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D Announcements is your virtual bulletin board for Dawson community information, events, and news briefs, released on Wednesdays every other week between issues of D News.

Want to let us know about an upcoming event/fundraiser/workshop in your program/profile/department? Click on the link at the bottom of this page and fill out the form and we will include it in the next edition.

Last updated: Mar. 14


Men’s & Women’s Div 1 Basketball teams made it to the CCAA Nationals!

Watch our Blues teams’ games on the CCAA live streams: 

The Dawson Research Ethics Board (REB) will be hosting a series of information sessions on research ethics this semester

These information sessions are open to all faculty and staff and will cover a range of research ethics topics.

The first session in this series, Course-Based Research (CBR), will take place virtually on March 23, 2023, at 1:00 p.m.

Title: Course-Based Research (CBR): The difference between course-based research and research carried out by Dawson faculty and staff

Date: March 23, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Venue: Virtual on Teams

Description: In this first session, the Research Ethics Board Chair, Michael Nafi, will discuss issues related to ethics that apply to research carried out by students in courses (CBR). This will also be an introduction to the guidelines that will be introduced at Dawson on CBR.

Click to Register!

AI conference at Dawson: DawsCon 2023, Mar. 24

Dawson College will be hosting a free conference for educators and industry, and a subsequent weekend Data Journalism Challenge (Mar. 25-26) aimed at students of any background. 

Presentations will be given by Dawson students, alumni and faculty from the AI Community of Practice as well as partner organizations, external researchers and industry professionals. 

Register here: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/dawscon/registration2023/  

Montreal literary duo Heather and Arizona O’Neill at Dawson on Mar. 22 12 p.m.– 1:30 p.m. in 5B.16

Montreal literary duo Heather and Arizona O’Neill speak about their lives and read from their work with special opening act: Dawson student writer Elise Roy.

Watching Shadows – a Second Year Dawson Professional Theatre Production

Playwright: Hans Petter Blad
Director: Stefanie Buxton
Student Groups: Second Year, Group 1

Performance Dates: Wednesday March 22nd to Saturday March 25th at 8 pm

Price: Pay what you can. (Seats are available on a first-come first-served basis. Arrive early to be sure to get a seat.)


Journée Internationale de la Francophonie. Various activities. Co-hosted by CLL and DSU.

When: Monday, March 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Outside of 3rd Floor Cafeteria Entrance

Power, Diversity & Representation in the Communication industry, March 23 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Oliver’s (2C.17)

Martine St-Victor, General Manager of Edelman (Montreal), will be speaking at Dawson during Multi-Cultural Days to share her experience in the communications industry, her insights about the future of this sector, to shed light on why diversity and representation matter in this growing industry, and to promote the exploration among post-secondary students of career opportunities in Quebec.  

Save The Date: Dawson’s 2023 Graduation ceremony

We will celebrate our graduates at in-person graduation ceremonies taking place at Place des Arts in Théâtre Maisonneuve. These ceremonies will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at times to be determined.

If you have any questions about the ceremony, e-mail graduation@dawsoncollege.qc.ca

Segal Centre for Performing Arts presents Counter Offence, a play written by Rahul Varma, Mar. 15 – Apr. 2

Counter Offence explores what happens when the fight against racism comes into conflict with the struggle to end violence against women.

Get your tickets now for this gripping intercultural murder mystery examining domestic violence and racial profiling.

To purchase ticket(s): https://www.segalcentre.org/en/shows/2022-2023/counter-offence-

Empty boxes are still available at the Bookstore

A stack of empty photocopy paper boxes is piled up outside the Bookstore’s back entrance. The boxes have covers, they are used, some may have writing on them, and some of the covers are not perfect.  First come, first served.

Submit your upcoming events or screen visuals using the Events Calendar

People interested in publicizing their events on the Dawson website or an image on the Dawson TV screens are invited to complete the online submission form available on the Events website.

Doing this helps us publicize your event and keeps the entire community aware of what is going on at Dawson.

DAC offers lunches & special events for employees

The Dawson Activity Club is a great way to meet people at Dawson College and enjoy lunches and activities. All employees are welcome to join DAC. It only costs $1 per pay. To join, visit Gianna Smith in 2E.6.

Next event: Afternoon Tea on Tuesday, March 21 from 2:30-3:30 in Oliver’s.

Join DAC and gather with your colleagues for fun social events!

Live Model Drawing Sessions happening at Dawson until Apr. 17

The Fine Arts Department is pleased to invite all Dawson students, alumni and employees to the Winter 2023 Live Model Drawing Sessions.

Sessions take place every Monday (excluding the week of Study Break and Easter Monday) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in studio 2G.4.

Save the Date – 25th Annual Artists in Bloom


Dawson College – Room 3C.1

Doors: 5:30 p.m.

Start of painting: 6 p.m.

Beginning of auction: 8 p.m.

Tickets: Adults – $20 (in advance) or $25 (at the door)

Students – $15

12+ Under – free!

More Details to come!

Upcoming Dawson Blues games

  • Women’s Basketball Division 2
    • Mar. 17: Dawson vs Outaouais at 7:30 p.m. – Dawson
  • Men’s Basketball Division 1
    • Mar. 16: CCAA Nationals – Dawson vs VIU at 5 p.m. – SAIT
    • Mar. 17: CCAA Nationals – Loser VIU/Dawson vs Loser St.Clair/St-Mary’s University – SAIT
    • Mar. 17: CCAA Nationals – – Winner VIU/Dawson vs Winner St.Clair/St-Mary’s University – SAIT
  • Women’s Basketball Division 1
    • Mar. 15: CCAA Nationals – Dawson vs Red Deer at 6 p.m. – Mohawk College
    • Mar. 16: CCAA Nationals – Loser Red Deer/Dawson vs Loser Mohawk/VIU at 3 p.m. – Mohawk College
    • Mar. 16: CCAA Nationals – Winner Red Deer/Dawson vs Winner VIU/Mohawk at 8 p.m. – Mohawk College
  • Women’s Hockey Division 1
    • Mar. 18: Hockey Quarter Finals Series: Women’s Division 1 vs André-Laurendeau at 7:30 p.m. – Dawson
    • Mar. 19: Hockey Quarter Finals Series: Women’s Division 1 @ André-Laurendeau at 6 p.m. – Dawson
  • Badminton Tournament #7
    • Mar. 18: Dawson vs Montmorency at 9 a.m. – Dawson
    • Mar. 18: Dawson vs Gérald-Godint at 11:40 a.m. – Dawson
    • Mar. 18: Dawson vs Valleyfield at 1 p.m. – Dawson
    • Mar. 18: Dawson vs Jean-de-Brébeuf at 2:20 p.m. – Dawson
  • Women’s Volleyball Div 2 Conference Championship
    • Mar. 26: Dawson vs Montmorency at 12 a.m. – Collège Ahuntsic

Women’s Volleyball Div 2 Conference Championship

    • Mar. 26: Dawson vs Montmorency at 12 a.m. – Collège Ahuntsic

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Last Modified: March 15, 2023