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Multicultural Days celebrate Dawson’s proud diversity

November 28th, 2016

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.

Catherine Fichten

Catherine Fichten adds latest research award to her list of honours

October 24th, 2016

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…

Teaching Excellence Awards

Teaching Excellence Award recipients honoured at Ped Day cocktail

October 24th, 2016

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…


Civil Engineering students from Nantong Vocational University visit Dawson

October 20th, 2016

Dawson welcomed 5 students and a teacher from the Civil Engineering program at Nantong Vocational University in Nantong, China on October 12th, 2016. The group will attend courses along with Dawson students and faculty in Dawson’s Civil Engineering program and will have an opportunity to tour the city of Montreal as a part of their…

Three Sisters Garden

Three Sisters Garden lauded as place to learn and share

October 17th, 2016

After just one growing season, the Three Sisters Garden has provided aboriginal students at Dawson with an inspiring place to gather, to commune with nature and to harvest traditional foods. And as a Gazette article recently reported, “It is also a place of sharing and learning, a bridge between indigenous and non-indigenous students.” Talented veteran…

Blues players volunteer at Thanksgiving dinner event at Welcome Hall Mission’s men’s shelter.

Dawson Blues men’s hockey lends a helping hand at Thanksgiving

October 17th, 2016

Along with some members of the Montreal Alouettes, six members of the Dawson Blues Men’s Hockey team (David Kronish, Marco Lento, Jacob Meltzer, Emile Badji, Ben Kreyzerman and Coach Carl Benoit) volunteered their time during the annual Thanksgiving dinner event at Welcome Hall Mission’s Men’s shelter. Thanksgiving is an occasion to celebrate blessings with friends…

Second Regard

A witness to history : Second Regard

September 28th, 2016

History teacher Frédéric Bastien led his class last semester to the War Museum in Ottawa to pay heed to the words of Hans Uhthoff, a veteran of German origin with a remarkable story to tell. The visit was captured by Radio-Canada and broadcast as a mini-documentary as part of its Second Regard series, also available…

Landmark funding in research for Dawson teachers and students

September 19th, 2016

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced two years ago an exciting new partnership program aimed at fostering social innovation and collaboration among Canadian colleges, industry, and community organizations to find solutions to social challenges. Social innovation entails an initiative, product, process or program that creates positive social outcomes for societies….


Living Campus initiative launched with projects to be implemented throughout the year

September 17th, 2016

Living Campus is a concept that integrates educational approaches under the vision of well-being for all and is the embodiment of the College’s commitment to the betterment of society. It recognizes that our entire campus is a learning lab that explicitly demonstrates that Nature matters and mobilizes the College mission values and strategic plan through…

Madison Gold

Dawson student Madison Gold is recipient of first Irwin Cotler Award

September 16th, 2016

Madison Gold, a first-year student in the Child Studies profile in Social Science was named on Monday evening as the recipient of the first-ever Irwin Cotler Award. Named for the long-standing former Member of Parliament for Mount-Royal and Minister of Justice in honour of his five decades championing social justice, the award recognizes outstanding community…

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