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Dawson entrepreneurship and innovation projects revving up

November 14th, 2014

On the eve of the third edition of EWeek from November 17 to 20, the news out of Dawson’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education just keeps getting more and more exciting. On November 6, RECODE, a new $10 million initiative of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, to be operated in collaboration with partners from…

Recipients of Director General’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

October 28th, 2014

Some 20 years ago, Patrick Woodsworth, then the Director General, instituted a recognition program to acknowledge the outstanding work of faculty of the College. The Director General’s Awards for Teaching Excellence have honoured 64 individuals over the past 20 years, and the entire faculty membership in 2006-2007 in recognition of its extraordinary compassion and commitment…

Dawson’s Rooftop Gardens Project featured in the Gazette today

September 24th, 2014

The Rooftop Gardens Project was featured in the Gazette today with a front page photo and long article in the food section. Photos of the project, the article, and a video tour narrated by Anna-Liisa Aunio in the Sociology Department can be found on the Gazette’s homepage. Congratulations and thank you to everyone on the…

Innovative way to recycle skateboard decks

June 6th, 2014

Industrial Design student Nicholas Parent has won the Sustainable Design Award and a scholarship of $2,500 for Boardslide, a wall bracket system that can be used as a skateboard holder or can mount and reuse old skateboard decks as shelves. Some 2 million skateboard decks are landfilled each year. Parent says his design not only…

Illustration & Design grads take !Q awards by storm

June 6th, 2014

We are on a roll. Two graduates of Illustration & Design have captured top prizes at the annual Illustration Quebec competition. Antonio Junior Luzano was presented with the !Q award 2014 to highlight work excellence (left) and Annabelle Hauffe (right) with the !Q People’s Choice Award 2014. Congrats! Below is the work of the two…

Dawson College multidisciplinary team wins second place during the local 24-hours of Innovation Competition

June 4th, 2014

The 24-hours of innovation challenge is a competition originating in France that challenges participants to propose solutions to problems presented by the community, industry or universities. This year’s challenges included engineering, design and quality of life challenges. Teams of 5 to 10 participants work together over a 24-hour period to prepare a proposal and pitch…

We are happy from Dawson College

May 13th, 2014

Congratulations to students Kento Takata (CRLT) and Victor Lewis (Cinema, Video & Communications) who created Dawson’s own version of the Happy video. Kento and Victor planned, recruited volunteers, filmed and edited this video in only 10 days and couldn’t have done it without all the student and faculty volunteers who took part in the video….

Dawson’s Ecological Garden receives biodiversity certification

May 7th, 2014

A huge thanks goes out to the thousand volunteers from the Dawson Community who helped make the Ecological Peace Garden a reality. It has just been designated a biodiversity garden, a bird garden and a monarch oasis by Espace pour la vie Montréal. A list of criteria set out by Espace pour la vie’s specialists…

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Dawson captures prize in Science, on tourne!

May 5th, 2014

The Fédération des cégeps awarded its Prix du mérite to Keven Chan and Cristian David, students in Mechanical Engineering Technology, at the provincial final of 22nd annual science competition Science, on tourne! held this past weekend at Vanier College. Valued at $1,000 the award recognizes the team that submitted the best oral presentation, performance and…

Dawson Blues hockey team travel to Finland

January 24th, 2014

Over the Holiday break the Dawson Blues played a series of three exhibition games in Finland. The Blues 10 day stay in Finland included games against IFK Grankulla junior, Diskos junior and Voiomaan Lukio U 19 team. The Blues record was one win and 2 overtime losses. During their trip to Finland the team played…

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