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Fall 2022 Open House at Dawson

September 21st, 2022

Dawson’s Open House will be a blend of in-person experiences of the College by reservation only and online information sessions open to all. Students considering applying to Dawson are invited to: Explore the Dawson website program pages of our 27 technical and pre-university programs and the 19 themed profiles of study within our pre-university programs…

Students of the Eco-Landscaping course pose with teacher Paul Wasacz in Dawson's Peace Garden.

Students tackle climate change by building wetland as part of unique Phys. Ed. course

September 7th, 2022

A class of over 25 students reclaimed a concrete heat island on Dawson’s urban campus by transforming it into a wetland as part of a unique-in-Canada Physical Education course. The brand-new Eco-Landscaping course was co-developed by Dawson’s Physical Education Department and the Sustainability Office. The new Dawson wetland, located on the Wood Avenue side of…

Blues logo gets refresh

September 7th, 2022

The Dawson Blues logo has been proudly worn by five decades of athletes at Dawson, some of whom went on to play at the national and international level, including the Olympics. The logo, which features the letters D and B as well as a ball, was an original creation by two long-time Dawson employees who…

Employees gather for lunch in the courtyard of 3C.1 on a nice summer day.

Strength and resolve: Welcome back Fall 2022

August 24th, 2022

Meeting in person for the first time since January 2020, the community was invited to attend the Director General and Academic Dean’s welcome back general assembly and lunch on Aug. 17. Nearly 500 people participated for what was also the first time Diane Gauvin and Rob Cassidy were able to convene the traditional Fall meeting…

Basketball Hall of Famer Joel Tyrrell retires after 49 years of service

August 24th, 2022

Joel Tyrrell arrived at Dawson in 1973 as a Social Science student and did not really leave until he retired on Aug. 19, 2022! His career has been “very fulfilling and appreciated,” he said in an interview with Dawson’s Communications Office. Joel has experienced all aspects of the Dawson Blues first as a student-athlete, then…

Portrait de Joey Brandone, entraîneur-chef de l’équipe de hockey féminin division 1 des Blues de Dawson

New coaching staff will continue building women’s hockey at Dawson

August 22nd, 2022

It’s a new season and a new coaching staff for the Dawson Blues Div. 1 Women’s Hockey team. Continuity, consistency and quality are the goals of the staffing changes. Joey Brandone, who has been assistant coach for the last two seasons under Kayla Tutino, is now head coach. Leslie Oles, a former Canadienne who has…

Dawson student is holding a monarch butterfly in the Peace Garden.

Dawson receives international Sustainability Institution of the Year Award

July 6th, 2022

Dawson College was named Sustainability Institution of the Year by the Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education at the virtual awards ceremony held today. The International Green Gown Awards recognize and celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges around the world. Judges were unequivocal in their praise for Dawson’s “ambition, scale…

Graduates assembled at Place des arts.

Dawson celebrates its largest graduating class ever

June 28th, 2022

Nearly 3,000 Dawson students made up the Class of 2022, graduating from the College in the Summer and Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 sessions, making it the largest group of graduates yet. Over 800 attended three ceremonies at Place des Arts on June 22. The Director General Diane Gauvin in her opening remarks reminded the…

“Kind and vibrant” Yimaj Baharun to receive Paul Gallagher Award

June 7th, 2022

Even though the Covid shutdown kept Yimaj Baharun off campus for half the time he attended Dawson, he made his mark on the community and will receive the Paul Gallagher Award during the 2:30 p.m. graduation ceremony on June 22 in recognition of his community involvement, leadership and academic achievement. In his time at Dawson,…

Goal-oriented grad Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga receives Paul Gallagher Award

June 1st, 2022

During his time at Dawson, Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga has demonstrated strong leadership, contributing much to campus life through his work with the Dawson Student Union (DSU). For him, being granted the Paul Gallagher Award is an honour, and “feels great because it demonstrates the appreciation of the Dawson community,” he said. Goal-focused mindset Yves-Jusslin chose to…

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