Brock Media Clips for Friday, Sept. 11

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

Brock ramps up online tutoring service as new school year begins: Professor of Educational Studies and Director of the Brock Learning Lab Tiffany Gallagher spoke to Metro Morning and Niagara This Week about new virtual tutoring options offered to families through the Learning Lab that could aid children who are beginning online learning this fall.

Students fear COVID-19, Canadians think pandemic will hurt child education, reports say: A study led by Professor of Child and Youth Studies Rebecca Raby, which discussed children’s knowledge of COVID-19 as they return to school, was featured on CBC, Newtalk 610 CKTB and 680 News.

Brock study finds Niagara women still under-represented in local politics: The St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB featured research from the Niagara Community Observatory, which discussed why there is a lack of representation for women on local government councils and included quotes from Research Co-ordinator Carol Phillips. CKTB also explored the issue in a panel discussion.

Anti-racism advocates remain hopeful for change in Niagara: Associate Professor of Sociology Tamari Kitossa discussed the efforts of Niagara-based anti-racism advocates in a St. Catharines Standard article where he emphasized the need to learn from the past while continually recruiting members with new ideas.

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