“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it,” Josée Garceau quoted George Orwell during her talk for teachers and professionals at Dawson Oct. 18. Dawson’s Faculty Hub invited Garceau, who worked at the University of Sherbrooke for over 25… Read More – Adapting to the “Phigitals” a.k.a Generation Z
By Chelsea Moore, The Plant The Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery recently showcased the work of renowned Fabric artist Jobena Petonoquot. She refers to this specific collection of works as an “ode to my grandfather and his resilience” which is the inspiration behind the title “The Rebellion of my Ancestors.” Her… Read More – Jobena Petonoquot: The Rebellion of my Ancestors
CBC Daybreak did a live broadcast from Dawson College on Sept. 19 in honour of the 50th anniversary. Journalist Shari Okeke was on site, first in the Colab with the living garden wall and then in the Upper Atrium, from 5:45 a.m. until 9 a.m. Dawson College was featured throughout the show and the audience… Read More – CBC at Dawson College for our 50th
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 – $38,000 raised at 14th Annual Dawson College Foundation Golf Tournament
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 – Celebrating our 2019 graduates!
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 – Actress Catherine Bérubé is Honourary Chair of Dawson’s 14th annual Golf Tournament
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 – “Colorectal Surgeon” stars Bowser and Blue, Dawson’s own Rodney Ramsey @Dawson March 30
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 – DawsCon: Anatomy of a successful software conference
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 – SPACE at the McGill Physics Hackathon!
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 – Montreal United Nations Conference (MUNC)
Last Modified: November 4, 2019