Nipissing in the News Roundup (June 22 to July 5, 2024) 

Whether it’s providing expert commentary, leading groundbreaking research, or making a difference in the community, our students, faculty, staff and alumni are making headlines. 

Check out the top headlines from June 22 to July 5, 2024: 

20 Days in Mariupol: Free movie screening of Oscar-winning documentary | North Bay News  
(June 23) 
Dr. Stephen Connor, Associate Professor Department of History, Nipissing University, provides opening remarks as well as an overview of the film. 
All invited to Nipissing University Student Union's Pride BBQ | North Bay Nipissing 
(June 25) 
The Nipissing University Student Union hosts a Pride BBQ to celebrate Pride Month. The event offers a drag show, face painting, food and drinks. 

Scott Russell named Nipissing’s next chancellor | My North Bay Now 
(June 27) 
Award-winning broadcaster and acclaimed author, Dr. Scott Russell begins his four-year term on July 1. 

Legendary CBC broadcaster Scott Russell retiring after almost 40 years | Blog TO 
(June 27) 
Russell will be taking on a new role as Chancellor of Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario, following his retirement from the world of sports media. 

CBC sports broadcaster is new Nipissing University Chancellor | North Bay News 
(June 27) 
Nipissing University has appointed CBC sports broadcaster Scott Russell as its fifth Chancellor. Russell succeeds former police chief Paul Cook who has served as Nipissing’s Chancellor since 2016. 

CBC Sports broadcaster Scott Russell to retire from hosting duties after Paris Paralympics | CBC Sports 
(June 27) 
Scott Russell named as Chancellor of Nipissing University. 

Niagara Catholic District School Board - Two Trinity Students Receive Schulich Scholarships | Education News Canada 
(June 28) 
Future Laker and recent high school graduate, Madalyn Bujas is a recipient of a $7,500 Schulich Scholarship. 

Pickleball Ontario looking to grow the sport in North Bay | My North Bay Now
(June 28)
Nipissing University’s R.J. Surtees Athletics Centre plays host to the North Bay Pickleball Club 3-day tournament.

Nipissing University - NU announces new decanal appointments | Education News Canada
(July 4)
Nipissing University shares three new academic administrative appointments.

Susan Hay: There Is Nothing Better Than A Good News Story | City Life Toronto Lifestyle Magazine
(July 4)
Honorary degree recipient, Dr. Susan Hay’s 35-year broadcast career exudes positivity, truth and credibility.