News archive - 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Over the holidays

Winter scene overlooking St. Paul's

We wish you all the best over the holiday season! 

Please note that Student and Guest Services will remain open until 12 pm Friday, December 23,  and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3 at 8:30 am. 

Residence closes Friday at 10 am and will reopen on Monday, January 2 at noon.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Social Impact Fund recipients tackle sustainability and meaningful public engagement

The three recipients

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.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Two GreenHouse social ventures win big at Velocity Fund finals

Michael Wideman with Velocity mock cheque

Two St. Paul’s GreenHouse social ventures, Curiato and Eggplantr, won funding at the most recent Velocity Fund finals. The Velocity Fund awards $375,000 annually to local startups.

Friday, November 4, 2016

St. Paul’s Board of Governors elects Brenda Simpson as new Chair

Brenda Simpson

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.