MISSA turned 35 years in 2019!

MISSA turned 35 years in 2019!

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Marna Smith, Executive Director Metchosin Summer School of the Arts This summer, MISSA, the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, celebrated their 35th year on the campus of Pearson College UWC. What started as an idea back in...
Year 44 heads off towards their next adventures

Year 44 heads off towards their next adventures

Reading Time: 10 minutes Scholarships, Achievement and “…it’s kind of like Pearson turned my life upside down but, you know, it’s okay!” Pearson College UWC students are again demonstrating their excellence and distinction as they fan out across the world to pursue...
Building Community on Two Continents – Part 2

Building Community on Two Continents – Part 2

Reading Time: 8 minutes Last month, we introduced you to community activist and Pearson alum Lama Mugabo (PC YR 2, 1977/Rwanda) and briefly outlined some of his involvement with organizations and individuals working to establish a cultural centre and neighbourhood...
Reunions this summer: A 20 & a 30-Year Reunion

Reunions this summer: A 20 & a 30-Year Reunion

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn August 2019, we will be welcoming back alumni from around the world for their 20 and 30-Year Reunion! Arriving first, from August 4-8, will be years 23, 24, 25 and 26 for their 20-Year reunion. Then from August 11-15, years 14, 15, 16, and 17...
Building Community on Two Continents – Part 1

Building Community on Two Continents – Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes Black History Month was first officially recognized in Canada in 1995 following a motion introduced in the House of Commons by the first Black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, the Hon. Jean Augustine. Parliament subsequently and...