Category Archives: Brock News

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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Dr. Keri Cronin named new Associate Dean with the Faculty of Humanities

Keri Cronin has always been invested in sharing the research of Brock’s Faculty of Humanities in far-reaching ways. And in her new role as Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, she intends to continue down that path. “There is so … Continue reading

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Brock Grad Helping to Create Holocaust Monument in Welland

Fifth-year Interactive Arts and Science student and Faculty of Humanities Intern Ellen Thornton had the opportunity to interview recent History alumnus Matt Busnello about his upcoming work with the Chabad Jewish Centre of Niagara in Welland. Through his research, Matt … Continue reading

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Visual arts professor among those honored for contributions to the arts

A Brock professor known for his contributions to arts education was honoured for his longstanding efforts at last week’s 2018 St. Catharines Arts Awards. Visual Arts Associate Professor Derek Knight was presented the Arts in Education Award at the June 4 … Continue reading

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English student Rebecca Alcock becomes Brock’s 100,000th grad

English Language and Literature student Rebecca Alcock became Brock’s 100,000th graduate at Spring Convocation on Friday, June 8. Read all about it in the Brock News and see our photos on Facebook!

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Award-winning prof not shy to tackle difficult topics

For Professor Allison Glazebrook, teaching is about creating a dialogue with students. The recipient of this year’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Faculty of Humanities believes teaching is about fostering a community of learners who support each … Continue reading

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History prof appointed Interim Director of MIWSFPA

Associate Professor of History Elizabeth Vlossak will be become Interim Director of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts on July 1 when current Director David Vivian begins a year-long sabbatical. Continue reading

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Student athlete and historian Matt Jagas shows persistence pays off

If Matt Jagas had a motto, it might be “Surgite!” Despite a bumpy start to his university career, the student-athlete persisted and found his niche at Brock University. On Friday morning, the multi-time Ontario and national university wrestling champion will … Continue reading

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Brock Talks public lecture series brings scholars and community together

Brock Talks aims to build bridges of understanding between humanities scholars and the local community. Held six times a year at St. Catharines Public Library, the lecture series is designed to encourage the open exchange of ideas and facilitate interaction … Continue reading

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Visiting Fulbright scholar immersed in history of local black community

For visiting Fulbright Scholar Daniel Broyld, living and working in St. Catharines adds another layer to his research on black identity and migration along the Canadian-American border. “It’s very important for me to actually inhabit this space,” he says of … Continue reading

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