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Brock prof wins prestigious teaching award

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Brock prof wins prestigious teaching award

Recreation and Leisure Studies Professor Timothy O’Connell has won a teaching award from an association representing 17,000 faculty members in Ontario. The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations announced its 2014-15 Teaching Award recipients Tuesday morning and O’Connell was one of five to make the list. “The University is delighted to receive the news that […]

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Brock named Fairtrade campus of the year

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Brock named Fairtrade campus of the year

Brock University has been named Fairtrade Canada’s Campus of the Year for its continuing efforts to provide students with fair trade options where food is sold or served. The national award is given to a university that makes offering fair trade products a priority and that educates and raises awareness about the importance of fair […]

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Curtain rises on Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

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Curtain rises on Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts

It was a celebration years in the making. The venue was packed Friday as Brock University’s Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts officially celebrated its grand opening. The $45.5 million facility in downtown St. Catharines is the result of nearly a decade of hard work from hundreds of people, including artist and […]

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Brock’s messiest tradition returns Friday

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Brock’s messiest tradition returns Friday

Nearly 1,000 Brock University students are expected to take part in one of the more colourful events held each year at Brock University. The annual Grape Stomp takes place Friday, September 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Brock’s Jubilee Court, where teams of students will compete in a big, messy grape-stomping party. Prizes will be handed […]

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Brock professor receives highest academic honour

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Brock professor receives highest academic honour

Brock University History professor David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the country’s top academic body. The historian is one of 87 academics to be named new Fellows for 2015. “I’m delighted to see my work recognized by this distinction,” said Schimmelpenninck. “I’m honoured to […]

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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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