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Brock University

Brock University

Photo by Alan L Brown - Posted August, 2004

Brock University

Photo from Google Street View ©2013 Google - Posted October, 2013

Plaque Location

The Region of Niagara
The City of St. Catharines
On the outside wall of the main building
at the northern end of Isaac Brock Boulevard


Coordinates: N 43 07.159 W 79 14.918

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Plaque Text

Resolutions by the Allanburg Women's Institute and the Welland County Council resulted in the founding of the Niagara Peninsula Joint Committee on Higher Education in 1958. The work of this group led to the establishment, in 1962, of the Brock University Founders' Committee headed by Dr. Arthur A. Schmon, who announced the selection of the DeCew Falls site in 1963. The University, chartered by a provincial Act, March 1964, was named after Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, military hero and civil administrator. Classes began in St. Paul Street United Church in September, 1964, and were moved to the Glenridge building two months later. In 1967 the Decew campus was opened and the University granted its first degrees.

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Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K.B., 1769-1812

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