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Convocation 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 graduates!

June 28th, 2017

In another record year, more than 2,900 students received DEC and AEC statements after having completed their programs of study between Summer 2016 and Winter 2017. More than 600 of those graduates attended ceremonies held at Place des Arts’ Théâtre Maisonneuve on June 20. The afternoon ceremony celebrated graduates in Social Science, Liberal Arts and […]

Simonetta Barth

Dawson graduate Simonetta Barth to take up #2 position at the SPVM

June 28th, 2017

Simonetta Barth, who graduated from Dawson in 1984 in Computer Science Technology before embarking on police training, has been named to the second highest post in the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal. When she takes the reins as Deputy Director, Chief of Operations in September, she will become the first woman to […]

SALTISE Director Elisabeth Charles, Richard Filion, Erich Schmidt, SALTISE Director Nath

SALTISE awards Dawson DG and John Abbott Academic Dean

June 28th, 2017

Dawson’s Director General Richard Filion and the Academic Dean of John Abbott College Erich Schmedt were honoured at the SALTISE annual conference 2017 with the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their support to SALTISE in “exceptional ways that have been complementary and timely.” In the citation to pay tribute to both administrators, SALTISE writes: […]

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 […]

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