Arthur Smith

Vanier Grad Now Producer of Reality Shows on Fox Network After graduating from Vanier, Arthur Smith studied radio and television at Ryerson Polytechnic in Toronto. Following a stint as a producer at CBC Sports, he went from directing Hockey Night in Canada to executive-producing CBC’s coverage of several Olympic games, earning himself a couple of Gemini Awards […]

Rick Bronson

Vanier Class Clown Is Now A Top 
Comic And Comedy Club Owner Vanier alum Rick Bronson has been performing his award winning comedy across the globe to critical acclaim. Rick’s incredible show and likeable personality made him one of the most sought after performers in North America. His one-man show has five times earned him […]

Nilia Berkin

Successful Singer And Songwriter
Is Also An Advocate For Animals And The SPCA Former Vanier Music student Nilia Berkin was in the news recently. She was the subject of an article in The Monitor about her great work raising both awareness as well as funds for the SPCA. Not only has Nilia contributed through her advocacy […]

Martine Dugrenier

World Champion Wrestler 3-time World Champion and 8-time National Champion Martine Dugrenier was already a rising star in the world of championship wrestling while she was studying at Vanier and being coached by Vanier teacher and renowned world-class coach Victor Zilberman. Martine has gone on to amass an impressive number of accolades and accomplishments, highlighted […]

Joanne Asselin

Joanne Asselin Left a Gift Of Caring & Utmost Professionalism Before Her Untimely Passing Joanne Asselin graduated from the Nursing Program at Vanier College in 1975 and then began working at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. She eventually moved to the USA and worked at the Oconee Memorial Hospital in Clemson, South Carolina. Joanne worked in […]

Gianna Corbisiero

Soprano Career information obtained from l’Opera De Montreal’s website,February 12, 2002 Recent Roles Violetta, La Traviata (Série Débuts) Maidservant, Elektra (Orchestre symphonique de Montréal) soloist, Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur (I Musici de Montréal) Upcoming Roles Guest Soloist (Opera Festival of Vermont) Guest soloist, Benefit Concert (Dunham, Québec) Guest soloist (Festival Domaine Forget) Last appearance […]

Dr. Mark J. Cohen

Pioneering Laser Vision Surgeon After finishing his studies at Vanier College, Mark Cohen went on to complete his medical degree and specialization in ophthalmology at McGill University. While at McGill, Dr. Cohen was awarded the Holmes’ Gold Medal, which is given to the graduate of the Faculty of Medicine with the highest academic standing upon […]

Coral Egan

Singer-Extraordinaire (Bio info courtesy of the Justin Time Records website)   With a voice that glistens like a snowflake caught on a spider’s web in the late winter sun, warmed by a quilt of meandering musical threads that envelope even the most weary music fan, Coral Egan may well be Canada’s next international diva-in-waiting. Known […]

Chimwemwe Miller

Performer Chimwemwe went on from his studies at Vanier to become a highly recognized and prolific musician and actor. His latest project has him performing and writing for a music and video project with a group called The National Parcs. Their album “Timbervision” has just been released and the response so far has been overwhelmingly […]

Andrew Walker

Vanier Football Star Now a Successful Hollywood Actor Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Andrew started performing in his elementary school’s drama program and began landing professional roles by age 14. At 16, he starred in the Canadian television series Student Bodies, but his primary focus was landing a football scholarship to attend college in […]

Micheline Barazin

This page is presented to highlight the achievements of Vanier College Nursing Department graduate Micheline Barazin. It will provide a brief snapshot of her rather exceptional journey from student at Vanier to Head Nurse of the Surgical Ward at the Guam Memorial Hospital. It will also, hopefully, serve as an inspiration to all present and […]

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