the Year

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Brock student awarded Volunteer of the Year

Brock University is pleased to announce that one of its students, Naomi Johnson, a MA student in the Centre for Applied Disability Studies, has been awarded the Volunteer of the Year by Thorold’s Bethesda Services, an organization which serves children and adults with special needs. According to a press release issued by Brock University last […]

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Brock career services employee developer receives prestigious award

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Brock career services employee developer receives prestigious award

Lisa Kuiper received the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers Excellence in Innovation Award- Diversity. The Brock Career Services employer developer’s award was for her work helping students with disabilities, women, aboriginal and LGBTQ students, known as diversity students, find work. Kuiper has been responsible for the implementing programs including the development of Brock […]

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Canada’s drug history subject of book by Brock professor

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Canada’s drug history subject of book by Brock professor

Most Canadians were drug users in the early 1900s according to Brock University associate professor Dan Malleck, an established expert in Canadian drug and alcohol history in his new book When Good Drugs Go Bad, Opium, Medicine and the Origins of Canada’s Drug Laws. The book deals with the early use of opium and cocaine […]

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New Brock Chancellor: First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo

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New Brock Chancellor: First Nations filmmaker Shirley Cheechoo

Brock University announced in a press release Thursday that Shirely Cheechoo, award winning Canadian actress, playwright and filmmaker has been named as the next Chancellor of Brock University. “Cheechoo accepted the invitation after her nomination was unanimously endorsed by Brock’s Senate and Board of Trustees,” Brock University President Jack Lightstone said. “She will be installed […]

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Cuvée 2015 raised thousands for students and research

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Cuvée 2015 raised thousands for students and research

The accounting is finished, and organizers of Cuvée 2015 report that this year’s grape and wine celebration event generated net revenues of $33,000, most of which will go to supporting student scholarships and grape and wine research. This was the first year that Cuvée was organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, […]

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