Monday, April 27, 2020

Waterloo hospital finds patient capacity at University-College residence

Room in St. Paul's Green Wing residence

One of Waterloo Region’s largest hospitals is finding extra hospital bed capacity at a local college.

St. Paul’s University College has agreed to provide Grand River Hospital (GRH) with 84 private rooms to house non-urgent patients currently housed at the hospital.  

"We know that hospitals around the world are concerned about their capacity to accommodate the growing number of patients during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Richard Myers, St. Paul’s Principal. “St. Paul’s is happy to do its part to ensure our hospitals have the resources they need during this extraordinary period.”

Monday, April 20, 2020

St. Paul’s alumni couple stepping up during COVID-19

St. Paul's alumni Cameron Turner and Tanya Morose

Like so many Waterloo grads, Cameron Turner (BMath ’02) met his wife Tanya Morose (BSC ’02, MSC ’07) while living at St. Paul’s for two years beginning in fall of 1997, learn how they are working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and doing their parts to help minimize impacts and disruption. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Social venture startup proves relevance during current pandemic

Mobile Medical Clinic

During these ever-changing times, it is good to know that people are willing and capable of helping the world in overcoming the crisis at hand. That is why GreenHouse, has awarded Emre, a social venture startup, $2,500 from the Social Impact Fund and more recently won the People’s Choice Award of $1,000..

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Reconciliation and Indigenous Entrepreneurship, a major focus of TEDxKitchenerED

On February 22, fascinating and engaging presenters hit the stage to share their passions and discuss their visions for the world at TEDxKitchenerED.  

Of the 11 presenters, one was our very own Lori Campbell, Director of Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC) and another was Max Kakekagumick, a high school student from Fort Hope, Ontario, who participated in the first Leadership Entrepreneurship and DesignThinking (LEAD) camp offered by St. Paul’s last May.

Monday, March 16, 2020

COVID-19 information - updated March

COVID-19 Update

St.Paul's University College is suspending in-person classes effective end of day, Friday March 13. Additionally, no in-person exams will be held at the end of this term. Practicum placements will be considered on an individual basis, by the hosting agency. 

Monday, March 16, 2020

GreenHouse Alumni Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Book, Our Stories in STEM

STEM Book

GreenHouse students are often asked, “What’s your why?” The question invites emerging social entrepreneurs to figure out what change they truly want to make, and from there to determine the best way of doing so.

Friday, January 31, 2020

New Fellowships for Upper-Year Residents

The Board of Governors has created two new fellowships for students who wish to return to residence for a second year. The fellowships are named in honour of two retiring members of the Board who have provided outstanding service to the College over an extended period of time.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

St. Paul’s Alumnus recognized by World Vision Canada with the 2019 Ruth Roberts Award

Cherie Wei World Vision award

Cherie Wai (BES ’19) was recently recognized with World Vision Canada’s Ruth Roberts Award. This award is part of World Vision’s Hero’s for Children Awards, which celebrate individuals who have a heart for children and have demonstrated effort to make the world a better place, ‘especially’ for children.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Accessibility and Health startups were awarded $10,000 in funding to launch their ideas

my restful mind receiving award

From left to right: Gary Foerster, Hassan Moeen, Ali Anwar, Tania Del Matto

On December 5, GreenHouse celebrated its 19th cohort of social innovators and entrepreneurs at the Social Impact Showcase. As part of this celebration, GreenHouse awarded grants from its Social Impact Fund.  

Monday, November 25, 2019

St. Paul’s Wraps Up Another Terrific United Way Campaign

St. Paul’s Wraps Up AnotherTerrific United Way Campaign

St. Paul’s University College has once again demonstrated its commitment to the local community by concluding a remarkably successful United Way campaign.

“Our university is strongly supported by the community in which it’s located” says St. Paul’s Principal Richard Myers.  “And there’s no better way to show our appreciation of the local community than through donations to the regional United Way.”

The College set a fund-raising goal of $3,200 with a “stretch” goal of $3,800.  The final total for the St. Paul’s was an amazing $4,630.

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