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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 – Loss of indigenous languages like libraries burning down

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

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

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

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

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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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Farewell Patrick Woodsworth: a beacon of higher education

January 22nd, 2019

After a storied career in higher education, from his PhD studies in German at McGill University, to 25 years of service at Dawson College and five years at the helm of the Regroupement des collèges du Montréal métropolitain (RCMM), Dr. Patrick Harold Woodsworth, the former Director General of Dawson College, has passed away peacefully at… Read More – Farewell Patrick Woodsworth: a beacon of higher education

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Of books, festivals and book prizes

October 19th, 2018

In the busy Fall arts and literary season, Dawson is proud to have at least four of its faculty members engaging the greater community with exciting projects. Jacques Laval Jacques Laval of Industrial Design, though “retired” remains active in one of his passions, conservation efforts inspired by his love of nature especially around his home… Read More – Of books, festivals and book prizes

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Learning languages online and in active learning environments

October 19th, 2018

New Model of a College Level Course: A Language Course Part Online and Part in an Active Learning Classroom By Chantale Giguère Published October 11, 2018 | courtesy of ProfWeb As a French second language teacher, I like to experiment with new pedagogical approaches that engage students in their learning. In my French second language course,… Read More – Learning languages online and in active learning environments

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Pioneer of palliative care nursing leaves lasting legacy

October 17th, 2018

Jennifer Pratt Manitt was a member of Dawson’s first Nursing graduating class in 1972 who went on to become a pioneer in the practice of palliative care nursing, not only in administering pain medication, but most significantly in comforting the dying. Jennifer Manitt passed away on March 30, 2018 at the age of 66, ending… Read More – Pioneer of palliative care nursing leaves lasting legacy

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