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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…


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…

Homepage News Item – Vernissage Season

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…


Illustration students capture flight of migratory birds

May 4th, 2021

The Illustration Program, the Sustainability Office and Taking Root Inc. collaborated on a project to capture key events of the migratory flight of two species of native Quebec birds from urban forests near Dawson College to the newly replanted forests of Nicaragua. Second-year students in Stéphanie Aubin’s two classes were each assigned a bird, the…


North-South students go on virtual field trip to Cuba

March 23rd, 2021

Travelling to Cuba is the highlight of the North-South Studies (NSS) Profile in the Social Science Program at Dawson. “Every year, we go to a country in the South,” said Gisela Frias, the North-South Profile Coordinator. “This trip strengthens solidarity and establishes bonds and often lifelong friendships among the students.” The past two academic years,…


Life on Mars statistically probable according to Richard Soare’s research

February 23rd, 2021

Is there life on Mars? That question is propelling the mission of the Perseverance rover, which landed on the Red Planet Feb. 18. It has also driven the research of Dawson College Geography teacher and Mars researcher Richard Soare for over two decades. Specifically, Richard’s research has focused on finding evidence of near-surface ice in…


Asia Mason: On the Road to Major

February 23rd, 2021

Asia Mason knew early on in her life that she wanted to be a photographer, but now the Photography major (Dawson, 2021) is not so sure.  Collage, film clips, and sound are making their way into her work. If you have been in the college and wondered about the work in the display cases outside…


Dawson grad is candidate to watch on Star Académie

February 9th, 2021

Queenie Clément (Class of 2017, ALC- Cinema | Communications) is a candidate to watch on the upcoming season of Quebec talent show Star Académie. On one of the first shows of the season, well known Quebec musician and host Ariane Moffatt exclaimed “mic drop!” in response to Queenie’s performance. Another host of the show, Gregory…


Over 100 students in need receive new bursary

February 9th, 2021

Students have greater needs this year so Dawson College is delivering more support. One example is the Dawson College Financial Aid Bursary (DCFAB), which was set up last fall by the Dawson Student Union (DSU), the Student Services team of the College and the Dawson College Foundation. The Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur has provided additional…


Campus Life and Leadership continuing to offer activities for students

February 9th, 2021

The Campus Life and Leadership team of Gianna Di Giacomo-Smith, Michelle Lee and Billi-Jo Poirier and their Blue Ring student volunteers have redefined success this semester. “At the beginning of last semester, we felt that we had to fill every day with programming because we thought the students needed daily activities during this isolation time,”…

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