Brock Media Clips for Friday, Oct. 23

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

Brock University moving its satellite campus to Burlington: Brock University’s announcement that it will relocate its current Hamilton campus to a more accessible location in Burlington was featured on Global News, CHCH, CBC, The Hamilton Spectator and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

New mentorship program for Black students draws corporate support: Brock University’s participation in the Onyx Initiative, a non-profit providing mentorship and training to Black college and university students was included in an article in The Globe and Mail.

Brock University appoints Acting Vice-Provost of Indigenous Engagement: The appointment of Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies Robyn Bourgeois as Brock University’s Acting Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement was the subject of a St. Catharines Standard article.

Universities say cancelled exams in high schools won’t hamper post-secondary plans: Professor of Education Louis Volante discussed the possibility of cancelling exams for all post-secondary students in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in a Canadian Press article that appeared in The National Post and CBC.

A spin class became a superspreader event. Why are fitness instructors excluded from workers’ compensation if they fall ill on the job?: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to the Toronto Star about the negative consequences of gyms and fitness studios being exempt from mandatory workers’ compensation coverage.

Niagara will need thousands more rental units by 2041: Articles from Newstalk 610 CKTB and CBC focused on a report, authored by Assistant Professor of Political Science Joanne Heritz, which said Niagara will need 20,000 additional affordable housing units by 2041 to meet demand.

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