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eNEWS | April 2021 | Edition 4

Meet the Board | Part 1

In this new series, we are introducing you to our Board of Directors. Today, meet one of our newest Board members, Anita George, an alumna from Year 4/1979, India.

Pearson to Welcome a Younger Cohort this Summer

This summer, the campus of Pearson College UWC in Metchosin will take on a younger vibe with the first-ever “Pearson Experiences” Summer Outdoor Leadership Day Camps for 6 to 14-year-olds. Read more


Exams, Grad, End of Year... It's Almost Normal

Well, not quite normal, but the end of the 2020-21 school year is fast approaching, bringing with it familiar scenarios like intense bouts of studying for final IB exams, polishing off almost-completed projects, handing off and tone-setting from second to first years, figuring out how to make bay jumps COVID-safe, planning Grad/leaving events and ceremonies in earnest, and looking ahead to next fall. Read more

Women's Empowerment Day on Campus

Last month, the Women’s Empowerment Club hosted the second annual Women’s Empowerment Day. The team worked diligently for months to develop and refine a day full of educational activities and personal stories to shine a light on the female experience. Read more

Student Initiative | Puka Project

Meet Maria (Year 46/2021, Peru) and learn how she will use the "Go Make a Difference" grant to address menstrual poverty in her home community with her Puka Project.

Pearson Producers | A Growing Trend

In this latest photo essay you can find out how the student-led activity Pearson Producers supplements healthy eating on campus. View the photo essay.

Campus Campaign Supports Teacher's KULE Initiative

Earlier this month, the entire Pearson campus — including students, staff, and faculty — showed their community spirit by raising $4,547 to support students to travel to Kenya and participate in KULE summer 2022 projects. Read more

Kohtaro Kosugiyama
YR 41/2016, Japan

Congratulations to our very own Kohtaro for being appointed as Head of Sustainable Development Goals at The Adecco Group in Japan! His mission - develop corporate strategy to “make the future work for everyone.”

I still dream of Pearson | Chantal's legacy story

For Pearson alumna Chantal Delorme (Year 11/1986, Canada-QC), memories of her time on campus have never faded. She wants to make sure this same experience is possible for youth today. By including Pearson in her estate planning, she is helping to secure the future of the College. Read more



21 May 2021 | 11 am PDT

To our alumni: If you have an hour to spare on Friday 21 May between 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Pearson Time), please consider registering as expert alum for the upcoming YR 46 ALUMNI FOR LIFE Session. This online experience will feature practical tips by recent alum about their university life; ways to boost your "United World Connectivity"; dynamic breakout rooms; fun live "assignments" and much more.

Please sign up and help us spark a lifelong "United World Consciousness" in our graduating Year 46s! Please Benoît at alumni@pearsoncollege.ca.


Celebrating Host Families

Over the past 5 years, Margaret Bluck has hosted 49 Pearson students from 37 different countries in her capacity as host parent, alongside alumni when they come back to visit.
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Back by Popular Demand

Join Jacqueline Green (YR 11/1986, Canada-SK) and 3 other Pearson alum in a free, special presentation for UWC alumni entitled:

3 Tips for Parenting Through the Pandemic and Beyond

Sat, May 15, 2021
8 AM PT | 11 AM ET
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In Memoriam

We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family of Galen Weston Sr. Mr. Weston was a dedicated volunteer fundraiser for the College and, both personally and through his family’s W. Garfield Weston Foundation, was generous in his support of Pearson.
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