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Julie Lalonde Jan 21 2020

What to say if someone discloses to you and other tips for sexual violence bystanders

January 27th, 2020

There are three key phrases to remember if ever someone comes forward to you and discloses an incident of sexual violence: “I’m so sorry.” “I’m here for you.” “What do you need?” “The vast majority of people who have been assaulted will tell someone and that person may be you,” Julie Lalonde said at her… Read More – What to say if someone discloses to you and other tips for sexual violence bystanders

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Making space for everyone is a step toward decolonization

January 27th, 2020

An inviting circle to welcome everyone was the set-up of a Dawson College classroom for a Ped Days workshop led by Catherine Richardson Jan. 14. “How can you be part of a community if you are looking at the backs of fellow students?” Catherine asked. The workshop was entitled Decolonizing Practices in Education and was… Read More – Making space for everyone is a step toward decolonization

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Welcome Back Address: January 16, 2020

January 20th, 2020

Bien le bonjour à tous et toutes! Welcome back to work! I hope you had a good holiday break that helped you recharge your batteries, and gave you the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. I wish all of you a happy new year, filled with health, love and successful achievements. A critical… Read More – Welcome Back Address: January 16, 2020

Keynote Ped Days speaker Usha James used soccer photo to teach critical thinking

What does a soccer photo have to do with critical thinking?

January 20th, 2020

In her keynote address entitled Creating Thinking Classrooms at Dawson College Ped Days Jan. 14, Usha James shared a photo of a soccer player about to kick the ball near the net. She asked the audience of about 140 teachers, professionals and support staff how likely it was that the player scored a goal or… Read More – What does a soccer photo have to do with critical thinking?

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World’s top Java experts were at Dawson College Jan. 10 for software conference

January 20th, 2020

Some of the top speakers in the world on the Java language and software development were at Dawson College Jan. 10 to speak at DAWSCON, the fourth annual software development conference organized by Ken Fogel of the Computer Science Technology Program. “It was the best conference yet and we had the attendance I have been… Read More – World’s top Java experts were at Dawson College Jan. 10 for software conference

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Dawson’s brightest students received $23,350 in awards

December 2nd, 2019

Second to Convocation, the proudest moment at Dawson College is the Fall Awards Ceremony. On Nov. 20, students and their families, partners and friends were at Dawson College to celebrate student success. Faculty, management and staff as well as donors shared in the celebration as well. Seventy-nine awards were given to an incredible group of… Read More – Dawson’s brightest students received $23,350 in awards

The S.P.A.C.E. team with mentors and organizers during the McGill Physics Hackathon at MILA. Credit: Raffles Zhu Photography

Second and third place for S.P.A.C.E. students in McGill Physics Hackathon

November 26th, 2019

Dawson students participating in the S.P.A.C.E. (Sciences Participating with Arts and Culture in Education) student enrichment initiative presented their winning McGill Physics Hackathon projects at a Montreal Planetarium gala Nov. 18. Dawson teams placed 2nd and 3rd out of 42 teams that competed in the hackathon that took place at MILA November 2-3. The challenge… Read More – Second and third place for S.P.A.C.E. students in McGill Physics Hackathon

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Five Teachers Honoured with Teaching Excellence Awards

November 25th, 2019

Every year, Dawson College recognizes teachers who offer an amazing educational experience with Teaching Excellence Awards. Five teachers will be feted by their colleagues in January at Dawson’s Annual Ped Day for teachers Jan. 13-14. We are proud to present this year’s honourees: Sarah Beer, Sociology “Teaching is learning” for Sarah Beer, chairperson of Sociology… Read More – Five Teachers Honoured with Teaching Excellence Awards

A Message from Student Services and Human Resources to all Students and Employees

November 18th, 2019

Dawson College sets the record straight Dawson College wishes to share its response with the community to disturbing and inaccurate media reports last week. The College would usually not comment on such a situation. However, given the sensational media coverage, we feel that it is important to do so. Earlier this month, the College was… Read More – A Message from Student Services and Human Resources to all Students and Employees

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Get Thee To A Nunnery, And By A Nunnery I Mean The Dawson Theatre

November 14th, 2019

An Interview With Cast Members Of The Bad Hamlet By Julia Bifulco, The Plant Singing, sword fighting, and more surprises: the three S’s of The Bad Hamlet . “It’s just an alternate text of the same Hamlet that everyone knows,” says Jake Cohen, who will be playing Hamlet, “but a lot crazier” than the longest… Read More – Get Thee To A Nunnery, And By A Nunnery I Mean The Dawson Theatre

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