News for International Development

Monday, January 29, 2018

Professor Teferi Mergo named Fellow of global research network

Teferi Mergo

Teferi Mergo, an assistant professor of Economics at St. Paul’s and UWaterloo, was recently appointed a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), a non-partisan, independent organization that serves as an international network and virtual platform for researchers and policy makers.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Joseph Flores selected for the Alex Foto Memorial Award

Joseph Flores on his field placement

International Development student Joseph Flores is the 2017 Alex Foto Memorial Award recipient. He receives $1,000 to support the costs of his fourth-year field placement in Ghana, where he is working with local communities who are trying to protect their watershed and water supply from environmental threats.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Alana Westervelt wins inaugural Alex Foto Memorial Award

Alana Westerveld

Fourth-year International Development student Alana Westervelt becomes the first recipient of an award that was set up to commemorate the humanitarian spirit of Alex Foto, a St. Paul’s student who passed away suddenly in the summer of 2014.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

International Development Class of 2016 receive graduation rings

Class of 2016

The fifth graduating class in International Development received their INDEV graduation rings yesterday at a daytime ceremony. The rings represent the ‘fellowship’ of this program, which teaches the knowledge, business skills and innovative thinking required to bring about human development that is environmentally sustainable, culturally responsible, and scientifically sound.

Monday, April 25, 2016

St. Paul’s welcomes Richard Myers as new principal

Dr. Richard Myers

St. Paul’s University College is pleased to announce that political scientist Richard Myers has been appointed Principal for a five-year term as of July 2016.