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 […]

4th Annual Big Band Evening at Vanier College

The stage is set to hop when the Vanier College Music Department hosts its 4th annual Big Band Evening at 7 PM on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Hosted by CBC radio’s Kelly Rice, the event will bring together the Beaconsfield High School Senior Stage Band, the Vanier College Big Band and the McGill Jazz Orchestra […]

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 […]

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