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Reimagining Education: Thinking beyond the acknowledged, the comfortable and the recognized

May 9th, 2018

A plenary + panel will take place on Friday, June 1 in the Dawson Theatre featuring a keynote address by Professor Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) at McGill University, on the subject of Artificial Intelligence and its growing impact on our societies and on human life. The address titled Education on theRead More

Dawson’s Proudfoot honoured with park naming

May 2nd, 2018

Tony Proudfoot was a Dawson institution. He was also a former Alouette and a sports broadcaster at CJAD. Now, in addition to the Dawson gyms named in his memory, his will be the namesake of a park in Pointe-Claire, where he was an active member of his community until his death in 2010. Tony spentRead More

Dawson sweeps four categories for CCAA Hall of Fame

April 30th, 2018

Four trailblazing and accomplished individuals in Dawson’s sports history have been inducted in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame. A little less than two weeks ago, it was announced that John Davidson, former Athletics Director of Dawson, was named to the Hall in the Builder category. Late last week, three more names wereRead More

Marie-Philip Poulin is Honorary Chair of Dawson’s Golf Tournament

April 20th, 2018

Three-time Olympic medalist and seven-time IIHF World Championship winner Marie-Philip Poulin has accepted to serve as Honorary Chair of the 13th edition of the Dawson College Foundation Golf Tournament, presented by partners Alexis-Nihon. Marie-Philip began her varsity hockey career at Dawson and maintains a deep connection to the College. It will be her second time atRead More

The Dawson College Foundation Golf Tournament presented by Alexis Nihon is ON!

April 20th, 2018

Dust off your clubs because spring is coming (really!) Join friends, colleagues and partners for 18 holes on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Summerlea Golf & Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion. This edition of the Dawson Golf Tournament will continue a great tradition, raising funds to help students succeed. The Tournament has raised $450,000 over theRead More

Motion Capture Technology comes to Dawson

April 13th, 2018

The 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery program at Dawson College launched the much-anticipated Motion Capture studio, giving students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with this cutting-edge industry technology before entering the workforce.   Motion Capture tools allow professionals to record the movement of real actors, and then have that motion applied to a characterRead More

Dawson Launches Bold 5-Year Sustainability Plan

April 10th, 2018

Dawson College has launched a Sustainability Plan which showcases progress, outlines goals for the future and reaffirms our commitment to the development of sustainable solutions to real-world problems. “Our College has a history of supporting sustainability and well-being for all.  This Sustainability Plan provides clear goals that align with the College Strategic Plan goals andRead More

Dawson Staff, Students and Mexican Partners Changing Education

April 5th, 2018

The Sustainable Campuses project: For 6 years Dawson has partnered with Mexican universities and a college on action research projects that benefit individuals, communities or the environment. Through the arts, sciences, plenty of goodwill and a strong sense of responsibility, students and teachers from both countries express joy and satisfaction in transformative learning that makes a difference.Read More

Dawson-Hosted Conference Sows Seeds of Peace Between Pakistan and Afghanistan in the Kabul River Basin

April 4th, 2018

Ten experts from Afghanistan and Pakistan gathered online and in person at Dawson College during Study Week for a week-long in-depth dialogue to find effective solutions and opportunities for sustainably resolving conflicts generated by the looming water crisis in the Kabul River Basin. The workshop was convened by the Center for the Advancement of PublicRead More

World first: 56 feet of digital teaching space at Dawson

March 28th, 2018

(Reprinted with edits from files from Nureva and EducationDive) Photo credit: Tom Berthelot Calgary-based Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, has partnered with Dawson to create the world’s largest installation of its visual collaboration systems in a single classroom. The unique configuration is located in an active-learning classroom at Dawson (3H.10) and includes eight Nureva WallsRead More

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