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 – World’s smartest young people to descend upon Montreal for World Model UN
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 – Universal Design at Dawson, explained
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 – Dawson College denounces violent acts of hate and intolerance
The most vital component of Dawson’s newly adopted Strategic Plan 2016-2021 are goals and directions to support and achieve student success. These are words used by college administrators, the Ministry of Education and Higher Learning, teachers and professionals who help students achieve their goals. But what does student success mean to students? We asked a… Read More – We asked students: What does student success mean to you?
The Director General delivered his annual January Welcome Back General Assembly address on Tuesday, January 17. The text of the address can be found on our website. Among the highlights are a call to action to become involved in the community, especially in our role as educators, and a round-up of the exciting activities coming… Read More – Director General’s Welcome Back address available online; Strategic Plan
Dawson College will welcome Pascahl Scott in the position of Director of Human Resources when she takes up her duties on January 16. Her appointment was approved unanimously by the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors in December upon the recommendation of the hiring committee. Over the next few months, Ms. Scott will… Read More – Announcement of new Director, Human Resources
Dawson College has a new Strategic Plan to cover the five-year period between 2016 and 2021. Extensive consultation began in Fall 2015, involving 2,000 students and some 250 employees, and culminated in the Board of Governors approving the document at its meeting on October 26. For the first time in more than 30 years, a… Read More – Dawson College adopts new Strategic Plan 2016-2021
A time-honoured tradition at Dawson since it was founded nearly 50 years ago, Campus Life and Leadership builds a program of activities annually around the theme of multiculturalism to celebrate the incredible diversity at the College. Thanks to Mary Di Liello for these photos.
On October 18, Dr. Catherine Fichten of the Psychology department and Adaptech at Dawson was honoured with the Prix ACFAS Denise-Barbeau for research in social and human sciences at the college level. A reception held for nine ACFAS award-winning scholars noted Catherine’s exemplary vocation for the integration of students with disabilities, but also paid tribute… Read More – Catherine Fichten adds latest research award to her list of honours
As this year’s Ped Day activities drew to a close, the day was capped off with the traditional cocktail event in the Reception Hall. A highlight of the evening was the honouring of this year’s Director General’s Teaching Excellence Award recipients before an audience of their peers. Each year, students and teachers alike nominate teachers… Read More – Teaching Excellence Award recipients honoured at Ped Day cocktail
Last Modified: April 24, 2019