Category Archives: Community Connections

Día de los Muertos celebrations in Niagara

Brock students and Niagara community members are coming together to celebrate Día de los Muertos this year. Here, third-year history student Nathan Harch (left) and Fonthill resident Duncan McNaughton (right), a participant in Associate Professor of History Maria del Carmen Suescun … Continue reading

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Public tours to be held at excavation site of historic Shickluna Shipyard

Instructor Kimberly Monk, Adjunct Professor with Brock’s Department of History, shows student Braeden Corr, left, a digital map of the Shickluna shipyard site, where archaeological excavation began July 18. The public is invited to tour the site and meet the … Continue reading

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Archaeological research project invites public participation

A ground-breaking research project on an abandoned plot of land will uncover an important part of St. Catharines’ past this summer, and the public is invited to participate. Archaeological excavation at the historic Shickluna Shipyard along Twelve Mile Creek will … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Humanities grad lauded for drive to give back

Caring about others has been a hallmark of Keegan Bruce’s time at Brock. And during the University’s Friday, June 14 Convocation ceremony, she was recognized for those efforts. Just before crossing the stage to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree, … Continue reading

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Students, community experience history together

Associate Professor Elizabeth Vlossak, center, donned period costume to lead an historical cooking demonstration with the help of fourth year student Kaitlyn Carter (right).  More than fifty students and community members came together at the Niagara Falls Military Museum on … Continue reading

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