Water Week at Vanier College January 23-27, 2012

Gone is bottled water from vending machines at Vanier College. Single-use disposable plastic water bottles are now a thing of the past on campus. To celebrate this event, the Vanier Sustainability Office, in partnership with the VCSA (Vanier Students Association), VERT (the student environment committee) and the Math and Science Center, are holding the first […]

2012 Vanier College BDC Case Challenge will welcome 30 teams from all across Canada

Seven years ago, three local Cegeps gathered to compete in the first Vanier College BDC Case Challenge. It was a humble beginning for a competition that this year will welcome 30 teams from colleges across Canada coming to Montreal to compete against one another on February 11-12, 2012 in the hope of earning a chance […]

Michael Noonan, Vanier Science Grad, wins a Rhodes Scholarship!

Michael Noonan, a 2007 Science graduate of Vanier College, is one of two Quebec winners of this year’s Rhodes Scholarships, widely considered the most prestigious scholarships in the world. Valued at approximately $50,000 a year, Rhodes Scholarships provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England. From […]

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 […]

A delegation from India visits Vanier and John Abbott Colleges to look at problem-based learning and peer instruction

Phase II of a joint project between Vanier College and John Abbott College Teaching methods that get students involved in their studies produce results no matter where the school is located. Wanting to learn about the Cegep approach to student-centered and problem-based learning, a delegation of nine administrators from polytechnic colleges in Tamil Nadu, India, […]

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 […]

Thanks to a new partnership with the MRC des Laurentides, Vanier College prepares to offer English educational services to Laurentian communities

With a view to bringing English educational services to communities located in the Laurentians, the Vanier College Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has approved an agreement with the MRC des Laurentides that will see Vanier College opening an education centre in the historical site of La Pisciculture de Saint-Faustin, a former […]

Vanier College Board denounces surprise budget cuts

Responding to a unilateral demand by the Ministry of Education, Leisure and Sport that the public cegeps make an in-year cut of $29.8 million from their 2011-2012 budgets, on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, the Vanier College Board of Directors passed a resolution strongly opposing this unannounced and unexpected reduction in funding. Although pressure from the […]

Odette Côté appointed new Vanier College Dean of the Faculty of Social Science, Commerce, Arts and Letters

Vanier College is pleased to announce the appointment of Odette Côté to the position of Dean of the Faculty of Social Science, Commerce, Arts and Letters. Odette Côté’s career spans twenty-five years of work in education and design. Most recently she served as interim Faculty Dean at the Cégep de l’Outaouais. Prior to that, she […]

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