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Brock’s Chancellor Cheechoo named to Order of Canada

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Brock’s Chancellor Cheechoo named to Order of Canada

Brock University press release – Brock University Chancellor Shirley Cheechoo, an award-winning actress, artist, playwright and filmmaker, has been awarded the Order of Canada. The announcement came on Boxing Day from Governor-General Julie Payette, who included the Indigenous academic leader among 103 Canadians being appointed to the Order. One of the country’s highest honours, the […]

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Grief dreams can provide comfort and healing during holidays

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Grief dreams can provide comfort and healing during holidays

Brock University press release – The holidays are generally a time for good cheer. But for some families, an empty chair at the dinner table is a sad reminder of the loss of a loved one. Joshua Black says it’s common for people to dream of the departed during this time of year. “The holidays […]

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NC students give the gift of makeup and hairstyling this holiday season

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NC students give the gift of makeup and hairstyling this holiday season

Niagara College press release – Recently Students in NC’s Hairstyling program donated their time and talents to residents of the Extended Care Unit at the Welland Hospital in preparation for their annual Christmas pictures. Emma Lanctot, Victoria Newburgh, Grace Manco, Ashley Bullock, and Laura Pembleton styled hair and applied makeup for over 90 residents. Residents received services […]

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Tech gadgets aren’t just for youngsters on your gift list

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Tech gadgets aren’t just for youngsters on your gift list

Brock University press release – It’s not just teenagers who might have a new smartphone or tablet on their holiday wish list this year. Older adults want new tech, as well. But before you buy grandma a new iPad, you may want to think about how she’ll learn to use it. Older adults are often […]

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Look at the label when choosing wine this holiday season

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Look at the label when choosing wine this holiday season

Brock University press release – ‘Tis the season for gift giving, and if you’re looking to impress someone on your list, you may want to take a closer look at the label. Brock University research has shown that choosing a wine with a picture on the bottle or one with a difficult-to-pronounce name will likely make […]

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Brock’s new Strategic Plan focuses on student experience, research, community engagement and inclusivity

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Brock’s new Strategic Plan focuses on student experience, research, community engagement and inclusivity

Brock University press release – Brock University is capping off an exciting 2018 with a major achievement — a new Institutional Strategic Plan that will be instrumental in guiding the University into the future. The document, entitled “Brock University: Niagara Roots — Global Reach,” was developed through a broad-based, full-year consultation process and has been approved […]

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