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Fall 2022 Open House at Dawson

September 21st, 2022

Dawson’s Open House will be a blend of in-person experiences of the College by reservation only and online information sessions open to all. Students considering applying to Dawson are invited to: Explore the Dawson website program pages of our 27 technical and pre-university programs and the 19 themed profiles of study within our pre-university programs…

Students of the Eco-Landscaping course pose with teacher Paul Wasacz in Dawson's Peace Garden.

Students tackle climate change by building wetland as part of unique Phys. Ed. course

September 7th, 2022

A class of over 25 students reclaimed a concrete heat island on Dawson’s urban campus by transforming it into a wetland as part of a unique-in-Canada Physical Education course. The brand-new Eco-Landscaping course was co-developed by Dawson’s Physical Education Department and the Sustainability Office. The new Dawson wetland, located on the Wood Avenue side of…

Blues logo gets refresh

September 7th, 2022

The Dawson Blues logo has been proudly worn by five decades of athletes at Dawson, some of whom went on to play at the national and international level, including the Olympics. The logo, which features the letters D and B as well as a ball, was an original creation by two long-time Dawson employees who…

Employees gather for lunch in the courtyard of 3C.1 on a nice summer day.

Strength and resolve: Welcome back Fall 2022

August 24th, 2022

Meeting in person for the first time since January 2020, the community was invited to attend the Director General and Academic Dean’s welcome back general assembly and lunch on Aug. 17. Nearly 500 people participated for what was also the first time Diane Gauvin and Rob Cassidy were able to convene the traditional Fall meeting…

Basketball Hall of Famer Joel Tyrrell retires after 49 years of service

August 24th, 2022

Joel Tyrrell arrived at Dawson in 1973 as a Social Science student and did not really leave until he retired on Aug. 19, 2022! His career has been “very fulfilling and appreciated,” he said in an interview with Dawson’s Communications Office. Joel has experienced all aspects of the Dawson Blues first as a student-athlete, then…

Portrait de Joey Brandone, entraîneur-chef de l’équipe de hockey féminin division 1 des Blues de Dawson

New coaching staff will continue building women’s hockey at Dawson

August 22nd, 2022

It’s a new season and a new coaching staff for the Dawson Blues Div. 1 Women’s Hockey team. Continuity, consistency and quality are the goals of the staffing changes. Joey Brandone, who has been assistant coach for the last two seasons under Kayla Tutino, is now head coach. Leslie Oles, a former Canadienne who has…

“Kind and vibrant” Yimaj Baharun to receive Paul Gallagher Award

June 7th, 2022

Even though the Covid shutdown kept Yimaj Baharun off campus for half the time he attended Dawson, he made his mark on the community and will receive the Paul Gallagher Award during the 2:30 p.m. graduation ceremony on June 22 in recognition of his community involvement, leadership and academic achievement. In his time at Dawson,…

Goal-oriented grad Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga receives Paul Gallagher Award

June 1st, 2022

During his time at Dawson, Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga has demonstrated strong leadership, contributing much to campus life through his work with the Dawson Student Union (DSU). For him, being granted the Paul Gallagher Award is an honour, and “feels great because it demonstrates the appreciation of the Dawson community,” he said. Goal-focused mindset Yves-Jusslin chose to…

Hats off to Mech Tech student Erica Dubois and Computer Science student Kausar Mussa!

June 1st, 2022

Always being the different one. Having to adjust to other ways of thinking. Working with people who hold misogynistic attitudes. These are just a few things that are still experienced by women in male-dominated fields of study and work. The Chapeau, les filles! (Hats Off to You) awards are given to women in Quebec to…

Science Valedictorian lived the full Dawson experience despite pandemic

June 1st, 2022

It was challenging to live life to the fullest during the early phase of the pandemic. If you need some inspiration for making the most of life, read on about Enriched Science soon-to-be graduate Megan Oleksiw, one of Dawson’s three valedictorians for the Class of 2022. Speaking as valedictorian “is a touching honour,” Megan said…

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Last Modified: September 21, 2022


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