Category Archives: Student Spotlight

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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Student Spotlight: Brock’s oldest-ever grad to break his own record at 95

When Robin Guard earns his third Brock University degree Friday, he’ll be breaking the record for the oldest-ever graduate — again. Guard (BA ’15) initially broke the record in June 2017 when he graduated with a master’s in History at the age … Continue reading

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Classics peer mentor program helps students learning Greek and Latin

Learning any new language can be a daunting task. But learning a language that is no longer spoken, such as ancient Greek or Latin, comes with its own set of challenges. The Department of Classics has found an effective way … Continue reading

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Studying James Joyce in Italy

Brock MA students Monica Sousa and Jerika Sanderson have returned from a week of summer school— in Italy. The two students were among this year’s participants in the annual Trieste Joyce School, held in the university town of Trieste in … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Victoria Reid explores the human form in her award-winning art

The eye-catching pieces were hard to miss. Made from everyday materials, the headless human forms could be seen cascaded down a wall within Rodman Hall Art Centre, drawing attention and sparking conversations among visitors. Created by Victoria Reid, the pieces … 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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IASC/GAME students take their capstone project on the road

Students in the Interactive Arts and Science (IASC) and GAME program will be taking their work to a provincial competition April 4. The Level Up Showcase displays work by the most talented game, animation, and computer science university students in Ontario. Students will show off their work to their peers, judges, and industry professionals. Continue reading

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Director’s Notes: Michelle Mohammed shares insights from her mainstage experience

Each year, our Dramatic Arts students work hard to produce two mainstage productions (one in the fall, one in the spring). The mainstage gives them the opportunity to put into practice the skills they work hard at developing in their … Continue reading

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Experiential learning in the digital humanities

Today’s post is from Nichole Caven, a recent graduate of our Interactive Arts and Science (IASC) program offered through our Centre for Digital Humanities. IASC explores the world of interactive media and new modes of storytelling. Students combine classroom learning … Continue reading

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History student Sean Thomas lives the 18th century soldier’s life

This week’s post is a long read by history student Sean Thomas, who spent a week living like an American Revolutionary War soldier. Sean initially wrote this piece as an assignment for HIST3P31 “Historian’s Toolbox,” taught by Professor Colin Rose. … Continue reading

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