FROM AROUND THE WORLD:
Stories of Vanier Students 2006
October 25, 2006
Centre held a book launch for its most recent edition of Voices
From Around The World: Stories of Vanier Students on October 25,
2006. Of the 44 stories that make up the collection, nine were
selected to be read in front of the audience in the Amphitheatre.
The event opened with
a welcome from our Academic Dean, John McMahon. Joanne Ellis of
The Learning Centre spoke about the history of Voices From Around
The World, and English teacher Susana Moreno spoke about what it
was like to work on the book with her students. The event was a
wonderful way for us to celebrate the richness of Vaniers
diverse student population.
We invite you to view
some photos below whaich were taken at the book launch.
MC: Cari-Lynn Clough, The Learning Centre
Welcome: John McMahon, Academic Dean
Voices from Around the World: A Brief History: Joanne Ellis
Involvement in the 2006 Project: Susana Moreno
"The Life of a New Stranger in
Canada" by Amina Ijaz
"No Pain, No Gain" by Ayman
"The Biggest Step of My Life"
by Irina Ionescu
"Fifteen Years Old in the
Spanish Tradition" by Karen Marquez
"The Life Until Now" by Lu Kai
"The Carnival in Cajamarca"
by Maria Angelica Apaza Castro
"Almost Another Country"
by Philippe Lajeunesse
"Love Snow" by Shao Bin Zhou
"The Beginning of the End"
Some of the Student Readers