Bachar Karkoukli and Yung Truong receive the Vanier College 2011-2012 Teaching Excellence Award

December 12, 2012.  This year, there were two Vanier teachers whose work is so outstanding they were both selected to receive the Vanier College 2011-2012 Teaching Excellence Award.  Bachar Karkoukli was honored for his dedication and contributions to his students and to the Vanier Building Systems Engineering Technology program.  Yung Truong was recognized for her […]

Vanier College will represent Québec at the 2012 Prix Goncourt des Lycéens

Since the beginning of September, six Vanier College students and their French teacher have been busily reading the novels short listed for the 2012 Prix Goncourt des Lycéens. That’s because it’s Vanier College who will represent Quebec this year at this very prestigious literary prize.   2000 students from France and other countries Since its […]

The Vanier English Department presents a Symposium on Language and Writing

Although we use words every day, we often take the English language for granted.  To show how relevant language and literature are and how dynamic they can be, the Vanier College English Department is presenting Language and Writing in the 21st Century: A Symposium, from November 7 to 9, 2012. Language is a flexible tool […]

Vanier College will offer courses at the new Education Centre at Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré

Montreal, September 21, 2012.  A year ago, the Vanier College Board of Directors signed a partnership agreement with the MRC des Laurentides to establish a Centre and offer education services to surrounding communities in the Laurentians.  Now that renovations are complete, Vanier will begin offering courses at the new Education Centre situated on the site […]

Ron Curtis winner of the 2012 Academic Coordinator Award

It is in recognition of his outstanding service to the English Department of Vanier College, that Ron Curtis has been named the winner of the 2011-2012 Academic Coordinator Award. Created by Director General, Gilbert Héroux, the Academic Coordinator Award recognizes exemplary leadership skills in a Coordinator of an Academic Program, Department, or Discipline. And indeed, […]

Dr. Simon Blackburn launches the first Vanier College Humanities Symposium

Who says philosophy is only for academics? Certainly not world-renowned philosopher, Dr. Simon Blackburn, who has worked hard to make philosophy accessible to a wider audience and who will launch Humanities, Truth and Lies – the first Vanier College Humanities Symposium with his Opening Keynote address on February 1 at 1:30 in the Vanier College […]

Swedish Delegation Visits Vanier College

It was the warmest welcome they had ever received in their various trips to schools around the world indicated one member of a delegation of 12 Swedish Folk High School principals who visited Vanier College on April 11, 2011. “Swedish Folk High Schools are a rather heterogeneous phenomenon, but there are common attributes,” stated Henning […]

Learning lessons from history through the Vanier College Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide

Confronting Genocide: 1915-2011 is the theme of this year’s 18th annual Vanier College / Kleinmann Family Foundation Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide. The underlying aim of the Symposium, which runs this year from April 4th to 8th, 2011, is to alert young people to discrimination, racism and genocide in their many manifestations, and to […]

Celebrating French during La semaine de la francophonie at Vanier College

Vanier College is proud to be participating in the month-long Francofête 2011, by holding is own first La semaine de la francophonie, March 21-25. Through various events and activities taking place throughout the week, the Vanier French Department aims to underline the value and the importance of the French language both in Quebec and in […]

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