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Exercise is the prescription for success for Dawson student with ADHD

May 10th, 2019

Nicolas Evans had a challenging year when he turned 15. He was diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and had become quite overweight. School was overwhelming. To help others struggling with ADHD and learning challenges, Nicolas shared his story publicly. His story is featured in a report about ADHD in Canada by France 24,… Read More


Sharing sustainability at Dawson during Earth Week 2019

May 2nd, 2019

The first Earth Week at Dawson College since making a commitment to being Carbon Neutral Forever unfolded over four days of promoting, learning and celebrating sustainability and well-being for all. A Hidden Tour of Dawson brought visitors to see the systems that regulate heating, ventilation, cooling, water and electricity up close. Waste management was also… Read More


Youtheatre: a beneficiary of Artists in Bloom

April 17th, 2019

The Artists in Bloom committee has chosen Youtheatre as one of two beneficiaries of the event, which showcases over two dozen talented student-artists in Dawson College’s Fine Arts, 3D Animation and Illustration departments. The Dawson students will create new works of art before a live audience and then auction them off for charity. The proceeds… Read More


Weekend retreat for Indigenous students sets them up for success

April 11th, 2019

(Artwork by: Skarahkotà:ne Deom) First Peoples Centre project a beneficiary of Artists in Bloom The transition from high school to cégep is huge for all students. It is the time of life when a young person goes from being a teenager to becoming an adult, from staying within their community to venturing further away from… Read More


Loss of indigenous languages like libraries burning down

April 9th, 2019

The Year of Indigenous Language proclaimed by the United Nations was celebrated during First Peoples Week at Dawson College April 1-5. “Language is the vessel that holds traditional knowledge,” said Kanentokon Hemlock during his talk entitled Language Revitalization and Decolonization on April 2. “When we lose a language, it is like watching a library burn… Read More


Ann Lambert’s debut novel is a murder mystery entitled The Birds That Stay

March 27th, 2019

Marie Russell, the main character in Ann Lambert’s first novel, is also a teacher at Dawson College. Ann’s 28 years at Dawson as an English teacher, her childhood in the West Island, her country place in the Laurentians as well as her experience as a Quebecer, with both anglo and franco roots, are all sources… Read More

Dawson Blues champions

#1 in Quebec for Dawson Blues Women’s Basketball Team

March 8th, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Dawson Blues women’s basketball team are Provincial Champions in the D1 Women’s RSEQ Conference Basketball! They won the final 75-60 against the Champlain St-Lambert Cavaliers after beating les Nomades du Collège Montmorency in the semi-final 72-57. Player of the final game was Roxane Makolo and the semi-final… Read More


Dawson grad and Foundation President Denis Coupal will keep you guessing in his debut novel BLINDSHOT

March 7th, 2019

“Two young brothers lose their father in a mysterious shooting, so they go to war for the truth.” This is how Dawson College Foundation’s President Denis Coupal (Pure & Applied Sciences, 1987) describes his debut novel, a murder mystery entitled BLINDSHOT. The book will be in stores March 16 and is already generating praise. “I… Read More


Passing of Ellen Howlett: Mother supported nursing students in memory of daughter, Anne-Marie

March 6th, 2019

There are many unsung heroes connected to Dawson who through their affiliation express a spirit of generosity and kindness that exemplifies all that is good, even when that affiliation has been borne of tragedy. One such person was Ellen Howlett, who sadly passed away peacefully on March 3, 2019. Mrs. Howlett and her family established… Read More


Director General Richard Filion presents challenges, new opportunities in Welcome address

January 22nd, 2019

Read the full address here: Winter 2019 Welcome Address

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