Brock Media Clips for Tuesday Oct 17

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.Men wear heels, stand up against domestic violence: Kevin Lawr, a supervisor in the shipping, receiving and mail room at Brock University was part of a team from Brock that participated in the Walk a Mile in her shoes fundraising and awareness event for Gillian’s Place on Saturday. The St. Catharines Standard talked to Lawr for its coverage of the event.In suicide attempt calls, police can be difference between life and death: The Toronto Star writes about how police respond to calls for suicide attempts and the training they receive to deal with them. In the story, a recently announced Brock University-based project to design a scenario-based training program is referenced.Exemplary youth honoured at Potpourri awards: The Hamilton Spectator covered the annual African Caribbean Cultural Potpourri Inc. awards where 12 university and college students were recognized for their strong commitment to the community and for their academic excellence. Among the students is Sheila Mwaura, who is studying business at Brock University.Brock U. to build virtual reality wine lab: CCOVI Director Debbie Inglis was interviewed on 610CKTB about the plans to build a one-of-a-kind wine consumer research lab. Hear the interview here.Did we miss something? If you know of an appearance or story about a Brock faculty member, student, athlete or alumni, please drop us a line with a link to the story at [email protected] read more