Brock media clips for Friday, March 26

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

Provincial investment helps Brock emerge from pandemic as strong community partner: Brock University President Gervan Fearon spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB, The Tom McConnell Show and The St. Catharines Standard about the $7.9 million the University will receive from the provincial government to offset pandemic-related costs.

Be mindful about meals, says prof from Niagara’s Brock University: Professor of Kinesiology Wendy Ward spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about how to maintain a healthy diet during the COVID-19 pandemic.

No sign of reopening plan for Canada-U.S. border: Instructor of Canadian Studies Ibrahim Berrada spoke to The St. Catharines Standard about what he believes will be required to open the Canadian border with the United States. Berrada also spoke to The Hill Times about Canadian government efforts to fight COVID-19 misinformation.

Olympic swimmer Brent Hayden taking ‘wait and see’ approach to vaccines before Games: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine talked to CBC about the potential use of COVID-19 vaccines from China on athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer. Naraine also discussed the decision to not allow foreign spectators at the Games in an interview with Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Pride Week at Brock University goes online: The events of Brock’s annual Pride Week, which are taking place online for the first time, were the subject of a St. Catharines Standard article and featured quotes from Student Justice Educator Michelle Mudge and Brock Pride Club member Rabia Choudhary.

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