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Holiday Greetings 2019

Holiday Greetings 2019

As the December equinox approaches, with its promise of longer daylight ahead for our northern hemisphere, I am struck by the number and diversity of cultural and religious holidays celebrated at this time of year. Whether Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish,...
Message from the Pearson Board of Directors

Message from the Pearson Board of Directors

Dear Pearson Community and Friends, I am pleased to share with you that the Pearson College UWC Board of Directors has established a search committee to find the future President and Head of College. The committee includes Board members Gloria Metzger, Brian Poston...
President’s Update – October 2019

President’s Update – October 2019

Pour la version française cliquez ici. Inspiring a Climate of Change Forty-five years ago, on 25 September 1974, Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific and United World Colleges (Canada) opened its doors to the first cohort of 100 students. Pearson was the second...
Special Message from Désirée McGraw

Special Message from Désirée McGraw

Dear Colleagues and Friends, As the first woman to serve as Head of Pearson College, I was also appointed the College’s first President. As such, my mandate has been an especially ambitious one: nothing short of renewing and re-founding the College for the next 50...