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$40,000 raised by Golf Tournament to support students

July 11th, 2018

The 13th edition of the Dawson College Foundation Golf Tournament, presented by Alexis-Nihon, took place on June 13 at the Summerlea Golf and Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The rain held off until the last few holes, making for a good day on the course among friends, colleagues and partners. At the end of the day,Read More

Dawson is influencing Education!

June 12th, 2018

Dawson College has played a large part in the transformation of Cookshire Elementary school in the Eastern Townships into a ‘Living School’ that incorporates nature into all aspects of the learning process to help reduce stress and benefit from the positive impacts, both mentally and physically, of being connected to the natural world. Among theRead More

Physics’ Jean-François Brière honoured at AQPC

June 12th, 2018

The 38th conference of the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC) honoured 60 teachers of the CEGEP network, including Jean-François Brière of the Physics department with an honourable mention delivered by the Minister of Higher Education, Hélène David, and lAQPC President, Richard Moisan. Jean-François has long distinguished himself in the Science, Medical Studies and EngineeringRead More

Three Dawson Engineering graduates receive ETS scholarships

June 12th, 2018

Three Dawson graduates from the Science, Medical Studies and Engineering sector were awarded sizeable scholarships for their studies at the École de technologie supérieure de Montréal. Ivan Pramatarov and Jules Rodschat, who graduated in Civil Engineering Technology, received scholarships from Fayolle Canada and the Congrégation-de-Notre-Dame, respectively; Tyron François, from Mechanical Engineering Technology, received a scholarshipRead More

Journeys Award a tribute to Susan Briscoe and Indigenous student achievement

June 4th, 2018

[article by Jessica Deer. reprinted from the Eastern Door] Several Indigenous students at Dawson College who completed a one-year transition program were honoured with awards for their academics, leadership and community involvement.  Kanien’kehá:ka student Kahenientha Cross received the Journeys Award, a $1,000 prize developed by English teacher Susan Briscoe.  “She (Briscoe) has terminal cancer, soRead More

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

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