A generous donation from the Vancouver Island Botanical Garden Society is the first step in allowing VIU’s Milner Gardens & Woodland to expand their community programming and establish an annual scholarship for VIU’s Horticultural students.
The donation of $30,000 was matched by VIU’s Foundation with $0.50 on the dollar, bringing the total amount of funds to $45,000.
“We’re very excited about the possibilities this donation opens up,” says Geoff Ball, Executive Director of Milner Gardens & Woodland. “We’ve wanted to expand our Shoots with Roots...
Friday, May 24, 2013 |
In May 2014 the Visual Arts Program at Vancouver Island University is offering an exciting art and cultural tour of Portugal, Spain and Morocco, open to both the public and VIU students.
An information session about the tour will be held on Thursday, April...
Thursday, April 18, 2013 |
VIU's role in the
educational, cultural and economic life of the region particularly since
becoming a university in 2008.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 to Tuesday, January 28, 2014
No we don't make toast or drink. Becoming a Toastmaster will help you: . Learn and improve your communicative abilities in an environment where you can become comfortable speaking in front of an audience. . Expand your opportunities for individual and professional development centered on the skills gained from improved abilities and broadened experience. . Gain leadership skills through training and club activities. . Learn communication techniques by speaking, listening and evaluating. . Experience and learn business meeting procedures that can be used in occupational careers. . Affiliation with an internationally renowned educational organization. Come and join Toastmasters!!!
Thursday, February 07, 2013 to Thursday, June 06, 2013
Regular Senate Meeting
Monday, February 25, 2013 to Friday, May 31, 2013
CONNIE WATTS: ABORIGINAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN FEBRUARY 1- MAY 31, 2013 Connie Watts is a prominent contemporary Canadian aboriginal artist, designer and business owner with extensive experience at the Ministry level through her active role either coordinating, managing, or articulating projects such as The Venues Aboriginal Art Program, or serving on the BC Arts Council. Her areas of art practice and expertise include Mixed Media Sculpture, Interior Design, Publishing, Graphic Design, Education & Training, Multimedia, Giftware, Furniture Design & Manufacturing, Construction Management, and Animation. Of her numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally, two stand out: the prestigious 2005 group show, Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 2, at the Museum of Arts & Design in New York that travelled throughout the United States, and her solo exhibit, Re-Generation, at the Urban Shaman Gallery in Winnipeg.Site specific sculptures such as Connie's Thunderbird Hetux at the Vancouver International Airport, and her outdoor work, Kinship of Play, in Parksville, attest to her level of artistry. Connie is working Monday-Wednesday in the Department of Art & Design as the 2013 Aboriginal Artist In Residence, sponsored by the VIU Office of Aboriginal Education. Her studio area is located in the Art & Design department, bldg. 325, room 127 (behind the ceramics area (room 114). She has expressed a desire to share her artistic and cultural insights in an advisory capacity, and as a component of the residency. Join Connie every second and fourth Wednesday of the month 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, room 127, bldg. 325 for COFFEE WITH CONNIE. Dates include Feb 27th, Mar 13th and 27th, Apr 10th and 24th, and May 8th and 22nd. Connie Watts VIU Events Schedule 2013: March 11 Artist talk at the Gathering Place, bldg. 170, 6:00 - 7:30 pm May 13 - 31 Aboriginal Artist in Residence Exhibition, VIU Library, bldg. 305 and VIU Gathering Place, bldg. 170 May 29 Aboriginal Artist in Residence Exhibition End Feast, VIU Gathering Place, bldg. 170, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Connie Watts email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 to Friday, May 24, 2013
If you are looking for help choosing courses and building your timetable for the upcoming Fall and Spring semester - these workshops are for you! An Advisor will be on hand to answer your questions about course selection and planning, and staff from Records & Registration will be ready to help you build the best timetable for you. Remember - you can build and save your timetable in advance, even if it is before your date and time to register. Drop in anytime Wednesday to Friday May 22-24 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Building 250, Room 110