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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…


20th anniversary at Dawson for Coach of the Year Trevor Williams

April 28th, 2020

When asked about the highlights of being the Division 1 women’s Dawson Blues basketball coach, Trevor Williams thinks of the academic achievements of his players. Believing the impossible “Basketball is just a tool to get the players to believe they can do the impossible,” said Trevor, who is celebrating 20 years as coach at Dawson…


Planting 30,000 trees this spring and summer to offset two years of Dawson’s carbon footprint

April 14th, 2020

The Board of Governors of Dawson College made the bold commitment to be Carbon Neutral Forever in October 2018. Now, that promise is being implemented with the planting of 30,000 trees this spring and summer. “Many of these trees, already growing in nurseries, will offset Dawson’s carbon footprint for the years of 2017-2018 and 2018-2019,”…


Dawson Active Learning Community shared with the Cegep network

February 20th, 2020

Dawson College teachers Selma Hamdani and Yann Brouillette share their experience with the innovative pedagogy of active learning and the peer support of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) in a new video requested by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur. The video was produced as a knowledge sharing initiative to benefit CEGEP…


New President and Executive for Dawson Foundation

February 4th, 2020

Cégep Vert gives mention d’excellence, special recognition for Dawson College’s Carbon Neutral Forever initiative

September 6th, 2019

Over 50 people involved in sustainability and well-being for all initiatives and projects in cegeps across Quebec were at Dawson College Sept. 5 for a meeting of Cégep Vert du Québec. Dawson College and other cegeps received certifications related to their environmental stewardship programs and educational practices. In recognition of Dawson’s pledge to become Carbon…


Gold medal win in ringette for Dawson student at Canada Games

February 27th, 2019

Playing ringette at a high level helps Laurence St-Denis give her best to everything in life, including her studies at Dawson College in the Law, Society and Justice profile within the Social Science Program. Last Friday, Feb. 22, Laurence gave her very best along with her Team Quebec teammates and they won the Gold Medal…


Carbon Neutral Forever celebrated by community, two levels of government

February 12th, 2019

As the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, said when he visited on Friday, February 8, it’s nice to make funding announcements for infrastructure improvements, but it’s even better to come back once the improvements have been made and a whole community is reaping the benefits. Speaking on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister…

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Pioneer of palliative care nursing leaves lasting legacy

October 17th, 2018

Jennifer Pratt Manitt was a member of Dawson’s first Nursing graduating class in 1972 who went on to become a pioneer in the practice of palliative care nursing, not only in administering pain medication, but most significantly in comforting the dying. Jennifer Manitt passed away on March 30, 2018 at the age of 66, ending…


Uncommon art exhibit of Dawson artists in Toronto

August 14th, 2018

Throughout most of August and up to the 31st, an important exhibit featuring the works of Dawson College visual artists graced the walls of the John B. Aird Gallery on Bay Street at Wellesley in Toronto. The artist list reads like a who’s who of the College’s finest: Claude Arseneault, David Baumflek, Amanda Beattie, Joe…

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