Aug 17, 2020

Vancouver, BC –  After a comprehensive search and interview process with highly qualified candidates, we are pleased to announce that Pablo Vargas has accepted the role of Dean of Continuing Studies, effective Monday, August 24.

Pablo joined the Continuing Studies department in May 2016 as the Manager of Budget and CS Administration. In this position, he was responsible for the department’s strategic administration, overseeing effective operations, and the financial performance of the department and its divisions. Prior to joining Langara College, he held several positions in the private sector, most notably as a Regional Administrative Manager and Operations & Service Lead for Shoppers Home Health Care in Vancouver.

Pablo has demonstrated excellent strategic and operational leadership and has significant experience in resource planning, implementing best practices, and progression planning. In this new position, Pablo will focus on policy development, implementing department initiatives in line with the College’s strategic plan, and continue to lead the department as we develop a new vision for Continuing Studies.

Pablo holds a Masters degree in Health Administration from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Commerce & Marketing degree from Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico where he also participated in an exchange with the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business

About Langara College
Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 23,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. Langara is also known as 'house of teachings', a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located. Langara is celebrating its 49th year on West 49th Avenue with Beyond 49, an integrated celebration, alumni engagement, and fundraising campaign to reconnect with alumni, and raise funds for student support and important College initiatives.

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Mark Dawson
Manager, Public Affairs