Continuing the Conversation: Reimagining, Rebuilding, Reconnecting The semester has started. Usually a time of excitement and exhilaration as the Dawson College community dives into the beautiful trifecta of educating, engaging, and enriching. This year is different. The halls are devoid of the cacophony of laughter and chatter, rendering the College strangely subdued. We aren’t congregating,… Read More – Peace Week 2020
An inviting circle to welcome everyone was the set-up of a Dawson College classroom for a Ped Days workshop led by Catherine Richardson Jan. 14. “How can you be part of a community if you are looking at the backs of fellow students?” Catherine asked. The workshop was entitled Decolonizing Practices in Education and was… Read More – Making space for everyone is a step toward decolonization
In her keynote address entitled Creating Thinking Classrooms at Dawson College Ped Days Jan. 14, Usha James shared a photo of a soccer player about to kick the ball near the net. She asked the audience of about 140 teachers, professionals and support staff how likely it was that the player scored a goal or… Read More – What does a soccer photo have to do with critical thinking?
Some of the top speakers in the world on the Java language and software development were at Dawson College Jan. 10 to speak at DAWSCON, the fourth annual software development conference organized by Ken Fogel of the Computer Science Technology Program. “It was the best conference yet and we had the attendance I have been… Read More – World’s top Java experts were at Dawson College Jan. 10 for software conference
“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
Last Modified: September 8, 2020