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Read Full Text: Meet Dawson’s 2024 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal

Meet Dawson’s 2024 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal

May 9th, 2024

Nominated by Student Services staff Sandra Gravel and Trudy Ste. Croix, Dawson student Kiera Robak received the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal at a ceremony on April 20. The commendation recognizes sustained volunteer involvement or an inspiring and determined attitude with a positive influence on society. Sandra and Trudy called Kiera “a dedicated student who has…

Read Full Text: New School community from today and yesterday celebrated 50th anniversary

New School community from today and yesterday celebrated 50th anniversary

May 9th, 2024

About 150 current and former students, facilitators, faculty and friends of New School attended a 50th anniversary celebration at Dawson on April 13. For many, New School was a defining moment in their lives. It was “really great to see so many people from such a span of years come out with fond memories of…

Read Full Text: Antonietta Grassi is a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

Antonietta Grassi is a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

April 25th, 2024

On April 11, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the appointment of 188 Guggenheim Fellowships, including Dawson’s own Fine Arts faculty member Antonietta Grassi! “I am thrilled and incredibly honoured to have received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2024,” Antonietta said. “Many thanks and appreciation to the Guggenheim Foundation for…

Read Full Text: Take part in the worldwide BioBlitz at Dawson April 29

Take part in the worldwide BioBlitz at Dawson April 29

April 11th, 2024

People around the world will be participating in a four-day BioBlitz April 26-29, including students, staff, alumni, retirees, friends and neighbours of Dawson on Monday, April 29. Take a break and drop by the Peace Garden* at Dawson anytime between 3 PM and 6 PM on April 29. This global BioBlitz is part of the…

Read Full Text: #BecauseOfNewSchool

#BecauseOfNewSchool

April 11th, 2024

So, what’s going on at New School? Through the eyes of Andrew Katz, New School’s newest coordinating English teacher. Andrew has made New School up on the 8th floor a home for his dynamic and creative English classes for the last six years. Co-coordinators Cory Legassic and Mari Heywood interviewed Andrew on how New School…

Read Full Text: Founder of New School reflects on 50th

Founder of New School reflects on 50th

April 11th, 2024

In August 1973, the founders of the New School gathered to prepare for the arrival of 180 students in our alternative pre-university arts program. We comprised 15 full-time and part-time teachers, a librarian, an office manager, an admissions officer, two community animators, a director and a community facilitator. The school occupied two charming elderly mansions…

Read Full Text: New AEC in Cyber Security

New AEC in Cyber Security

March 28th, 2024

Dawson is launching a new AEC in Cyber Security: Prevention and Intervention to meet the growing demand for jobs in the workforce in Quebec, Canada and the world. Susie Bouchard of Dawson’s Continuing Education and Community Services expects to welcome the first students in the fall of 2024, probably in November. Students take the program…

Read Full Text: Dawson’s Chris Adam to receive Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal

Dawson’s Chris Adam to receive Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal

March 20th, 2024

In recognition of Chris Adam’s remarkable contribution of creating a culture of sustainability and promoting the value of well-being for all at Dawson College, he will receive the Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division) from Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, the Governor General of Canada, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on…

Read Full Text: SPACE students mastering physics by designing video game

SPACE students mastering physics by designing video game

March 7th, 2024

Eight Dawson students working in two teams have won an independent video game design competition in an extracurricular competition organized by Physics faculty member Nadim Boukhira. The students are all in the SPACE student enrichment initiative. In the fall of 2023, Nadim started designing an educational video game for physics, with funding through an Entente…

Read Full Text: Honourable mentions for Dawson students at Harvard’s Model UN

Honourable mentions for Dawson students at Harvard’s Model UN

March 7th, 2024

Thirty-six Dawson College students travelled to Boston in mid-February to participate in Harvard National Model United Nations. The conference, one of the world’s longest-running and most prestigious UN simulations, brought together over 1,200 college and university students from over 30 countries. The Dawson College Model United Nations (DCMUN) delegation debated issues ranging from international peace…

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