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eNEWS 2023 | March

Pearson Students Showcase Talents, and Creative Works and Support for the Local Community

For the first time since 2019, our students are excited to engage the local community in not only one but two special events in April to celebrate the arts and local connections while supporting humanitarian causes.

Arts Open House
On 6 April 2023, we are opening our doors to friends, supporters and neighbours to campus, where guests can be immersed in the creative visual artworks of our students and enjoy short theatre performances.

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У Країна Мрій - A Celebration of Ukrainian Arts & Culture
On 15 April 2023, our students are teaming up with the Ukrainian Cultural Centre to bring an afternoon of Ukrainian dance, music, visual arts and storytelling to the heart of Victoria.

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Second-Year Selected for PM's Youth Council

We're thrilled to announce that second-year student Maverick (YR 48/2023, Canada-NT) was recently appointed to the Prime Ministers Youth Council. Read more on his appointment. 

Pearson Podcast: Spotlight on Jeremiah Kalekyezi

We caught up with first-year student Jeremiah (YR 49/2024, Guyana), who talked to us about his experience with the Child Correspondent Network and life at Pearson. Listen to the podcast here

Student Reflection: A Long Awaited Play

In her latest post, discover how a power outage nearly ruined Grace's (YR 49/2024, Canada-NL) first play as a lead actor. Read more


Pearson Podcast: Sustainability & Volunteerism 

To highlight International Women's Month, we're highlighting one of our incredible alumni who skillfully combines her dentistry career with action for sustainability and volunteerism. Listen to the many activities in which Dr. Laurie Houston (YR 3/1978, Canada-ON) is passionately engaged. 

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WATCH: Alumna Explains How Artificial Intelligence Reshapes Society 

Along with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, CTO Mira Murati (YR 32/2007, Albania) talks about AI with ABC News’ Rebecca Jarvis. She explains its early flaws and how it will eventually reshape society. She can be seen starting at 2:35

Influential Alumnae Leading Sustainability Initiatives 

Pearson alumnae Emma Howard Boyd (YR 7/1982, UK) and H.E. Shauna Aminath, Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Technology for the Maldives (YR 29/2004, Maldives), are two of the many influential women leading planetary sustainability initiatives. As seen above, they even met His Majesty King Charles III at an event that focused on the implementation of the Global Biodiversity Framework. Read more on Emma's blog.

We Want YOU For Forging Connections!

Our Alumni Engagement Officer, Aileen Lee, has started a new page for our local and international alums to connect. Check out some of the group ideas and how to get started!

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Generous Gift Helps Current and Future Astronomy Students

Thanks to a generous gift of a telescope and astronomical equipment, the stars aligned for astronomy students and fans at the College. This gift from a local astronomer will help bolster the excellence of the College’s astronomy program and encourage more interest in the field for generations of Pearson students to come. Read more.




Special Topics Day: Sustainability Conference 

Our entire community participated in a Climate Action and Sustainability Symposium on March 2nd, featuring special guest speakers, a film screening of "Rematriation," an alumni panel, a showcase of the Canadian Red Cross, and staff and student-led workshops. View more

Project Week 2023: Photo Gallery

From March 13th to 17th, students participated in Project Week, which saw them lead many activities across the island and the Lower Mainland. Click here to see our gallery that features KULE, Gift Hope, Tofino Volunteering and Art-making & Pottery (just to name a few!)