Vanier College presents Possible Worlds: A Symposium

When we think of worlds, planets are usually what immediately come to mind. But when Vanier College presents the 2014 Vanier College English Department’s annual symposium entitled, Possible Worlds, it’s something other than planets that will be explored for three days, from October 29 to the 31st. “Worlds can be more than just physical places,” […]

Côte-Nord Spring Break for Vanier Students

Vanier students and teachers will take a motor coach to Kegaska, at the end of Route 138—50 km from Natashquan and 1,300 km from Montreal—so they can explore Quebec’s Côte-Nord! This 9-day visit, starting March 14, is part of Vanier’s Winter Session universal complementary course, Le Nord : territoires et imaginaires. A region and a culture to discover […]

Lying and Other Misdirections will be explored during the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Most of us feel uneasy when we lie and feel manipulated when we are misled. Yet, lying and deception are part of life.  From self-deception to hyperbole, from cheating to propaganda, from equivocation to denial, the 2014 Vanier College Humanities Symposium, running February 3 to 7, aims to explore the complex nature of lying and […]

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 […]

La Semaine de la Francophonie 2013 au Cégep Vanier

La Semaine de la francophonie au cégep Vanier aura lieu du 25 au 28 mars 2013. S’inscrivant à la fois dans une perspective interculturelle et une perspective internationale, la Semaine de la francophonie se veut un moment pour valoriser la langue française et pour promouvoir les cultures francophones auprès de la population du cégep Vanier […]

Stanley Fish, Charles Taylor and Mark Kingwell headline the 2013 Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Thought-provoking, argumentative, outspoken, and enjoyable, that’s what the 2013 Vanier College Humanities Symposium is aiming for with a stellar line-up of world renowned thinkers coming to Vanier February 4-8, 2013.  Stanley Fish On February 7, at 11:30 a.m. Stanley Fish, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and currently the Davidson-Kahn Distinguished […]

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