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28th annual Cuvée Grand Tasting set to showcase Ontario VQA wine

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28th annual Cuvée Grand Tasting set to showcase Ontario VQA wine

Brock University press release – With less than one week to go, organizers are ready to roll out the red carpet for the 28th annual Cuvée Grand Tasting Friday, March 4 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls. Organized by Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (CCOVI), Cuvée is one of the […]

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Brock bee expert warns of impact of habitat loss

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Brock bee expert warns of impact of habitat loss

Brock University press release – A new United Nations report warns that almost half of insects that pollinate plants — such as bees, butterflies, beetles and others — are headed for extinction. “Habitat loss is the major reason for any organismal extinction,”  Brock University bee expert Miriam Richards said. “Flowers that need pollinators to set […]

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Brock president applauds Ontario budget announcements

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Brock president applauds Ontario budget announcements

Brock University press release – Saying a lack of financial resources should never be a barrier for post-secondary education, Brock University President Jack Lightstone applauds the Ontario government’s budget announcements made Thursday. Among the highlights of the 2016 Ontario Budget was the Ontario Student Grant, which will cover the cost of tuition for students from […]

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YouTube star to speak at Terry O’Malley Lecture

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YouTube star to speak at Terry O’Malley Lecture

Brock University press release – With more than five million subscribers, Brock University alumnus Matthew Santoro has become a YouTube sensation. The Welland native will be the speaker at the Terry O’Malley Lecture Wednesday, March 2 at Brock. Santoro (BAcc ’09; MAcc ’10) creates engaging, in-your-face infotainment videos for his millions of YouTube fans. Known […]

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Brock Badgers hosting national wrestling championships this weekend

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Brock Badgers hosting national wrestling championships this weekend

Brock University press release – The Brock University men’s and women’s wrestling teams will be looking to defend their national titles this weekend as they host the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) National Championships Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Bob Davis Gymnasium in St. Catharines. The Badgers are coming off one of […]

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Friendly bet made as Badgers head back to Meridian Centre

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Friendly bet made as Badgers head back to Meridian Centre

Brock Univesity  press release – There will be some high stakes on the line when the Brock Badgers and McMaster Marauders tangle at the Meridian Centre Wednesday night. Neil Lumsden, Brock University’s new Director, Athletics and Recreation and a Canadian Football hall-of-famer, has challenged McMaster University Athletic Director Glen Grunwald, a former NBA general manager, […]

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