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New science program for those interested in computer science and math

November 9th, 2023

Students applying for admission to CEGEP in the Fall of 2024 have a new option at Dawson in science. The College plans to offer 70 seats in a new-to-Dawson pre-university program entitled Science, Computer Science and Mathematics (program code 200.C1). Students will benefit from taking classes together as part of a learning community. They will…

Students share summer neuroscience research projects at Montreal labs

November 9th, 2023

Thirteen Dawson students spent their summer working on real research projects in various fields of neuroscience. There were eight projects in partnership with Polytechnique/Ste-Justine, MNI, Douglas Institute, McGill departments of Physiology and of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. According to Neuroscience Research Group coordinator Hélène Nadeau: “some projects used images from dMRI, EEG, MRI, fMRI, MR spectroscopy,…

Four teachers honoured with Teaching Excellence Award

October 25th, 2023

Four outstanding teachers at Dawson received the Director General’s Teaching Excellence Award on the occasion of Ped Day on Oct. 13: Hannah Heath-Engel (Biomedical Laboratory Technology) Audrey Juhasz (Mathematics) Roger Machaalani (Chemistry) Nicola Martino (Italian). Director General Diane Gauvin shared comments written by their students at the award presentation. Hannah is “one of the best…

Mitchell Rae Yang is the new Director of the Dawson Foundation

October 25th, 2023

The Dawson College Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitchell Rae Yang as Director.  Mitchell’s first day at Dawson will be Wednesday, November 1. Mitchell joins Dawson after serving as Director at two different youth-focused community organizations.  Most recently, Mitchell served as ED of Project 10, a nonprofit community organization dedicated to supporting…

Dawson students’ Mahsa Amini Initiative wins Forces Avenir

October 11th, 2023

A student-led project at Dawson has won the provincial Forces Avenir award in the category of Mutual Aid, Peace and Justice. On Sept. 27 during a gala in Quebec City, the award was presented to a group of Dawson graduates and students who founded the Mahsa Amini Initiative. The initiative began as a reaction to…

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Q & A with Dawson semifinalists for the QWF College Writers Award

October 11th, 2023

Out of a record 81 entries at Dawson alone, three Dawson students were selected as semifinalists for the 2023 Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) College Writers Award. The 2023 award will be announced at the QWF Gala on Nov. 13. Dawson English teacher and organizer Adam Bright said that the Dawson writers “noticed and felt something…

Students interview David B. Stewart whose work is on exhibit at the gallery

October 11th, 2023

David Stewart is a visual artist born in Saskatoon, raised in Port Coquitlam, BC, and based in Montreal. His current exhibition, Cuts from PoCo, is on view at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery from Sept. 7 – Oct. 14.  On a recent Tuesday evening, two second-year visual arts students, Katerina Kieran and Lisseth Llorente…

Sustainable Development Goals artwork by Illustration students showcased by Colleges and Institutes Canada

October 11th, 2023

“The 17 Sustainable Development Goals” illustrated by students in the Illustration program at Dawson won the 2023 student art competition of Colleges and Institutes Canada. “36 illustration students collaborated on this fanzine project along with Sustainable Dawson,” said Stéphanie Aubin, co-chair of and instructor in the program. “They had to create an illustration that would…

Peace Week 2023 proposed a world where everyone’s identity and voice can be celebrated

October 11th, 2023

Dawson College’s annual Peace Week has always been a platform for insightful discussions on pressing social issues. In 2023, the theme of the 8th Annual Peace Week was “Exultation: Queer Freedoms & Futures.” This event, which was held Sept. 13-21, celebrated the vibrant history of queerness while exploring the possibilities of a world where freedom…

Theatre students win first and second place in playwriting competition

October 11th, 2023

Three Dawson Professional Theatre students were finalists in Infinithéâtre’s The-Write-Stuff playwriting competition: Marcel Paré, Alina Ichmouratov and Elliot Million-Lovett. Marcel’s play Cadillac took first place and Alina’s play Egg tied for second place. The plays by finalists were read by professional actors on Sept. 25 at Parc Drolet-Rachel. Dawson’s Communications Office interviewed the three young…

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