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eNEWS 2023 | February

Chamber Chats with Bruce Williams: All About Pearson!

Our Head of College, Craig Davis, was recently featured in the latest episode of CHEK TV's "Chamber Chats" where he told host Bruce Williams about our campus and what makes it unique. 


Young Filmmaker Shows Others How They can Change the World

Recent alum Arian Tomar (Year 47/2022, USA) was featured in Canada's National Observer highlighting his filmaking work and support for the CALD program.

Alum Gives Insight into Life After Pearson 

Kohtaro Kosugiyama (Year 41/2016, Japan), recently stopped by our campus to give a talk to students on his life after UWC, which includes an experience with the United Nations. See the pictures here.

Creating Healthier Alternatives to High-Fat Foods

See how distingiushed author and Order of Canada recipiant Dr. Alejandro Marangoni (Year 8/1983, Ecuador) continues to make a difference in food science research here


Have You Seen our Renew & Re-found Campaign Video Yet?

Together, we can go far! Get inspired by Abru, Detiny, Raghvendra & Vuk featured in the video above and be one of the more than 3,000 people who have already made an impact to change students' lives now and far into the future. Learn more

Don't Wait, BOOK NOW!

Alum Marc Patry (Year 5/1980, Canada-ON) is always looking for ways to connect with alumni and to give back to the College. Don't miss this adventure of a lifetime to go on a trip to the Galapagos Islands -- specifically tailored to Pearson alumni -- while supporting scholarships! Click for more info.


Her Legacy Will Live On Forever

We were deeply saddened to learn about the passing of The Honourable Landon Mackenzie Pearson, O.C. She was a former Canadian Senator who will be remembered for her community-minded leadership and advocacy for children’s rights. Read more.


The Hottest Day in February!

First-year student Grace (YR 49/2024, Canada-NL) shares another personal and witty reflection, this time about Afro-Caribbean Regional Day that took place on February 18th.

Students competed in a morning football match, workshops, and a food market and took in performances at the Max Bell Hall. Read her story here

Pearson Podcast: Student Entrepreneur on Beth's 'A Meter Matters' Bike Light! 

We caught up with second-year student and young entrepreneur Beth (Year 48/2023, Canada-NB), who told us how she applied economics knowledge to create her bike light business and found out about the College.  

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RECAP: ISABC Environmental Student Conference 

Our CALD cohort, Sustainability Squad and Pearson Producers recently participated in the 1st annual ISABC Youth Environmental Conference at the University of British Columbia. Over 250 young changemakers heard from the environment, climate action and sustainability experts while shining a light on our inaugural CALD program. 

A shot of one of our previous host families

Hear It From One of our Host Families...

During a chance meeting in the Broken Paddle last December, a couple heard about the urgent need for host families for Pearson College students and ended up hosting a student from the school. Read more about the encounter.

If you are interested, please email Dawn Boshcoff at: DBoshcoff@pearsoncollege.ca.