Brock Media Clips for Friday, July 31

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

Is September too soon for back to school?: Professor of Educational Studies David Hutchison talked to CBC News Network and CTV News Channel about plans for Ontario schools to reopen in September and the risks he believes come with a rushed reopening plan.

Corporations have role in creating more equitable society: Brock University President Gervan Fearon spoke to Niagara This Week about a talk he gave as part of the Goodman School of Business’ Business Breathers series. During the talk, Fearon discussed the contribution corporations can make to societal change through their corporate social responsibility strategies.

An aging Canada can’t afford to have women out of the labour force: Associate Dean of Social Sciences Kate Bezanson was quoted in a Financial Post article, where she advocated for additional federal funding to restore daycare capacity to the level it existed at prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Training for the future: AR marketing course at Brock University: Assistant Professor of Marketing Joachim Scholz and the new Augmented Reality marketing course he will teach at Brock’s Goodman School of Business were featured in an AR Post article. Scholz also appeared on Newstalk 610 CKTB to discuss the need for companies to remain true to their core values while responding to support and criticism surrounding social issues.

Ahead of Emancipation Day Brock and FirstOntario PAC hosting screenings of “It Takes a Riot”: Assistant Professor of Labour Studies Simon Black talked to Newstalk 610 CKTB about an upcoming screening of “It Takes a Riot,” a film he co-wrote and co-produced about a 1992 protest-turned-riot in Toronto following the Rodney King verdict in Los Angeles and the shooting death of a young Black man, Raymond Lawrence, by Toronto police.

Bursting the sports bubble: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine talked to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the hurdles faced by several North American sports leagues as they restart in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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