Brock media clips for Thursday, April 1

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

Managing the COVID-19 outbreak in Brock University residences: Coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak in Brock University student residences, as well as the steps the University had taken to prepare for such an occurrence and its partnership with Niagara Region Public Health to isolate cases, was featured in articles from Newstalk 610 CKTB, The St. Catharines Standard, CBC, Global News, Academica, CTV, CHCH and others.

Legalization lessons learned from Canada: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to WBFO NPR in Buffalo about lessons New York state could learn from Canada in the area of legalizing recreational cannabis use and sales.

Finally, everyone agrees that Canada needs better child care. But what should it look like?: Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Social Sciences Kate Bezanson was featured in a Toronto Star article that discussed increasing government funding for child care to bring back child-care workers who are out of work.

Impact of Goodman School of Business in Niagara: Andrew Gaudes, Dean of Brock University’s Goodman School of Business, spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB about the Faculty receiving the Business School Impact System label in recognition of the significant contribution the School makes both locally and globally.

Niagara Business Beat: Brock University pair get their hands dirty with new business venture: Brock student Emma Kirwin and Brock University Students’ Union President Asad Jalib spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB and The St. Catharines Standard about a business they created that connects people trying to get rid of soil with others who need it. The business won the annual Monster Pitch competition hosted by Brock’s Goodman School of Business.

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