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Dawson marks another banner year in research

June 5th, 2017

Dawson College continues to set the standard for research activity within the CEGEP network with 31 active funded projects under way, including nine new grants, totaling over $1 million in external funding. These exceptional projects investigate important research questions across the disciplines and contribute to both knowledge construction and mobilization. You can read more about […]

Dawson celebrates first graduates with Peace Studies Certificates

June 5th, 2017

On Friday, May 12th, the Dawson College Peace Centre was proud to present 25 exceptional students with the Peace Studies Certificate. By completing three Peace Studies courses, participating in a Peace 101 workshop, and devoting six or more (often much more) hours to community engagement, these students graduated from Dawson with a better understanding of […]

5 Environmental Science Students in Mexico for the Sustainable Campuses Internship

May 31st, 2017

Five students from the Environmental Science profile have landed in Mexico for a six week Sustainable Campuses internship. The students will spend six weeks at two partner schools: the Prepatoria Comunitaria de Tres Marías (UAEM) and the Universidad Politécnica del Estado de Morelos. The students will work to advance sustainability projects within each school and […]

Science, on tourne! competition recognizes two Dawson students

May 8th, 2017

The national finals of the 25th edition of the Science, on tourne! science competition were held on May 6 at Cégep Garneau in Québec City with 36 CEGEP teams competing. The challenge was centred on the theme of Masquerade Ball, with the aim to build an autonomous engine that could pick up golf balls and […]

Sandrine Carle-Landry is the 2017 regional winner of the Quebec Osentreprendre Challenge

May 4th, 2017

Liberal Arts student Sandrine Carle-Landry has been announced as the winner of the regional OSEntreprendre Challenge in the individual and small team category. Her submission and entrepreneurial project was recognized over submissions from all Cégeps on the island of Montreal. Her friend Corinne Pelletier who was one of the subjects in a series of videos […]

Dawson, 14 other CEGEPs to receive government support for entrepreneurial studies

May 4th, 2017

Dawson is one of 15 CEGEPs from across Quebec to join forces to participate in an exciting new project called the Projet d’éducation entrepreneuriale au cégep, or PEEC, to develop and share expertise in entrepreneurship. Hélène David, Minister responsible for Higher Education made the announcement in conjunction with Directors General involved, including Richard Filion who […]

(Left to right): Gisela Frias (Dawson College), Chris Adam (Dawson College), José Iván Fernández Galván (Sustainable Development Secretariat), Dr. Gustavo Urquiza Betltrán (Academic Secretary, UAEM), Dr. Ruben Castro Franco (Director of Graduate Studies)

Forum: Linking North-South through research on campus sustainability

March 31st, 2017

From March 13 – 15, 2017, Dawson faculty, staff and students participated in the Third Sustainable Campuses Research Forum, which took place at three partner institution campuses in the state of Morelos in Mexico. Dawson’s delegation was comprised of lead Sustainable Campuses Researcher and Dawson faculty member Gisela Frias, Sustainable Dawson’s Chris Adam, CRLT faculty […]

Dawson College's winning team at PontPop

Dawson students win PontPop Competition for second year in a row

March 27th, 2017

The annual PontPOP contest at École de technologie supérieure (ETS) is a province-wide competition where students must build scale model bridges using only popsicle sticks, glue and dental floss. The bridges are evaluated for their design, originality, aesthetic and their weight tolerance. Last year, Dawson Civil Engineering Technology student, Vlad Danita, won overall first place. […]

Women's basketball players sitting on bench during Final game for gold

Dawson Blues women’s basketball goes all the way, captures silver

March 23rd, 2017

It was a heartbreaking final after going so far for the women’s Dawson Blues basketball team, but in the end, it was the Lethbridge Kodiaks, who had gone undefeated in their entire season, who took gold. Dawson’s silver in the CCAA Women’s Basketball National Championship came after a gruelling season and a hard fought battle […]

model UN organizing committee

Harvard WorldMUN: Dawson triumphs in hosting, organizing monumental event

March 23rd, 2017

The organizers of Harvard Model UN, hosted by Dawson in partnership with the Palais des congrès and Tourisme Montréal, and endorsed by the Quebec government, the City of Montreal and the Canadian government, delivered a rousing conference to more than 1,900 delegates from 115 countries last week. The event was a resounding success, due in […]

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