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Meet Dawson’s 2024 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal

May 9th, 2024

Nominated by Student Services staff Sandra Gravel and Trudy Ste. Croix, Dawson student Kiera Robak received the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal at a ceremony on April 20. The commendation recognizes sustained volunteer involvement or an inspiring and determined attitude with a positive influence on society. Sandra and Trudy called Kiera “a dedicated student who has…

New School community from today and yesterday celebrated 50th anniversary

May 9th, 2024

About 150 current and former students, facilitators, faculty and friends of New School attended a 50th anniversary celebration at Dawson on April 13. For many, New School was a defining moment in their lives. It was “really great to see so many people from such a span of years come out with fond memories of…

Antonietta Grassi is a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

April 25th, 2024

On April 11, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the appointment of 188 Guggenheim Fellowships, including Dawson’s own Fine Arts faculty member Antonietta Grassi! “I am thrilled and incredibly honoured to have received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2024,” Antonietta said. “Many thanks and appreciation to the Guggenheim Foundation for…

Take part in the worldwide BioBlitz at Dawson April 29

April 11th, 2024

People around the world will be participating in a four-day BioBlitz April 26-29, including students, staff, alumni, retirees, friends and neighbours of Dawson on Monday, April 29. Take a break and drop by the Peace Garden* at Dawson anytime between 3 PM and 6 PM on April 29. This global BioBlitz is part of the…


April 11th, 2024

So, what’s going on at New School? Through the eyes of Andrew Katz, New School’s newest coordinating English teacher. Andrew has made New School up on the 8th floor a home for his dynamic and creative English classes for the last six years. Co-coordinators Cory Legassic and Mari Heywood interviewed Andrew on how New School…

Founder of New School reflects on 50th

April 11th, 2024

In August 1973, the founders of the New School gathered to prepare for the arrival of 180 students in our alternative pre-university arts program. We comprised 15 full-time and part-time teachers, a librarian, an office manager, an admissions officer, two community animators, a director and a community facilitator. The school occupied two charming elderly mansions…

New AEC in Cyber Security

March 28th, 2024

Dawson is launching a new AEC in Cyber Security: Prevention and Intervention to meet the growing demand for jobs in the workforce in Quebec, Canada and the world. Susie Bouchard of Dawson’s Continuing Education and Community Services expects to welcome the first students in the fall of 2024, probably in November. Students take the program…

Register now for the Dawson Golf Classic!

March 28th, 2024

The Dawson Golf Classic, presented by the Montreal Forum, is back for its 17th Annual Golf Tournament at the historic Whitlock Golf and Country Club on June 10, 2024. We are excited to invite you to register and be a part of this event that supports our students. Hosted by the Dawson Foundation, the tournament…

Dawson’s Chris Adam to receive Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal

March 20th, 2024

In recognition of Chris Adam’s remarkable contribution of creating a culture of sustainability and promoting the value of well-being for all at Dawson College, he will receive the Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) from Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, the Governor General of Canada, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on…

SPACE students mastering physics by designing video game

March 7th, 2024

Eight Dawson students working in two teams have won an independent video game design competition in an extracurricular competition organized by Physics faculty member Nadim Boukhira. The students are all in the SPACE student enrichment initiative. In the fall of 2023, Nadim started designing an educational video game for physics, with funding through an Entente…

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