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 […]

Vanier Nursing student wins 2011 Garfield Weston Award

Vanier College is very proud to announce that second year nursing student Matthew Barr has won a prestigious 2011 Upper Year Garfield Weston Award. The Award is designed to recognize outstanding students in technology programs with a strong commitment to their fields of study and who want to make positive contributions to their communities. Each […]

Three Vanier students receive 2011 RFCM Scholarships

Three Vanier students received scholarships from the Regroupement des fondations collégiales de Montréal at the Recognition Gala for RFCM Scholarships for the Next Generation held on May 3, 2011. This year’s Vanier winners are: Tevy Chan, Honours Health Science, Kara Leigh Redden, Nursing, and Cyndi Charlemagne, Professional Music & Song Techniques. Each recipient was awarded […]

Malawi Nursing Exchange: a unique opportunity for Vanier Nursing Students

Thanks to a generous donation from Abbott Laboratories, Vanier College Nursing students who are currently on the first Vanier Nursing exchange with Africa, brought with them four Abbott Diabetes Care glucometers and hundreds of test strips for testing patients for high blood sugar levels. “These meters and test strips are worth a fortune and will […]

Meeting the challenge of Nursing in a multicultural society – a nursing conference at Vanier College leads the way.

“Nursing education encourages working with clients to individualize their care. However my experience has been that this may exist in theory but not necessarily in practice,” states Melodie Hicks, Nursing teacher at Vanier College. “We cannot afford to treat everyone the same. We must acknowledge our differences and respect them.” To address the challenges facing […]

Tattoos, tanning, safe clubbing and safe sex – all part of the annual Vanier Nursing Health Promotion Fair

Montreal, March 10, 2010. 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 Wednesday, March 10th from 10AM to 3PM in the Student Mall. Then it will move to Rosemont High School for the […]

Vanier College leads in the success rate of its Nursing graduates writing the professional exam

Montreal, February 23, 2010. Among Quebec Anglophone Cegeps and among all cegeps in Montreal, Vanier College Nursing ranked first when it obtained the highest success rate of its graduates at the annual professional exams of the Quebec Order of Nurses (Ordre des infirmiers et infirmières du Québec), written in September 2009. With a success rate […]

Vanier Nursing Department Sends Textbooks to Malawi

Montreal, February 8, 2010. “It’s weighty knowledge indeed – in fact 500 pounds of knowledge bound in nursing textbooks packed in a container destined for Lilongwe, Malawi” explains Vanier Nursing teacher Melodie Hicks. “The Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Conception picked up the $9000 shipping costs. They agreed to carry the textbooks free of charge […]

A fresh face for Nursing at Vanier!

October 29, 2009. Talk about leveling the playing field: Karim El-Sebai, a 17-year old, first year Vanier College Nursing student, sees no paradox in studying Nursing and playing AAA College football. First year Nursing teachers, Melodie Hicks and Michelina Catallozzi with Karim El-Sebai #93 Karim played football for the Laval Bulldogs and is currently playing […]

Vanier College Nursing graduate wins the 2009 OIIQ Scholarship

She already had a degree in Sociology, but Christine Kostecki wanted more. So she enrolled in the Nursing Program at Vanier College where she graduated in 2008. Now she has won the $5000 OIIQ 2009 Scholarship to continue her nursing studies at McGill. The $5000 bursary is awarded by the Quebec Order of Nurses (Ordre […]

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