Diversity in the classroom: the subject of a conference at Vanier College

While the Vanier College community celebrates its rich mix of students from a variety of cultural, religious, linguistic, and other backgrounds, this diversity also presents teachers with interesting challenges in the classroom.  Hence, on May 20, 2015, more than 50 teachers gathered at Vanier College for “Inclusion in/en Action”, a conference on diversity in the […]

Vanier College Hosting Two Major Educational Conferences Bringing Together Deans From Across Canada

Vanier College is hosting the meetings of the Council of Deans of Trades and Apprenticeship Canada (CDTAC) and the National Council of Deans of Technology (NCDOT). More than 55 Deans of Trades and Technology from across the country will be present at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Montreal from May 20th to May 22nd 2015. […]

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 […]

Canadian premiere of Chelsea Clinton’s film Of Many at the 23rd Annual Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention Symposium at Vanier College

Our World, Our Responsibility: Your Action! is the title of the 23rd Annual Holocaust Education and Genocide Prevention Foundation Symposium which will take place at Vanier College April 13-17, 2015. Chelsea Clinton’s documentary film Of Many will have its Canadian premiere at Vanier College and is a main feature of the weeklong symposium. The film […]

International Women’s Week: 36 Years at Vanier College March 2nd – 6th, 2015

Elizabeth May, MP representing Saanich-Gulf Islands and Leader of the Green Party of Canada will be the keynote speaker at the 36th edition of International Women’s Week at Vanier College, organized by the Vanier College Women’s Studies program.  Elizabeth May will speak on Tuesday, March 3rd, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm in the Vanier Auditorium. […]

Vanier College Students win awards at the Montreal United Nations Conference

What better way to learn about politics and international relations than by participating in simulations.  This year, several Vanier students were delegates at two Model United Nations events where they won awards for their outstanding performances. Big winners at the Montreal United Nations Conference (MUNC) November 21-23, 2014, Vanier sent 11 delegates to the Montreal […]

Catch up with science novelties during 2014 Vanier Science Week

How musicians manage to memorize entire scores of music, melting tropical glaciers, women in engineering, the Higgs boson, games and competitions – it’s all part of Vanier College Science Week 2014 (March 24th – 28th).  The week-long event celebrates science through fascinating talks and other activities. Angels, demons and others The week kicks off on […]

Vanier College celebrates its 35th International Women’s Week

Sex workers, intersexuality, women in sports, women in veils, women in engineering – they are all up for discussion during the 35th annual Vanier College International Women’s Week, from March 3 to 7, 2014.  Every day offers fascinating guest speakers, films, discussions and presentations. Tattoo artists will share their experiences as women tattoo artists; a […]

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 […]

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