Brock Media Clips for Friday, Sept. 28

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Brock study: Niagara industries still have wind in their sails: A policy brief from Brock’s Niagara Community Observatory discussing the upswing in Niagara’s manufacturing industry since 2012 was featured in the St. Catharines Standard and on Newstalk 610 CKTB. The brief, which was written by Observatory director and Professor of Political Science Charles Conteh and recent master’s graduate in the Department of Political Science Sean Calcott, was presented at the University on Thursday, Sept. 27.

CTV Windsor anchor receives Distinguished Alumni Award: The return of Jim Crichton (BA ’79) to Brock University to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Faculty of Humanities was featured on CTV Windsor. Crichton, a native of Port Colborne, has worked in broadcasting for nearly 45 years and currently serves as CTV Windsor’s senior anchor.

Weathering the storm: How the changing climate affects our vineyards: Brock research about the effects of climate change was featured in an article about wine production in Nova Scotia on The Coast website.

Brock to expand wellness programs for seniors: The expansion of Brock’s SeniorFit and Heart Strong programs through a new partnership with Wellness Suites Condominiums was discussed in a Newstalk 610 CKTB article. Upon its completion in September 2019, Brock students will guide the development’s residents through personalized exercise and rehabilitation programs.

Sorry, wrong number! But I’ll come to your auntie’s wake; stranger accepts invite after text mix-up: Brock student Leena Ali was featured in a Toronto Star article after she chose to attend a wake she had been accidentally invited to. Having received a text message intended for someone else, Ali chose to attend the wake in Niagara Falls and brought a fruit basket for the family.

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