Homecoming offers the perfect opportunity for alumni to reconnect with former classmates and bring the greater Brock community together for a fun-filled weekend of events and activities.

Schedule of events

Alumni Recognition Reception
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  |  Free Admission
Lowenberger Dining Hall, Brock University

Has it been 25 (Class of ’94) or 50 (Class of ’69) years since you graduated from Brock University? Return to campus to receive your prestigious anniversary cameo pin to commemorate this exciting milestone with your alma mater. Join us as we recognize and celebrate this year’s award recipients. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served.

Gregory Craig (BBA ’91) is the 2019 recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award, presented by the Brock University Alumni Association. Craig has made the climb from Senior Financial Analyst to President and CEO of Canadian Tire Bank, creating a rewarding career that all began at Brock University.

This year’s Distinguished Faculty Graduate Award recipients are:
1) Faculty of Social Sciences – Alan Nursall (BA ’79)
2) Faculty of Humanities – Paul Paterson  (BA ’90; BEd ’05; ENPC ’05)
3) Goodman School of Business – Rita Middleton (BAdmin ’87)
4) Faculty of Applied Health Sciences – John MacDonald (BRLS ’82)
5) Faculty of Mathematics and Science – Kirsty Salmon (BSc ’91; MSc ’94)
6) Faculty of Education – Manny Figueiredo (MEd ’01)

Goodman School of Business BBQ
12 to 2 p.m.  |  $5
Goodman School of Business Atrium, Brock University

Join the Goodman School of Business for a barbecue lunch on the new Goodman patio. View the newly renovated and opened Goodman building while catching up with your former classmates. Don’t forget to join one of the Goodman School tours to take an inside look at remodelled class rooms and new technology being used.

Goodman School of Business Tours
1 and 2 p.m.  |  Free admission
Goodman School of Business Atrium, Brock University

The Goodman School of Business invites you to take a tour of the new Goodman building. Tours will be led by the Lead Project Manager and the Business Student Association President. Tours will be 30 minutes in duration and will include a walkthrough of the classrooms, atrium and a demonstration of some of the new technology being used.

Brock Night at the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival
5 to 7 p.m. | $25
Harvest Lounge, Montebello Park (64 Ontario St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 5J5)

Join us at the Brock event hosted in the heart of the Niagara Wine Festival. Experience local wine and eats while enjoying a panoramic view of the park away from the crowds. All Brock alumni, staff and faculty and community friends are welcome to attend.

Your package includes:

  • All night access to the Harvest Lounge that provides a panoramic view of the park and entertainment stage, a private bar, lounge seating, upgraded washroom facilities and a private token booth
  • Enjoy a complementary glass of wine
  • Your commemorative Niagara Grape and Wine Festival wine glass
  • Appetizer buffet inspired by the bounty of Niagara

There are minimal tickets available for this exclusive event so register now to claim your spot! 

The Brock Night at the Niagara Wine Festival will also be host to the following reunions:

  • Brock Leaders Citizenship Society
  • Class of 2018, 2014 and 2009 reunions

Master of Education Alumni Networking
5 to 7 p.m.  |  Tickets: $25  |  19+ Only
Brock Night at the Niagara Grape and Wine Festival | Harvest Lounge, Montebello Park, St. Catharines

Welcome home! The Master of Education Alumni Networking event will be part of Brock’s Homecoming festivities. Join us for a glass of wine, good conversation and a chance to let us know what is happening in your life. You will have the opportunity to share some encouraging words and impart some of your wisdom with current students, too. Master of Education alumni can get $10 off with a special coupon code on behalf of the Faculty of Education*. Didn’t get your email with the code? Contact Darren at dfox2@brocku.ca for details.

Questions? Email Susan (Melnichuk) Virtue at susan.virtue@brocku.ca.

*This coupon is provided on behalf of the Faculty of Education and is only available to Master of Education alumni.

Hometown Baseball
1 p.m.
George Taylor Field, 4 Seymour Ave, St. Catharines

Brock alumni, families, and friends are invited to a baseball game between the Brock Badgers and Ontario Blue Jays for the annual Hometown Baseball event.

More details to follow.