Category Archives: 2010

Brescia to Launch New Brand and Celebrate 90th Anniversary

  Photo by Mike Bax Dr. John Mitchell, Coordinator of the Department of Psychology, spoke about how his experience as a member of the faculty of Brescia University College is invigorating. London, ON – About 300 members of the Brescia University College community are expected to attend an exciting event to launch a year of…

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Brescia is among top 10 nurturing universities with innovative programming in Globe & Mail report

October 27, 2010 London, ON – Brescia University College was rated among the   top 10 universities for being academically nurturing and supportive and for   being innovative/open to new approaches and programs in the “personality test”   of this year’s Canadian University Report 2011, published in The Globe &   Mail. Dr. Colleen Hanycz, Principal, said Brescia’s high…

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Brescia launches ambitious strategic plan and receives gift from Students’ Council to build new residence

September 15, 2010 The Brescia University College Students’ Council  presented a cheque for $40,000 to Dr. Colleen Hanycz, Principal, and Suzanne  McDonald Aziz, executive director of the Foundation as part of the launch of Brescia’s strategic  plan, Living Leadership. London, ON  – Brescia University  College is planning to share the  unique experience of Canada’s  only…

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Brescia student returns from Africa determined to live what she learned from ‘yoghurt mamas’

September 3, 2010 Brescia student returns from Africa determined  to live what she learned from ‘yoghurt mamas’ Brescia University College student Kathryn Morgan (front left) was inspired by the   ‘yoghurt mamas’ in Mwanza,   Tanzania to share   her education and experience with the world. London, ON – Third-year Brescia University College student  Kathryn Morgan returned from…

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Brescia professor and students celebrate a new women-run business in Kenya that distributes healthy probiotic yoghurt

August 20, 2010 Brescia professor and students celebrate a new  women-run business in Kenya  that distributes healthy probiotic yoghurt Dr. Sharareh   Hekmat, associate professor in the Division of Food and Nutritional Sciences at   Brescia, is shown here with one of the women   running a probiotic yoghurt production and distribution site in   Tanzania. London, ON –…

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Brescia closes year of 90th Anniversary celebrations with garden party

June 18, 2010 Photo credit: John Tamblyn Left to right) Sr. Frances  Ryan, Council  of Trustees Co-ordinator Sara Steers, and  Principal Colleen Hanycz perform the ceremonial cutting of the cake at the “Brescia in Wonderland” garden party on June 17 in  celebration of Brescia   University College’s  90th Anniversary. London, ON – The beautiful grounds of…

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Brescia earns top prize for developing case studies for Business students

June 3 , 2010 London, ON  – Brescia University College  has been recognized by the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)  for submitting the best case studies developed as teaching tools for business students. The two case studies, authored by Professor Colleen Sharen  of Brescia’s Management and Organizational  Studies program, earned the Institutional Award for…

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Brescia launches nine bold videos on YouTube

May 19 , 2010 London, ON – Brescia University  College has launched nine new  professionally-produced videos on YouTube and on the main page of the university’s  web site to send the message that Canada’s women’s university is a solid  choice among young women who choose to lead. Director of Communications,  Marketing & External Relations Sheila…

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Brescia appoints Dr. John Mitchell as Academic Dean

May 3 , 2010 London, ON – An international  search revealed that the best candidate for the position of Academic Dean at  Brescia University College has been at Canada’s premier women’s university for  seven years, earning the respect and admiration of scholars and students alike.  Dr. John Mitchell, Chair of Psychology in Brescia’s  Division of…

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Brescia sets up camp in Barbados

April 28 , 2010 London,  ON – Brescia  University College  is taking its successful Girls LEAD camp to Barbados  this July. Two Brescia  students, an alumna, and one staff member will lead 20 female primary school  students through a series of confidence-building activities. Together the group  members will explore their own leadership  potential in a…

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Education can mean prevention for Londoners with prediabetes

April 12, 2010 London, ON – Brescia University College Professor Isabelle Giroux  has received funding from The Lawson Foundation to advance research and  education that will help Londoners identified with Prediabetes (pre-DM)  to make smart lifestyle choices that will help delay or prevent the  onset of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM). Pre-DM  is defined as the…

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Home Economists from across Ontario come to Brescia to celebrate

March 3, 2010 Students and professionals will come together to learn,  laugh, and celebrate with top-notch speakers – including a home economist who  is also a comedian – at the 31st annual Ontario Home Economics Association  (OHEA) conference, hosted for the first time at Brescia University College on  March 27, 2010. The theme of the…

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Brescia principal initiates blog to exchange ideas, news, and stories

March 1 , 2010 Dr. Colleen Hanycz, Principal of Brescia University College, is the fifth   leader of a Canadian university to become a blogger. “I look forward to engaging this way with all members of Brescia’s community,   including students, alumnae, faculty and staff, and to exchanging ideas with   everyone interested in women’s education, leadership, and…

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