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Niagara College professor receives prestigious hospitality industry award

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Niagara College professor receives prestigious hospitality industry award

It was the Oscars of the business events industry, and the outstanding contributions of a Niagara College professor stole the spotlight. Janet Jakobsen, a faculty member in the College’s Hospitality and Tourism programs, recently made history at the Professional Convention Management Association’s 2016 Visionary Awards, held in Washington D.C., as the first female Canadian to […]

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Gaza physician and Nobel nominee inspires grads at Brock University

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Gaza physician and Nobel nominee inspires grads at Brock University

Brock University press release – It was an empowering message of peace from a man who has every right to be filled with hate. Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, a Palestinian physician who has become an internationally recognized human rights activist, was awarded an honorary doctorate Tuesday afternoon from Brock University. In his convocation address to graduates […]

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Brock confers honorary doctorate on Liz Palmieri

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Brock confers honorary doctorate on Liz Palmieri

Brock University press release – Philanthropy isn’t just about rich people cutting cheques. Instead, said retired Niagara Community Foundation Executive Director Liz Palmieri, philanthropy is about helping your community in whatever way you can. That was the message delivered by Palmieri Tuesday morning as she addressed the first group of graduands at Brock University’s 2016 […]

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LCHS students receive awards from Province of Ontario

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LCHS students receive awards from Province of Ontario

Three Lakeshore Catholic High School students received Leading Girls Building Community Awards Friday in a small celebration at the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum L.R. Wilson Heritage Research Archives building. Megan Winger, Gabby McKinnon and Allie Moore received these special awards, among 400 women province wide, recognizing their community leadership contributions. While they go […]

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Brock wrestlers have strong results at XXI Torneo International Tournament

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Brock wrestlers have strong results at XXI Torneo International Tournament

Brock University press release – The Brock University men’s and women’s wrestling teams had a strong showing at the XXI Torneo International Tournament in Sassari, Italy recently. They took home a total of six medals with two silver and four bronze. For the 5-time defending CIS National Champion women’s team, Emily Schaefer (63kg) and Olivia […]

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Radjenovic returns to Brock Badgers

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Radjenovic returns to Brock Badgers

Brock University press release – Getting the opportunity to play professional hockey is a dream for most Canadian kids growing up. Andrew Radjenovic lived that dream when after completing his third full season with the Brock Badgers men’s hockey team was signed by the ECHL Bakersfield Condors. Two seasons later the now 25-year old Hamilton, […]

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