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(Left to right): Gisela Frias (Dawson College), Chris Adam (Dawson College), José Iván Fernández Galván (Sustainable Development Secretariat), Dr. Gustavo Urquiza Betltrán (Academic Secretary, UAEM), Dr. Ruben Castro Franco (Director of Graduate Studies)

Forum: Linking North-South through research on campus sustainability

March 31st, 2017

From March 13 – 15, 2017, Dawson faculty, staff and students participated in the Third Sustainable Campuses Research Forum, which took place at three partner institution campuses in the state of Morelos in Mexico. Dawson’s delegation was comprised of lead Sustainable Campuses Researcher and Dawson faculty member Gisela Frias, Sustainable Dawson’s Chris Adam, CRLT faculty…

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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…

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Dawson College welcomes students and teachers from Rotteck Gymnasium in Freiburg, Germany

October 18th, 2016

On Thursday, October 13th, 2016, Arts, Literature and Communication (ALC) welcomed a group of 17 exchange students from Freiburg, Germany. This German language exchange brings together students from Dawson, Vanier and Collège Ahuntsic in Quebec and students from the Rotteck and Angell Gymnasiums in Freiburg, Germany. The German students are currently participating in a homestay…

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….

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Dawson College and ic MTL team up to offer new instructional program to budding entrepreneurs

August 8th, 2016

Inspired from best practices in incubation in the USA and Canada and built on a solid foundation of experience in education and on preparing individuals for careers, Dawson College and iC MTL join forces to offer an instructional program to accompany students/incubees in the pre- startup and startup phases of a new venture in the creative and cultural industries….

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Help support Sustainable Campuses initiatives in Mexico

May 24th, 2016

Four students, two from Health Science and two from Social Science programs at Dawson College, are off to Mexico as interns as a part of our Sustainable Campuses Initiative. Samantha Nesterenko, Aniela Walewicz, Emma Malcomber and Samantha Bennett will be working on sustainability projects at the Preparatoria Tres Marías (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos)…

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Dawson Waskaganish trip featured on CBC

May 18th, 2016

A group of Dawson students is preparing to embark on what has become an annual trip to Waskaganish in Northern Quebec in the coming days. The fieldtrip, an initiative of the Environmental Studies profile, will allow the students to immerse themselves in the Cree culture of this James Bay community while learning about geography, First…

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Students hope to collect 10,000 messages on the Peace Wall by September 13

April 28th, 2016

Five years after its creation, CRLT students have revived the virtual Peace Wall in light of the 10 year commemorations of the events of September 13, 2006. Their goal is to collect a total of 10,000 peace messages (1,000 for each year since the 2006 tragedy) or a message from each of the 193 countries…

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Dawson College at the Canadian International Model United Nations in Ottawa

March 24th, 2016

Last weekend, 9 members of the Dawson College Model United Nations society (DCMUN) represented Dawson College at the CANIMUN Model UN, organized by the United Nations Association in Canada, held in Ottawa. CANIMUN is one of Canada’s premier Model United Nations competitions, and we can be proud to count a number of Dawson alumni among…

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Dawson College at Harvard’s World Model UN in Rome

March 24th, 2016

During the Study Break, 15 members of the Dawson College Model United Nations, and two members of the faculty, attended Harvard’s World Model United Nations in Rome. WorldMUN is considered the Olympics of the Model UN circuit, bringing together over 2400 delegates from 110 countries for this event. A central purpose of Model UN is…

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