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Monday, April 15, 2019

Social Impact Start-ups secure over $30,000 in Funding, with Voice-related Ventures Leading the Way

GH Winners

On April 9th, GreenHouse celebrated its 17th cohort of social innovators and entrepreneurs at the Social Impact Showcase. As part of this celebration, GreenHouse awarded grants from its Social Impact Fund.  

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

GreenHouse Hosts Design Challenge for Environment Canada

Catalyst Team Picture
On March 15, the same day more than a million students globally participated in a strike for climate change, a group of university and college students gathered in the GreenHouse space at St. Paul’s University College to help make the change their peers were calling for, participating in the Environment Design Challenge (EDC), sponsored by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A Joyful Noise

Vaiva Dzemionas playing the piano

Vaiva Dzemionas, BSW student, loves music. She’s been playing since she was five years old and was trained in voice as a teen. Vaiva is also a talented composer and enjoys combining her musical skills to create beautiful melodies.

Friday, February 22, 2019

The Guests Have Spoken

8,8 out of 10 award pic to St. Paul's
We are thrilled to announce that the guest rooms at St. Paul’s are a recipient of the 2018 Booking.com Guest Review Awards.
 
Over the last seven years, Booking.Com has been awarding specific hotels and accommodation services the Guest Review Award for rising above and delivering outstanding service and hospitality.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Teferi's return from Ethiopia

Tafari

St. Paul’s economics professor Teferi Mergo says, “I grew up in Ethiopia during a very turbulent time, surrounded by serious economic hardships and socio-political upheaval.” This experience sparked his interest in development economics, a subject he teaches as an assistant professor at the University of Waterloo, jointly appointed at St Paul’s and in the Economics Department.