Côte-Nord Spring Break for Vanier Students

Vanier students and teachers will take a motor coach to Kegaska, at the end of Route 138—50 km from Natashquan and 1,300 km from Montreal—so they can explore Quebec’s Côte-Nord! This 9-day visit, starting March 14, is part of Vanier’s Winter Session universal complementary course, Le Nord : territoires et imaginaires. A region and a culture to discover […]

Robots lift, push, pile and build their way to the top at the 13th Annual CRC Robotics Competition

It was noisy, chaotic, riveting and fun as 700 keen and driven students and their robots pushed, lifted and rolled their way to success at the 13th Annual CRC Robotics Competition, February 20 to 22, 2014.  Thirty-one teams from twenty-eight high schools and Cegeps participated in a roof-raising competition that is one of the liveliest […]

The Montréal-Gaspé DEC – an adventure for students at Vanier College

On January 15th, 2014, twenty-two students from four Montreal Colleges (Vanier College, Dawson College, John-Abbott College and Cégep du Vieux-Montréal) left to spend the Winter semester studying at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Iles in Gaspé. Started 4 years ago with a grant from Entente Canada-Québec, this initiative has grown in terms of […]

Vanier College Physics teacher Karen Tennenhouse receives the 2012-2013 Teaching Excellence Award

Physics teacher Karen Tennenhouse has received the 2012-2013 Vanier College Teaching Excellence Award. Admired and appreciated by students and colleagues alike, Karen was given this award in recognition of her “effective use of teaching methodologies in the classroom and for their positive impact on her students; for her meticulous mentoring of colleagues and for her never-ending […]

Vanier Honours Science students publish their research in an NIH database – science is real at Vanier

Nineteen students in the Honours Science program at Vanier College will long remember their final year at Vanier. That’s because they did real science research and published their results in an NIH (National Institute of Health)-based genetic sequence database.  That’s quite an accomplishment for 19-year olds still in CEGEP.  The students isolated and cloned part […]

Darren Becker named the new Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs at Vanier College

Vanier College is pleased to announce that Darren Becker has been named its new Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs. Darren Becker is a fluently bilingual communications manager and professional with over fifteen years of experience in communications, public relations, crisis management and journalism as well as over ten years of experience in intergovernmental relations. […]

Eight leading researchers join Vanier College to celebrate Women in Science

Aiming to celebrate Women in Science and encourage female students to consider a research career, Vanier College is hosting a remarkable line-up of eight scientific speakers on Thursday, October 17, 2013.  The guest speakers, who are all leading scientists in their respective fields, will talk about their work and the challenges they may have faced […]

Two Vanier teams earn the 2012-13 Team Achievement Award

It takes a remarkable team of people to put on noteworthy events and offer great services to students.  This year Vanier College is honouring two outstanding teams with 2012-13 Employee Recognition Team Awards: the team that designed and implemented the new universal complementary course entitled Holocaust and Totalitarianism: Journeys through Germany, Poland and the Czech […]

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