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What Do We Want? Climate Justice!: Dawson students

October 1st, 2019

By Jessica Gearey, Dawson News Team About 500 Dawson students were part of an estimated 500,000 people marching in Montreal on Sept. 27. They all had one thing in common: the desire to take action on climate change. Students started gathering at 10 a.m. in front of the Dawson Theatre. They wanted to use their… Read More

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White Pine Planting and Climate Change Mobilization at Dawson College on Sept. 24

September 20th, 2019

The white pine is a symbol of peace, and planting a tree is one of the best things we can do to counteract climate change. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, Dawson College will plant a 17-foot eastern white pine and share plans for our Dawson Earth Action Morning and Mobilization in support of the Global Climate… Read More

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Have you heard about the Dawson Rowing Team?

September 17th, 2019

A brutally honest ‘morning in the life’ of a Dawson rower. By Romy Shoam, The Plant If you didn’t know about Dawson’s rowing team, you definitely did as of the first week of school, when we were stationed for what seemed like an eternity in the lower atrium, recruiting students for the fall season. Many… Read More

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No classes Sept. 27 as Dawson College Mobilizes for Climate Change

September 16th, 2019

Dawson students and employees are encouraged to mobilize in support of the Global Climate Strike Sept. 27 In early June, Dawson College decided to cancel day classes* to encourage students, faculty and staff to participate in the Montreal march on Friday, Sept. 27. Recognized by Cégep Vert as a leader in sustainability for Quebec, especially… Read More


Storywalk® in Westmount Park features Dawson teacher’s book

September 3rd, 2019

To experience the best hug in the world, you have to know “How To Catch A Bear Who Loves To Read.” This is the premise of a young, imaginative, book-loving girl in the children’s book How To Catch A Bear Who Loves To Read by Andrew Katz, an English professor at Dawson College, and Juliana… Read More


Dawson grad Celeste Groux receives national leadership award

August 23rd, 2019

Dawson College graduate Celeste Groux (Enriched Pure and Applied Science, Class of 2019) was awarded the Corinne Mount Pleasant-Jetté Leadership Award on August 22. “We are very proud of Celeste!” said Diane Gauvin, Academic Dean of Dawson College. “Celeste is one of 10 scholars from across Canada to win an RBC Indigenous Student Award and… Read More


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

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