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Fall Awards celebrate our students’ perseverance in tough times

December 15th, 2020

We are so proud to present this year’s outstanding cohort of recipients of the Fall Awards of Dawson College with a special web feature.

Congratulations to all our Fall 2020 Award recipients! And a BIG thank you to our dedicated teachers and to all who support our students, including the donors and friends of the Dawson College Foundation who make many of the awards possible.

Visit the Fall Awards Celebratory Web Feature and meet our recipients of the Fall 2020 Awards:


Governor General’s Medal recipient rowing her way to the top

December 1st, 2020

Catherine Chénier-Gagnon returned to Dawson College on Nov. 24 to receive the Governor General’s Collegiate Bronze Medal. Academic Dean Diane Gauvin presented the medal to Catherine at an intimate and socially distanced ceremony witnessed by her parents and a few teachers.

Read the Homepage News story to find out what she liked best about Dawson, her advice for students and what she is up to.

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Howlett family doubles Nursing award recipients during pandemic year

December 1st, 2020

The Howlett family thought that Nursing students needed extra encouragement in the context of the pandemic. This semester, four future nurses from Dawson College were honoured and encouraged by receiving the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award.

Click Read More for the Homepage News story.


Nominations for David Oliver Award open until Sept. 30

September 22nd, 2020

REMINDER: The Awards Office is accepting nominations for the David Oliver Award until Sept. 30.  If you know a second or third year student in good academic standing, who shows great promise in leadership, responsibility, and integrity within student activities, please nominate them through your Omnivox portal under Student services> Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships.


Do you know any outstanding students?

September 8th, 2020

The Awards Office is now accepting nominations. The David Oliver Award – 1 recipient of $250 ​​This award is offered by the Association of Dawson Professionals in memory of David Oliver. David was a beloved member of the Student Services staff who died at a young age and is fondly remembered by his colleagues and…

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Request for Committee Members

September 8th, 2020

Do you have a few hours to spare to participate in an Awards Recipient Selection Committee? The Awards Office will soon announce the Nomination and Application Awards being offered to students this year, and we will need committee members to help select the recipients. The deliberation period will take place during the month of October…


Congrats to the Class of 2020!

August 25th, 2020

Another 2,600 graduates joined the big family of Dawson College alumni over the summer.

In the coming weeks, they will all receive a special grad package in the mail. The College made a special Virtual Commencement Speech video addressed to the Class of 2020 and held an intimate Awards Ceremony Aug. 12.

A news story, the video and a list of awards recipients are in the Read More link.

Awards thank you

A heartfelt thank you!

June 16th, 2020

A heartfelt THANK YOU from the Awards Office to the MANY faculty and staff members who helped support the Awards Office in the offering of the awards to our awesome students this semester (you know who you are)! Thank you for taking your valuable time to: Participate in one of the many Awards Selection Committees-…

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Dawson Blues Awards Night was May 22

May 26th, 2020

The Dawson Blues Awards Night Ceremony was pre-recorded and went live the evening of May 22. Some of the award recipients are: Adele Ivy MacDonald Walton Scholarship Award – from Division-1 Men’s Basketball – Malik Bamba Adele Ivy MacDonald Walton Scholarship Award – from Division-1 Women’s Basketball – Niice Gedeon David Estwick Award- from  Division-3 Golf – Viktoria Bortkiewicz-Hamelin Male Athlete…


No limits for Bradley Heaven who has won the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal

May 5th, 2020

Add another achievement to the long list of graduate and entrepreneur Bradley Heaven, who continues proving that nothing can stop you if you set goals and don't give up.

Read about Brad's favourite moment at Dawson and how he feels about receiving the Lieutenant Governor's Youth Medal in the homepage news story in the read more link.

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Last Modified: January 19, 2021


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