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Dawson College part of $4.95 million grant from Canadian government to support healthy cities

July 7th, 2021

Dawson has been selected along with nine other institutions across Canada to implement a major federal grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. With over 80% of Canadians living in cities, the grant is intended to provide real-world data about what kind of environmental factors such as green space and air quality, or social…


Robert Cassidy to bring fresh academic vision to Dawson as new Academic Dean

June 15th, 2021

Montreal, June 15, 2021—Dawson College is pleased to announce new academic leadership with the appointment of Robert Cassidy as its new Academic Dean. As CEGEP students across Quebec prepare for a return to the classroom in Fall 2021, Robert will lead the next chapter in pedagogical innovation and progress at Dawson. Robert holds a doctorate…

Joint press statement from Dawson, John Abbott and Vanier in response to Bill 96

May 14th, 2021

Diane Gauvin, Director General of Dawson College; John Halpin, Director General of John Abbott College and John McMahon, Director General of Vanier College are issuing the following joint statement in response to the Quebec government’s tabling of Bill 96 “Loi sur la langue officielle et commune du Québec, le français” : We, the Directors General…

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Carbon Neutral Forever project nominated for CRE sustainability award

April 20th, 2021

The work of Dawson’s Facilities Management team to make Dawson College Carbon Neutral Forever has been nominated for an environmental award that is a Réalisation championne in the institutional category, announced the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Montréal (CRE-Montréal) on April 15. The Facilities Management team has embraced the UN Sustainable Development Goal (#13) of…


International GOLD rating for Dawson’s leadership in sustainability

December 15th, 2020

After more than a decade of work implementing a vision of sustainability and well-being for all, Dawson College has achieved the international gold standard for leadership in sustainability. A third-party review team in the U.S. rated Dawson with the highest points in the gold category for any diploma-granting college in the world. The Association for…


Carmela Gumelli to serve as Interim Academic Dean

December 1st, 2020

The Board of Governors appointed Carmela Gumelli to the position of Academic Dean at their Nov. 25 meeting. Carmela will serve an interim term from Jan. 1- June 30, 2021. With the support of the managers in the Registrar’s Office and her fellow deans, Carmela will continue as Dean of Academic Systems while taking on…


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….

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