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Celebrating Social Service Professionals for World Social Work Day

March 20th, 2018

March 20th marks World Social Work Day, an occasion for celebrating the important work done by teachers and technicians in Social Service through the province and country. The Québec Association of College Teachers in Social Service (which counts among its members Dawson College faculty like Social Service Department Chairperson Vanessa Robillard), highlights the direct impactRead More

Division I Women’s Basketball Team Earns Silver at Nationals

March 19th, 2018

For the second year in a row, the Division 1 Women’s basketball team made it to the finals of the CCAA Championships. The Blues were defeated by Lethbridge one year ago in the finals. Ranked No. 2 in Canada this year, the Blues entered the final game with an eye-catching perfect record of 18-0 andRead More

Dawson’s Trevor Williams named CCAA Coach of the Year

March 19th, 2018

Congratulations to Trevor Williams of the Dawson Blues on being named the 2018 CCAA Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year! At the Women’s Basketball National Championship banquet hosted by Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. CCAA Coach of the Year winners receive a customized ring provided by Jostens Canada. Williams, a former player with the CanadianRead More

Excellent performances by Dawson students at Jeux de Commerce Édouard-Montpetit

March 13th, 2018

The Jeux de Commerce Édouard-Montpetit is a Case Competition in its 3rd year in the CEGEP network. This is a formative event for our students, who train for five months by analyzing university-level marketing cases, developing oral presentation skills, and learning to think on their feet (literally) in order to respond to questions posed byRead More

Dawson to host international workshop on social, ecological cooperation

March 7th, 2018

The Center for the Advancement of Public Action Leadership Institute (CLI) at Bennington College and the Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security (EDS) at the University of Vermont will be jointly holding an important meeting at Dawson College next week during Study Break. The workshop has three objectives:   to seek diplomatic solutions between PakistanRead More

Division 1 Women’s Basketball win provincials, off to Nationals

March 7th, 2018

Dawson’s women’s Division 1 basketball team has captured gold at the RSEQ provincials by beating Champlain St-Lambert in the semi-finals and perennial adversary Montmorency in the finals. Now it’s off to Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick for the CCAA National Championship March 15-18. The first game on the first day pits the Blues,Read More

Celebrating Women

March 6th, 2018

Dawson College will celebrate women’s day/week with a program to inspire, enlighten, honour, recognize and mobilize. Various activities and events organized and sponsored by Women’s/Gender Studies, Dawson Peace Centre, Dawson Student Union, Dawson Support Staff Union and Association of Dawson Professionals include:   Wednesday, March 7 Kimberley Manning and Gabrielle Bouchard on trans youth atRead More

Dawson Graduate Steven Pinker Says Life is Good

February 22nd, 2018

One of Dawson’s most famous graduates, Steven Pinker (Social Science, 1973), is a cognitive psychologist, linguist, and popular science author. He teaches at Harvard University where he is the Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology. Best known as for his advocacy of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind, he is theRead More

Alyson Grant’s New Play Serves Up Awkward Family Dynamics

February 14th, 2018

The English department’s Alyson Grant is at it again, and to great effect. Her play Conversion is playing until February 25 in NDG, see link for details:   The play, much like its predecessors Trench Pattern and Progress!, explores the dynamics of everyday life until they explode into profound examinations of war, life andRead More

Nursing Profession Being Undervalued: Fiona Hanley

February 13th, 2018

Fiona Hanley, Nursing Program Coordinator, has eloquently but firmly called out the devaluation of the nursing profession and its detrimental effect on the healthcare system. Her letter to the editor published on February 13 in Le Devoir (in French) calls upon the Ministry of Health to enter into a dialogue with nurses practicing in everyRead More

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