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Historic day for Brock as Cheechoo installed as Chancellor

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Historic day for Brock as Cheechoo installed as Chancellor

Brock University’s new Chancellor Shirley Cheechoo made history Saturday when she was installed during an emotional and inspiring ceremony in front of hundreds of graduates. She is Brock’s first woman and first aboriginal person to be Chancellor. In her first convocation speech, Cheechoo talked of racism and the struggles of First Nations people. “I come […]

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Brock celebrates Fall Convocation

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Brock celebrates Fall Convocation

Nearly 1,000 students will walk across the stage Saturday during Brock University’s annual Fall Convocation ceremonies. The morning ceremony at 10 a.m. will see students from the faculties of Mathematics and Science, Humanities and the Goodman School of Business graduate. The 2:30 p.m. ceremony will include students in the faculties of Education, Applied Health Sciences […]

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Brock hosts international social justice symposium

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Brock hosts international social justice symposium

Organs and other human body parts have become products to be bought and sold. It’s the disadvantaged who largely do the selling and the advantaged who do the buying, further deepening the divide between the two, say international experts who will be speaking at an upcoming event at Brock University. Hosted by Brock’s Social Justice […]

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Brock researchers weigh in on national climate action plan

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Brock researchers weigh in on national climate action plan

Brock University climate change researchers are among dozens of experts contributing to a national report, Acting on Climate Change: Extending the Dialogue Among Canadians, released in Toronto October 8. Biologists Liette Vasseur and Gary Pickering co-authored a paper, “Feeding the Social Animal: How to Engage Canadians in Climate Change Mitigation,” which is included in the […]

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Cougar family celebrated with Spirit Week

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Cougar family celebrated with Spirit Week

Story by Madison Marr– Centennial Secondary School’s Spirit Week wrapped up Friday, bringing staff and students together with fun activities. It was a week full of fun and amazing activities meant to welcome new students into the Centennial Cougar family and a chance for all in the cougar family, staff and students, to show their school […]

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Niagara College first Ontario college to unveil Friendship Bench

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Niagara College first Ontario college to unveil Friendship Bench

Program raises awareness of student mental health issues Niagara College marked the start of Mental Health Awareness Week Monday by unveiling a Friendship Bench at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus. Niagara is the first college in Ontario to participate in the initiative, which strives to connect students who are in need of help with existing mental health […]

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