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Carmela Gumelli to serve as Interim Academic Dean

December 1st, 2020

The Board of Governors appointed Carmela Gumelli to the position of Academic Dean at their Nov. 25 meeting.

Carmela will serve an interim term from Jan. 1- June 30, 2021. With the support of the managers in the Registrar’s Office and her fellow deans, Carmela will continue as Dean of Academic Systems while taking on this new role.

After working as a teacher, program coordinator and campus director at a private college, Carmela joined Dawson College in 2005 as Manager of Admissions and Scheduling. She later served as Coordinator of Academic Systems before becoming the Dean of Academic Systems in 2014. Carmela holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting from McGill University and is a CMA-CPA.

Carmela is looking forward to new challenges and to working more closely with faculty.

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News from the Nov. 25 Board meeting

December 1st, 2020

A brand new program of study was approved at the Nov. 25 meeting of the Board of Governors. The Medical Ultrasound Technology Program will be offered at Dawson College for the first time in the fall of 2021. Faculty member and program developer Ania Stosiak presented the new program to the Board. She said Dawson…

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Diane Gauvin will be our new Director General

November 19th, 2020

Diane Gauvin will be the new Director General of Dawson College. On Nov. 18, following a recommendation from the Selection Committee and unanimous support from Senate, the Board of Governors appointed her to a five-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2021.

Diane has strong assets to lead a vision for Dawson College and to rally and engage the community to move forward on that vision, according to the Board of Governors.

Click Read More for the full appointment notice on our homepage.


News from Oct. 28 Board meeting

November 3rd, 2020

Dawson AI report Joel Trudeau, co-lead of Dawson AI, presented the progress report. There are now distinct Communities of Practice (C of P) related to Dawson AI: one is focused on teaching and the other is on applied research. Carl Saucier-Bouffard (Humanities) is the co-lead of Dawson AI and also leads the teaching C of…

Job posting for new Director General

September 22nd, 2020

The search for the new Director General is well underway. Advertisements have already appeared in The Montreal Gazette, La Presse and The Globe and Mail as well as in more education-specific job boards and sites. Click Read More for the full job posting.


Search for new Director General begins

September 8th, 2020

Richard Filion has served as Director General of Dawson College since January 2005. His leadership and what he has brought to Dawson has been “remarkable,” said Michael Goldwax, Chair of Dawson’s Board of Governors. This decade and a half of service to the College will end Dec. 31, 2020. At the Aug. 31 meeting, the…

News from the June 8 Board of Governors meeting

June 9th, 2020

News from June 8 Board meeting On June 8, the Board of Governors of Dawson College met for the last time before the summer break. Sustainability Report The meeting began with a presentation of the Sustainability Office’s Annual Report for the 2018-2019 year by Chris Adam.  Chris pointed out some of the achievements of that…

News from April 22 Board meeting

April 28th, 2020

Each director of Dawson College gave a brief report to the Board of Governors at a special April 22 meeting, which had full attendance. Director General Richard Filion spoke about how everyone has worked hard to maintain essential services, such as admissions, staffing, and budget planning, while dealing with an evolving situation and sometimes contradictory…

Special Board meeting about impact of COVID-19

March 31st, 2020

On Monday, March 30, the Board of Governors held a special meeting to address one topic: the College’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the meeting was to pass a motion to allow the Director General and Academic Dean to make timely decisions in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. “The Ministry of…

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Revised Strategic Plan online

March 10th, 2020

The revised Strategic Plan is now online. Click Read More to get to the Strategic Plan web page with a link to the full document in pdf format.


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