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Board Report: Concerns about Bill 96 and infrastructure dominate

April 20th, 2022

At the regularly scheduled April meeting of the Board of Governors, several items of usual business were adopted, but conversation centred on the impact of the cancellation of the infrastructure project and the implementation of Bill 96 after a verbal presentation by the Director General, Diane Gauvin. The Board was presented with changes to Bylaw…

Report from the Board of Governors

December 1st, 2021

A regular meeting of the Board of Governors took place on November 24. The annual financial statements for the fiscal year 2020-2021 were presented by Christine Regimbal of the firm Raymond, Chabot, Grant and Thornton, which is responsible for auditing them. Once again this year. She lauded the efforts of the Finance department for their…

Sexual Violence Policy revised at Nov. 24 Board meeting

December 1st, 2021

The Policy on Sexual Violence of Dawson College was revised by the Board of Governors of Dawson College at their Nov. 24 meeting. The revised policy will be available shortly on the College website. The work to review and revise the policy began in June when the Standing Committee on Sexual Violence created a Policy…

Highlights from the Sept. 23 Board of Governors meeting

September 29th, 2021

Diagnostic Imaging revision: at the behest of the Ordre des technologues en imagerie médicale en radio-oncologie et en électrophysiologie médicale du Québec, the mammography competency that was to be developed and assessed in a clinical setting would now take place at the College using simulation equipment. The program matrix was modified to respect the OTIMROEPMQ’s…

New Code of Conduct promotes safe environment for entire Dawson Community

May 18th, 2021

Everyone who comes to work, attends class or visits the College campus has a right to not only a safe and healthy environment, but to be treated with respect and civility. These principles are the basis of Dawson’s new Code of Conduct Policy that will apply to the entire Dawson Community, including students, employees, as…

News from April 14 Board Meeting

April 20th, 2021

The last meeting of the Board of Governors of Dawson College took place April 14.

The Board approved the preliminary capital budget for 2021-2022, which considers all new equipment required at the College including computers, accessories, software and furnishings. The budget also covers renovation projects for the upcoming year. The College is planning several renovation projects, including but not limited to the construction of a rapid prototype lab in the Industrial Design studios in 1G, the beautification of Oliver’s, the phase I renovation of Interior Design labs in 3G and more.

Dawson’s new Code of Conduct was also approved by the Board. The Code of Conduct was drafted by a committee comprised of representatives from all unions and associations of the College, student representatives from the Dawson Student Union, members of Student Services, Human Resources, the Academic Sector and the Ombudsperson.

The Code of Conduct will replace the Student Code of Conduct and apply to all members of the Dawson Community as well as visitors and contractors who come to the College. It will be effective in August and more details will be shared with the Community in the near term.

Finally, the Board also approved the sale of a small parcel of land to the Société de Transport de Montréal to allow clearance for the construction of an elevator for the Atwater Metro. The addition of an elevator will benefit the general public and the Dawson Community by improving access to the Atwater metro landing.

News from the Feb. 23 Board meeting

March 9th, 2021

The last meeting of the Board of Governors of Dawson College took place Feb. 23. The Board approved the selection process for the recruitment of the next Academic Dean and created a selection committee. The members of the committee are: Michael Goldwax (Chair of the Board), Diane Gauvin (Director General), Anna Villalta (Vice-Chair of the…

Two new members join the Board of Governors

February 9th, 2021

Two new members have joined the Board of Governors of Dawson College.

Émilie Richer (Faculty, Mathematics) will represent Faculty and Stéphane Beaudet from Services Québec will represent Labour Market Partners.

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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