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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…


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…

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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…

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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…

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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…


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…

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We asked students: What does student success mean to you?

January 19th, 2017

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…

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Director General’s Welcome Back address available online; Strategic Plan

January 19th, 2017

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…


Announcement of new Director, Human Resources

January 13th, 2017

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…

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Dawson College adopts new Strategic Plan 2016-2021

November 28th, 2016

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…

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