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A Message from Student Services and Human Resources to all Students and Employees

November 18th, 2019

Dawson College sets the record straight Dawson College wishes to share its response with the community to disturbing and inaccurate media reports last week. The College would usually not comment on such a situation. However, given the sensational media coverage, we feel that it is important to do so. Earlier this month, the College was… Read More – A Message from Student Services and Human Resources to all Students and Employees

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Links to New Dawson video about Dawson’s climate change mobilisation and media coverage

September 27th, 2019

There is hope to be found in this climate change emergency. Dawson College students and our sustainability projects are inspiring other schools and communities in Quebec and beyond our borders. They are turning to Dawson to see how we live and share our Living Campus. Our students and staff share their thoughts on the importance… Read More – Links to New Dawson video about Dawson’s climate change mobilisation and media coverage

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Dawson College mobilises students and staff for climate change action

September 24th, 2019

MONTREAL (Sept. 24, 2019) – Dawson College students, teachers and staff will meet at the College, eat breakfast and attend environmental workshops before joining activist Greta Thunberg at the Sept. 27 Global Climate Strike march in Montreal, expected to be one of the biggest on the planet. “We will be the fearless ones here at… Read More – Dawson College mobilises students and staff for climate change action

Dawson College Announces AI Advisory Board

September 12th, 2019

Dawson College Advisory Board for Artificial Intelligence Adam Allouba Partner Dentons Canada LLP “I am a partner in the Corporate group of Dentons, the world’s largest law firm. Among other roles, I have the privilege of being the Montreal leader for our Transformative Technology and Data Strategy Group. Having always had a strong personal and… Read More – Dawson College Announces AI Advisory Board

2019-2020 Welcome Back Assembly Remarks by Director General Richard Filion

August 23rd, 2019

“Ensuring the right education system that develops our full humanity is more important than everything else we might do.” Sir Anthony Seldon Vice-Chancellor, University of Buckingham Historian and Author Welcome to the 2019-2020 Academic Year! As always, it is good to see you back. I trust you all had a great summer break. You have… Read More – 2019-2020 Welcome Back Assembly Remarks by Director General Richard Filion

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Dawson College poised to transform college education with major investment in AI project

June 4th, 2019

MONTREAL (June 4, 2019) – Today’s students are graduating into a world that is in a significant state of transformation due to developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related information technologies. “Our current and future students are the ones who will be facing these challenges and opportunities when they enter university or the work force…. Read More – Dawson College poised to transform college education with major investment in AI project

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Food justice and sustainability in Montreal is on the table at Dawson College

May 31st, 2019

MONTREAL (May 31, 2019) – A nourishing city where all, especially vulnerable children and families, have access to quality, sustainable and local food is a vision for Montreal that is being developed at Dawson College at the Forum SAM (Système alimentaire montréalais) Conference May 30-31. In October, the Mayor of Montreal, Valérie Plante, recognized the… Read More – Food justice and sustainability in Montreal is on the table at Dawson College

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

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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.

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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 – Against Nihilism: a labour of love

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