World premiere of R.F. Jones’ La Terra Promessa will celebrate Vanier College’s 40th Anniversary

On May 6, 2011, the Vanier College Choir, under the direction of Philippe Bourque, will perform the world premiere of Robert Frederick Jones’ La Terra Promessa. This twelve-movement symphony for soloists, chorus and orchestra was commissioned to celebrate Vanier College’s 40th Anniversary. For this special presentation the Saint Lawrence Choir, directed by Michael Zaugg, and […]

Disability Awareness Day challenges myths and misconceptions

On April 27, 2011, Vanier College will hold its first Disability Awareness Day (D.A.D.) to increase awareness about the life and challenges faced by people with disabilities. Luca “Lazylegs” Patuelli at Vanier Internationally known break dancer and inspirational speaker, Luca “Lazylegs” Patuelli and his crew, the ILL-Abilities dancers, will be the main attraction. Luca, who […]

Vanier Earth Week April 19-22, 2011 Making links – the environment is everywhere!

Aiming to increase awareness and support for environmental issues, Vanier College will hold its first Earth Week from April 19-22, 2011. Through speakers, a multicultural food fair, information kiosks and other events, students will learn that being kind to the environment is easier than they think. On Tuesday, April 19, guest speakers will address a […]

Vanier College Big Band Benefit Concert celebrates 40th anniversary with Oliver Jones and Vanier Alumni

This year the 13th Annual Vanier College Big Band Benefit Concert will be more than a concert. It will be a joyous celebration of Vanier’s 40th anniversary. The concert, which raises funds for music scholarships, will feature Jazz pianist, Oliver Jones, as both the host for the evening and the special guest artist who will […]

Malawi Nursing Exchange: a unique opportunity for Vanier Nursing Students

Thanks to a generous donation from Abbott Laboratories, Vanier College Nursing students who are currently on the first Vanier Nursing exchange with Africa, brought with them four Abbott Diabetes Care glucometers and hundreds of test strips for testing patients for high blood sugar levels. “These meters and test strips are worth a fortune and will […]

Vanier College Business Administration Team wins the First Place trophy in Dawson Finance Competition!

They were set, they were ready, and using their knowledge of business and finance they made a trophy-winning presentation. Iulian Boz, Alisha Britton, Chelsea DeFelice Vergerio, Brittany Weekes (alternate) and Nawajeevan Nageswaren (alternate), all Vanier Accounting Management Technology students of the Business Administration Program, handily captured first place in the Dawson College Bilingual Case Competition, […]

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 […]

Vanier Cheetahs AAA Men’s Basketball team captures Gold at the CCAA Nationals

Led by a tremendous 34-point performance by Jerome Blake, the Vanier College Cheetahs AAA Men’s Basketball team rallied from a 48-41 half-time deficit to register an incredible 102-85 Gold Medal victory over the Lethbridge Kodiaks at the CCAA Nationals played at Durham College in Oshawa, Ontario from March 16-19. Heading into the nationals as the […]

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