Brock University publications: Brock 1-12 for years 1977 through 1984 and the Surgite from years 1985 through 2020. The periodical is published by the Brock University Alumni Relations Department.

Recent Submissions

  • Surgite Volume 13 No. 2, Winter 2021

    Brock University (2021)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 13, Number 2, Winter 2021. The contents are: Letter from the President: Celebrating diversity and alumni success, Recognizing a Canadian hockey trailblazer, History preserved through archive donation, From open-air atrium to Rankin Family Pavilion, Career updates from across the decades, End of an era with passing of Jean Egerter.
  • Surgite Volume 12 No. 1, Spring 2020

    Brock University (2020)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 12, Number 1, Spring 2020. The contents are: Letter from the President: An unprecedented time in Brock's history, Brock researchers respond to call for help for pandemic knowledge, Alumni in Niagara and beyond tell their Covid-19 stories, Bright future for Brock women's volleyball, Grad couple working at Brock welcome second son during pandemic, Iconic Brock figure Arnie Lowenberger mourned by University.
  • Surgite Volume 11 No. 2, Winter 2019

    Brock University (2019)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 11, Number 2, Winter 2019. The contents are: Brock News, Fall Preview Day Attracted Local and International Students, Brock Formalizes Partnership with Public Health, Brock University, Niagara Folk Arts Partner to Help Newcomers, Educating the Big leagues Leaders, A Brock Milestone: 10 Years of Confetti and Happy Dances, Homecoming Celebrates Alumni Excellence, Indigenizing Education at Brock and Beyond, Brock Research Team Invents Process for Self-Healing Plastic, Sustainability Student Maps Niagara's Invasive Species, CCOVI Celebrates as Oldest Fitness Participant Turns 99, Women's Hockey Captain Graduates on High Note, New Residence Signals New Era for Brock University, CPA Ontario Invests in the Success of Brock's Goodman School, Brock's New Engineering Program Breaks the Mold, New Brock Facility to Support Economic Growth in Niagara, Supporting Student Success.
  • Surgite Volume 10 No. 1, Spring 2018

    Brock University (2018)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 2018. The contents are: Brock News, Nurturing the next generation of Brock leaders, Sexual orientation research gets global attention, Decades of commitment - to Brock and each other, Brock wins another teaching excellence award, Badger pride on tap for Homecoming, Brock-enhanced tracking tool provides surgical updates on patients, Co-op champion honoured by Brock, SPMA experience leads alumna to Canada Games role, Brock's mosquito experts conducting Dominican research, Rankin Family Pavilion highlights a new look for Brock, Hitting the bricks - or concrete - for Community Care, Brock Badgers make national waves, Remembering Bill Matheson.
  • Surgite Volume 11 No. 1, Spring 2019

    Brock University (2019)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 11, Number 1, Spring 2019. The contents are: Brock News, Brock's New Strategic Plan Sets Key Goals for the Future, There was No Stopping this Harvard-bound Brock grad, Brock Welcomes its Inaugural Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement, Order of Canada awarded to Brock Chancellor and Accomplished Alumna, High-flying Grad at CTC will be Feted at Homecoming, Brock adds more Partnerships to Help Build Stronger Communities, Researcher is Finding ways to Save the Bee Population, Students make an App to Help Counter Intellectual Disabilities, Courtside Support takes Student to Major Athletics Award, Brock on Board for 2021 Canada Games, Robertsons' Gift will Support Generations of Students, Governor General Honours Brock Grad for Teaching Excellence, Education Alumni Among Canada's Most Outstanding Principals, Gift from Grad to Support Brock Students with Disabilities.
  • Surgite Volume 10 No. 2, Winter 2018

    Brock University (2018)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 9, Number 2, Winter 2017. The contents are: Brock News, A national stage for Brock's renowned CCOVI, Surprising rural vs. urban Alzheimer rates, Brock celebrates its 100, 000th grad, Lacrosse star lands on Canada's national team, There's no place like Homecoming, Brock student's app helps teachers get kids going, How an alum helps those who need it, Canada Games will drive experiential learning, Border officers benefit from student's hard work, The buck stops here, Brock's big economic impact, Our numbers tell a success story says President, Beautiful new home for Goodman School of Business, BUAA engages alumni around the world, Making a difference by Erasing Hate, Alums help future classes through legacy gifts.
  • Surgite Volume 9 No. 2, Winter 2017

    Brock University (2017)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 9, Number 2, Winter 2017. The contents are: Brock News, Bottling passion proving fruitful, Race against time 4,000km across Canada's north, New lab puts workplace injury under microscope, A new President and a new era, Class of '67 grads journey back to Brock, A Homecoming for the books, A greener Brock is taking shape, Tests prove importance of lung cancer prediction model, Grad's cancer research continues in the U.K. at University of Cambridge, Player or coach she's all Brock, Art and music collide for Diana Krall tour, Students supported through estate donations.
  • Surgite Volume 9 No. 1, Spring 2017

    Brock University (2017)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2017. The contents are: Brock News, Juno winner conquers classroom by day, studio by night, Success for these grads led to Harvard and MIT, Class provides aid to Attawapiskat, Alone across the Arctic, 'Experience.' campaign captures Brock's momentum, Brock profs earn top national 3M award, Brock to play key role when Canada Summer Games come to Niagara in 2021, From Brock to Vegas: resort manager to be honoured at Homecoming, It's a golden anniversary for the Silver Badgers, Brock scientist's compound is a cancer killer, Brock continues Canadian wrestling dynasty, Sweet dreams pay off for Brock alumna, Final paper a touching tribute to a remarkable career, Alumna is passionate about giving back to Brock.
  • Surgite Volume 8 No. 2, Winter 2016

    Brock University (2016)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 8, Number 2, Winter 2016. The contents are: Brock News, Brock experience kickstarts change, After 50 years, the Tower gets a 'makeover' with new Innovation Space, Olympian taking time away from mat, $22M Goodman expansion for students and community, Homecoming a hit with Alumni, Goodman grad sees big future in big data, Brock-led team discovers way to test Earth's prehistoric air, From educational arena to NHL arena, Bicknell's support will be part of his legacy.
  • Surgite Volume 8 No. 1, Spring 2016

    Brock University (2016)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 8, Number 1, Spring 2016. The contents are: Brock News, Zeroing in on Zika, Microscopic robots detect disease, Honouring Brock alumni, Homecoming 2016, Cover: Ten years later, Jack Lightstone reflects on growth, Financial awards help students, Goodman expansion is serious business, Shirley Cheechoo using her voice, Filmmaker learned storytelling at Brock, Chris Critelli gets the last word.
  • Surgite Volume 7 No. 3, Fall 2015

    Brock University (2015)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 7, Number 3, Fall 2015. The contents are: Brock news, Co-op leads from campus to career, Brock mourns Marilyn, Art school opens to rave reviews, Homecoming celebrations, Cheechoo takes over as Chancellor, Saying goodbye to Goodman, Cover: Alumni part of Blue Jays' success, Putting Brock degrees to work, Alumni Journal, Athletics Roundup, Left Field gets Last Word.
  • Surgite Volume 7 No. 2, Fall 2015

    Brock University (2015)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 7, Number 2, September 2015. The contents are: Brock news, Creative factory, Crossing an ocean to help the family business, Role model, Calling all Badgers, Alumni journal, Athletics roundup, Reel success, Perfect pitch, Brock alumna wins wine awards, Sketches of a comic book artist, The last word.
  • Surgite Volume 7 No. 1, Spring 2015

    Brock University (2015)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 7, Number 1, Spring 2015. The contents are: Brock news roundup, Flying high with Vera, Brock grad Is an Emmy winner, Brock loses a dear friend in David S. Howes, After 45 years, Centre for the Arts leaves for a new home, The 50th Anniversary Photo Album, Brock reunions and celebrations, Bringing the General home, Brock researchers help the grape and wine industry, Badgers keep piling up championships, The last word.
  • Surgite Volume 6 No. 2, Fall 2014

    Brock University (2014)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 6, Number 2, Fall 2014. The contents are: Calling all Badgers, 'One of the pack', A successful grad who came back, It took a community, They made an impact, Building a centre of excellence, Sweet taste of co-op success, Education meets real life, From Brock to Brazil, A word from the President..., Chalking up championships, Bringing the General home, The last word.
  • Surgite Volume 6 No. 1, Winter 2014

    Brock University (2014)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 6, Number 1, Winter 2014. The contents are: 50 years young: Brock reaches golden anniversary and is ready to celebrate; Brock's founding father: Paying homage to Arthur Schmon; Fast forward...rewind: Participants in innovative Grade 12 program reflect on coming to Brock a year early; Success by numbers: Deborah Rosati knows about hard work, achievement and giving back; Illustrious crowd: Meet Brock's newest Distinguished Alumni Award recipients; Remembering Gerry Dirks: Scholarship established in former professor's memory; Crowning glories: A look at 50 years of Badger athletics; Applied Health Sciences Dean becomes Brock's new Provost; Last word: Bringing the General home.
  • Surgite Volume 5 No. 2 September 2013

    Brock University (2013-09)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 5, Number 2, September 2013. The contents are: Celebrating the class of 1988: Homecoming recognizes gradautes from 25 years ago; Meet Mr. Brock: John Zoccoli receives the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award; Major sculpture: University to erect statue of Maj. - Gen. Sir Isaac Brock; How the Goodman family caused a stir at Brock: A Q&A with Chancellor Ned Goodman; Grape expectations: One of Canada's youngest winemakers finds meaning in Niagara's vineyards; Knocking it out of the park: Andrew Tinnish reflects on his career in baseball; Athletics roundup; Brock celebrates Walker School construction: Groundbreaking held for major project; Last word: Brock graduate Rox Chwaluk reflects on using the arts as a change agent.
  • Surgite Volume 5 No. 1, February 2013

    Brock University (2013-02)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 5, Number 1, February 2013. The contents are: Boldly going: The Bold New Brock campaign sets new fundraising goal; Blazing a trail in business and beyond: Meet distinguished alumni and philanthropist Fred Losani; Going digital: Alumni digital library provides new way to discover past graduates; Water world: Alumna helps bring international competitions and a new economy to Welland; Coming home: Edward Greenspan returns to Niagara to teach at Brock; A place greater than the sum of its parts: Research at Brock spans multiple disciplines; Kings of the court: Catching up with the 1991-92 national champions men's basketball team 20 years later; Athletics roundup; Last word: Former Brock Badgers coach Ken Murray relives the 1991-92 men's basketball season.
  • Surgite Volume 4 No. 2, September 2012

    Brock University (2012-09)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 4, Number 2, September 2012. The contents are: Confessions of a foreign correspondent: How Peter Goodspeed (BA '73) ended up covering the world; Experience it, then write it: Adam Shoalts (BA '09) studies history with his boots on; Brock fever in Burlington: Alums get together and have a blast; Alumni of Distinction: Celebrating grads who have made their mark; Understanding our weather: Brock alum David Grimes (BSc '75) heads up UN agency; Getting his licks in: Musician Chad Price's new album has its roots here at Brock; Birth of a landmark: The new Cairns Complex at Brock comes to life; More than tweets: Brock takes social media seriously; Brock at the Olympics: Tracking our people at the London Games; The Last Word: From Elisabeth Walker-Young (BPhEd '02).
  • Surgite Volume 4 No. 1, February 2012

    Brock University (2012-02)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 4, Number 1, February 2012. The contents are: A refugee's journey: From Sudan to St. Catharines with John Garrong Maduk; Rising to the top: Ed Hughes is Ontario's Grape King; Going south: Alumni who crossed the border; Into the wild: Ed Spera paints endangered animals in their habitat; From the ground up: Aboriginal businessman Steven Bolduc flourishes; A family affair: Generations of Brock grads; People at Brock: Is there life on Mars? A professor looks into it; On Campus: Brock draws research dollars; Athletics: Kyle Dubas Makes hockey history; The Last Word: A CFBU veteran sounds off about radio at Brock.
  • Surgite Volume 3 No. 2, September 2011

    Brock University (2011-09)
    Publication of Surgite for Volume 3, Number 2, September 2011. The contents are: An NHL star returns: Dennis Hull comes back to Brock for Alumni Weekend; Have theatre, will travel: Suitcase in Point proves that ideas are mobile; Learners and leaders: Brock Days are here again; George Ward would like a word with you: An alumnus invents a board game; Lifelong learner: A newspaper publisher goes back to school; A love of words: Dean Serraville makes his mark in fiction; People at Brock: A professor takes phys ed to El Salvador; On Campus: The Cairns complex moves forward; Athletics: Steel Blade is a good old hockey game; The Last Word: Brock's unique Critical Animal Studies program.

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