Category Archives: 2009

Students rate Brescia as a highly engaging educational environment

December 16, 2009 Students say that Brescia University College continues to improve the quality of education offered by Canada’s premier women’s university. Both first-year and senior-year students at Brescia responded to the 2009 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), which revealed that Brescia is scoring well above comparable universities and women’s colleges in the following…

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Brescia launches brand new web site

December 10, 2009 On Monday, December 14 Brescia  University College will launch a visually appealing  and functionally improved new web site in the  next phase of the new brand that was launched by Canada’s premier women’s  university in September. Hundreds of pages of content and images have been created by  many members of the Brescia …

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Brescia enters exchange program agreement with University of West Indies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2009 London, ON – Brescia University College and the University of the West Indies (UWI) will be offering their femalestudents academic and cultural growth opportunities at both institutions under a new exchange agreement signed lastmonth in Barbados, West Indies. After a year of talks between the two universities, a memorandum…

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Brescia hosts first on-campus farmers’ market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2009 Jeremy O’Shea of O’Shea Farms London, ON – Brescia University College students will have the opportunity to purchase local foods at the first Farmers’ Market on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Auditorium foyer in the St. James Building. In an effort to…

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Brescia delivers a Package of Profs live to local high schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2009 London, ON – Brescia University College has launched Package of Profs, a new and unique initiative to respond to high school students who may have reservations about attending university. Package of Profs is a program created and executed by more than a dozen Brescia professors who are determined to…

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Samantha Nutt Inspiring a Movement of Global Change

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2009 London, ON – Guests at Brescia University College’s signature fundraising event – Breakfast for Bursaries – will hear a renowned speaker who has been described as both “inspiring and scrappy” talk about the challenges women face worldwide. Founder and Executive Director of War Child Canada, Dr. Samantha Nutt, will…

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Brescia to Launch New Brand and Celebrate 90th Anniversary

London, ON About 300 members of the Brescia University College community are expected to attend an exciting event to launch a year of 90th Anniversary celebrations and the new brand of Canada’s premier women’s university on September 14. Guests have been invited to attend the annual Opening Mass in the chapel at 11:30 a.m., followed…

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Second Annual Women Making Change Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2009 London, ON — Brescia University College will be hosting the second annual Women Making Change Conference on Friday, March 6, 2009 in the Mother St. James Building at Brescia. The conference provides undergraduate and graduate women students with a venue to deliver academic papers that explore the many ways…

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Brescia Responds to Economic Downturn

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2009 London, ON – Brescia University College is taking a lead in increasing access to education for students by introducing 25 bursaries valued at $2,000 each for female grade 12 students in southwestern Ontario. “Brescia’s Bright Futures” (BBF) is aimed at lessening the financial strain of post-secondary education, beginning in…

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