Vanier College 17th Annual Social Science Festival looks at Perspectives – October 16 to 20, 2017

It’s always a great challenge to see the world through someone else’s eyes.  How do we expand our experiences, or broaden our scope of learning to truly understand another viewpoint?  How do we gain perspective? This year’s Vanier Social Science Festival taking place October 16 – 20, will explore diverse perspectives on issues related to […]

Vanier’s Christopher Gregg receives close to $96,000 to engineer yeast strains to produce a particular therapeutic compound

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Christopher Gregg of the Biology Department was recently awarded a three-year grant of close to $32,000 a year from the Fonds de Recherche Nature et Technologies Québec (FRQNT) to evaluate the efficiency of genetically engineered strains of yeast to produce commercially important compounds similar to morphine and codeine. […]

Inauguration of the Linda and Sheldon Kagan Collection at Vanier College

Amid smiles, speeches, music and applause, Vanier College officially inaugurated the new Linda and Sheldon Kagan Collection now housed on the 5th floor of the Vanier Library. Last year, well-known Montreal concert promoter Sheldon Kagan donated his extensive collection of albums, CDs, books and music tapes to the Vanier College Music Department. With the completion […]

Annie-Claude Banville Named New Academic Dean at Vanier College

Mr. John McMahon, Director General of Vanier College, is pleased to announce that Mrs. Annie-Claude Banville has been named as the college’s new Academic Dean. This decision was approved by Vanier College’s Board of Directors following a recommendation by Vanier College’s Academic Council. “It is with great pleasure that I welcome Annie-Claude to the Vanier […]

At Vanier College: (Dis)Comfort Zones: Negotiating Tensions and Cultivating Belonging in College Classrooms in Quebec – a conference for people working in education

The Critical Diversity in Higher Education (CDHE) research team at Vanier College has launched a formal invitation to (Dis)Comfort Zones: Negotiating Tensions and Cultivating Belonging in College Classrooms in Quebec, a two-day conference exploring issues of diversity and inclusion in the Cégep system. The event takes place Wednesday, May 17 to Thursday, May 18, 2017 […]

2017 Vanier College Humanities Symposium will explore “Silence”

In an era bombarded with noise of all kinds, the Humanities Department at Vanier College has chosen to explore the theme of “Silence” during the 6th annual Humanities Symposium. From January 30th to February 3rd, 2017, artists, scholars, philosophers and others will explore the meaning and presence of silence in its many different forms in […]

Vanier College and the Vanier College Foundation provide close to $12,000 in Entrance Scholarships

Vanier College and the Vanier College Foundation are very pleased to announce that at a ceremony held on November 30th, close to $12,000 in Entrance Scholarships provided jointly by the Foundation and the Office of the Academic Dean was awarded to the 75 top new students beginning their studies at Vanier College in the fall […]

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