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Quebec needs our Nursing graduates

September 23rd, 2021

Every graduate of Dawson’s Nursing Program can land a job in the field upon graduation. Many employers are actively recruiting the new nurses before they even graduate. “Hospitals often prefer DEC graduates because they bring extensive hands-on experience,” said Cathy Moore, Chair of Dawson’s Nursing Program. “By the time they graduate, our students have accumulated…

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Counterpart: Students Photograph Students

September 15th, 2021

The project Counterpart: Students Photograph Students opened last week at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery.  Rhonda Meier, gallery administrator, asked one of the project organizers, Peter Berra, 7 questions about it. RM. So tell me how this project came about. I understand it started in your first year photo class? PB.  In the fall…

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Dawson team reached close to the top!

September 15th, 2021

Graduates of Royal West Academy wanted to continue playing Reach for the Top as they began CEGEP at Dawson last year. The high school friends and teammates formed a Dawson team to compete in the Canadian academic quiz competition for high school and CEGEP students. The Dawson team went all the way to the nationals with…

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Today marks the 15th anniversary of the shooting at Dawson College

September 13th, 2021

Montreal, Monday, September 13, 2021 – The 15th anniversary of the Dawson shooting will be marked by quiet reflection in the Peace Garden. No formal commemorations events will be held due to strict COVID restrictions being followed by the College to ensure the health and safety of students, faculty and staff who have returned to…

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Bringing Nature in to Dawson

September 1st, 2021

About 1,200 plants and trees were installed inside the main building of Dawson College during the last 12 months. A major delivery of plants arrived during the first week of classes. “These plants inject life into our indoor environment, boost our mood and clean the air,” said Diane Gauvin, Director General of Dawson College. Consultant…

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Teachers and students on return to campus

August 18th, 2021

Despite the mixed emotions about a return to campus, many acknowledge that in-person learning is best for students. “These are formative years for our students,” said Jonathon Sumner (Faculty, Physics). “It is tough to spend these years in isolation.” Jonathon is happy that students will get to come back and will certainly not miss teaching…

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250 monarch butterfly chrysalises up for adoption

August 18th, 2021

The butterflies are returning to Dawson and new employees and employees who have never fostered a butterfly will have priority for adoption. “We are excited about the return of students and employees to the college grounds,” said Jennifer de Vera of Dawson’s Sustainability Office. “The butterflies are a hopeful symbol of change and new beginnings.”…

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Faculty Hub team recognized with 2021 SALTISE Award

August 18th, 2021

SALTISE recognized Dawson’s team of Faculty Hub pedagogical counsellors for their work supporting teachers. The Faculty Hub team received the 2021 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award at the conclusion of the SALTISE conference in June. “Madeleine Bazerghi, Ildikó Glaser-Hille, Einat Idan, Karina Leonard, Julia Lijerón, Monica Lopez, Azra Khan and Rafael Scapin were…

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Tips for handling re-entry anxiety

August 18th, 2021

As we are returning to the campus after 18 months away, many of us are feeling some level of apprehension. If you are feeling some discomfort about this situation, you are not alone. The American Psychological Association (APA) has identified the anxiety that some people are feeling as they prepare for post-pandemic life as re-entry…

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Dawson College part of $4.95 million grant from Canadian government to support healthy cities

July 7th, 2021

Dawson has been selected along with nine other institutions across Canada to implement a major federal grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. With over 80% of Canadians living in cities, the grant is intended to provide real-world data about what kind of environmental factors such as green space and air quality, or social…

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