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Turn on your camera for a better learning experience

February 9th, 2021

In a joint statement issued Jan. 13, the federations representing all CEGEP students, faculty and colleges urged students to turn on their cameras. Dawson shares the concern raised in this statement, namely that “offering pedagogical activities when cameras are deactivated is an issue that affects the learning experience for both students and teachers.” Dawson has…

Ian Hamilton

“Interrupted” Photography exhibit visible from outside on de Maisonneuve Blvd.

December 15th, 2020

Our lives are interrupted, but still moving forward. In a semester when our corridors are quiet, and the walls, usually full of colour, have been bare and blank, the Professional Photography program is proud to present “Interrupted,” an exhibition of our third-year students’ images. The photographs of our graduating-year students are hanging in the 2 G…


Montreal UN Conference hosted by Dawson drew 500 participants

December 15th, 2020

Dawson College hosted the 7th Edition of the Montreal United Nations Conference on Nov. 20-22. This is an important Model United Nations event that welcomes delegates from both the Greater Montreal Area and abroad. Traditionally held on campus, this year required innovation and adaptation, like so many pedagogical activities, and the conference was moved online…


Fall Awards celebrate our students’ perseverance in tough times

December 15th, 2020

More than anything, the purpose of the Fall Awards is to encourage Dawson College students to aim high, persevere and put their best efforts into their education. The Fall 2020 semester has been perhaps the most challenging semester for students in the history of the College. These awards are usually presented at a special evening…

Food purchased thanks to North-South Studies fundraiser

North-South alumni mobilize support for Nicaraguan community

December 1st, 2020

Six alumni of the North-South Studies Profile in Social Science moved into action in early November when they heard that Tuapi, Nicaragua was in the line of Hurricane Eta. The powerful Category 4 hurricane struck the community they had visited as their North-South Field Trip in 2016-2017 on Nov. 3. Sadly, Hurricane Iota struck the community…

Photo courtesy of Carlos Viani (Class of 2009, AEC in Commercial Photography)

The Confinement Diaries of AEC in Commercial Photography grad

December 1st, 2020

Carlos Viani lost his job in the hospitality industry and returned to photography during the pandemic, which he calls a blessing in disguise. Carlos is a 2009 graduate of the AEC in Commercial Photography at Dawson College. “I have rarely seen such a dedicated and inspiring faculty,” Carlos said of his experience at Dawson College….


Dawson College moves most in-person exams online

November 27th, 2020

(MONTREAL- Nov. 27, 2020) Most in-person final examinations for the fall semester at Dawson College will now take place online. “In response to new guidelines from the Ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur and the Direction régionale de la santé publique with respect to a period of voluntary confinement, as well as important logistical constraints, Dawson College…

Homepage News Item – Macleans

National magazine features Dawson’s environmental programs and innovative arts programs

October 16th, 2020

Dawson College is featured in the Maclean’s 2021 Canadian Colleges Guidebook, which came out across Canada in September. You can now access the two features digitally: Dawson’s extraordinary vernissage season for the graduating students in six programs in Creative and Applied Arts was featured: These Dawson College students missed out on a live gallery show. So…

Investigation concludes; dialogue with Theatre community begins

September 18th, 2020

MONTREAL (Sept. 18, 2020) – The investigation into the very serious allegations against Winston Sutton of the Professional Theatre (Acting) Program has concluded. Effective today, Winston Sutton is no longer employed by Dawson College. “I would like to acknowledge receipt of the complaints and the many messages sent to the College,” said Richard Filion, Director…

A Statement from Director General Richard Filion of Dawson College

September 1st, 2020

(MONTREAL- Sept. 11, 2020) – Recently, there has been much media coverage and social media discussion about the allegations against Winston Sutton of the Professional Theatre (Acting) Program. I wish to provide some more information to clarify the situation and to assure the public that the College is listening to the complaints. Silence does not…

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