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Dawson receives international Sustainability Institution of the Year Award

July 6th, 2022

Dawson College was named Sustainability Institution of the Year by the Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education at the virtual awards ceremony held today. The International Green Gown Awards recognize and celebrate the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges around the world. Judges were unequivocal in their praise for Dawson’s “ambition, scale…

Goal-oriented grad Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga receives Paul Gallagher Award

June 1st, 2022

During his time at Dawson, Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga has demonstrated strong leadership, contributing much to campus life through his work with the Dawson Student Union (DSU). For him, being granted the Paul Gallagher Award is an honour, and “feels great because it demonstrates the appreciation of the Dawson community,” he said. Goal-focused mindset Yves-Jusslin chose to…

Cathy Roy honoured with SALTISE Award for College Instructors

May 18th, 2022

Since joining Dawson in 2015, Cathy Roy has sparked an excitement for new adventures in pedagogy, fostering greater collaboration and creativity within the Physiotherapy Technology Department.  Her ingenuity has won her a 2022 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award, which she will receive at the 11th edition of the SALTISE Conference on June 2-3.   “There is…

Student with passionate desire to make a difference receives Lieutenant-Governor Youth Medal

April 20th, 2022

For Arwen Low, it was very meaningful to receive the Youth Medal from the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec and it was also inspiring to see the service of other youth leaders throughout the Montreal region be recognized at a ceremony in early April. “I feel so lucky for the support from the Dawson community,” she said…

Active and caring International Business Studies student receives Lieutenant-Governor Youth Medal

April 20th, 2022

Shirin Hinojosa-Violante feels that receiving the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal is recognition for everything she has done up until now. “Being nominated by my peers among so many talented students was an honour,” she told Dawson’s Communications Office in an interview. “Being selected and winning the award went beyond my expectations. Community service and…

Sydney Kormos-Springer wins award given in her uncle Rob Springer’s memory

April 20th, 2022

Long before she arrived at Dawson College, Sydney Kormos-Springer decided she would aim to win the Rob Springer Memorial Award. “When I learned that Dawson was having a memorial game in honour of my uncle, I wanted to make it my goal to go to Dawson College and play for him,” the Health Science student…

First-year student wins research bursary for work with Adaptech Research Network

April 6th, 2022

First-year Dawson Social Science student Abigaëlle Vasseur is one of seven CEGEP students in Quebec to win a bursary for research work this winter semester. Abigaëlle joined Dawson’s Adaptech Research Network and it was through this work that she won a Bourse pour stage d’initiation à la recherche pour la relève au collegial, valued at…

Celebrating our Fall Awards Recipients

December 1st, 2021

We are proud to celebrate our Fall 2021 Awards cohort of 35 exceptional Dawson College students. Their involvement in student life, commitment to community service and determination to succeed at CEGEP enrich the Dawson community and make us hopeful about the future. Congratulations to our students! Thank you to all the donors, teachers and employees…

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Howlett Family doubles Nursing award recipients during pandemic year

December 1st, 2020

The Howlett family thought that Nursing students needed extra encouragement in the context of the pandemic. This semester, four future nurses from Dawson College were honoured and encouraged by receiving the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award. “2020 has been a challenging year on so many fronts for so many students,” said Brian Howlett, Anne-Marie’s brother. “Studying…

No limits for Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal recipient Bradley Heaven

May 5th, 2020

Bradley Heaven (Social Science, Class of 2020) is again showing the world that there are no limits and that you can do whatever you want. The new graduate of Dawson College and entrepreneur has won the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal, awarded by Quebec’s Lieutenant Governor to students who “demonstrate a sustained voluntary action at the…

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