Brock Media Clips for Friday, Sept. 18

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

Brock University students adjusting to living on campus during the pandemic: A Canadian Press article about the new routines experienced by 400 students currently living in Brock’s residences as well as how the University is enforcing physical distancing regulations featured quotes from President Gervan Fearon and appeared in the National Post and other print and radio outlets across Ontario.

How quickly can a girl go viral on TikTok?: Associate Professor of Child and Youth Studies Shauna Pomerantz discussed the appeal of TikTok to young girls in an article from The Atlantic that explored the highs and lows fame from the app can create.

Reigniting the economy through childcare: Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Social Sciences Kate Bezanson was a guest on TVO’s The Agenda where she spoke about the economic benefits that come from increased childcare funding.

South Niagara chambers of commerce teaming up with Brock University to help businesses overcome pandemic: A new partnership between South Niagara’s chambers of commerce and Brock University, which will see more than a dozen Brock students help local businesses enhance their online presence, was the subject of articles from The St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

From in-office to virtual: Workplaces are adapting co-op placements to employ students remotely: Associate Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies Colleen Whyte spoke to The Globe and Mail about a new partnership in her fourth-year internship course that allowed students to gain workplace experience online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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