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Against Nihilism: a labour of love

August 14th, 2018

Humanities faculty member Maia Johnson-Stepenberg has written a book titled Against Nihilism: Nietzsche Meets Dostoevsky which has been published by Black Rose Books. She says it is a book inspired by and written for her students at the College.  It is an accessible new introduction to philosophers Nietzsche and Dostoevsky that compares their writings on… Read More

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Mars Matters: Exploring the Red Planet

August 14th, 2018

Dawson’s own Richard Soare (Geography) has been fascinated by Mars for many, many years. His fascination is shared by millions, but in his case, he has intimate familiarity with the planet through research and study, and is now an editor of Dynamic Mars: Recent Landscape Evolution on the Red Planet along with Susan J. Conway,… Read More

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$40,000 raised by Golf Tournament to support students

July 11th, 2018

The 13th edition of the Dawson College Foundation Golf Tournament, presented by Alexis Nihon, took place on June 13 at the Summerlea Golf and Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion. The rain held off until the last few holes, making for a good day on the course among friends, colleagues and partners. At the end of the… Read More


Nursing Profession Being Undervalued: Fiona Hanley

February 13th, 2018

Fiona Hanley, Nursing Program Coordinator, has eloquently but firmly called out the devaluation of the nursing profession and its detrimental effect on the healthcare system. Her letter to the editor published on February 13 in Le Devoir (in French) calls upon the Ministry of Health to enter into a dialogue with nurses practicing in every… Read More


Dr. Alaa Murabit is keynote speaker during Peace Week

September 7th, 2017

Medical doctor, sustainable development advocate, UN Commissioner, TED talker, Dr. Alaa Murabit will deliver the featured keynote address of Peace Week on September 14 at 7:00 p.m. in 5B.16. Open to the public, but a ticket is required. Please register and download a ticket. Dr. Murabit is one of 17 United Nations Sustainable Development… Read More


NDG baseball field named for retired Math teacher (and perennial volunteer) Lionel Geller

August 21st, 2017

In the books, it would appear that Lionel Geller retired from his teaching job in Math at Dawson many years ago. But the truth is, he has never left. Serving as a mentor and confidante to members of Dawson’s women’s hockey team since the program was started, tutoring students and student-athletes at PARC, Lionel can… Read More

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Art Souterrain and Nuit Blanche includes Dawson in its program

February 23rd, 2017

For the first time in its history, Dawson College has been included as a stop in the Art Souterrain project and will be featured as a stop on the Nuit Blanche circuit. Art Souterrain Art Souterrain comprises six kilometres of underground space, in Montreal that means malls, under the theme Play and Distraction. The ninth edition… Read More

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World’s smartest young people to descend upon Montreal for World Model UN

February 15th, 2017

Starting Monday, March 13, more than 2,000 young people from around the globe will be in Montreal seeking solutions to the world’s problems using a combination of diplomacy, conflict resolution, negotiation and sheer will. They will be accompanied by a few hundred coaches and observers to participate in the Harvard World Model United Nations being… Read More

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Universal Design at Dawson, explained

February 7th, 2017

The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework supports the growing need for the creation of pedagogy that responds to the increasingly diverse student demographic in post-secondary classrooms. At Dawson, we embrace this diversity and we understand that it includes students of varying cultures, backgrounds, abilities, learning preferences, ages and genders. Universal Design for Learning’s core… Read More


Dawson College denounces violent acts of hate and intolerance

January 30th, 2017

Dawson College deplores all forms of violence and expressions of hate directed at anyone, but especially at any one group of people based on their beliefs. We extend our deepest sympathies to all those affected directly and indirectly by this deadly act perpetrated on the mosque in Ste-Foy on the evening of January 29. We… Read More

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