Vanier College 17th Annual Social Science Festival looks at Perspectives – October 16 to 20, 2017

It’s always a great challenge to see the world through someone else’s eyes.  How do we expand our experiences, or broaden our scope of learning to truly understand another viewpoint?  How do we gain perspective? This year’s Vanier Social Science Festival taking place October 16 – 20, will explore diverse perspectives on issues related to […]

Vanier College’s Rhys Adams receives a $96,000 FRQNT grant to study the use of silicon nitride for high speed communications

Photonics, which is the use of light to perform functions similar to those of electronics, has transformed the quality of our daily lives in ways unimaginable decades ago. For example, it has had a huge impact on communication systems and networks, which have stimulated economic prosperity for business, healthcare, education, and entertainment sectors. Vanier College […]

Vanier’s Alex Moore and Florence Laroche win 2017 Hydro Quebec-FAEQ Scholarships

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Social Science students Alex Moore and Florence Laroche both received scholarships from Hydro Quebec in collaboration with the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec (Québec foundation for athletic excellence, or FAEQ). Florence received a $4,000 scholarship for Academic Excellence, and Alex received a $5,000 university recruit scholarship. This […]

Geography teacher, Myriam Mansour, receives the 2016-2017 Vanier College Teaching Excellence Award

An outstanding teacher inspires both students and colleagues and this is certainly the case of Myriam Mansour, the recipient of the 2016-2017 Vanier College Teaching Excellence Award. Throughout the 20 years that Myriam Mansour has taught at Vanier College, she has continually developed innovative teaching methods to encourage success among her students and promote an […]

Vanier teacher awarded a 2017 Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Contemporary Art

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Communication, Media and Studio Arts teacher, Andréanne Abbondanza-Bergeron who recently completed her MFA in Sculpture at Concordia University, has received a Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Fellowship in Contemporary Art, one of the largest and most prestigious fellowships in Canada. With a value of $60,500, the Claudine and Stephen […]

Vanier College and the cégep de Saint-Laurent are thrilled with the proposed implantation of the first cyber physical laboratory in Canada

Vanier College and the cégep de Saint-Laurent are pleased to welcome the announcement by the Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) that it plans to implant the first cyber physical laboratory in Canada in Saint-Laurent. The project will be realized by CRIQ in partnership with Festo. This project lines up perfectly with the plans […]

Vanier’s Julien Choquette wins a Georges St-Pierre Foundation-FAEQ Bursary

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Olympic wrestler Julien Choquette was recently awarded a $2000 scholarship from the Georges St-Pierre Foundation in collaboration with the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec (Québec foundation for athletic excellence, or FAEQ). This year, the Foundation donated $14,000 in bursaries to seven promising student-athletes competing in sports that […]

Vanier College and the Vanier College Foundation provide close to $12,000 in Entrance Scholarships

Vanier College and the Vanier College Foundation are very pleased to announce that at a ceremony held on November 30th, close to $12,000 in Entrance Scholarships provided jointly by the Foundation and the Office of the Academic Dean was awarded to the 75 top new students beginning their studies at Vanier College in the fall […]

Vanier College Student Initiates Effort to Help Young Women in Malawi

Vanier College student Alexandra Mota has launched an initiative to help promote adolescent girls’ school attendance and performance in Malawi. Alexandra will be travelling to Malawi next March as part of a project to supply several hundred women between the ages of 13 and 17 with washable feminine hygiene pads in collaboration with Lunapads, a […]

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