Category Archives: Student Experience

Reflections on finishing a degree during a pandemic

In this special blog post, Social Media Intern, and now Brock grad, Hayley Wilhelm reflects on her experience finishing her degree in the midst of a pandemic.  By Hayley Wilhelm (BA ’20) As I walked through the newly built Rankin … Continue reading

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Brock students celebrate Black History in Niagara

By Elizabeth Vlossak, Associate Professor of History On Sunday, Feb. 9th, more than thirty Brock students, staff and faculty members of the Seedling for Change in History Brock Collective (SCH) enjoyed an academic community engagement field trip to the R. … Continue reading

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IASC intern gets behind-the-scenes experience in social media

By Mackenzie Roe Over the past semester, I had the opportunity to participate as this year’s Social Media Intern for the Faculty of Humanities at Brock University. As a Social Media Intern, I was able to manage Brock University Faculty … Continue reading

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Guest lecturer talks history of Labatt’s Brewing

Author and scholar Matthew Bellamy chats with third-year History student Cody Smith while autographing a copy of his book Thursday, Nov. 21. Bellamy, an Associate Professor of History at Carleton University, was at Brock to talk about the history of … Continue reading

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Classics students host annual symposium

Twenty five students, friends and faculty gathered at Brock last week for the annual Brock University Archaeology Society student symposium Nov. 23. Organized by students for students, the symposium gives undergraduates the opportunity to present essays written for Classics courses … Continue reading

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Pipeline to a Better Way

Brock’s Walker Cultural Leaders Series and the St. Catharines-based theatre company Suitcase in Point co-sponsored a series of events on equity, inclusion and diversity Nov. 9-10. Events included a  include a staged reading of Pipeline, a 2017 play by Dominique Morisseau, the … Continue reading

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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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Brock grad returns to share insights on Classics

By Mackenzie Roe The Department of Classics welcomed graduate Maureen Carroll (BA ’75) for a special event on Monday, Oct. 28. Carroll met with current undergraduate and graduate students over lunch before giving a talk to department members on the role … Continue reading

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Student clubs offer many opportunities to get involved

Today’s post is brought to you by Mackenzie Roe, a third year Interactive Arts and Science student and this semester’s Social Media Intern. Looking to get involved? Brock University offers many clubs under a vast selection of faculties that encourages … Continue reading

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GAME students getting inside look at future of virtual reality

The future of virtual reality (VR) goes well beyond gaming, and Brock students are primed to be a part of it. “The best way to predict the next generation of VR is to build it,” said Michael Abrash, Chief Scientist … Continue reading

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