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Delving Deeper into Student Data Visualization with Program Analytics

November 29th, 2017

In October 2017, I attended the presentation “Program Analytics”, led by Sameer Bhatnagar and Jonathon Sumner, held as part of the Ped Day activities at Dawson College. I came away from the session thoroughly impressed by Dawson’s learning analytics initiative. I contacted the workshop leaders in hopes that they would share their project details withRead More

First place winners of Dawson’s Den: Bradley Heaven and Danny O’Connor

November 29th, 2017

Two and half years ago, this story ran in the Gazette about Bradley Heaven. He was looking forward to starting his studies at Dawson in Fall 2015. http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/high-school-graduation-heavenly-for-john-rennie-student   Today, Bradley, who is in Social Science,  and his technical aide Danny O’Connor have made impressive strides over the past five semesters at Dawson, not theRead More

Dawson DG named to UQAM Board

November 27th, 2017

Dawson Director General Richard Filion has been named to the Board of Governors of the Université du Québec à Montréal by the Conseil des ministres of the Quebec government who must approve these nominations. Mr Filion will be representing the CEGEP network on the Board for a three-year mandate. He succeeds Murielle Lanciault, former DirectorRead More

Dawson Grads Win Video Game Design Award

November 21st, 2017

Montreal is a world leader in the video game industry, comparable to Tokyo and Los Angeles in terms of video game production. Dawson is preparing a new generation of video game designers to ensure that the city remains at the forefront of the industry.   The Montreal Expo Gaming Arcade (MEGA) was held at theRead More

Teaching Excellence Awards 2017

October 27th, 2017

In 1993-1994, the very first Director General’s Teaching Excellence Awards were handed out. Established by then-Director General of Dawson College, Patrick Woodsworth, to acknowledge the outstanding work of faculty members, these awards have honoured more than 75 individuals over the years, and the entire faculty in 2006-2007 in recognition of its extraordinary compassion and commissionRead More

Dawson College Welcomes Over 30 Speakers for Ped Day 2017

October 23rd, 2017

Acclaimed speakers with diverse areas of expertise shared their research and knowledge with Dawson College’s faculty on October 13th as part of Dawson’s annual Ped Day. Ped Day workshops encourage innovative pedagogical practices by allowing our teaching community to both showcase and be exposed to novel ideas. This year’s speakers covered topics that were far-ranging, fromRead More

Diagnostic Imaging Students Benefit from New Equipment

September 27th, 2017

The Diagnostic Imaging program has recently replaced x-ray units in four of its five x-ray rooms. The program has also acquired an ultrasound machine and a flat panel mobile radioscopic unit similar to those used during student clinical stages in Dawson-affiliated hospitals. The latter machine (pictured with Diagnostic Imaging student Vasiana Peja) provides x-ray imagingRead More

Chris Adam Appointed as Coordinator, Sustainability Office

September 25th, 2017

Dawson College is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Adam to the new special project position of Coordinator – Sustainability Office. The position reports directly to the Director General. The creation of the special project reaffirms the College’s commitment to advancing the theories and practices of sustainability by establishing an office to strategically addressRead More

Dawson partners with CAE on new technology in Nursing

September 21st, 2017

Dawson College has entered into a partnership with CAE, the leading Quebec-based company specializing in simulator-based technology, from aviation to healthcare. According to CAE, when its Healthcare division decided to design a specialized nursing skills patient simulator, it reached out to Dawson, specifically the Nursing department, to develop a model that responded to the needsRead More

Dr. Alaa Murabit is keynote speaker during Peace Week

September 7th, 2017

Medical doctor, sustainable development advocate, UN Commissioner, TED talker, Dr. Alaa Murabit will deliver the featured keynote address of Peace Week on September 14 at 7:00 p.m. in 5B.16. Open to the public, but a ticket is required. Please register and download a ticket. https://tickets.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/peace/dr-alaa-murabit/ Dr. Murabit is one of 17 United Nations Sustainable DevelopmentRead More

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