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Sep
28
Tue
Mentorship Program Kickoff! @ Villa Maria College, Library North
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Are you new to the Mentor program and want to meet up with your mentor? Look no further! Come to our Mentor Kickoff event and meet your mentor/mentee and participate in a variety of activities to get to know each other! Lunch is provided for attendees.

Sep
29
Wed
Wellness Wednesday! @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our Wellness Wednesday events promote student well-being. This week we are joined by LaShawn Chinn, director of the Sister Mary Josette Food Pantry. Free meal kits and recipes will be available for students. Sponsored by The Care Center and the Sister Mary Josette Food Pantry.

Student-Led Bible Study @ Villa Maria College, Campus Ministry Office
Sep 29 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Student-led Bible Study at Villa Maria College. Wednesdays from 11:15am to 12:15pm in Campus Ministry Office. Meeting dates include September 15, 29, October 13, 20, November 3, 17, December 1. Come to one or all sessions, whatever fits your schedule. Feel free to bring a lunch, snacks will be provided. All are welcome!

Sep
30
Thu
Fall Fest 2021 @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall and Outside
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Student Life as the annual Fall Fest event returns to campus! Activities, giveaways, food trucks, and more will be on campus that day free for all students to participate in and enjoy!

Oct
1
Fri
Ottawa International Animation Festival Screening @ Villa Maria College, Rooms 11, 12, and 14
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Animation Department is holding screenings of the Ottawa International Animation Festival. Today’s schedule is as follows:

Room 11
10 AM – 11 AM: Animated Series Competition
11 AM – 12 PM: Pizza party for students
12 PM – 2 PM: Flip the Script: Early Careers at Nickelodeon (Industry Talk)
2 PM – 4 PM: RISD Animation Programme 3
4 PM – 6 PM: Ghosts of a Different Dream: The Films of Mariusz Wilczynski

Room 12
10 AM – 11 AM: Elulu (Feature)
11 AM – 12 PM: Pizza party for students
12 PM – 2 PM: Flip the Script: Early Careers at Nickelodeon (Industry Talk)
2 PM – 4 PM: RISD Animation Programme 1
4 PM – 6 PM: AMA: Shorts & Feature Development at Nickelodeon (Industry Talk)

Room 14
10 AM – 11 AM: Blood of the Family Tree (Feature)
11 AM – 12 PM: Pizza party for students
12 PM – 2 PM: Flip the Script: Early Careers at Nickelodeon (Industry Talk)
2 PM – 4 PM: RISD Animation Programme 2
4 PM – 6 PM: World Student Panorama

Focus Fridays @ Villa Maria College, Library North Room
Oct 1 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Have writer’s block and need some help getting started? Need a dedicated supportive time to get work done? Want a place to pitch an idea? Join a peer leader on Fridays in the library to help you get focused on your work! Come for the company and stay for the quality! Brain Food will be available for those who participate!

Place: Library North Room
Time: Fridays, 12:30-3:30

Oct
2
Sat
Day of Service @ Villa Maria College, Meet In the Dining Hall
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

To begin the celebration of our Felician Franciscan Heritage Days the college community will engage in a Day of Service. Students and staff will visit area not-for-profits and provide a day of service to live out our Franciscan heritage of reaching out to those in need. Meet in the Dining Hall at 8am and then we will branch out to different placements. Join us for pizza in the dining hall afterwards.

Ottawa International Animation Festival Screening @ Villa Maria College, Rooms 11, 12, and 14
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Animation Department is holding screenings of the Ottawa International Animation Festival. Today’s schedule is as follows:

Room 11
11 AM – 1 PM: First-Time Filmmakers: Behind the Scenes of Mitchells vs. The Machines (Industry Talk)
1 PM – 3 PM: Developing with Disney TVA (Industry Talk)
3 PM – 5 PM: The Making of Pixar’s SparkShort(Industry Talk)
5 PM – 6 PM: Short Film Competition 5

Room 12
11 AM – 1 PM: Advocation for Yourself (Industry Talk)
1 PM – 3 PM: My Career as a Storyboard Artist (Industry Talk)
3 PM – 5 PM: Telling Authentic Stories (Industry Talk)
5 PM – 6 PM: Short Film Competition 1

Room 14
11 AM – 1 PM: Visual Storytelling with Greg Beettam (Toon Apprentice)
1 PM – 3 PM: Getting to the Roots of the Orange Tree Project at Sisler High School (Toon Apprentice)
3 PM – 4 PM: Short Film Competition 4
4 PM – 6 PM: Mentorship in Animation: Roundtable Discussion (Toon Apprentice)

Oct
4
Mon
Feast of Saint Francis Liturgy @ Villa Maria College, Chapel
Oct 4 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Please join us to celebrate the Feast day of St. Francis of Assisi with a liturgy in the College Chapel. Saint Francis inspired the Felician Sisters who founded our college. The Mass will begin at 11:15 am. All are welcome to attend.

Oct
5
Tue
“Telling our Stories – Bridging the Past with the Present” – Villa Maria College Celebrates it’s 60th Anniversary – Free Cake and Ice Cream @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Come celebrate Villa Maria College’s 60th Anniversary with free cake and ice cream and games to win prizes! Join the celebration and learn more about the founding of the college. All are welcome to the party!