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 […]

Vanier College Kleinmann Family Foundation Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide April 12-16, 2010

Montreal, April 6, 2010. How often does ignorance of others lead to fear, and fear to violence? Likely, far too often. With that in mind, Overcoming Fear of the Other is the theme of this year’s annual Vanier College Kleinmann Family Foundation Symposium on the Holocaust and Genocide, taking place from April 12-16, 2010. Since […]

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