Catching up with Alumni Relations

Catching up with Alumni Relations

By Aileen Lee, Alumni Relations Coordinator  Pearson College UWC has always had incredible alumni willing and ready to contribute with their time and talent and the 2022-23 school year is no exception.  Reflecting on the year so far, we wanted to share with all eNews...
Making the Global, Local

Making the Global, Local

At Pearson College UWC, we are proud to celebrate the achievements of alumni who are making an impact across the globe, including those who are doing that about a 30-minute or so drive from campus. Alumna Marianne Alto (Year 2/1977, Canada-AB) is just finishing up her...
The Missing Piece

The Missing Piece

“The UWC mission resonated with me the moment I read it. It was the ‘missing piece’ in my puzzle to define what my role, and that of my generation, should be in implementing the Colombian Peace Agreement. The accord had ended a 50-year armed conflict in my home...
Rinus Van Hall: From Painter to Coin Designer

Rinus Van Hall: From Painter to Coin Designer

By Heloise Nicholl When I first met Rinus van Hall (Year 35/2010, Netherlands) via Zoom, his occupation as a painter was evident. Canvases lit up the computer screen all around him. Surrounded by colourful paintings in a stylish gallery downstairs from his studio, the...
Transformative Education | The Schenkels Family

Transformative Education | The Schenkels Family

The United World College movement’s transformative education is an opportunity that has touched the lives of many students and their families for decades. For Luanne and Frank Schenkels, it was double the impact for their family when their son Jared attended UWC...