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New Director General will rally the Dawson community to move forward

November 19th, 2020

Diane Gauvin will be the new Director General of Dawson College. On Nov. 18, following a recommendation from the Selection Committee and unanimous support from Senate, the Board of Governors appointed her to a five-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2021. Diane has strong assets to lead a vision for Dawson College and to rally and…

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Montreal’s CEGEPs are ready for a safe return to school

August 20th, 2020

Back-to-school plan for CEGEPs in a time of pandemic Montreal, August 20, 2020 – At the dawn of the new academic year, the Regroupement des cégeps de Montréal (RCM) would like to reiterate that Montreal’s CEGEPs are ready for a stimulating, safe and success-oriented back-to-school season. In collaboration with experts from the Direction de la…

No tolerance for racism, hate and discrimination. A message from the Directors of Dawson College

June 16th, 2020

Three weeks ago, another unarmed black man, George Floyd, was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer. What made this killing so uniquely disturbing was the fact that the police officer continued applying lethal force despite the repeated pleas of his victim and even after he had succumbed. All the while, other officers watched and did…

Précisions importantes concernant le projet de nouveau pavillon de Dawson

June 11th, 2020

MONTRÉAL (11 juin 2020) – Le Collège Dawson a fait les manchettes récemment parce que son projet de construction d’un nouveau pavillon est inclus dans le projet de loi omnibus 61 du gouvernement, qui vise à accélérer plus de 200 projets d’infrastructure dans les secteurs de la santé, de l’éducation et des transports. Certaines nouvelles récentes sont inexactes….


New pavilion for Dawson College to be fast-tracked

June 9th, 2020

A new pavilion for Dawson College is one of the 202 infrastructure, health and education projects that the Legault government is fast-tracking. Dawson’s project was included in the omnibus Bill 61, which was tabled June 3 and is expected to be passed before the National Assembly breaks for the summer June 12. “This is very…


CEGEPs must reopen earlier to allow students to complete training and studies

April 30th, 2020

On April 27, Quebec’s Ministry of Education shared plans for reopening schools across Quebec. This plan will be progressive and will allow a gradual return to classes, first in the regions and later in metropolitan Montreal. The thinking is that a limited number of students will return to the schools, while others will stay at…

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Student John Nathaniel Gertler joins Dawson Foundation Board

April 28th, 2020

John Nathaniel Gertler brings youthful energy and a direct connection to Dawson students as the newest member of the Board of Directors of the Dawson College Foundation. He was elected at the April 23 board meeting. Foundation work in line with values “I’m excited to be working with the Foundation first and foremost because I…


Dawson’s response to request from Health Minister

April 14th, 2020

About a dozen teachers in the Nursing Department at Dawson College were already working in healthcare facilities when Quebec’s Health Minister Danielle McCann issued a ministerial order April 10 empowering the government to second employees of CEGEPs and school boards to work in the health sector. Torn between teaching and nursing “Our teachers are torn…


Computer Science students to benefit from new partnership with CAE

February 17th, 2020

Computer Science students have the opportunity to benefit from a $1,000 scholarship, paid internships and work opportunities upon graduation thanks to a new partnership that Dawson College and the Dawson Foundation signed with CAE in late 2019. “This initiative is an opportunity for two students every year for the next three years to launch their careers,”…


Welcome Back Address: January 16, 2020

January 20th, 2020

Bien le bonjour à tous et toutes! Welcome back to work! I hope you had a good holiday break that helped you recharge your batteries, and gave you the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. I wish all of you a happy new year, filled with health, love and successful achievements. A critical…

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