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Carmen Leung crowned DALChampion

June 1st, 2022

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) has named some of its faculty members “DALChampions” in honour of their extraordinary contributions to innovating the classroom experience. DALC is a group of teachers from various disciplines that strives to improve teaching and learning through Active Learning (AL) pedagogical practices, and the…

Update on Strategic Planning

June 1st, 2022

In recent months, the Strategic Planning Working Group (Academic) has reported on the strategic planning process for 2023-28 currently being undertaken by the College. Input from all segments of the College is both valued and essential to ensuring that the plan being developed reflects the beliefs, values and aspirations of our community. Several concrete steps…

Mech Tech students address campus sustainability through research and design projects

June 1st, 2022

Graduating students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program recently presented the results of their group research and design projects, addressing environmental and sustainability issues found on Dawson’s campus.   As part of its inclusion in Dawson College’s new Environment and Sustainability Certificate (ESC), the third-year design option course, Emerging Technologies, focuses on teaching students about…

Cathy Roy honoured with SALTISE Award for College Instructors

May 19th, 2022

Since joining Dawson in 2015, Cathy Roy has sparked an excitement for new adventures in pedagogy, fostering greater collaboration and creativity within the Physiotherapy Technology Department.

Her ingenuity has won her a 2022 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award, which she will receive at the 11th edition of the SALTISE Conference on June 2-3.

“There is no room for boredom or stagnation in teaching. No two days have felt the same since I started,” said Cathy.

Find out how Cathy's unexpected teaching journey has transformed Dawson's Physiotherapy Technology Department.


ALC Festival 2022 “Unfolds” until May 20

May 18th, 2022

To unfold is to smooth surfaces, to disclose what is or has been hidden from view, revealing secrets and potentials.

The ALC Festival is a celebration and exhibition of projects by graduating students from the six profiles of the Arts, Literature and Communications Program. This year, the festival, happening May 5-20, presents the creative works that ALC students made back in March 2020, their first semester of in-person learning, and celebrates the opening up and continuation of our lives as the pandemic starts to wane.

While most events have passed, you can still check out the innovative works of art from the Kaleidoscope and Enchanté exhibitions in the 5C hallways!

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Visit the ALC Festival 2022 website to find out more.


June 5 is deadline for QWF College Writers Award

May 18th, 2022

The 2022 Quebec Writers’ Federation College Writers Award Sponsored by Champlain Regional College, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, Marianopolis, and Vanier Colleges. The  winner receives $1,000 The 2022 Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) College Writers Award will be awarded to a Quebec resident who is enrolled in one of the sponsoring colleges. The prize will be awarded…

Students present neuroscience projects at 89th edition of ACFAS

May 18th, 2022

Four teams of Dawson students from the Dawson Research in Neuroscience Group presented their research projects at the 89th edition of the ACFAS conference on May 9-10. In the May 9 colloquium, each team had three minutes to reveal their study, before answering questions by fellow researchers over Zoom. The May 10 colloquium gave 15 minutes for each presentation, with five minutes of questions.

Click Read More to find out about their exciting research projects.


Humanities and Public Life Conference 2022: Crisis, conflict and resolution

May 18th, 2022

The Dawson College Humanities & Public Life conference is an annual conference that introduces CEGEP students to the ambiance, culture, and discovery of academic conferences.  We aim to provide a bridge between great ideas, new research, and exciting debates, as well as showcasing how the questions we tackle in the Humanities are relevant to concrete,…

Innovative and generous ped counsellor recognized with SALTISE Award

May 18th, 2022

Working with a team of faculty to revise a CEGEP program is an intense job that often takes one or two years to complete.

“I’m like a doula,” said Dawson Pedagogical Counsellor Monica Lopez in an interview with the Communications Office. “I accompany the faculty through the revision process, with all the emotions it involves, and then I hand back their ‘baby’ and step back.”

To find out why Monica is being recognized and what she did before Dawson, read the homepage news story in the Read More link.


Cory Legassic selected as DALChampion

May 18th, 2022

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) has named 10 of its faculty members “DALChampions” in honour of their extraordinary contributions to innovating the classroom experience. DALC is a group of teachers from various disciplines that strives to improve teaching and learning through Active Learning (AL) pedagogical practices, and the…

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