March 2021

  • Advisory Committee on the Presidency seeks input

    Brock University’s Advisory Committee on the Presidency has been established to make a recommendation to the Board regarding the reappointment of the President.The Committee is chaired by Gary Comerford, Chair of the Board of Trustees. Senate Chair Don Cyr is the committee’s vice-chair. The review process is set out in the Policy ... Continue reading

  • Nominations open for Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence

    Nominations are now open for the 2021 Chancellor’s Chair for Research Excellence (CCRE). The CCRE award recognizes scholarly excellence in early to mid-career faculty at the Assistant or Associate level. The award value is $20,000 per year for three years. The awardee will undertake a defined, three-year research program that will lead to a significant development ... Continue reading

  • 3rd Annual Yosif Al-Hasnawi Memorial Lecture: Promoting Racial Justice in Health Care

    On Friday, March 19, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Human Rights and Equity and the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies will be co-sponsoring the third annual Yosif Al-Hasnawi Memorial Lecture. The lecture will take place from 1-3 and can be accessed through Lifesize. For the occasion, Dr. Notisha Massaquoi will be delivering a ... Continue reading

  • Teaching excellence awards nominations

    Brock’s Centre for Pedagogical Innovation (CPI) is encouraging members of the University’s academic community to submit nominations for the 2021 Chancellor’s Chairs for Teaching Excellence. With sponsorship from the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, the awards offer three recipients $5,000 per year for three years to pursue innovative projects in teaching, learning ... Continue reading

  • Brock earns Top 100 world ranking for sport science programs

    The Sport Management and Kinesiology programs at Brock University have developed a reputation as being among the best in the country. Now, that reputation has reached the international level. In the recently released QS University World Rankings, Brock University was ranked in the Top 100 in the Sports Science category, which covers the programs and research  ... Continue reading

  • Brock moving to Stage 2 of its re-opening framework on March 8

    With Niagara now in the Red (Control) category of the province’s COVID-19 response framework, Brock University will move into Stage 2 (Red/Control) of its own framework as of 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 8. Ontario uses a region’s COVID infection rate to set its classification, which dictates the level of restrictions to be imposed. Red ... Continue reading

  • Planning continues for Brock to host COVID-19 vaccination site

    Niagara’s mayors, in partnership with Regional Chair Jim Bradley, have announced the planned locations for the upcoming community COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics. Included on the list released Thursday, March 4 is Brock University, which is working with the Region and Public Health on plans to host a clinic for St. Catharines and Thorold in the ... Continue reading

  • Brock plans return to on-campus experience in Fall Term

    Please note the following Brock News item from February 26, 2021 outlining continuing preparations for the Fall 2021 term. _______________________ Brock is known across Canada for its scenic campus and unparalleled student experience. It’s what makes the University such a great place to learn, teach and work, and it’s part of the reason Brock is ranked so ... Continue reading

  • Appointment of Professor Suzanne Curtin as Dean, FGS and Vice-Provost, Graduate Studies

    I am pleased to announce that Professor Suzanne Curtin has been appointed Vice-Provost, Graduate Studies, in addition to her existing title as Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. While this does not change Professor Curtin’s duties and responsibilities or the term of her appointment, it is an important change that demonstrates Brock’s ... Continue reading