About Brock Continuing Education

Brock University’s Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) provides a wide range of continuing and professional programs with flexible learning opportunities to meet your needs. Your learning and growth will advance your career and your community.  

Established in 2021, our department is the guide to the institutional educational offerings made by Brock’s departments and faculties. Working with expertise within our own Faculty, experienced staff, and external partners, our department brings solutions to organizations’ specific industry needs. 

Fulfilling one of Brock University’s guiding values, PCS prioritizes the generation and mobilization of knowledge. Through dynamic teaching, learning, research and creative activity, we develop the intellectual potential of our students, thereby enriching the communities into which they graduate. Whether you are a current student, graduate, professional or retired, Brock University’s continuing education offerings are designed to advance your career, expand your horizons, and enrich your life through learning. 

Our Mission

To build a community where individuals can practice life-long learning and improve their quality of life. 

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Meet the PCS Team

We’re a group of professionals who strive to make life-long learning accessible. If you are looking to grow your knowledge or find learning solutions for your organization, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

PCS Staff

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April-Dawn Blackwell

Associate Vice-President

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Nathan Cheney


Marianna Rubino

Manager, Operations

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Mary-Beth Wist

Executive Assistant

Sha Shuang

Sha Shuang

Administrative Assistant

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Jonathan Belgrave

Digital Marketing Specialist

Continuing Education Team

ESL Staff

Julian Inglis

Associate Director

Donna Pearce

ESL Program and Quality Assurance Coordinator

Eldon Friesen

ESL Program Development and Quality Assurance Coordinator

ESL Instructors

Allyson Rosetto

Gloria Leahey

John Viellella

Carol Dohn

Georgina Keller

Deborah Lee