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Dawson Blue, volunteer & activist Niice Gédéon receives Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal

May 4th, 2021

Maintaining high grades while playing for the Dawson Blues Division 1 women’s basketball team is an achievement that would make many students very proud. Dawson General Social Science student Niice Gédéon achieved that and much more and is now one of two Dawson students to be awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal.

Click Read More for the homepage news story, which features an interview.

Do you know any outstanding students?

February 23rd, 2021

The Awards Office is now accepting nominations for the following awards:

The Bruno Mital ‘B’ Positive Scholarship – 1 recipient of $ 1,000

This scholarship is named after Bruno Mital, who was a graduate of the CRLT Program at Dawson College and chairperson of the Dawson College Board of Governors for two years. It is designed to recognize a graduating student who has gone above and beyond to help their community, their fellow students, or the Dawson community, without seeking recognition.

The Paul Gallagher Award – 3 recipients of $500

This award, named after Dawson College’s first Director General, is given to up to three graduating students in recognition of their significant contribution to student life. The most important criteria are leadership, contribution to College life, and participation in student government, sports or other College activities.

Please nominate through the My Dawson College (Omnivox) portal. Nomination deadline: March 9, 2021.

If you would like to participate in one of our Awards Selection Committees please sign up here:

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.

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.

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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.

Read more about: A heartfelt 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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