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Students who founded IndigeSTEM peer tutoring project recognized by Forces Avenir

May 4th, 2022

Rotshennón:ni Two-Axe and Kayla Spencer-Young are two of a handful of Indigenous students in Dawson’s Science Program. Rotshennón:ni and Kayla wanted to encourage and support their fellow Indigenous students who may be interested in Science. They came up with an idea last semester that has won them the local Forces Avenir award and put them…

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Director General Reacts to Cancellation of Infrastructure Project- Letter to Dawson Community

March 24th, 2022

Late yesterday afternoon, the College received a letter from Danielle McCann, the Minister of Higher Education. This letter serves as an official confirmation of the cancellation of Dawson’s much-needed infrastructure project. Once again, she stated that the decision was based on her government’s intention to prioritize infrastructure projects for francophone CEGEPs. The denial of additional…

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Florence Yee: Sharp Tools for Unripe Fruit

March 23rd, 2022

Florence Yee is a visual artist, Dawson Alum, and serial collaborator based in Tkaronto/Toronto and Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang/Montreal. Their exhibition Sharp Tools for Unripe Fruit features photographs on fabric and hand-embroidered text, now on view at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery until April 14. On a recent Tuesday evening, two second-year visual art students, Sabrina Schmidt…

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Four more days to sign petition in support of Dawson students and rights of Quebec anglophones

March 11th, 2022

MONTREAL (March 11, 2022) – Quebecers have rallied around Dawson College in the wake of the Quebec government cancelling the new healthcare pavilion, which would house a community clinic and Dawson’s seven healthcare programs. Seven years of work have already been invested in the infrastructure project that would finally solve the chronic student space deficit…


An Interview with Anahita Norouzi

November 17th, 2021

An Interview with Anahita Norouzi, artist of Other Landscapes at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery By Sabrina Schmidt and Victoria Berthelet-Petrecca Q: In Other Landscapes, you experiment with materials and find ways to reinvent established conventions. How did you come to discover these materials, and did this require any collaboration? A: I always begin…

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Proposed Bill 96 has serious repercussions for Quebec students

October 5th, 2021

Montreal (Tuesday, October 5, 2021)  – The English College Steering Committee, a group of six colleges that offer instruction in English, will present its brief on Bill 96 before the Commission de la culture et de l’éducation today at 4:25 p.m. The six colleges are Champlain Regional College, Dawson College, Heritage College, John Abbott College, Marianopolis College,…

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Quebec needs our Nursing graduates

September 23rd, 2021

Every graduate of Dawson’s Nursing Program can land a job in the field upon graduation. Many employers are actively recruiting the new nurses before they even graduate. “Hospitals often prefer DEC graduates because they bring extensive hands-on experience,” said Cathy Moore, Chair of Dawson’s Nursing Department. “By the time they graduate, our students have accumulated…


Tips for handling re-entry anxiety

August 18th, 2021

As we are returning to the campus after 18 months away, many of us are feeling some level of apprehension. If you are feeling some discomfort about this situation, you are not alone. The American Psychological Association (APA) has identified the anxiety that some people are feeling as they prepare for post-pandemic life as re-entry…


Dawson’s white pine and its great meaning

April 20th, 2021

Most students and employees are probably not familiar with Dawson’s white pine tree or its significance. The white pine, described as the Great Tree of Peace, is a symbol of the unity of the five nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy — also known as the Iroquois Confederacy or the League of Five Nations — which…


Students to take stock of trees in Montreal and Westmount this summer

April 20th, 2021

About 15 Dawson Science students will be participating in research projects from June to August. This is thanks to the work of Environmental Science Coordinator Tonia De Bellis and an ECQ grant she received. “There is a lot of data that shows that learning and retention are greater when students have a hands-on experience outside…

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