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North-South Alumni Raise Funds for an Indigenous Community Hit by Hurricane ETA – You can Help Too!

November 16th, 2020

After hearing that the community of Tuapi, a Miskito, Indigenous, community on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua had been badly hit by Hurricane Eta, a group of North-South Studies Profile (Social Science Program) alumni and their teacher Gisela Frias (NSS Profile Coordinator) set out to collect emergency funds for the community.  In a matter of…


CI Can Webinar: Supporting Mental Health and Well-being with Guest Speaker Chris Adam!

October 21st, 2020

  Supporting Mental Health and Well-being A Webinar sponsored by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN) Wednesday, October 28, 2020 – 12:00pm EDT Global systems have been disrupted and many of us are now facing unprecedented levels of anxiety, stress, uncertainty, and loss. As public-health recommendations impose limitations on social interaction, building awareness of and breaking…


Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times – United Nations Video Released in Celebration of 75th Anniversary

October 6th, 2020

What is Dawson doing to help reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals? Read the Dawson Sustainability Report.    

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Dawson Counselling Service for Students

April 27th, 2020

                  Message for Faculty who need to refer students for Personal Counselling:   All applications for distance counselling, as well as any student centered mental health related inquiries, can be sent to Dawson Personal Counselling: The email is monitored  from 9:00-5:00 Mon-Friday and will be responded to within 24 hours of reception…


6 Ideas for Creating a Remote Community of Learners

April 22nd, 2020

Originally posted on April 12, 2020 by Katie Martin             Collaboration and connection are vital to our academic success as well as our social-emotional well being. They can occur more naturally in our face to face environments which is why we have to be more intentional about creating the conditions…


Well-Being during Coronavirus-Practices, resources, and articles for individuals, parents, and educators facing COVID-19

March 24th, 2020

BY GREATER GOOD | MARCH 18, 2020Published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley At Greater Good, our mission is to share scientific research that can help promote a happier, more compassionate society. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we’re committed to bringing you stories, tips, and tools for these uncertain times in our global community. We’ll…

‘You just spiral’: UBC president who overcame mental health crisis determined to help Canadian students

February 18th, 2020

Advocates say the numbers of students suffering from anxiety and depression amounts to a mental health crisis on Canadian campuses.   Interview on CBC Radio show The Current February 14, 2020    

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