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Dawson receives international Sustainability Institution of the Year Award

July 6th, 2022

Dawson College was named Sustainability Institution of the Year by the Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education at the virtual awards ceremony held today. The International Green Gown Awards recognize and celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges around the world. Judges were unequivocal in their praise for Dawson’s “ambition, scale…

Goal-oriented grad Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga receives Paul Gallagher Award

June 1st, 2022

During his time at Dawson, Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga has demonstrated strong leadership, contributing much to campus life through his work with the Dawson Student Union (DSU). For him, being granted the Paul Gallagher Award is an honour, and “feels great because it demonstrates the appreciation of the Dawson community,” he said. Goal-focused mindset Yves-Jusslin chose to…

Liberal Arts valedictorian Arwen Low is passionate about civic activism

June 1st, 2022

Despite spending her first year of CEGEP online, Liberal Arts student Arwen Low was quick to get involved in the Dawson community life. Her efforts in making a difference for her fellow students have led to her nomination as valedictorian. She will be addressing Dawson graduates in Social Science & Business Technologies of 2022 at…

Cathy Roy honoured with SALTISE Award for College Instructors

May 18th, 2022

Since joining Dawson in 2015, Cathy Roy has sparked an excitement for new adventures in pedagogy, fostering greater collaboration and creativity within the Physiotherapy Technology Department.  Her ingenuity has won her a 2022 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award, which she will receive at the 11th edition of the SALTISE Conference on June 2-3.   “There is…

Dawson’s Living Campus ranked #1 for sustainability

November 17th, 2021

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) recognized Dawson College as the top performer in the category of associate colleges around the world and called out the Monarch Butterfly Nursery project as an institutional highlight in its 2021 Sustainable Campus Index, published Nov. 9, 2021. This comes less than a year…

Dawson team reached close to the top!

September 15th, 2021

Graduates of Royal West Academy wanted to continue playing Reach for the Top as they began CEGEP at Dawson last year. The high school friends and teammates formed a Dawson team to compete in the Canadian academic quiz competition for high school and CEGEP students. The Dawson team went all the way to the nationals with…

Faculty Hub team recognized with 2021 SALTISE Award

August 18th, 2021

SALTISE recognized Dawson’s team of Faculty Hub pedagogical counsellors for their work supporting teachers. The Faculty Hub team received the 2021 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award at the conclusion of the SALTISE conference in June. “Madeleine Bazerghi, Ildikó Glaser-Hille, Einat Idan, Karina Leonard, Julia Lijerón, Monica Lopez, Azra Khan and Rafael Scapin were…

Carmen Leung recognized with 2021 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award

June 1st, 2021

Dawson Chemistry teacher Carmen Leung “dedicates herself to teaching in ways that keep her students engaged and she contributes to all aspects of College life,” reads the announcement from SALTISE. This week, Carmen will be honoured with a 2021 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award at the SALTISE Conference happening June 2-4. “I don’t…

Selma Hamdani receives a mention d’honneur from the AQPC

June 1st, 2021

Dawson’s Psychology Profile Coordinator Selma Hamdani is incredibly grateful to receive a mention d’honneur from the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC). “Whatever I do, it is not by myself,” she said. “So many vibrant and great ideas are sparked everywhere at Dawson. I share this honour with the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC), the…

Dawson students place third in college research contest

May 18th, 2021

Graduating Health Science students Isabeli Pizzani Maurutto and Jennifer Robert were selected by a jury as third-place winners of a province-wide competition for the best student research projects at the college level announced by the Association pour la recherche au collégial (ARC) on May 11. Under the supervision of Dawson teachers and researchers Sylvia Cox…

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