Vanier graduate Alexis Lahorra wins a Forces AVENIR bursary for spearheading an Anti-Bullying Awareness Campaign

What’s to be done about bullying in schools, online, in companies?  It’s a problem without a ready solution but Vanier graduate Alexis Lahorra didn’t let that stop her. She decided to run the “Stronger than a Rock” Anti-Bullying Awareness campaign. For her efforts, Alexis was recently awarded a $2,000 Forces AVENIR 2014 bursary in the category of […]

Vanier College earns an Honorable Mention and maintains Excellence as a Cégep Vert

Once again this year, Cégep Vert has recognized Vanier College’s efforts towards improving sustainability.  In June, ENvironnement JEUnesse (ENJEU) announced that Vanier College had maintained the Excellence Level certification as a Cégep Vert du Québec 2013-2014, and also earned an Honourable Mention for its Water Week 2014 activities. To obtain a Cégep Vert du Québec […]

Vanier College Physics teacher Karen Tennenhouse receives an AQPC Mention d’honneur

Congratulations to Vanier College Physics teacher Karen Tennenhouse who received a Mention d’honneur from the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC) at their 34th annual symposium held June 3-5.  Karen was one of the 59 cegep teachers honoured this year.  The AQPC Mention d’honneur recognizes the recipients’ commitment to teaching as well as the quality […]

A Hats Off to You Award goes to Vanier Architectural Technology student Susana Dutra

Congratulations to 3rd year Architectural Technology student Susana Dutra for winning a $500 Hats Off to You – Chapeaux les filles 2014 award.  Chapeaux les filles is a province-wide program run by the Ministry of Education, which awards scholarships to young women who are enrolled in technical programs leading to traditionally male-dominated occupations. Following her […]

Vanier Honours Science student wins three important scholarships

Congratulations to Vanier Health Science Student, Fatima Boulmalf, who recently won three important scholarships.  Fatima was one of sixty young people from across Canada who received a $1,000 Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation Citizenship and Scholarship Award in recognition of their community service, humanitarianism, and volunteerism.  She also received a $2,000 Great-West Life, London […]

A Vanier student receives a $1,000 Gaz Métro Bursary from the OTPQ

Congratulations to Gregory Dagenais, a student in Building Systems Engineering Technology at Vanier College who has been awarded the 2014 Gaz Metro Bursary of $1,000 by the Québec Order of Professional Technologists (Ordre des technologues professionnels du Québec). Passionate about how machines work Gregory is passionate about Building Systems.  From a very early age he […]

$2,000 scholarship awarded to Vanier student bound for Engineering at Concordia University

Congratulations to Vanier Health Science student Alina Istomina who recently won the Order of Quebec Engineers Foundation Scholarship.  Every year, the Foundation awards fifteen scholarships worth $2,000 each, to Cegep students who intend to pursue engineering studies at university. The Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec Foundation is committed to supporting initiatives that further exploration and […]

A budding Vanier student inventor wins a Siemens Bursary

Congratulations to Vanier College Industrial Electronics student, Jeslan Rejendram, the first winner of a newly-created $500 Siemens Bursary to support students interested in studying and working in the area of industrial instrumentation, plant automation, process control, and energy management. Ever since he attended high school at Marymount Academy, Jeslan Rejendram has followed his interest in […]

Vanier College Physics teacher Karen Tennenhouse receives the 2012-2013 Teaching Excellence Award

Physics teacher Karen Tennenhouse has received the 2012-2013 Vanier College Teaching Excellence Award. Admired and appreciated by students and colleagues alike, Karen was given this award in recognition of her “effective use of teaching methodologies in the classroom and for their positive impact on her students; for her meticulous mentoring of colleagues and for her never-ending […]

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