Dawson students received an early holiday gift this week: a $50,000 donation to seed awards, scholarships and grants for students in the arts. Details of the first award, honouring the late filmmaker and Dawson Cinema | Communication’s alumni Jeff Barnaby, will be published in the new year. Open to all Arts, Literature and Communication students…
The purpose of the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal is to recognize the involvement, determination and constant striving of Quebecers who have a positive influence in their community or the Québec nation. Dawson College can recommend up to two students. Faculty and staff members can nominate students to the Awards Office until 4 p.m. December 8. A selection…
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The Awards Office is accepting nominations for the following awards:
David Oliver Award – 1 recipient of $500
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 the students whose lives he touched. The award is given to a second- or third-year student in good academic standing, who shows great promise in leadership, and who best exemplifies a sense of responsibility and integrity within student activities. Dawson College faculty or staff members can nominate students for this award.
Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award – 1 recipient of $500
This award was established by the Fainsilber family in memory of the late Harry Fainsilber, a beloved Mathematics teacher at Dawson. The Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award is given to a second-year female student who, during her first year, has demonstrated perseverance and determination in the field of Mathematics. Faculty of the Mathematics Department can nominate students for this award.
For more details visit https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/awards-scholarships/nominate/
Applications are now open for 2023 Loran Scholars
Looking for students who demonstrate strength of character, commitment to service, and leadership potential. The search for the 2023 cohort of Loran Scholars is on and applications are open.
They are looking for applications from students who challenge the status quo, who are insatiably curious, and who want to contribute to a brighter tomorrow —students who are forging their own paths with integrity, courage, and compassion.
Dawson last had a Loran scholar in 2020: Margaux Roncière (Class of 2020, Science- Pure and Applied). Read a feature here.
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Support from AccessAbility Centre and caring community leads Anastasia De Sousa recipient to McGill
Kenza Bennani struggled at school since she was a kid. She thought it was because she didn’t like school.
“When I was 13, I was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia,” she said in an interview with Dawson’s Communications Office. “Suddenly, everything made sense and I was able to get better support in school. I had tutors and specialists helping me all throughout high school.”
Click Read More for the homepage news story about this year's recipient of the Anastasia De Sousa Memorial Award.
“True leader” and Social Service grad to receive Paul Gallagher Award
Winning the Paul Gallagher Award is a validation for the hard work that Ken'Nikahontehsa Norton-Montour has done over the last three years.
In her nomination letter, teacher Vanessa Robillard said that Ken'Nikahontehsa “has shown a consistent commitment to persevere and excel in any circumstance and strikes the balance between academic and personal responsibilities. Not only is Ken’Nikahontehsa dedicated to her studies, but has actively contributed to College life.”
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Last Modified: December 1, 2022