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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…


Physics’ Jean-François Brière honoured at AQPC

June 12th, 2018

The 38th conference of the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC) honoured 60 teachers of the CEGEP network, including Jean-François Brière of the Physics department with an honourable mention delivered by the Minister of Higher Education, Hélène David, and lAQPC President, Richard Moisan. Jean-François has long distinguished himself in the Science, Medical Studies and Engineering…


Three Dawson Engineering graduates receive ETS scholarships

June 12th, 2018

Three Dawson graduates from the Science, Medical Studies and Engineering sector were awarded sizeable scholarships for their studies at the École de technologie supérieure de Montréal. Ivan Pramatarov and Jules Rodschat, who graduated in Civil Engineering Technology, received scholarships from Fayolle Canada and the Congrégation-de-Notre-Dame, respectively; Tyron François, from Mechanical Engineering Technology, received a scholarship…


Journeys Award a tribute to Susan Briscoe and Indigenous student achievement

June 4th, 2018

[article by Jessica Deer. reprinted from the Eastern Door] Several Indigenous students at Dawson College who completed a one-year transition program were honoured with awards for their academics, leadership and community involvement.  Kanien’kehá:ka student Kahenientha Cross received the Journeys Award, a $1,000 prize developed by English teacher Susan Briscoe.  “She (Briscoe) has terminal cancer, so…


Dawson Staff, Students and Mexican Partners Changing Education

April 5th, 2018

The Sustainable Campuses project: For 6 years Dawson has partnered with Mexican universities and a college on action research projects that benefit individuals, communities or the environment. Through the arts, sciences, plenty of goodwill and a strong sense of responsibility, students and teachers from both countries express joy and satisfaction in transformative learning that makes a difference….


World first: 56 feet of digital teaching space at Dawson

March 28th, 2018

(Reprinted with edits from files from Nureva and EducationDive) Photo credit: Tom Berthelot Calgary-based Nureva Inc., an award-winning collaboration-solutions company, has partnered with Dawson to create the world’s largest installation of its visual collaboration systems in a single classroom. The unique configuration is located in an active-learning classroom at Dawson (3H.10) and includes eight Nureva Walls…

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