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Meet Dawson’s 2023 Forces AVENIR cohort

May 3rd, 2023

Every year, Dawson has had extraordinary students, teachers and staff who enrich our community with their projects, perseverance and passion.

This year, Dawson is recognizing individuals: student Kitenge Kayembe and faculty member Joel Trudeau for their commitment; and student Fred-Dgennie Louis for her perseverance. Dawson is also recognizing students for their great projects: Narcisse Hassan and Kaligua Rochon for the Dawson Sustainability Project in the Environment category; and students Kiana Lalavi, Shaneli Yaghoubi, Kiera Robak and Lina Adda for The Mahsa Amini Initiative in the Mutual Aid, Peace and Justice category.

The local ceremony will be Thursday, May 4 at Dawson. Both projects are moving forward for consideration at the provincial level of Forces AVENIR. Check the next D News on May 17 for a feature on our 2023 laureates.

Read more about: New Branded program and profile logos now available

New Branded program and profile logos now available

April 18th, 2023

Dawson has introduced two new logo designs specific to each of its programs and profiles as part of its new and refreshed branding initiative, which was launched in early 2022. Each program and profile will have the option of a horizontal and circular design to offer maximum flexibility for print and digital applications. Each logo…

Graduation will be June 20

April 5th, 2023

This year, graduation will take place on Tuesday, June 20 at Theatre Maisonneuve at Place des Arts. All staff are most welcome to attend but will need a ticket.

The information and invite will go out to Dawson students who graduated in the Summer and Fall 2022 semesters and this semester’s potential grads this week. More details will be communicated to the community in June, including how to get a ticket. It is expected that there will be a ceremony in the afternoon and another one in the evening.

Dawson is developing a new French Language Policy to adhere to Law 14

April 5th, 2023

In order to adhere to new requirements under the Quebec Charter of the French Language enacted in 2022, Dawson College is in the process of revising its French Language Policy originally adopted in 2003. The Ministry of Higher Education has given all CEGEPs in Quebec until June 1, 2023 to submit their new policy for…

25th Edition of Artists in Bloom is April 20

March 22nd, 2023

Springtime means that Artists in Bloom is back! The event will be in-person on Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in 3C.1 It will also be possible to buy prints online from April 11-28. This year will be the fundraising event’s 25th annual edition— a quarter century! We are excited to welcome you to the event and to see what our talented student artists will produce. Advance tickets are only $20 and will be for sale as of Monday, March 27 in 2E.6 and 4A.1 Your ticket gives you entrance to the event, one drink and hors d'oeuvres.

For the details, see the homepage news story in the link below.

Thank you for your contributions to Winter Open House

February 22nd, 2023

Dawson's Winter 2023 Open House held on Feb. 8 was a success by all accounts, with a steady and large stream of prospective students milling around the campus and avidly interested in all that Dawson has to offer. The Communications Office would like to thank all who volunteered their time at the welcome tables, Facilities Management staff for preparation and take down in common areas, our cafeteria staff for the delicious prepared meals, and our faculty, student volunteers, Student Services staff and advisors who provided valuable interaction and information to prospective students throughout the evening.

We welcome any feedback you may have at

Dawson takes initiative to communicate on Law 14 (Bill 96) and its impact for Fall 2023

February 8th, 2023

Over the last two weeks, Dawson College has engaged in a variety of activities to ensure that the impact of Law 14 (Bill 96) on Fall 2023 admissions is well understood by prospective students. In the first week of February, one English and one French webinar was hosted for guidance counsellors from across the Greater…

Read more about: Give your feedback on Dawson’s website by Jan. 31

Give your feedback on Dawson’s website by Jan. 31

January 25th, 2023

A website is the ‘face’ of an organization. In Dawson’s case, it is the primary vehicle through which we promote our programs to prospective students, showcase the amazing work of our students and faculty locally, nationally and internationally as well as invite partnerships and donations to the College. The last time Dawson’s website was redesigned…

Winter Open House is Wednesday, Feb. 8

January 25th, 2023

Winter Open House will be much like it used to be before the pandemic. It will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Visitors will be able to come in without appointments to speak to faculty and students from programs/profiles, as well as advising/admissions and select services from student services.

The venues for Open House will be Lower and Upper Atrium, Conrod's, Oliver's, 3C.1. 

Snow and adverse weather communications

January 25th, 2023

If there is severe weather and Dawson needs to close, an email message will first go to all employees from the Communications Office via All Dawson email. Students will be sent the same message via Omnivox mandatory document and the website homepage will include an alert for the general public.

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