Category Archives: 2016

Brescia student and Director of Campus Ministry to represent Canada at the IV World Congress on the Pastoral Care of International Students in Rome

News Release November 25, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LONDON, ON – Brescia University College’s Director of Campus Ministry, Catherinanne George and second-year international student, Maggie McLellan have been selected by Canadian Catholic Campus Ministry (CCCM) to represent Canada in Rome at the IV World Congress on the Pastoral Care of International Students, beginning November 28th through…

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Brescia University College research study shows school-aged children consume more sugar-sweetened beverages and snacks from packed lunches in the Balanced School Day schedule than kids in the traditional schedule

News Release October 31, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr. Paula Dworatzek, Chair of the School of Food & Nutritional Sciences recently investigated the differences in students’ lunches in the traditional classroom day versus the balanced school day (BSD). The study which will be published in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research in mid-October…

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Brescia celebrates Class of 2016 and honours distinguished faculty at 2016 Baccalaureate and Convocation

News Release June 20, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON –  Brescia University College’s two-day long graduation celebration began June 19th with almost 900 Brescia faculty, staff and graduates gathering for its time-honoured 94th annual Baccalaureate and Magisterial Exercises. The celebration continues June 20th as graduands and families gather at Brescia’s campus before descending down…

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Brescia alumna and international human rights activist to receive honorary degrees at Western’s 307th Convocation

News Release June 16, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON –  On June 16th and 20th, Brescia University College will host Dr. Stephanie Atkinson, ’68 and international human rights activist, Nazanin Afshin-Jam MacKay. Both women will be amongst sixteen distinguished individuals who will be recognized with honorary degrees at Western’s 307th Convocation. On June 16th…

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One-of-a-kind leadership camp continues to take new campers

News Release June 15, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – Now entering its ninth year, Brescia University College’s premier summer day camp, Girls LEAD (Leadership, Education and Development), continues to take new campers for the 2016 summer season.  Although the camp, hosted on Brescia’s campus, is close to full capacity, spaces are still available…

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Brescia’s Just Own It Boot Camps Focus on Female Entrepreneurship

News Release April 12, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – Brescia, Canada’s only women’s University, recognizing the need to promote entrepreneurship to young women, is hosting three sessions of the Just Own It Boot Camps for female high school students interested in exploring entrepreneurship. Applications opened April 1st, 2016 and close April 29th, 2016.…

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Brescia’s Student-Led Sock Drive Helps Keep London Community Warm

Media Release April 5, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – On Tuesday, April 5th, members of Brescia University College’s Canadian Association of Food Professionals (CAFP) student branch gathered at the Unity Project in downtown London to donate more than 3,000 pairs of socks to help the homeless in the London Community. In 2014, Brescia’s…

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Brescia University College Presents the Inaugural BresciaLEAD Awards Featuring Keynote Speaker Geena Davis

Media Advisory April 4, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – On Thursday, April 7th, Brescia University College will honour the inaugural BresciaLEAD Award winners at the London Convention Centre. These national awards recognize three exceptional women leaders and one organization that embody Brescia’s values of leading with wisdom, justice and compassion in a changing…

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Brescia University College Announces 2016 BresciaLEAD Award Recipients

News Release January 26, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – On Thursday, April 7th, Brescia University College will honour its inaugural BresciaLEAD Award winners at the London Convention Centre. These national awards recognize three exceptional women leaders and one organization that embody Brescia’s values of leading with wisdom, justice and compassion in a changing…

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