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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…

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…


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….


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…


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…


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…


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…

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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…


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…

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