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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

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).


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

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!


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…

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