Brock Media Clips for Friday June 21

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.Leach scores honorary doctorate for helping Indigenous youth: Brock University’s recent presentation of an honorary doctorate to former NHL All-Star Reggie Leach for his work with Indigenous youth was featured in articles in the Winnipeg Free Press, Manitoulin Expositor, Two Row Times and St. Catharines Standard.Doctors said she wouldn’t live to her first birthday. She just went to prom with two dates: Second-year Brock student and men’s hockey player Zack Bowman’s response to a Facebook post from a mother looking for a prom date for her daughter who has a genetic disorder was featured in The Washington Post, Today.com and Yahoo Style, as well as more than 60 American television stations.90% of Canadians have been fooled by Fake News, and people are losing trust in the internet: In an interview with Global News 770 in Calgary, Associate Professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film Jennifer Good spoke about the need to improve media literacy so people can better understand where content on the internet and in other media sources comes from.Brock partners with Niagara municipalities to tackle climate change: The Niagara Adapts initiative, which will see Brock University partner with seven municipalities to reduce the risks associated with climate change in the region, was featured on Niagara Now and Newstalk 610 CKTB. The stories included quotes from Brock President Gervan Fearon and Jessica Blythe, Assistant Professor in Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre.If you know of an appearance or story about a Brock faculty member, student, athlete or alumni, please drop us a line with a link to the story at [email protected]

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