Colleagues and Friends of Heather Lewis met to celebrate her accomplishments and to say farewell on August 18, 2004.

Heather has been Dean of the Faculty of Social Science, Commerce, Arts and Letters since 1998. Prior to becoming Dean, she was a teacher and coordinator in the English Department and the Liberal Arts Program. Heather leaves us to take up new duties as Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Camosun College in Victoria, BC.


Two talented Vanier Music students provided music for the occasion.
Carina Mach, electric bass (left) and Jordan Peters, electric guitar.

(Left to right) Nancy Wargny, incoming Dean of Social Science, Commerce,
Arts and Letters, with Wanda Kalina, Nora Soukiassian and Kay Spooner.

Jock Mackay and Wilma Brown

The crowd mills around prior to the start of the festivities which included a catered lunch as well as heart-felt reminiscences from friends and colleagues

Michael Danby-Smith and Pauline Frost (Ray Prystasz in the background)

Patrizia DiDonato, Nathalie Viau, Lisa Millelire,
Karen Tee
and Marlene Major from the Psychology Department.

Serge Hervouet-Zeiber and Debora Resnick

Matthieu Sossoyan, Marc Belanger, Lyne Marie LaRocque,
Kay Spooner, Myriam Mansour and Alena Perout

Academic Dean Peter Ross

Director General Michael Macchiagodena

David Southmayd

Arlene Steiger

Ron Curtis

Roger Guetta

Guest of honour, Heather Lewis

A large throng was on hand to join in the royal send-off.

Dean Nancy Wargny, former Dean Fran Davis, Lynne Hill and Judy Macdonald

Ian MacArthur

Shirley Pettifer, the winner of this year's Teaching Excellence Award

Pauline Frost talks to Jim Najarian. Wanda Kalina is in the background.

Jim Fraser and
Music student Jordan Peters talk with Nadia Turbide.

Newly appointed Dean Nancy Wargny wishes all the best to Heather.