Category Archives: 2010

Brescia professor involved in research that documents factors contributing to the screen-related sedentary behaviors of children

February 18, 2010 In an article published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior   in January, Dr. Leonard Piché, co-author and a professor of Foods &   Nutrition at Brescia University College, reported findings from research that   indicate that factors such as leisure-time computer use and television viewing   contribute significantly to childhood sedentary behavior. This…

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Brescia Dietetic Intern student seeks to inform London diners about menu options at local restaurants

February 12, 2010   Brescia University College Foods &  Nutritional Sciences student Elena Usdenski wants diners to make  informed choices when they order their meal at a London restaurant. Usdenski’s Masters research project proposes the development  of an interactive web-based map that will provide nutritional details about  menu items and other pertinent information about London …

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Brescia Movie Mania! – In Support of Mission Services

February 1, 2010                                                         Four students in Brescia’s Exploring Leadership course are hosting “Brescia Movie Mania” on February 4 to raise funds for Mission Services. Shown here (left to right) are Nicole Swinton, Meagan Zettler, and Alexis   Rowlinson. Missing is  Tony Shen. Brescia Movie Mania! – In Support of Mission Services Brescia University College…

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Transformational leadership class goes outdoors for unconventional exercise

January 6, 2010 Students in the inaugural Introductory Exploring Leadership   course at Brescia University College learned about transformational leadership   by building snow people, and then abandoning their conventional behaviours to   shout at and beat their frosty creations with rolled up newspapers. Lecturer Carlie Forbes, who teaches the course with lecturer Eric Sloat,   explained that the…

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Brescia focuses on the Millennial student in research and certificate program

January 4, 2010 Brescia   University College  is undertaking new research and providing innovative learning opportunities and  delivery methods designed to address the needs and support the success of the  Millennial student. The long-term objective of the Library’s Millennials Project  research is to better understand the research process of Brescia students, and to revamp current  library…

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H1N1 Update

You will notice, in residence rooms and at shared computers,  a number of tips for being prepared for a pandemic. To recap: Try  to carry a personal supply of hand sanitizer and use it frequently,  especially after using shared computers or equipment, before and after  eating and trips to the bathroom, after coughing or sneezing,…

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