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Director General’s Address: On mission and vision, technology and the future

August 22nd, 2018

The full text of the Welcome Back address can be viewed online.

Against Nihilism: a labour of love

August 14th, 2018

Humanities faculty member Maia Johnson-Stepenberg has written a book titled Against Nihilism: Nietzsche Meets Dostoevsky which has been published by Black Rose Books. She says it is a book inspired by and written for her students at the College.  It is an accessible new introduction to philosophers Nietzsche and Dostoevsky that compares their writings onRead More

Uncommon art exhibit of Dawson artists in Toronto

August 14th, 2018

Throughout most of August and up to the 31st, an important exhibit featuring the works of Dawson College visual artists graced the walls of the John B. Aird Gallery on Bay Street at Wellesley in Toronto. The artist list reads like a who’s who of the College’s finest: Claude Arseneault, David Baumflek, Amanda Beattie, JoeRead More

Mars Matters: Exploring the Red Planet

August 14th, 2018

Dawson’s own Richard Soare (Geography) has been fascinated by Mars for many, many years. His fascination is shared by millions, but in his case, he has intimate familiarity with the planet through research and study, and is now an editor of Dynamic Mars: Recent Landscape Evolution on the Red Planet along with Susan J. Conway,Read More

$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 theRead 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

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