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4,000 new students contacted during outreach blitz

October 20th, 2020

The Student Services team conducted a huge outreach campaign during the week of Study Break, Oct. 13-16. About 60 employees contacted all 4,000 first-year full-time and part-time students, enrolled in the day programs, as well as Continuing Education and AEC programs. It was the first time the team has done an outreach operation of this…


Students and teachers share online learning experience

October 20th, 2020

While being online is not the ideal learning environment for students or teachers, there are positive things about the experience at Dawson College. “There is no better experience than teaching and learning in a live classroom setting,” said 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery teacher Raymon Fong. “I definitely miss the in-person engagement of the…


Information Systems and Technology team providing support and solutions for Dawson’s online campus

October 20th, 2020

On March 13, Dawson College had 90 Zoom licenses and most people probably had never heard of the platform for virtual meetings. A month later, the College had 900 Zoom licenses and the platform had become part of the daily lives of students and employees. “Information Systems and Technology became the critical infrastructure for ensuring…


Dawson creates compelling online experience for Open House Oct. 20-25

October 19th, 2020

MONTREAL (Oct. 19, 2020) – The first-ever Virtual Open House of Dawson College begins Tuesday, Oct. 20 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 25. The experience will launch from the 2020 Open House landing page on the Dawson website: For students considering applying to CEGEP for Fall 2021, Dawson will be offering: 22 technical programs…

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National magazine features Dawson’s environmental programs and innovative arts programs

October 16th, 2020

Dawson College is featured in the Maclean’s 2021 Canadian Colleges Guidebook, which came out across Canada in September. You can now access the two features digitally: Dawson’s extraordinary vernissage season for the graduating students in six programs in Creative and Applied Arts was featured: These Dawson College students missed out on a live gallery show. So…


Open House will launch 46 new videos and offer daily chat opportunities

October 6th, 2020

Dawson College will be offering 22 career programs and five pre-university programs in the Fall 2021 Semester. The Medical Ultrasound Technology Program will be offered for the first time at Dawson and for the first time in English in Quebec. In addition to that, the pre-university programs of Arts, Literature and Communication, Science and Social…

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Resistance and Resilience opens Oct. 8

October 6th, 2020

Following the success of Skénn:en: Peace and Decolonization (2017) and Queer and Peace (2018), Diana Rice (Programming Coordinator, Peace Centre) prophetically conceived of a project that would provide a space for those voices traditionally unheard and often ignored: Legacy and racialized immigrant communities. Once again collaborating with Rhonda Meier of the Warren G. Flowers Art…


Phones as teaching tools in the classroom

October 6th, 2020

Just before this semester began, the Adaptech Research Network completed a one-year ECQ-funded project entitled “Smart Phones: a Neglected Pedagogical Tool.” “We produced 10 deliverables including four tutorial videos about using smartphones in the physical and/or virtual classroom,” said Anick Legault, a psychology teacher from Dawson College. She added that the virtual classroom had to…


Dawson’s first-ever Virtual Open House is Oct. 20-25

September 22nd, 2020

This year Dawson College is creating a compelling digital experience for prospective students and their parents. The aim is to create a vision of your future at Dawson and encourage you to apply to a program. Your Open House experience will include a redesigned Open House landing page, new program and profile videos addressing frequently…

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Volunteers kept gardens going and harvest shared with community

September 22nd, 2020

Despite the pandemic, the Sustainabili-Team volunteers and the Sustainability Office planted vegetable gardens and distributed the produce throughout the summer. In June and July, three to six volunteers came in every morning to take care of the gardens. Each week, there was enough food harvested to give to all the volunteers as well as to…

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