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Read more about: Dawson passes test of summer exams operation

Dawson passes test of summer exams operation

August 25th, 2020

About 650 summer students in Math, Chemistry and Physics wrote exams the week of Aug. 3 on campus at Dawson College.

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Read more about: It’s Welcome Days Week- check out the videos

It’s Welcome Days Week- check out the videos

August 25th, 2020

Welcome Days Week began today for all new students. On Tuesday, students in Social Science and Business Technologies had their Welcome Plenary Session online. On Wednesday, it will be students in Science, Medical Studies and Engineering. On Thursday, it will be the turn of students in Creative & Applied Arts. The students are being given a two-minute…

Read more about: Peace Week 2020 is Sept. 13-25

Peace Week 2020 is Sept. 13-25

August 25th, 2020

While it seems like it was only yesterday that the world came to a shuddering stop, it also feels like this pandemic has been going on for over 600 years. In this strange too-short-too-long span of time, we have witnessed and lived through an entire history book of events, movements and phenomena. Though they may…

Read more about: Posture and fitness are related: Joanna Farmer’s research

Posture and fitness are related: Joanna Farmer’s research

June 16th, 2020

During her career as a teacher of Physical Education, Dawson’s Joanna Farmer has developed expertise in teaching posture.

Click Read More to read a homepage news story about Joanna's posture research and for a link to her research article.


Read more about: 100-day Sustainable Happiness Semester Journal: new tool for teachers and students

100-day Sustainable Happiness Semester Journal: new tool for teachers and students

June 16th, 2020

Post-secondary aged youth are a social group too often consumed by uncertainty about their future and inadequate opportunities for personal fulfillment. They are immersed in questions relating to adolescence, to their current relationship with family, their community, and the overall system they live in. Known causes of stress Normal adolescent development, the climate crisis, and…

Read more about: Faculty Hub supported teachers in pandemic emergency

Faculty Hub supported teachers in pandemic emergency

June 16th, 2020

On March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. Two days later, classes ended for spring break and Dawson College closed for what turned out to be the rest of the semester. Teachers and the newly launched Faculty Hub were plunged into an education emergency: completing the semester for about 9,000 students.

Click Read More for the homepage news story about how the Faculty Hub supported teachers through this extraordinary end of semester.


Read more about: SPACE update

SPACE update

June 16th, 2020

As we come to the end of this challenging semester, SPACE (Sciences Participating with Arts and Culture in Education) is preparing for an online Fall semester in which we will continue to host and build on our usual venues and activities––website, web magazine, contests, talks, conferences, exhibitions, etc.––while adapting to this new reality of online…

Read more about: New pavilion to be fast-tracked

New pavilion to be fast-tracked

June 9th, 2020

A new pavilion for Dawson College is one of the 202 infrastructure, health and education projects that the Legault government is fast-tracking. Dawson’s project was included in the omnibus Bill 61, which was tabled June 3 and is expected to be passed before the National Assembly breaks for the summer June 12.

Read our homepage news story for more about this innovative and unique project that will benefit the whole College.


Read more about: On guard! Sword fighting class a success

On guard! Sword fighting class a success

June 9th, 2020

The sword fighting component of the Movement course was successfully completed June 5 without incident, reported teacher Kimberley Barfuss. A total of 24 students, divided into two groups, participated in two intense three-hour days of sword fighting, plus a final day of rehearsals and performance. Why is sword fighting so important for Theatre students? “It is…

Read more about: History teachers’ Refugee Boulevard project wins national award

History teachers’ Refugee Boulevard project wins national award

June 9th, 2020

The work of History teachers Stacey Zembrzycki and Nancy Rebelo (along with Anna Sheftel, Saint-Paul University; and Eszter Andor, Montreal Holocaust Museum) has been honoured with a 2020 Public History Group Prize awarded by the Canadian Historical Association. Their project Refugee Boulevard: Making Montreal Home after the Holocaust was created in close collaboration with Holocaust…

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