Media Releases

CherylBrescia appoints Cheryl Jensen as Interim Principal

OCTOBER 16 - The Board of Trustees of Brescia University College is pleased to announce that Cheryl Jensen has been appointed as Interim Principal effective October 19, 2020. READ MORE

Brescia Centennial PortraitureHistory comes alive at The Blessing of The Brescia Centennial Portraiture

OCTOBER 15 - Artistic expression, community connection and Brescia’s empowering history will be celebrated on Sunday, October 18th, 2020 at The Blessing of The Brescia Centennial Portraiture event. READ MORE

Steve KleinknechtBrescia faculty member awarded SSHRC Connection Grant to bring global scholars to campus for Qualitative Analysis Conference

OCTOBER 14 - A 2020 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection Grant will support the gathering of over 150 international scholars and students at Brescia University College for the 37th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference. READ MORE

Tying on laptopRBC Foundation gives $200,000 gift to enhance women’s leadership opportunities

SEPTEMBER 29 - RBC Foundation has confirmed today a new commitment of $200,000 to Brescia University College. This empowering gift, as part of RBC’s Future Launch program, will help enhance women’s leadership practice and further prepare Brescia’s students for ethical decision-making in socially-responsible careers. READ MORE

Agents of Change Student Executives, Amy Karpenko and Nivedita “Nivi” Varagunan Agents of Change at Brescia challenges racism on campus and amplifies voices of colour

SEPTEMBER 14 - On May 25th, 2020, George Floyd, a 46 year-old Black man, was killed by a white police officer during an arrest for allegedly using a counterfeit bill in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This tragic event evoked an immediate response from Brescia students, who felt the urgency to stand up against all acts of racism and social injustice that they felt were happening on campus. READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia Associate Professor and Research Team Receive Catalyst Grant to Tackle Issue of Youth Vaping in Ontario

August 5, 2020 - Dr. Jamie Seabrook, Associate Professor in the School of Food and Nutritional Sciences at Brescia University College, is the recipient of a Catalyst Grant: Health Effects of Vaping from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia Students and AgScape Collaborate to Help High School Students Connect Agriculture and Nutrition (CAN)

JUNE 24 - Food and Nutrition Masters students from Brescia University College and AgScape, Ontario’s leader in agriculture and food education, recently collaborated to strengthen Ontario high school students’ understanding of the connection between agriculture and nutrition READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia Challenges the Community to Give to Students

May 4 - On Tuesday, May 5th, Brescia University College will take part in Giving Tuesday Now, a global day of giving that supports those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia mourns the passing of Sister Frances Ryan

It is with sadness we share news that Sister Frances Ryan passed away peacefully Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her home, at Villa Angela. Sister Frances Ryan made a lasting impact at Brescia. READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegePair recognized with first annual Western International Volunteer Award

A pair of volunteers with Western Heads East (WHE) has been selected as co-recipients of the first annual Western International Volunteer Award. Wenjing Liu and Yaoshen Fang, both fourth-year students in the Foods and Nutrition Program at Brescia University College, were recognized this month for their outstanding commitment and dedication to WHE, a program that takes… READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia University College lends support to the London Food Bank

April 3 - A project in one of Brescia’s first-year leadership studies courses has transformed into an advocacy project for the London Food Bank and local community.  READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia marks International Women’s Day with Maude Barlow at the third annual Dr. Hanycz Leadership Lecture

March 3 - In celebration of International Women’s Day, Brescia University College will host the third annual Dr. Hanycz Leadership Lecture on Thursday, March 5th, 2020. READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia signs new sponsorship agreement with The Mother St. Anne Lachance Society

February 27 - Brescia University College is celebrating another chapter in the University’s history, with the creation of a canonical sponsorship relationship with the newly formed, The Mother St. Anne Lachance Society. READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia University College Adjunct Research Professor joins International Federation for Home Economics at the United Nations

February 24 - Representatives from the International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) gathered at the United Nations in New York City from February 10-19, 2020, to attend the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development. READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeBrescia joins the conversation during Bell Let’s Talk Day

January 28 - As part of the University’s annual events, Brescia University College will take part in a national conversation about mental health and wellness through an on-campus Bell Let’s Talk Day interactive event. READ MORE

Media Release Brescia University CollegeAll the world’s a stage at Brescia’s 13th annual Cultural Festival

January 21 -  On Thursday, January 23rd, Brescia’s St. James Auditorium will be transformed into a world stage of song, dance, food, art and poetry, including a fashion show of cultural attire in celebration of Brescia’s 13th annual Cultural Festival.  READ MORE