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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

GreenHouse innovators receive Social Impact Fund grants

Social Impact Fund recipients hold up a banner

Six GreenHouse social ventures received a total of $13,000 at the latest Social Impact Showcase, which highlights the work of each term’s innovators.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

St. Paul’s names champion of Indigenous entrepreneurship as its new Chancellor

Head shot of JP Gladu

St. Paul’s University College is pleased to announce the appointment of JP Gladu as its next Chancellor. Mr. Gladu is the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), one of Canada’s premier organizations for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Monday, June 5, 2017

St. Paul’s is a certified Fair Trade campus

Close up of hands holding a St. Paul's mug filled with Fair Trade Tea

St. Paul’s, in partnership with Watson’s Eatery, is proud to announce that we are now an officially certified Fair Trade campus. We have been serving fair trade coffee and other items for years, as well as implementing other sustainable and eco-friendly initiatives.

Friday, June 2, 2017

New plant nursery opens at St. Paul’s

New plant nursery just before opening

A new plant nursery, situated beside the original St. Paul’s community garden, was inaugurated at a reception on Friday, June 2. The plant nursery was funded by a Chartwells Campus Project grant, and will help increase the food output of the St. Paul’s community garden, now run by UW Campus Market Garden.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre wins Equity and Inclusivity Award

Group of 4 women, 3 are Indigenous students accepting the award

Above: Kate Rybczynski (Chair of SWEC), Amy Smoke, Shelby Keedwell,
Emma Smith

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Social Impact Showcase announces Big Ideas Challenge winners

Winners of the Big Ideas Challenge

Above: Tim Souza (SEED), Julia Hiscock (MapleKey), the Soleful team, Indi Madar (Arawelo), and the Cultured team

Monday, April 3, 2017

GreenHouse startup wins $25,000 Velocity prize

Marlena Books team accepting cheque

Marlena Books, a St. Paul's GreenHouse startup, won one of four big $25,000 Velocity Fund prizes up for grabs at the most recent competition. 

Marlena Books is a venture that was created by Rachel Thompson to help people with dementia and Alzheimer's keep mentally active through reading materials made specifically for them. 

Monday, February 13, 2017

St. Paul’s enters into unique partnership with Athletics

motion blurred image of girl playing basketball

 
St. Paul’s University College has launched a Booster Club for the women’s basketball team, as well as the St. Paul’s Women’s Basketball Excellence Awards, which will provide financial awards for members of this varsity team. The idea is for St. Paul’s to do its part in supporting UWaterloo varsity athletics by focusing its attention on one specific team.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

St. Paul's alumnus produces film that wins Sundance award

Film-makers accepting award

St. Paul's alumnus David Cornfield's new documentary, Chasing Coral, won the audience choice award for U.S. documentary at the Sundance Film Festival. David and his wife, Linda, are executive producers of the film.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Statement on the events in Quebec City

Dear members of the St. Paul’s community: