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Interprofessional Education project wraps up successful semester & plans symposium, new learning activity for fall

June 1st, 2022

Around this time of year, the Interprofessional Education (IPE) team likes to share some of the highlights from the project. As always, the IPE mission is for the students within Medical Technologies and Social Service programs to learn with, from, and about each other.

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Chapeau les filles

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 encourage and support those who choose to study in these fields and persevere. This year, two Dawson students have won at the provincial level: Erica Dubois in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Kausar Mussa in Computer Science Technology.

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DCMUN Photo Edit

Another successful DCMUN season draws to an end

June 1st, 2022

This year brought an exciting blend of in-person and online opportunities for the students in the Dawson College Model United Nations (DCMUN). They have continued to offer students an enriching para-academic experience, whether they be online or in-person, and they found a sense of community and belonging in DCMUN.

Their Executive team supported delegates in a fall training program that culminated in a successful winter conference season. Delegations attend national and international conferences, as well as several CEGEP conferences. Their delegates earned awards at every conference this season.

More importantly, they were able to engage in debate, discussion, and collaboration with delegates from a variety of contexts to find solutions to real problems facing the world today.

Photo credit: Julie Johnson
Caption: DCMUN delegation at ConMUN

SALTISE conference

SALTISE is happening June 2-3

June 1st, 2022

The annual SALTISE conference takes place this week on June 2-3.

Dawson community members Cory Legassic, Monica Lopez, Cathy Roy and the DALC community will be presented with awards.

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Dawson’s first Industrial Design virtual tour

June 1st, 2022

On May 25, Industrial Design faculty members, Véronique Bibeau-Poissant and Kim Webb have both successfully created and conducted Dawson's first Industrial Design virtual tour Vernissage.

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Congratulations to our first Environment & Sustainability Certificate graduates!

June 1st, 2022

The Environment & Sustainability Certificate had its official launch this semester and we are very happy to congratulate our 17 certificate graduates! Students came from several backgrounds including Health Science, Environmental Studies, Civil Engineering Technology as well as Environmental Science. The graduation ceremony was held on a beautiful sunny day in the Peace Garden. Students…

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Two more Vernissage events: Interior Design and Graphic Design

June 1st, 2022

Interior Design

  • Exhibition (3C.1): Thursday June 2, from 12h00 to 17h00, and Friday June 3 from 12h00 to 19h00
  • Vernissage: June 2 from 17h00 to 21h00 -presentations at 18h30

Graphic Design

  • Vernissage (2F.4): June 1 from 17h30 to 22h00
  • Exhibition (2F.4): June 2 10h00 to 18h00, June 3 10h00 to 18h00, June 4 10h00 to 17h00, June 5 closed, June 6 10h00 to 18h00

English Exit Exam May 18 2022

Successful exam period over

June 1st, 2022

Thanks to all who worked the English Exit Exam on May 18 and the other end-of-semester exams, which took place May 19-30.

More than 80 employees invigilated and organized the English Exit Exam, which 1,410 students sat for. "It went very well and was a very fluid collaboration – thanks to all," said Orphée Pierre, Manager of Scheduling and Registration.

About 20 employees from QAPO, CAA, SMSE, SSBT, OAD, CECS, Academic Systems and FAMA and occasionals worked dozens of other exams, reported Katherine McWhaw, who oversees the exam operation. A total of 6,137 students wrote the exams. (Note that some students sat for several exams so may be counted more than once).


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Revolutionary thinking at Peace Week- make your plans

June 1st, 2022

Revolution can often be associated with violent upheaval, however peaceful nonviolent action and imagination can be the necessary ingredients that precede metamorphosis. This September, the Peace Centre invites you think about how peaceful revolution, in thinking and action, is a meaningful pathway to fundamental positive social metamorphosis. What is revolutionary?  How can revolutionary thinking support…


Plans for Orange Shirt Day leading up to Sept. 30

June 1st, 2022

This fall, Dawson will host several events leading up to, and in observance of Sept. 30, Orange T-Shirt Day-National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

A dedicated team of students, faculty, professionals, and support staff, in consultation with Indigenous advisors, will organize these events with the goal of providing learning opportunities and raising awareness about decolonization and the importance of this day.

Support (resources, ideas, suggestions for speakers) is available for faculty who would like to include the theme of residential schools, the Truth and Reconciliation Report, or other decolonization topics in their course. 

 To request support, or to contribute your ideas or your time to the organization of events, please contact Diana Rice

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