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 […]

Alena Perout Named New Dean of the Faculty of Social Science, Commerce, Arts and Letters and Music at Vanier College

Mr. Normand W. Bernier, Director General of Vanier College, is pleased to announce that Alena Perout has been named the College’s new Dean of the Faculty of Social Science, Commerce, Arts and Letters and Music. She will begin her mandate on January 12th 2015. “Alena Perout has more than 20 years of experience at Vanier […]

Wade Davis and Richard Pound to Speak at the 2014 Vanier College Social Science Festival

Vanier College is pleased to announce that former NFL player Wade Davis and Richard Pound, Founding Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency, will be among the guest speakers participating in Vanier College’s 2014 Social Science Festival. This year the event is taking place at Vanier from Monday October 20th to Friday October 24th under the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Justin Trudeau to speak at the 2012 Vanier College Social Science Festival Oct. 22-26, 2012

Justin Trudeau, Liberal MP and party leadership contender, will be one of the highlights of Be Active, the 2012 Vanier College Social Science Festival, October 22-26, 2012.  Trudeau’s presentation, which is co-sponsored by the Social Science Festival and the Business Administration Department Leadership Series, will take place at 11:30 am on Friday, October 26, and […]

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 […]

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