Category Archives: 2018

Internationally acclaimed scholar and professional biographer Dr. Michael W. Higgins to deliver leadership lecture at Brescia

Media Advisory October 24, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – On Thursday, October 25th, Brescia will welcome internationally acclaimed scholar and professional biographer, Dr. Michael W. Higgins to campus to present a special guest lecture open to the Brescia and London community. Dr. Higgins’ lecture, Henri Nouwen: Soul Friend, Icon of Wisdom and Compassion,…

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Legislation changes regarding the use of cannabis at Brescia

Committed first and foremost to a healthy and safe teaching, learning and working environment, effective October 17, 2018 Brescia will be following federal and provincial legislation and the cannabis regulations created by Western University, by prohibiting the smoking or vaping of cannabis on Brescia University College property. The Brescia Residence Handbook has been updated to…

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150 high school students and teachers to analyze gender privilege and discrimination at Brescia’s seventh annual International Day of the Girl event

Media Advisory October 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – In recognition of the United Nations International Day of the Girl, on Thursday, October 18th, Brescia will welcome close to 150 students and teachers from the London area to campus for the University’s seventh annual celebration. Designed to raise awareness around the challenges and…

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Research shows point-of-purchase labels and reward cards improve the consumption of healthy foods in university dining halls

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WESTERN UNIVERSITY & BRESCIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE AUGUST 30, 2018 A recently published research paper by a team of professors, graduate students, and the Nutrition Manager at Western University shows that point-of-purchase labels and reward cards improve the consumption of healthy foods in university dining halls. Healthy food items available in Western’s dining…

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Brescia to open new on-campus student resource: Christina’s Closet

Media Advisory August 27, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – On Wednesday, August 29th, as Brescia University College prepares to welcome students back to campus for the new school year, the University will proudly open the doors of its new on-campus student and community resource space, Christina’s Closet. This student-centred University initiative is designed…

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Brescia to eliminate plastic straws on campus by September 2018

News Release August 1, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   London, ON – In September 2018, Brescia University College will welcome its close to 1,500 students back to a campus free of plastic straws. The University will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its campus for the new school year – a change which Brescia predicts will eliminate…

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Brescia University College presents the 2018 BresciaLEAD Awards featuring keynote speaker Ann Curry

Media Advisory April 18, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – On Thursday, April 19th, Brescia University College will celebrate women in leadership at the 2018 BresciaLEAD Awards Gala. This national award celebration, taking place at the London Convention Centre, recognizes three outstanding women leaders and one organization that embody Brescia’s values of leading with…

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Brescia University College announces 2018 BresciaLEAD Award recipients

News Release January 24, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE London, ON – On Thursday, April 19th, Brescia University College will honour three exceptional women leaders and one organization that embody the University’s values of leading with wisdom, justice and compassion at the 2018 BresciaLEAD Awards Event. “Each of these deserving award recipients are outstanding leaders in…

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