News Stories

Putting Their Skills to Work

January 8, 2018

By Jenn McGarrigle There are more than 75,000 VIU alumni living and working around the world, many of whom have started their own unique, innovative and successful businesses. Here’s what three grads did with the skills they learned in VIU programs.  Hailey Mannynvali and Paul Aboud, Co-owners, Hearthstone Bakery Hailey Mannynvali and Paul Aboud know the products they serve at the... Read more

Alumni Feature: From Nanaimo to Hollywood: Alex Pangburn

January 5, 2018

By Jenn McGarrigle   VIU Theatre alum Alex Pangburn’s acting career has taken off this year. He managed to snag several roles recently that have given him the chance to work with high-profile actors and directors, including in the popular post-apocalyptic TV series The 100. “Playing Hayes on The 100 was an awesome experience and I’m so grateful I had the chance to work with such a... Read more