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NCDSB receives 100% Ecoschools certification for 8th straight year

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NCDSB receives 100% Ecoschools certification for 8th straight year

Niagara Catholic Director of Education John Crocco is pleased to announce that the Board has received 100 per cent EcoSchools certification for the eighth consecutive year. The Ontario EcoSchools program integrates environmental education, environmentally sound practices and environmentally responsible actions into a school or classroom setting. This creates a culture of conservation that is ingrained […]

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Brock research links taste buds to alcohol consumption

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Brock research links taste buds to alcohol consumption

Brock University press release – Ever wondered why you favour one type of wine over another — or why you even like to drink wine in the first place? It turns out the taste buds in our tongues play a key role in guiding our alcohol preferences and consumption habits. A study by researchers from […]

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NC, Brock, Niagara Workforce Planning Board partner for economic, business and labour research

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NC, Brock, Niagara Workforce Planning Board partner for economic, business and labour research

Niagara College’s School of Business, Brock University and the Niagara Workforce Planning Board have formed a partnership that will see the three institutions collaborate on economic, business and labour research. The parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 12 stating a desire to combine their strengths to gain a fresh understanding of Niagara’s […]

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Technology Accreditation Canada accredits NC Civil Engineering Technician program

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Technology Accreditation Canada accredits NC Civil Engineering Technician program

In celebration of World Accreditation Day, Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) Friday June 10 presented the faculty at Niagara College with a certificate recognizing national program accreditation for the institution’s Civil Engineering Technician program for a five-year period. As a national accrediting body for the engineering technology and applied science profession, TAC accreditation involves a qualified, […]

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Language makes us unique: Brock honorary doctorate recipient

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Language makes us unique: Brock honorary doctorate recipient

Brock University press release – In Iroquoian tradition, last names are meant to be unique and meaningful, and both hold true for David Kanatawakhon. “As it turns out, I’m the only Kanatawakhon in the world,” he told a packed crowd during his address at Brock University’s final Spring Convocation ceremony. “If you Google Kanatawakhon, you […]

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Canadian business leader receives honorary doctorate from Brock

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Canadian business leader receives honorary doctorate from Brock

Brock University press release – Much has changed since Maureen Sabia graduated from law school in the late 1960s. And yet, much has stayed the same. “In some ways I feel sorry for these graduates today,” the Chairman of the Board for Canadian Tire Corporation said Thursday afternoon before receiving an honorary degree from Brock […]

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