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Faculty Hub supported teachers in pandemic emergency

June 16th, 2020

On March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Two days later, classes ended for spring break and Dawson College closed for what turned out to be the rest of the semester. Teachers and the newly launched Faculty Hub were plunged into an education emergency: completing the semester for about 9,000 students…. Read More – Faculty Hub supported teachers in pandemic emergency

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Posture and fitness are related: Joanna Farmer’s research

June 16th, 2020

During her career as a teacher of Physical Education, Dawson’s Joanna Farmer has developed expertise in teaching posture. “Teaching posture became a specialty for me,” said Joanna, who will be retiring in December 2020. About six years ago, the Nursing Department requested that Joanna develop a course to help their students reduce the risk for… Read More – Posture and fitness are related: Joanna Farmer’s research

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Congratulations to Dawson’s Class of 2020

June 16th, 2020

Class of 2020, you did it! You have completed your CEGEP studies despite a pandemic and a historic closure of Dawson College! Your efforts and success are worthy of a great celebration this year. Your teachers and all employees of Dawson College feel sad that we can’t hold our Convocation at Place des Arts. Surprise… Read More – Congratulations to Dawson’s Class of 2020

In the wake of acts of racism and hate, Dawson College recommits to well-being for all

June 4th, 2020

Communities around the world have been mobilizing against racism in recent days. This mobilization is a reaction to the most recent murder of another unarmed Black person. On May 25, George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis by a police officer after saying he could not breathe and pleading for his life. Even though we are… Read More – In the wake of acts of racism and hate, Dawson College recommits to well-being for all

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Ginkgo tree to stand as symbol of hope and resilience at Dawson

June 2nd, 2020

Six ginkgo trees were the only survivors in the immediate blast area of the world’s first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 during World War II. Thanks to their deep roots, the trees survived this catastrophic act of war that destroyed 90 per cent of the Japanese city and killed about 100,000 people. With time, new… Read More – Ginkgo tree to stand as symbol of hope and resilience at Dawson

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Small group of students return to campus

June 2nd, 2020

On Monday, June 1, a small group of Dawson College students returned to the campus to complete the Winter Semester. This was the first time learning activities have taken place since March 13. About 120 students from Diagnostic Imaging, Electronics Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology and the Professional Theatre programs will be completing courses at… Read More – Small group of students return to campus

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Vernissage Season goes digital

May 26th, 2020

Close to 200 students in six Creative and Applied Arts programs at Dawson College have been looking forward to their vernissage shows for three years. Vernissage events, often called openings or exhibits outside Quebec, are much more than wonderful celebrations of our talented students’ work at the conclusion of their program. Critical for students’ education… Read More – Vernissage Season goes digital

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A decade of transformation at Dawson leads to SALTISE award for Ian MacKenzie

May 26th, 2020

Ian MacKenzie’s work has “transformed the classrooms, programs, and even the academic culture” of Dawson College. These words come from the official nomination of Ian MacKenzie for the 2020 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award. Ian has taught English at Dawson since 1992 and over the years has contributed in many ways to the… Read More – A decade of transformation at Dawson leads to SALTISE award for Ian MacKenzie

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New graduates of Diagnostic Imaging on the frontlines

May 19th, 2020

Grateful, surreal, overjoyed, bittersweet are some of the words that new graduates of the Diagnostic Imaging Program at Dawson College used to describe their feelings about graduating early during the COVID-19 pandemic. The College went through a process to determine that each student met the competencies of the three-year career program. Twenty-one students learned they… Read More – New graduates of Diagnostic Imaging on the frontlines

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Students share their recipes and the stories behind them for unique assignment

May 12th, 2020

The Sociology of Food is a deep dive into the world of food for final-year students in Social Science, especially those in the Child Studies Profile. “Usually this course involves experiences planting and cooking together and a tour of Mount Royal,” said teacher Anna-Liisa Aunio. When the shutdown happened March 13, Anna-Liisa had to change… Read More – Students share their recipes and the stories behind them for unique assignment

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