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$38,000 raised at 14th Annual Dawson College Foundation Golf Tournament

June 27th, 2019

Presented by Alexis-Nihon, the major annual fundraising event took place June 12 at Summerlea Golf and Country Club in Vaudreuil. Over 140 golfers from Dawson College and the larger community served by the cegep enjoyed perfect weather conditions and a lovely day of golf and camaraderie that benefited students. The funds raised will go toward… Read More


Celebrating our 2019 graduates!

June 26th, 2019

We welcomed 2,800 graduates into our community of Dawson College Alumni on June 18 at Convocation 2019 at Place des Arts. This 50th anniversary year class is one of the largest ever. “We are so very proud of each of our graduates,” said Richard Filion, Director General of Dawson College. “The number of Dawson graduates… Read More


Actress Catherine Bérubé is Honourary Chair of Dawson’s 14th annual Golf Tournament

May 16th, 2019

Most Quebecers who watch television would recognize Dawson theatre grad Catherine Bérubé (Class of 2004) from the hit shows she has appeared in, such as 19-2, District 31, and Toute la Verité.  She is also known to fans of the video game Assassin’s Creed Unity, in which she played one of the main characters. TL;DR… Read More

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“Colorectal Surgeon” stars Bowser and Blue, Dawson’s own Rodney Ramsey @Dawson March 30

March 25th, 2019

Comedian, actor and Virtual Reality entrepreneur Rodney Ramsey had a defining moment in his life at Dawson College. When he was studying in the Cinema-Communication program in the early 2000s, he remembers thinking “wow, this is me – this is exactly who I am.” Rodney recalled his Dawson experience in an interview a few weeks… Read More


DawsCon: Anatomy of a successful software conference

January 22nd, 2019

Ken Fogel, long-time Computer Science coordinator and co-chair, got involved with a little project called NetBeans a few years ago that he hoped might lead to some added opportunities for students in the program and inspiration for software developers everywhere who wanted to attend a free conference in Montreal. Ken’s little project has grown into… Read More

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SPACE at the McGill Physics Hackathon!

November 23rd, 2018

On November 3-4 at the Phi Centre, 16 Dawson SPACE-sponsored students and a few alumni, competed in the McGill Physics Hackathon alongside participants ranging from CEGEP students all the way to university postgraduates and beyond. With the help of mentors from academia and industry, they explored physics and computation in a stimulating environment. The challenge… Read More

Model UN

Montreal United Nations Conference (MUNC)

November 23rd, 2018

Dawson College hosted the 6th edition of the Montreal United Nations Conference (MUNC) the weekend of November 16-18, welcoming over 400 participants, including significant international participation from Ghana, Germany, Belgium, the United States, Mexico, India, Haiti, and the People’s Republic of China, as well as students from Ontario and Alberta. This is in addition to… 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

Ollivier Dyens

Reimagining Education: Thinking beyond the acknowledged, the comfortable and the recognized

May 9th, 2018

A plenary + panel will take place on Friday, June 1 in the Dawson Theatre featuring a keynote address by Professor Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) at McGill University, on the subject of Artificial Intelligence and its growing impact on our societies and on human life. The address titled Education on the… Read More

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Marie-Philip Poulin is Honorary Chair of Dawson’s Golf Tournament

April 20th, 2018

Three-time Olympic medalist and seven-time IIHF World Championship winner Marie-Philip Poulin has accepted to serve as Honorary Chair of the 13th edition of the Dawson College Foundation Golf Tournament, presented by partners Alexis-Nihon. Marie-Philip began her varsity hockey career at Dawson and maintains a deep connection to the College. It will be her second time at… Read More

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