“Thank You!” For Class Year Scholarships

“Thank You!” For Class Year Scholarships

By Carly Milloy, Director of Advancement Class Year Scholarships (or Class Campaigns) are a great way for Pearson College UWC alumni to give back to the College by directly supporting current students. Pearson Class Years that take on this initiative raise funds to...
An Ocean Odyssey from Kenya to Pearson and Back

An Ocean Odyssey from Kenya to Pearson and Back

From the bracing waters of Pedder Bay to the warm waves of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast, it’s been a long journey above and under the waters of the world for Kenyan marine biologist David Obura (YR 10/1983, Kenya). Obura was recently back on the Pearson campus – between...
Enhancing Student and Alumni Experiences Through “AIR”

Enhancing Student and Alumni Experiences Through “AIR”

Students on campus will be experiencing some fresh “AIR” this fall with the upcoming arrival of a new Alumni-in-Residence participant. Alumni Relations and Engagement Officer Julia Norman advises that, as of this writing, a few “Ts” need to be crossed and “Is” dotted...
A warm and happy 10-Year Reunion

A warm and happy 10-Year Reunion

What a warm (literally!) and wonderful reunion for 90+ Pearson College UWC alumni from PC Years 32, 33, 34 and 35 this summer! The return of these still-youthful adults, together with partners and families, enlivened the entire campus during a West Coast heatwave in...
2018 MISSA MAGIC

2018 MISSA MAGIC

Bylined by Marna Lynn Smith (YR15/1990, Canada-YK), Executive Director Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts In their 34th annual summer session, MISSA enchanted the campus once again, transforming it into a creative hub for an entirely different kind of...
An Empowering Gap Year — Partially on Campus

An Empowering Gap Year — Partially on Campus

After graduating from Pearson College UWC, Regan Greer (YR42/2017, Canada-AB) decided to take a very different kind of gap year. Unlike most of her peers, she did not go to university, sign up with a global gap year program or go traveling. Mind you, she is enrolled...