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Actress Catherine Bérubé is Honourary Chair of Dawson’s 14th annual Golf Tournament

May 16th, 2019

Most Quebecers who watch television would recognize Dawson theatre grad Catherine Bérubé (Class of 2004) from the hit shows she has appeared in, such as 19-2, District 31, and Toute la Verité.  She is also known to fans of the video game Assassin’s Creed Unity, in which she played one of the main characters. TL;DR… Read More

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Electro Tech students power new community radio station in Mexico

May 13th, 2019

Figuring out the power supply for a brand new community radio station in Mexico was one of the projects in the power electronics course referred to as Power Supplies, a second-year class in the Electronics Engineering Technology Program (Electro Tech) at Dawson College this past semester. “Dawson’s Sustainability Office hooked us up with a great… Read More

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Exercise is the prescription for success for Dawson student with ADHD

May 10th, 2019

Nicolas Evans had a challenging year when he turned 15. He was diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and had become quite overweight. School was overwhelming. To help others struggling with ADHD and learning challenges, Nicolas shared his story publicly. His story is featured in a report about ADHD in Canada by France 24,… Read More

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Sharing sustainability at Dawson during Earth Week 2019

May 2nd, 2019

The first Earth Week at Dawson College since making a commitment to being Carbon Neutral Forever unfolded over four days of promoting, learning and celebrating sustainability and well-being for all. A Hidden Tour of Dawson brought visitors to see the systems that regulate heating, ventilation, cooling, water and electricity up close. Waste management was also… Read More

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Youtheatre: a beneficiary of Artists in Bloom

April 17th, 2019

The Artists in Bloom committee has chosen Youtheatre as one of two beneficiaries of the event, which showcases over two dozen talented student-artists in Dawson College’s Fine Arts, 3D Animation and Illustration departments. The Dawson students will create new works of art before a live audience and then auction them off for charity. The proceeds… Read More

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Weekend retreat for Indigenous students sets them up for success

April 11th, 2019

(Artwork by: Skarahkotà:ne Deom) First Peoples Centre project a beneficiary of Artists in Bloom The transition from high school to cégep is huge for all students. It is the time of life when a young person goes from being a teenager to becoming an adult, from staying within their community to venturing further away from… Read More

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Loss of indigenous languages like libraries burning down

April 9th, 2019

The Year of Indigenous Language proclaimed by the United Nations was celebrated during First Peoples Week at Dawson College April 1-5. “Language is the vessel that holds traditional knowledge,” said Kanentokon Hemlock during his talk entitled Language Revitalization and Decolonization on April 2. “When we lose a language, it is like watching a library burn… Read More

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Dawson Blues Women’s Basketball Team end season #1 in Quebec, #3 in Canada, and all graduating students are leaving with scholarships

April 5th, 2019

The Dawson Blues Women’s Basketball Team has once again wrapped up a very successful season. For the second year in a row, the Dawson Blues women are Provincial Champions in the D1 Women’s RSEQ Conference Basketball. The provincial champions then went on to play at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s national championships and placed third… Read More

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Ann Lambert’s debut novel is a murder mystery entitled The Birds That Stay

March 27th, 2019

Marie Russell, the main character in Ann Lambert’s first novel, is also a teacher at Dawson College. Ann’s 28 years at Dawson as an English teacher, her childhood in the West Island, her country place in the Laurentians as well as her experience as a Quebecer, with both anglo and franco roots, are all sources… Read More

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“Colorectal Surgeon” stars Bowser and Blue, Dawson’s own Rodney Ramsey @Dawson March 30

March 25th, 2019

Comedian, actor and Virtual Reality entrepreneur Rodney Ramsey had a defining moment in his life at Dawson College. When he was studying in the Cinema-Communication program in the early 2000s, he remembers thinking “wow, this is me – this is exactly who I am.” Rodney recalled his Dawson experience in an interview a few weeks… Read More

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