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Read more about: Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

November 30th, 2022

At Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24, Susan and Michael Howlett were at Dawson for the presentation of the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award in honour of their late sister and daughter, who was in her first year of Nursing when she passed away tragically 40 years ago.

Click Read More for the homepage news story about the two students who won this year.


Read more about: Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

November 30th, 2022

The inaugural Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award was given to Parnia Akhavansaffar at the Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24. Several family members of the beloved Mathematics teacher who passed away in 2015 were in attendance.

Click Read More for the homepage story, including Parnia's thoughts on math.


Read more about: Dawson students win gold & silver at industrial design competition

Dawson students win gold & silver at industrial design competition

November 30th, 2022

Twenty-eight Dawson students in various programs participated in the very first industrial design contest entitled L'Odyssée de L'Objet en 48h, which took place Nov. 4-6 at Cégep de Vieux Montréal. Dawson students won five of the eight categories on composting, a theme that was only revealed on day one of the competition.

To read about their winning designs, click read more to go to the homepage news story.


Read more about: DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

November 30th, 2022

The Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship is given to a student who has shown a commitment to persevering and overcoming obstacles within their field.

This year, the award was given to Fred-Dgennie Louis, a student in Computer Science, who said: “It means a lot and I am very grateful. It was the least thing I expected since figuring out my path and where I wanted to go has been a struggle. You know after high school, you’re thrown into a completely new environment, and you’re just expected to go on, graduate and then go to university.”

Click Read More for the homepage story, which includes Fred-Dgennie's message to students who are struggling and for women and gender minorities in male-dominated fields.


Read more about: Pareidola: Dawson College Professional Photography Vernissage

Pareidola: Dawson College Professional Photography Vernissage

November 30th, 2022

Pareidolia is the ability to see or make pictures out of randomness. Seeing beyond what the average person sees and expressing that vision in an image is a large part of training to be a photographer. This collection of work by Dawson’s third-year photography students embodies how they see people, places or objects in their world.

Twenty-two Dawson students will be showcasing their work at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery from Dec. 9-15, their vernissage will be held on Dec. 8 from 6-9 p.m.


Read more about: Languages Profile presents: Daniel Grenier: The Writer as Translator

Languages Profile presents: Daniel Grenier: The Writer as Translator

November 30th, 2022

How does one become a literary translator? To what extent is translation creative writing? How does the writer inspire and inform the translator? Celebrated writer and translator Daniel Grenier will explore these questions with us in English and in French. He will also read from his collection of short stories Malgré tout on rit à St Henri (2012) and from his translation of Dawn Dumont’s Glass Beads, Perles de Verres (2021).

Daniel Grenier was a finalist to several Governor General’s literary awards for his translations of novels by Canadian authors Andrew Forbes and Dawn Dumont and for his own works of fiction and non-fiction. He won the Prix Littéraire des Collégiens in 2016 for his novel L’année la plus longue.

This event takes place on Dec. 8 from 1-2 p.m. in the CoLab (3F.43).


Read more about: Cuba fundraiser by NSS students on until Dec. 6

Cuba fundraiser by NSS students on until Dec. 6

November 30th, 2022

Students from the North-South Studies Profile are raising funds and accepting gift-in-kind donations to bring to communities in Cuba as part of their upcoming three-week trip. Accepted items include cash donations, toiletries, toys, school and medical supplies, sports equipment, small tools and clothing.

A drop box is set up in front of 4A.0 until Dec. 6
For cash or card donations, please go to 4B.3A.
For more information, contact gfrias@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Read more about: Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in video

Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in video

November 30th, 2022

Dawson faculty members share their experiences about adopting active learning pedagogy and some examples of how it enriches learning in a bilingual video made on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC). The video features interviews with Jean-François Brière (Physics), Daniel Goldsmith (Humanities), Selma Hamdani (Psychology), Carmen Leung (Chemistry), and Jocelyn Parr (History).

Click Read More to go the homepage story and watch the video.


Read more about: Deadline extended for applications to Student Academic Enrichment Fund

Deadline extended for applications to Student Academic Enrichment Fund

November 30th, 2022

A new fund available through the Dawson Foundation by and for students, the Dawson Student Academic Enrichment Fund, has extended the application deadline to Friday, December 9. Projects selected in this round will receive funding at the beginning of the Winter 2023 semester. The fund has up to $40,000 available with the objective to fund…

Read more about: Radiology Week a success at Dawson

Radiology Week a success at Dawson

November 16th, 2022

Dawson's Diagnostic Imaging Program students hosted a fun and informative session on Nov. 10 for Radiology Week.

Here’s what some of their students say about the program:

“It is an important job that is very much in demand. It offers many opportunities allowing you to specialize in one or more modalities. This career path will take you to different places such as hospitals, clinics, in both private and public sectors in many countries all over the world.” - Rebecca Assouline

"Through hands-on learning both on campus and in health facilities, students will be fully qualified to provide optimal service and experience to patients in hospitals, private clinics, medical research and much more. de of class.” – Marjanah Rahma


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