VIUPoints: 5 Questions with Gord Buzzard

June 20, 2018

Gord Buzzard, a retiring instructor in the Faculty of Academic and Career Planning, has been passing on his belief in the transformative power of education to his ABE students for the past 35 years. A Malaspina ABE and university transfer student himself (he came here initially... Read more

VIU Points: 5 Questions with Leon Potter

June 6, 2018

Meet Leon Potter, Chair of VIU’s Theatre department, who prior to coming to VIU had been working as an actor, director and designer in the theatre industry since 1989. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, specializing in lighting and set design, from the University of Victoria... Read more

VIUPoints: 5 Questions With Emeka Udeagha

March 21, 2018

Emeka Udeagha is a Vancouver Island University alumnus, who now works at as a Financial Consultant at Investors Group Financial Services Inc. In 2014, he completed his Master in Business Administration, and after living on four different continents decided to call Nanaimo his... Read more

VIUPoints: 5 Questions with Emmy Manson

March 8, 2018

Emmy Manson, who became a Snuneymuxw First Nation Councillor on February 2, is proud to be living, working and raising her family in her territory. After receiving her Human Services Worker Diploma from VIU in 2002, Emmy went on to complete her Bachelor of Social Work from the... Read more

VIUPoints: 5 Questions with Carol Matthews

February 16, 2018

Carol Matthews, former dean of Human Services and Community Education at Vancouver Island University (VIU), came to the Malaspina Theatre on Friday, February 9 to read from her new book, Minerva’s Owl – The Bereavement Phase of My Marriage, published by Oolichan Books. Part grief... Read more

VIUPoints: 5 Questions with Gerry Sylvester

January 10, 2018

Vancouver Island University (VIU) recently hosted a very special guest – one of the Institution’s first presidents! Gerry Sylvester was Malaspina College’s second president, from 1979 to 1981. Before coming to Malaspina, Sylvester taught at Notre Dame University College in Nelson... Read more

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