Brock Media Clips for Friday, Oct. 9

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

Brock’s scores climb in Maclean’s rankings: Brock University received high scores in the annual Maclean’s university rankings, including retaining the top spot among all comprehensive universities in Canada for mental health supports for students. Brock’s placement within the rankings was discussed on CHCH Morning Live, while a separate article in Maclean’s highlighted the University’s support for students and featured a quote from Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Students Anna Lathrop.

Anonymous donor to double funds raised for mental health of Brock University students: The creation of a new fund to strengthen mental health resources for Brock students, and the commitment of an anonymous donor to match any donations to the fund up to $50,000, was the subject of articles from The St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Fall grad ceremonies will be virtual: The University’s upcoming Fall Convocation, which will take place online due to ongoing physical distancing regulations, was the subject of an article from Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Tracking the New Brunswick cannabis market: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to CBC Fredericton about increased profits within New Brunswick’s provincially run cannabis stores.

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