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Simeon Pompey, Superman

May 18th, 2022

It is a testament to a man’s popularity when the mere mention of his name brings a smile to everyone’s face followed by a cry of “he’s so great!” Simeon Pompey’s reputation is not based only on popularity, but on his strength of character, his dedication to his students inside and outside the classroom, and…

Innovative and generous ped counsellor recognized with SALTISE Award

May 18th, 2022

Working with a team of faculty to revise a CEGEP program is an intense job that often takes one or two years to complete. “I’m like a doula,” said Dawson Pedagogical Counsellor Monica Lopez in an interview with the Communications Office. “I accompany the faculty through the revision process, with all the emotions it involves,…

Cathy Roy honoured with SALTISE Award for College Instructors

May 18th, 2022

Since joining Dawson in 2015, Cathy Roy has sparked an excitement for new adventures in pedagogy, fostering greater collaboration and creativity within the Physiotherapy Technology Department.  Her ingenuity has won her a 2022 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award, which she will receive at the 11th edition of the SALTISE Conference on June 2-3.   “There is…

Students present neuroscience projects at 89th edition of ACFAS

May 18th, 2022

Four teams of Dawson students from the Dawson Research in Neuroscience Group presented their research projects at the 89th edition of the ACFAS conference on May 9-10. In the May 9 colloquium, each team had three minutes to reveal their study, before answering questions by fellow researchers over Zoom. The May 10 colloquium gave 15…

Recognizing Catherine Moore for exceptional leadership in Nursing

May 18th, 2022

Catherine Moore has been working in Dawson’s Nursing Department since the fall of 1974. She has taught generations of students within the same family and seen others become colleagues. In light of National Nursing Week (May 9-15) and her upcoming retirement, Dawson would like to thank Catherine for her exceptional leadership and lifelong commitment to…

Dawson team wins Sportsmanship prize at Robotics competition

May 18th, 2022

The Dawson Robotics team brought home the Sportsmanship prize from the multidisciplinary CRC Robotics’ Arcanum 2022 competition held from April 28 to 30 at the École Curé-Antoine-Labelle. During SPACEweek at Dawson, the team members took turns to present their work on the many facets of this year’s challenge — robot design and construction, programming, design…

Olivia Di Giandomenico – World Championship

Dawson Commerce student won gold in world synchro skating

May 18th, 2022

In April, Dawson Commerce student Olivia Di Giandomenico, an elite athlete with Les Suprêmes, won the gold medal at the International Skating Union World Synchronized Skating Championships in Hamilton, Ontario. Dawson’s Communications Office interviewed her after her big win. Q: Tell us all about this great accomplishment and your involvement in the sport. A: I…


Students who founded IndigeSTEM peer tutoring project recognized by Forces Avenir

May 4th, 2022

Rotshennón:ni Two-Axe and Kayla Spencer-Young are two of a handful of Indigenous students in Dawson’s Science Program. Rotshennón:ni and Kayla wanted to encourage and support their fellow Indigenous students who may be interested in Science. They came up with an idea last semester that has won them the local Forces Avenir award and put them…

Lieutenant Governors Youth Medal Presented to student

Student with passionate desire to make a difference receives Lieutenant-Governor Youth Medal

April 20th, 2022

For Arwen Low, it was very meaningful to receive the Youth Medal from the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec and it was also inspiring to see the service of other youth leaders throughout the Montreal region be recognized at a ceremony in early April. “I feel so lucky for the support from the Dawson community,” she said…


Active and caring International Business Studies student receives Lieutenant-Governor Youth Medal

April 20th, 2022

Shirin Hinojosa-Violante feels that receiving the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal is recognition for everything she has done up until now. “Being nominated by my peers among so many talented students was an honour,” she told Dawson’s Communications Office in an interview. “Being selected and winning the award went beyond my expectations. Community service and…

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