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A birthday party for Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock

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A birthday party for Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock

Brock University is throwing a party Tuesday and everyone’s invited. Maj.-Gen. Sir Isaac Brock was born on Oct. 6, 1769, and while the anniversary of his death (Oct. 13, 1812) is often remembered, his birthday doesn’t get much recognition. Hoping to start a new campus-wide tradition, a handful of Brock students, faculty and staff got […]

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Donated Steinway the star of Department of Music performance

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Donated Steinway the star of Department of Music  performance

The Brock University Department of Music will kick off its first season in its new home Monday with a performance paying tribute to a generous donation. The Season Launch Performance and Donor Dedication event will take place inside the Cairns Recital Hall, making it the first public event at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in […]

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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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