Community engagement is woven into Brock’s history and it’s an important part of who we are. Moving forward in the evolution of Brock’s community engagement the University is integrating research, teaching and learning and service into our partnerships to enhance the life and vitality of Niagara and beyond.
Through its partnerships, Brock identifies and supports the co-creation of knowledge and mutually beneficial outcomes in areas related to specific community needs. These partnerships have also worked to make research accessible, understandable and useful for the community.
Today, Brock’s faculty, staff and students work together with community partners to tackle problems facing our communities — from social determinants of health, to environmental sustainability, to supporting economic prosperity and strengthen our local community. These collaborations provide important outcomes for our community partners as well as our students. Community-based projects and research give students the types of experiential learning opportunities that can help transform their academic experiences.