Brock Media Clips for Friday, Jan. 14

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

A new crop: Brock University Oenology and Viticulture Co-op student Claire Findlater spoke to CHCH about the process of making Icewine at the 6:30 mark of a series of interviews that took place at Pillitteri Estates Winery. Findlater also discussed partnerships between the University and local wineries.

Ontario schools dealing with swearing and racial slurs in virtual classrooms: Associate Professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film Karen Louise Smith was quoted in a CBC article that discussed steps that could be taken to ensure unwanted participants do not gain access to virtual classrooms.

Brock introduces new tuition structure to make studies more affordable for international students: Brock’s new tuition structure for international students, which will make it easier for them to anticipate their tuition costs throughout their studies, was discussed in an Academica article.

Niagara post-secondary schools begin winter semester online: Brock’s return to online learning for the beginning of the Winter Term and its ongoing planning for the resumption of on-campus classes was featured in a St. Catharines Standard article.

Rapid tests being handed out at Brock: The distribution of COVID-19 rapid test kits at a Government of Ontario pop up clinic in Brock’s Ian Beddis Gymnasium was the subject of an article from Newstalk 610 CKTB.

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