Man of vision, Edward Awad winner of the 2010 Academic Coordinator Award made the Vanier Biology Department tops in Quebec

“It takes an exceptional individual to have so immediate and positive an effect as Edward Awad has managed in the time he has been Coordinator of Biology,” states Fred Nestel, Vanier College Biology teacher. So it’s quite fitting that Edward Awad is the winner of the 2009-2010 Academic Coordinator Award. Created by Director General, Gilbert […]

Three outstanding Vanier students awarded scholarships from Le regroupement des fondations collégiales de Montréal

Three Vanier students received 2010 RFCM Scholarships for the Next Generation at the RFCM Recognition Gala held on April 28, 2010. Vanier’s Kavi Velauthapillai from Honours Health Science, Bijoya Milli Nath-Chowdhury from the Architectural Technology program, and Reina Avelino from the AEC Damage Insurance program, each received a RFCM Scholarship of $1000. (Photo l to […]

Erica Phare’s Farewell Concert May 7, at Vanier College

Vanier College and Montreal just won’t be the same without her! Vanier College’s much loved, dynamic choir conductor Erica Phare will be getting married this summer and leaving Montreal to live in Cochrane, Alberta, with her husband. Erica has been at Vanier since 2001, when she replaced Jean Sult as the Vanier College Choir Director […]

Want to go Green? Come take a look at a green roof prototype built by Vanier College Architectural Technology students

Do you wonder what a green roof is? What it looks like? How it’s built? Now, anyone who wants to see a green roof up close can come to Vanier College to see a prototype built at ground level. The project, called BIG – Believe in Green, is the brainchild of 3rd year Vanier Architectural […]

Meeting the challenge of Nursing in a multicultural society – a nursing conference at Vanier College leads the way.

“Nursing education encourages working with clients to individualize their care. However my experience has been that this may exist in theory but not necessarily in practice,” states Melodie Hicks, Nursing teacher at Vanier College. “We cannot afford to treat everyone the same. We must acknowledge our differences and respect them.” To address the challenges facing […]

Vanier College’s Open Door Network celebrates five years of supporting LGBT communities

Montreal, April 20, 2010. Youth is supposed to be the best time of your life, but it’s often not so when you’re gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered. So for five years, the Open Door Network at Vanier College has worked to improve attitudes towards differences in sexual orientation and gender identity. The organization offers sensitization […]

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