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’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’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 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 […]

Vanier Social Science Festival 2016: Vanier and the City

This year’s roster of guests for the annual Vanier College Social Science Festival boasts a wonderful array of Montreal activists, community leaders, artists and academics, all focusing on the theme of Vanier and The City. Under this broad and exciting theme, a variety of issues pertaining to Montreal, Montrealers and people living in urban environments […]

Québec government agrees to fund Vanier’s Montreal-Gaspé student exchange

Next winter, Vanier College and three other Montreal cegeps, will send 28 students to study for a semester at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles, thanks to new funding from the Quebec government that will finance the project and other similar ones for the next five years. The Montreal-Gaspé exchange, which was started […]

Vanier College’s Mikella Lefebvre-Oatis signs with UCLA

Vanier College’s Director General Mr. Normand W. Bernier is pleased to announce that Mikella Lefebvre-Oatis, a first-year Vanier College Sport-Études student in the Social Science Law and Society Major, recently signed with UCLA for a track and field scholarship. The university scholarship is valued at over $60,000 a year and will stand Mikella in good […]

Social Science Festival 2015 – October 19-23, 2015: Complex Diversities – Diverse Complexities

In the Social Sciences, people like to talk about how complex and diverse our world is. This year, the Vanier College annual Social Science Festival will explore the complexity of diversity and the diversity of complexity during a week long program of guest speakers, discussions, debates, presentations and other activities from October 19th to the […]

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