Three St. Paul’s GreenHouse innovators received Social Impact Fund grants totaling $5,000 at the most recent GreenHouse Social Impact Showcase event, which highlights the progress of various social innovators every term.
Alumna Rachel Thompson, founder of Marlena Books, also spoke about making an impact through social entrepreneurship. Her social venture, which is producing specialized reading material for older adults with dementia, has been successful in winning support from long-term care homes and funding from several organizations.
St. Paul’s University College is pleased to welcome Brenda Simpson as our new Board of Governors Chair. Brenda has been sitting on the Board as a community representative for five years, as well as on the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre’s Indigenous Advisory Council since its inception in 2013. She takes over from Rod Barr, who has served the Board with dedication.