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...
A warm and happy 10-Year Reunion

A warm and happy 10-Year Reunion

Reading Time: 1 minute 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...
2018 MISSA MAGIC

2018 MISSA MAGIC

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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...
An Empowering Gap Year — Partially on Campus

An Empowering Gap Year — Partially on Campus

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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....
Being the Only Human on an Island

Being the Only Human on an Island

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aziz Sonawalla (YR 41/2016, India) will be spending this summer as the only human on Race Rocks Ecological Reserve Island. He will be monitoring species activity, collecting environmental data and protecting the reserve from illegal boating...