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Read Full Text: Change at the helm of the Dawson Foundation

Change at the helm of the Dawson Foundation

February 22nd, 2024

Earlier in February, Steve Hatajlo (Class of 1981, Computer Science) handed over the presidency of the Dawson College Foundation to Sean Smith (Class of 2001, Pure and Applied Science). Steve has served as a volunteer on both the Dawson Foundation Board of Directors and Dawson’s Board of Governors for many years. He remains a member…

Read Full Text: 50th anniversary reunion and celebration of New School April 13

50th anniversary reunion and celebration of New School April 13

February 8th, 2024

Dawson’s “novel experiment” New School is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2024. That is what The Gazette called New School in an article published in April 1973. Back then, New School was created to engage students in their own learning and to build communities so that students would not get lost in a big institution….

Read Full Text: Student poem captured magic of New School space

Student poem captured magic of New School space

February 8th, 2024

For decades, the New School community has enjoyed a special space on Dawson’s 8th floor, which fosters a communal vibe. As we look back on the history of New School, here is a poem that captures the essence of that space. Just after the start of the pandemic, student Ada Santavy (Class of 2020, Pure…

Read Full Text: More space for Nursing at the Forum

More space for Nursing at the Forum

February 8th, 2024

Dawson’s Nursing department has moved into a new home across the street from the main campus on the second floor of the Forum. They join Physiotherapy Technology and Medical Ultrasound Technology, which are also housed at the Forum. “It is nice to be centralized here,” said Natalie Turner, Department Co-Chairperson and Program Co-Coordinator of Nursing….

Read Full Text: Dawson 2024-2029 Strategic Plan prioritizes student development through the lens of well-being

Dawson 2024-2029 Strategic Plan prioritizes student development through the lens of well-being

February 8th, 2024

Over the next five years, Dawson College will deliver on its academic mission led by the overarching value of Well-being for All, which emphasizes the cultivation of a stimulating, inclusive and caring environment for learning and working.  Other core values of the plan include Student Achievement, Institutional Excellence, Collaboration, and Innovation and Creativity. In its…

Read Full Text: Sixth Dawson cohort begins AI Launch Lab/Dawson AI series Feb. 10

Sixth Dawson cohort begins AI Launch Lab/Dawson AI series Feb. 10

February 8th, 2024

AI Launch Lab and Dawson AI are offering a sixth series of workshops on artificial intelligence beginning Feb. 10. Registration is open to all college students for a free eight-week online course on Saturday mornings beginning Feb. 10. Two students who were in previous workshop series shared their thoughts on the experience, uniquely available through…

Read Full Text: Dawson’s solidarity delegation to Cuba

Dawson’s solidarity delegation to Cuba

February 8th, 2024

Twelve students and two teachers from the Social Change and Solidarity profile of Social Science returned from Cuba Jan. 15 after a three-week solidarity delegation. The trip is a close partnership with the Centro Martin Luther King Jr. (CMLK) in Cuba, an organization that promotes local and global solidarity, popular education, and justice. The Dawson…

Read Full Text: Costa Rica course: an encounter with Nature and life-changing experience

Costa Rica course: an encounter with Nature and life-changing experience

January 25th, 2024

Twenty-four Dawson students travelled to Costa Rica on Dec. 30 to take a complementary course entitled Ecology & Culture. Accompanied by biology teachers Brian Mader and Tonia De Bellis, the students explored several different ecosystems, including the rare and threatened tropical dry forest. “This experience will be with these students for the rest of their…

Read Full Text: Be inspired by the journeys of our first four Perseverance Award recipients

Be inspired by the journeys of our first four Perseverance Award recipients

January 25th, 2024

Noella Dorothy Beersa (Liberal Arts), Wynter Bryant (Arts and Culture), Eléonore Martin-Menga (AEC in Commercial Photography) and Judy Phuong Trinh Le (Pure & Applied Science) are the first four recipients of the new Dawson College Perseverance Award. This award is funded through the Student Academic Enrichment Fund and is intended to encourage Dawson students from…

Read Full Text: Dawson is presenting the Canadian premiere of Leopoldstadt

Dawson is presenting the Canadian premiere of Leopoldstadt

January 25th, 2024

Sir Tom Stoppard’s play Leopoldstadt will have its Canadian premiere at the Dawson College Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Directed by Matt Holland, the play features the 2024 graduating class of Dawson’s Professional Theatre program. “This is a wonderful opportunity for our students because Sir Tom Stoppard is a renowned, award-winning British playwright with a…

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