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Liberal Arts valedictorian Arwen Low is passionate about civic activism

June 1st, 2022

Despite spending her first year of CEGEP online, Liberal Arts student Arwen Low was quick to get involved in the Dawson community life. Her efforts in making a difference for her fellow students have led to her nomination as valedictorian. She will be addressing Dawson graduates in Social Science & Business Technologies of 2022 at…

Physical Education Department addresses climate action

April 6th, 2022

The ecological footprint of each Physical Education course at Dawson is being tracked in a pilot project of the department with support from Anna Likht and Rafael Scapin of Information Systems and Technology and the Sustainability Office. The demo, expected to launch next month, aims to educate staff and students on the greenhouse gas emissions…

Dawson delegation brings support for new healthcare pavilion project to National Assembly

March 16th, 2022

QUEBEC (March 16, 2022) – A delegation from the Dawson Student Union (DSU) came to the National Assembly today to deliver their petition. In just three weeks, some 20,000 Quebecers signed the DSU petition asking the Government of Quebec to maintain Dawson’s infrastructure project. Member of the National Assembly for Westmount–Saint-Louis, Jennifer Maccarone, officially presented…

Une délégation de Dawson apporte un témoignage de soutien envers le projet de pavillon de la santé à l’Assemblée nationale aujourd’hui

March 16th, 2022

Québec, le 16 mars 2022 – Une délégation de l’Association étudiante de Dawson (AÉD) s’est rendue à l’Assemblée nationale aujourd’hui pour livrer sa pétition. En tout juste trois semaines, quelque 20 000 Québécois et Québécoises ont signé la pétition de l’AÉD demandant au gouvernement du Québec de maintenir le projet d’infrastructure de Dawson. La députée de Westmount–Saint-Louis,…

New video shows impact of Dawson’s Sustainable Happiness Certificate

February 16th, 2022

A new four-minute video presents the Sustainable Happiness Certificate, which has been offered since 2015 at Dawson to students and employees. We hear about the impact of the program from past students and the value of it from teachers. Sustainable Happiness helps students learn how to take care of their self, so they can in…

Ex-prisoner, Dawson graduate, yoga entrepreneur is a Quebec Black Changemaker

February 16th, 2022

Before he served time in prison, Brandon Dawson-Jarvis graduated from Dawson College and from the University of Ottawa. Brandon (Class of 2007, Social Science – Psychology Profile) has been in the news during Black History Month because CBC Quebec named him a 2022 Quebec Black Changemaker for his inspiring yoga enterprise named Grove Campus and…

À Dawson, les futurs travailleurs de la santé sont formés selon une pédagogie interprofessionnelle

February 8th, 2022

Le Collège Dawson fait peut-être la une des journaux cette semaine parce que le financement de son nouveau pavillon a été sabordé par le gouvernement du Québec, mais les principes directeurs qui sous-tendent la nécessité et l’objectif d’agrandissement de l’établissement constituent un projet novateur et unique au Québec en matière de pédagogie interprofessionnelle (PIP). Depuis quatre ans,…

Future healthcare workers learning together through Dawson’s unique Interprofessional Education

February 2nd, 2022

Dawson College may be in the news this week because funding for a new pavilion was scuttled by the Quebec government, but the driving principles behind the need and purpose of the facility remain for an innovative, unique-in-Quebec Interprofessional Education Pedagogy (IPE) project. For the past four years, faculty in Dawson’s seven health and social…

The metamorphosis of Oliver’s

February 2nd, 2022

Upgrade or renovation are words that do not do justice to the complete metamorphosis of student space Oliver’s on the second floor of Dawson in the 2C clubs hallway. “It is night and day,” said Stephanie Chan-Thim, Dawson’s in-house architect on our Facilities Management team and project manager of the Oliver’s renovation. Prior to the…

Tips from Dawson’s Sustainable Happiness community to weather rough start to 2022

January 19th, 2022

Chris Adam, Co-developer of Sustainable Happiness Certificate, Sustainability Office: Create micro-restorative places that calm you, bring back pleasant memories or contribute to pleasant family moments. It could be an outdoor garden project, constructing a backyard “snow restaurant” with a special lunch for young children or an indoor sitting area with plants and photos that pull…

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