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 […]

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 […]

Tech Cultures, Tech Selves – the 2011 Vanier College Social Science Festival explores technology in our lives

Technology is a lot more than the mere gadgets we use to get things done. The 2011 Vanier College Social Science Festival, entitled, Tech Cultures, Tech Selves, aims to look at how it also shapes and directs our lives. October 17-21, 2011, guest speakers, panel discussions, special presentations and films will explore how the social […]

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 […]

Laying the foundation for future Vanier College – India exchanges

“Vanier College, which currently shares distance learning materials with developing nations, hopes to send teachers and students on exchanges in India next year,” states Judy Macdonald, Coordinator of Learning Enrichment and Support Services for Programs and International Programs at Vanier College. To lay the groundwork for future projects, she recently participated in the Sixth Pan-Commonwealth […]

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 […]

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