Vanier College Student Initiates Effort to Help Young Women in Malawi

Vanier College student Alexandra Mota has launched an initiative to help promote adolescent girls’ school attendance and performance in Malawi. Alexandra will be travelling to Malawi next March as part of a project to supply several hundred women between the ages of 13 and 17 with washable feminine hygiene pads in collaboration with Lunapads, a […]

Vanier Nursing students win first place at the 6th Annual Shanghai International Nursing Skills Contest

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Dorothea Novielli and Jessica Bogdanksi, both third-year Vanier nursing students, won first place at the 6th Annual Shanghai International Nursing Skills Contest (SINSC) held in early November at the Shanghai University of Medicine and Health Sciences. More than 100 competitors from 9 countries took part in over 65 […]

Vanier’s Melodie Hicks Awarded a Prix Florence for Community Involvement

Vanier College is proud to announce that Vanier Nursing teacher Melodie Hicks has been awarded a 2016 prix Florence given by the OIIQ (Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec). Melodie received the award in the category of engagement communautaire in recognition of her community involvement and commitment through the Vanier Malawi Nursing Exchange as […]

Vanier Nursing Conference looks at What Difference does Difference Make

On May 8th, Vanier College held its 5th Annual Vanier College Nursing Conference, entitled, What Difference Does Difference Make? Keynote Speaker: Kara Redden More than 300 people attended the conference where guest speaker Kara Redden, a Vanier nursing graduate who participated in the Malawi exchange while she was at Vanier, gave the keynote address.  After […]

Vanier Nursing students promote healthy living for students

Once again this year, Vanier College Nursing students are bringing health information to young people during the annual Nursing Health Promotion Fair. The fair will take place at Vanier on March 11 in the Student Mall.  Then it will move to a local high school, LaurenHill Academy Senior Campus in Ville St-Laurent, for the following […]

Vanier Nursing graduate, Matthew Barr, wins a 2013 Forces Avenir Award for his social commitment

Vanier College is very proud to announce that Nursing graduate, Matthew Barr, is the winner of a 2013 Forces Avenir Award in the category of Étudiant engagé. This category recognizes students with a strong commitment to their communities. Matthew has already brought aid to communities in need Matthew would like to bring his nursing knowledge […]

Two Vanier teams earn the 2012-13 Team Achievement Award

It takes a remarkable team of people to put on noteworthy events and offer great services to students.  This year Vanier College is honouring two outstanding teams with 2012-13 Employee Recognition Team Awards: the team that designed and implemented the new universal complementary course entitled Holocaust and Totalitarianism: Journeys through Germany, Poland and the Czech […]

Vanier Nursing’s Melodie Hicks: the guest speaker at Health Partners International milestone celebration

Vanier College Nursing professor, Melodie Hicks, will be the keynote speaker when Dollard des Ormeaux-based Health Partners International Canada celebrates the milestone of providing $400 million in medical aid to the developing world.  Vanier-Malawi Nursing Exchange Since 2008, Melodie has travelled several times to Malawi in sub-Saharan Africa to participate in various Vanier College projects […]

Vanier Nursing student wins 2011 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Vanier College is very proud to announce that second year Nursing student, Matthew Barr, has won a 2011 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes the volunteerism of young people and encourages them to continue in that work while pursing their higher education. For humanitarian service and strong academics The award itself reads: “In recognition […]

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