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Two major grants for Dawson researchers: CRISPESH and food justice & sustainability

November 23rd, 2018

Dawson College is pleased to announce that two major projects have received significant grants through the Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF). The CCSIF funds aim to stimulate social innovation by providing local organizations with talented people, facilities and resources offered by colleges and polytechnics across Canada to respond to research needs. These funds… Read More


Director General’s Address: On mission and vision, technology and the future

August 22nd, 2018

The full text of the Welcome Back address can be viewed online.


Against Nihilism: a labour of love

August 14th, 2018

Humanities faculty member Maia Johnson-Stepenberg has written a book titled Against Nihilism: Nietzsche Meets Dostoevsky which has been published by Black Rose Books. She says it is a book inspired by and written for her students at the College.  It is an accessible new introduction to philosophers Nietzsche and Dostoevsky that compares their writings on… Read More


Dawson’s Proudfoot honoured with park naming

May 2nd, 2018

Tony Proudfoot was a Dawson institution. He was also a former Alouette and a sports broadcaster at CJAD. Now, in addition to the Dawson gyms named in his memory, his will be the namesake of a park in Pointe-Claire, where he was an active member of his community until his death in 2010. Tony spent… Read More

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Dawson sweeps four categories for CCAA Hall of Fame

April 30th, 2018

Four trailblazing and accomplished individuals in Dawson’s sports history have been inducted in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Hall of Fame. A little less than two weeks ago, it was announced that John Davidson, former Athletics Director of Dawson, was named to the Hall in the Builder category. Late last week, three more names were… Read More


Motion Capture Technology comes to Dawson

April 13th, 2018

The 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery program at Dawson College launched the much-anticipated Motion Capture studio, giving students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with this cutting-edge industry technology before entering the workforce.   Motion Capture tools allow professionals to record the movement of real actors, and then have that motion applied to a character… Read More


Dawson Launches Bold 5-Year Sustainability Plan

April 10th, 2018

Dawson College has launched a Sustainability Plan which showcases progress, outlines goals for the future and reaffirms our commitment to the development of sustainable solutions to real-world problems. “Our College has a history of supporting sustainability and well-being for all.  This Sustainability Plan provides clear goals that align with the College Strategic Plan goals and… Read More


Dawson Adopts Smoke-Free Policy for Entire Campus

January 15th, 2018

As of January 1, Dawson College has gone smoke-free. Completely smoke-free, from one end of the campus to the other, including the grassy (snowy) grounds, Atwater to Wood, de Maisonneuve to Sherbrooke. This move comes in response to a number of incentives, beginning with the adoption of the Strategic Plan in Fall 2016 with one… Read More

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Dawson DG named to UQAM Board

November 27th, 2017

Dawson Director General Richard Filion has been named to the Board of Governors of the Université du Québec à Montréal by the Conseil des ministres of the Quebec government who must approve these nominations. Mr Filion will be representing the CEGEP network on the Board for a three-year mandate. He succeeds Murielle Lanciault, former Director… Read More


Chris Adam Appointed as Coordinator, Sustainability Office

September 25th, 2017

Dawson College is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Adam to the new special project position of Coordinator – Sustainability Office. The position reports directly to the Director General. The creation of the special project reaffirms the College’s commitment to advancing the theories and practices of sustainability by establishing an office to strategically address… Read More

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