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Hard-working student committed to social justice awarded Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal

May 4th, 2021

Within her first month of arriving at Dawson College, Enriched Health Science student Sara Boubekri had become a class representative and was recruiting students to join her efforts to support education for girls in developing countries. Over her time at Dawson, which is set to end when she graduates at the end of this semester,…


Dawson Blue, volunteer & activist Niice Gédéon receives Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal

May 4th, 2021

Maintaining high grades while playing for the Dawson Blues Division 1 women’s basketball team is an achievement that would make many students very proud. Dawson General Social Science student Niice Gédéon achieved that and much more and is now one of two Dawson students to be awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal. “During…


Dawson’s achievement to be Carbon Neutral Forever recognized by CRE-Montréal

May 4th, 2021

The Carbon Neutral Forever commitment of Dawson College won an award as a réalisation championne at the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Montréal (CRE-Montréal) Gala on April 29. Dawson was a finalist in the institutional category along with the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal. “Dawson is proud to be part of Montreal’s collective and inspiring efforts to advance…

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Resist Violence Pedagogy to be shared nationally

April 20th, 2021

Educators from across Canada will learn about the Resist Violence Pedagogy developed at Dawson on April 28 at Changing Narratives, CICan’s national conference. Pat Romano (Faculty, Humanities), Kim Simard (Faculty, Cinema | Communications) and Anick Legault (Faculty, Psychology) are the presenters along with Dawson graduate Miryam Guirguis (Class of 2020, Health Science). New pedagogy has…


Students react to Dawson’s AASHE gold

April 20th, 2021

In the lead up to Earth Day on April 22, Dawson students shared their thoughts about Dawson achieving the gold level for leadership in sustainability from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). “Students have been involved in this initiative from the beginning,” said Chris Adam of Dawson’s Sustainability Office. Student…

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Second video of Dawson community reactions to AASHE Gold for leadership in sustainability

February 9th, 2021

The community of Dawson College has worked for over a decade to create an educational institution where they develop well-being for themselves, others and the planet. Dawson is truly living up to its core value of well-being for all. In December 2020, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) confirmed Dawson…

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Dawson reactions to AASHE Gold for leadership in sustainability

January 26th, 2021

Last year ended on a high note for Dawson College with the news that the College’s leadership in sustainability had been recognized with a gold level STARS rating by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). A third-party review team in the U.S. rated Dawson with the highest points in the…

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Congratulations Dawson College on AASHE Gold: reactions from government, leaders and others

December 16th, 2020

  « Je souhaite féliciter le Collège Dawson pour son engagement dans la lutte contre les changements climatiques. Les établissements d’enseignement supérieur, en tant que lieu de formation et en tant qu’institution, sont des acteurs importants pour le développement d’une communauté plus résiliente.  L’obtention d’une reconnaissance internationale en la matière témoigne des efforts investis pour…

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Governor General’s Medal recipient rowing her way to the top

December 1st, 2020

Catherine Chénier-Gagnon returned to Dawson College on Nov. 24 to receive the Governor General’s Collegiate Bronze Medal. Academic Dean Diane Gauvin presented the medal to Catherine at an intimate and socially distanced ceremony witnessed by her parents and a few teachers. The medal means that Catherine, a graduate of Science (Health), achieved the highest overall…


Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

August 24th, 2020

The alumni of Dawson College now includes 2,600 graduates from the Class of 2020. It is the first time in the history of Dawson College that Convocation was not held in June to celebrate the academic achievements of our graduates with the pomp and circumstance they deserve. Pandemic graduation “You are the first class to…

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