News archive - 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Startup Food Not Waste secures funding to reduce food waste

A new $1,800 investment from the Ryther Fund will allow St. Paul’s GreenHouse alumna Elle Crevits and her partner Jonathan Ramzan, an Environment and Business alumnus, to expand their social-purpose startup, Food Not Waste.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

St. Paul's International Development grad wins $20,000 fellowship

St. Paul's alumnus Ian Pinnell, who graduated from International Development just this term, has won a fellowship worth $20,000 at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

St. Paul’s community rallies in support of Nepalese relief effort

Lindsay Kalbfleisch, a Recreation and Leisure student who lived at St. Paul’s in 2010-11, was immediately moved to action when she heard the news about the devastating earthquake in Nepal. Kalbfleisch had travelled to Mount Everest base camp along with 13 other UWaterloo students and their Geography Professor Sanjay Nepal in April 2014. At least half of those students had lived at St. Paul’s and many others participated in academic and community life at the College. In fact, approximately 30 St.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

International Development students return from field placements

Twenty-seven fourth-year International Development (INDEV) students return to campus on Monday, April 27 after two terms interning with local development organizations in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Placed through the World University Service of Canada in countries such as Senegal, Ghana, Nepal, Peru, Vietnam, Botswana, and Burkina Faso, the students will have a week of debriefing and then make final presentations at a capstone event at St. Paul’s University College on Friday, May 1.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

St. Paul's announces Distinguished and Young Alumni Award Winners

St. Paul’s University College will recognize 10 Distinguished Alumni and two Young Alumni Award winners this Friday, March 27, at the Donalda Club in Toronto. The awards recognize alumni who have achieved notable professional success and have made significant contributions to their community or shown leadership in a field relating to St. Paul’s mission and values.

Recipients are all University of Waterloo alumni who lived in residence at St. Paul’s for at least two terms, or studied an academic program offered at St. Paul’s.