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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,”…

Homepage News Item – Student Sustainable Happiness

Student-led workshop on Sustainable Happiness a first at Ped Days

January 26th, 2021

Four final-year students in the Community, Recreation and Leadership Training (CRLT) Program presented a workshop to teachers at Ped Days Jan. 20 with the goal of bringing Sustainable Happiness into the virtual classrooms of Dawson College. It was the first time that students have been presenters at the annual professional development event for Dawson teachers….

Sabrina Perrotti

Students discover the beauty of math in new course

January 26th, 2021

Math is often viewed as a difficult subject but there are ways to make math accessible and interesting to everyone. Dawson College did just that last semester by offering a new course entitled When Math Meets Art. Claudia Farnesi, the first teacher of the course, shared a quote that inspired her from Swedish mathematician Gösta…


Retirement of Richard Filion

December 15th, 2020

Director General Richard Filion will be retiring on Dec. 31, 2020 after 40 years of work in the CEGEP network. Richard began his term as Director General in January 2005 and was on duty at the time of the shooting in 2006. Under his leadership, the Dawson College community responded to these events in creative,…

Mia Kennedy

Dawson students and graduates speak about value of their CEGEP to Quebec

December 15th, 2020

Journalists and politicians in Quebec have said a lot of things about Dawson College recently. We thought it would be interesting for you to hear what some current Dawson students and some recent graduates think about their attachment to the French language and québécois culture. Dawson French department encouraged application to Université Laval Hayley Mendel,…


Practice your French with The CLÉO Podcast

November 19th, 2020

Dawson’s French-language tutoring centre, CLÉO, is offering a new way to practice French and share québécois culture: The CLÉO Podcast. The podcast (balado en français) episodes are between five to 10 minutes and are offered on an array of interesting topics, including author Gabrielle Roy, filmmaker Denis Villeneuve and Expo 67. The first one was…

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