Brock Media Clips for Friday, Nov. 16

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

Co-op programs let students learn and earn: Brock student Maggie Sainty and Goodman School of Business Dean Andrew Gaudes were quoted in a Globe and Mail article that discussed the University’s dual degree programs. Sainty completed co-op work terms in Niagara during her studies at Brock and is now taking part in similar opportunities while living in France.

Four-way amputee a problem solver since birth: A presentation from Alumna Tracy Schmitt (BRLS ’95), which was a part of March of Dimes Canada’s Opening Doors for Accessibility program, was the subject of a Welland Tribune article. Schmitt, who is a four-way congenital amputee, has completed an array of physical feats and was speaking about problem solving.

Canadore alumni nominated for 2018 Premier’s Awards: An article on the My Northbay Now website featured Ernest Matton (Elder Little Brown Bear) who has been nominated by Canadore College for an annual Premier’s Award in Community Services. As a respected Métis Elder and alumnus of Brock’s Certificate in Aboriginal Adult Education, Little Brown Bear has developed an award-winning approach to addictions treatment for Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations.

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