NOTE: This is one in a series of articles published by The Brock News to mark the one-year anniversary of Brock University suspending in-person, on-campus classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To read all of the articles in the series, click here.
Saturday, March 13 marks one year since Brock University made the decision to suspend in-person, on-campus classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reflecting on the unprecedented year, articles posted to The Brock News on Friday, March 12 recognize the numerous challenges faced by the University community and highlight the resilience and perseverance of its students, staff and faculty to overcome obstacles with strength and determination.
Brock News subscribers will see the series appear in their email inboxes on Saturday, March 13.
The series includes:
- A message from Gervan Fearon as Brock marks one year of COVID response
- COVID anniversary spotlights resilience of Brock community
- Trials and triumphs characterize Brock research during the year of COVID-19
- Teaching and learning in a year like no other
- Reflecting on a year without athletics at Brock
- COVID-19 photos, experiences sought from Niagara community for Brock archive
The University lowered its flags on Friday, March 12 to honour the memory of those who lost their lives to COVID-19. They will fly at half-mast until Sunday, March 14.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 371 Niagara residents have died from COVID-19.
For information about Brock University’s response to COVID-19, visit brocku.ca/coronavirus