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...
A Deeply Spiritual Place

A Deeply Spiritual Place

Reading Time: 7 minutes Pedro Guevara Mann (YR 12/1987, Panama) is a man of deep religious faith who never saw a contradiction between Pearson College UWC’s secularism and his own devout Catholicism. “I never felt attacked, I never felt criticized – I remember a...
“Thank You!” For Class Year Scholarships

“Thank You!” For Class Year Scholarships

Reading Time: 7 minutes 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...
An Ocean Odyssey from Kenya to Pearson and Back

An Ocean Odyssey from Kenya to Pearson and Back

Reading Time: 4 minutesFrom 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...
Enhancing Student and Alumni Experiences Through “AIR”

Enhancing Student and Alumni Experiences Through “AIR”

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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...