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Reactivating student life at Dawson

October 13th, 2021

Dawson students are very enthusiastic about participating in campus life after having gone without for the past three semesters, according to the Campus Life and Leadership team (CLL) and the Dawson Student Union (DSU). It seems students want to make up for lost time, said Michelle Lee of Dawson’s CLL. “I think generally most students…

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Dawson Blues update

October 13th, 2021

Student athletes have been enjoying a full fall athletics season at Dawson. “Each additional day that we can play sports is a good thing,” said Sébastien Rivest, the Manager of Athletics at Dawson. “The students are very excited to be back and so are the coaches.” Since March 2020, student athletes had mostly been limited…

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Counterpart: Students Photograph Students

September 15th, 2021

The project Counterpart: Students Photograph Students opened last week at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery.  Rhonda Meier, gallery administrator, asked one of the project organizers, Peter Berra, 7 questions about it. RM. So tell me how this project came about. I understand it started in your first year photo class? PB.  In the fall…

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Today marks the 15th anniversary of the shooting at Dawson College

September 13th, 2021

Montreal, Monday, September 13, 2021 – The 15th anniversary of the Dawson shooting will be marked by quiet reflection in the Peace Garden. No formal commemorations events will be held due to strict COVID restrictions being followed by the College to ensure the health and safety of students, faculty and staff who have returned to…

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Bringing Nature in to Dawson

September 1st, 2021

About 1,200 plants and trees were installed inside the main building of Dawson College during the last 12 months. A major delivery of plants arrived during the first week of classes. “These plants inject life into our indoor environment, boost our mood and clean the air,” said Diane Gauvin, Director General of Dawson College. Consultant…

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Teachers and students on return to campus

August 18th, 2021

Despite the mixed emotions about a return to campus, many acknowledge that in-person learning is best for students. “These are formative years for our students,” said Jonathon Sumner (Faculty, Physics). “It is tough to spend these years in isolation.” Jonathon is happy that students will get to come back and will certainly not miss teaching…

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250 monarch butterfly chrysalises up for adoption

August 18th, 2021

The butterflies are returning to Dawson and new employees and employees who have never fostered a butterfly will have priority for adoption. “We are excited about the return of students and employees to the college grounds,” said Jennifer de Vera of Dawson’s Sustainability Office. “The butterflies are a hopeful symbol of change and new beginnings.”…

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Meygan Brody is Dawson’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2021

June 1st, 2021

This year’s valedictorian is a future physician with a passion for social justice. Enriched Science student Meygan Brody has been selected to address Dawson’s Class of 2021 at Virtual Graduation on June 30. “I’m absolutely honoured,” Meygan said in an interview with Dawson’s Communications Office. “I really grew as a student and as a person…

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Nursing teacher promotes environmental understanding for Quebec nurses

May 18th, 2021

For more than 20 years, Fiona Hanley has been an activist and researcher studying the impact of the environment on our health. In recent years, the Dawson Nursing Program teacher has been a key mobilizer in collaborating with the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) to create a climate change committee. “Our health…

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Vernissage Season 2021 begins May 26

May 4th, 2021

One of the beloved springtime traditions at Dawson College is Vernissage Season when the graduating students exhibit their work to the Dawson community, alumni, industry players and potential employers. This year, the events will once again be virtual and will build on last year’s experience. Here are the Vernissage event dates for graduating students in…

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