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Brescia Students and AgScape Collaborate to Help High School Students Connect Agriculture and Nutrition (CAN)

June 2020 – Food and Nutrition Masters students from Brescia University College and AgScape, Ontario’s leader in agriculture and food education, recently collaborated to strengthen Ontario high school students’ understanding of the connection between agriculture and nutrition. As one Ontario high school student shared, “I think food education should be a big part in learning…

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Dr. Jamie Seabrook and the FRESHER study

Dr. Jamie Seabrook, Associate Professor, is part of a team looking to understand the impact of the pandemic on the food services industry. Read more about the study here:

Dr. Peggy O’Neil talks about the Ontario Home Economics Association

Dr. Peggy O’Neil, Brescia University College Lecturer in Human Ecology, Professional Home Economist (P.H.Ec.), Ontario Home Economics Association (OHEA) member, and International Home Economics Association (IFHE) member joined iHeart Radio’s Ask the Experts podcast to talk more about the OHEA. Listen to the interview: Read more in OHEA’s comprehensive Ask the Expert with Dr. Peggy O’Neil…

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Brescia professor takes on new research study

Dr. Jamie Seabrook, Associate Professor, Brescia University College, along with researchers from Western’s social science department and the Ivey Business School, are searching for restaurant, grocery store and other food service business owners and employees to take part in a regional study tracking COVID-19’s fallout on the sector. Read more about the study here:

Dr. Marlene Janzen Le Ber talks about how women are uniquely positioned to lead

Dr. Marlene Janzen Le Ber, Chair and Associate Professor in the School of Leadership and Social Change, joined CBC London Morning to talk about how women are uniquely positioned to lead. All around the world women are leading their countries through the COVID-19 crisis. To listen to the radio segment, visit:

10 Ursuline Sisters celebrate jubilees

Ten Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph are celebrating jubilees of religious profession this summer. For more information, visit

Brescia University College celebrates notable Caribbean alumnae and partners at Centennial Gala in St. Lucia

Media Advisory December 3, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brescia University College celebrates notable Caribbean alumnae and partners at Centennial Gala in St. Lucia London, ON – On Friday, December 6th, Brescia University College will close a year of Centennial celebrations with a gala event in St. Lucia. This celebration is to mark Brescia’s deep connection with…

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