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Brock to host public event on aging well in Niagara

Brock to host public event on aging well in Niagara

Brock University press release – For the first time in history, seniors now outnumber children in Canada, and Niagara has one of the oldest populations of adults over 65. Brock University neuroscientist and Canada Research Chair Karen Campbell will be describing strategies for promoting healthy aging in Niagara at an upcoming community talk hosted by […]

Mohawk language pioneer, Canadian business icon to receive honorary degrees at Brock convocation

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Mohawk language pioneer, Canadian business icon to receive honorary degrees at Brock convocation

One of Canada’s most powerful female business leaders and a man who has made it his life’s work to teach the Mohawk language will receive honorary degrees next month at Brock University’s Spring Convocation. Maureen Sabia, Chairman of the Board for Canadian Tire Corporation, will receive an honorary doctorate during the Goodman School of Business […]

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Children as caregivers: many youth play parent-like role in taking care of family members

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Children as caregivers: many youth play parent-like role in taking care of family members

Brock University press release – A Brock University study wants to examine the plight of children and youth tasked with taking care of family members who are sick, disabled, substance abusers or facing similar challenges. Statistics Canada reported that in 2012, 27 per cent of youths and young adults from 15 to 29 in Canada […]

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Business leaders continue to support student success at Brock University

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Business leaders continue to support student success at Brock University

Brock University press release – A generous donation from the Niagara CPA Ontario Association will allow Brock University to launch a new scholarship for students in the Goodman School of Business. The Niagara CPA Ontario Association Scholarship was announced at Brock on Tuesday, May 9. The scholarship will be given to a current Master of […]

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Brock hosting national lifeguard championships this weekend

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Brock hosting national lifeguard championships this weekend

Brock University press release – More than 60 lifeguards from across Canada will put their lifesaving skills to the test this weekend. Brock University will host the Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14 in the Walker Sports Complex. Organized by the Lifesaving Society, the championships are an opportunity for […]

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Brock to host two-day science adventure for high school students

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Brock to host two-day science adventure for high school students

Brock University press release – High school students from across the province will experience hands-on science this week as Brock University hosts its annual two-day event designed to encourage youth to pursue education and careers in science. More than 70 Grade 10 and 11 students from southern and central Ontario will take part in Scientifically […]

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