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Road to Rio goes through Brock for Olympic wrestlers

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Road to Rio goes through Brock for Olympic wrestlers

Brock University press release – Some of the top female wrestlers in the world are training at Brock University this week in the lead-up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. Along with Wrestling Canada, Brock’s varsity wrestling program is hosting an eight-day training camp for women’s teams from six countries. Female wrestlers from Canada, […]

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Lightstone presides over final convocation ceremony

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Lightstone presides over final convocation ceremony

Brock University press release – After 10 years, more than 100 ceremonies and shaking the hands of some 36,000 graduates, convocation hasn’t gotten old for Brock University President Jack Lightstone. The final ceremony of Spring Convocation Friday afternoon also marked the last graduation as president for Lightstone, whose second and final term ends on June […]

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End of an era as Brock registrar retires after 33 years

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End of an era as Brock registrar retires after 33 years

Brock University press release – When she exits the stage Friday, June 10 after the final Spring Convocation ceremony of 2016, Barb Davis will conclude quite an era. On June 30, Brock University’s Registrar is taking early retirement, ending a career that began 33 years ago when the fresh-faced Brock graduate had a job keeping […]

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University at Buffalo president tells Brock grads to be nimble and ready to take risks

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University at Buffalo president tells Brock grads to be nimble and ready to take risks

Brock University press release – Having a career path in mind is important, University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi said Wednesday, but not being afraid to venture off that path will take you far in life. Tripathi was awarded an honorary doctorate from Brock University during Spring Convocation Wednesday morning, and in his address he […]

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Gaza physician and Nobel nominee inspires grads at Brock University

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Gaza physician and Nobel nominee inspires grads at Brock University

Brock University press release – It was an empowering message of peace from a man who has every right to be filled with hate. Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Palestinian physician who has become an internationally recognized human rights activist, was awarded an honorary doctorate Tuesday afternoon from Brock University. In his convocation address to graduates […]

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Brock confers honorary doctorate on Liz Palmieri

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Brock confers honorary doctorate on Liz Palmieri

Brock University press release – Philanthropy isn’t just about rich people cutting cheques. Instead, said retired Niagara Community Foundation Executive Director Liz Palmieri, philanthropy is about helping your community in whatever way you can. That was the message delivered by Palmieri Tuesday morning as she addressed the first group of graduands at Brock University’s 2016 […]

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