News archive - 2014

Friday, November 7, 2014

Alex Foto Memorial Fund is established

In memory of Alexandra Josephine Foto1995 – 2014

The Alex Foto Memorial Fund will support a student that cares deeply about humanitarian and poverty issues, and who is participating in the International Development Program’s fourth-year field placement in a developing country.    

Additional funds raised will assist with the purchase of a memorial bench and tree, along with a plaque for Alex, on campus as a tribute to her passion to learn.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

St. Paul’s GreenHouse a finalist for innovation award

St. Paul’s GreenHouse, a live-in social innovation community, has been selected as a finalist for the Ashoka U-Cordes Innovation Award, identifying GreenHouse's work as ‘one of the premiere models of social innovation in higher education.’

The award recognizes high impact and highly replicable education innovations, and the winner will be decided at an awards ceremony at the Ashoka U Exchange at the University of Maryland in Washington, DC in February.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Lloyd Axworthy to be installed as first chancellor of St. Paul's today

Humanitarian and former parliamentarian Lloyd Axworthy will be installed as the first chancellor of St. Paul’s University College today. As part of his duties, Axworthy will sit on the St. Paul’s Board of Governors and provide leadership to the College.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Global study confirms high birth rate is hurting standard of living

St. Paul’s University College Professor Teferi Mergo is co-author of a new global study conducted in 40 countries and published in the leading U.S.

Monday, October 6, 2014

$2,500 Spring Residence Scholarships available

Are you really active in your community? We're offering St. Paul's Spring Residence Scholarships to students who have made a difference to the College, the University of Waterloo, or another community.

This scholarship is valued at $2,500, and will be paid as a reduction in residence fees. (Spring 2015 fees are $4,570 for a double room and full weekday meal plan with 5 swipes/day. With the scholarship, residence fees are reduced to $2,070). A free $375 single room upgrade is possible if single rooms are available.