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November 30th, 2022

This is the last issue of D News for 2022. The next issue will come out on Wednesday, Jan. 25. D Announcements will be coming out on Wednesday, Dec. 7 and we will include the holiday office hours for the building and various services and offices in that edition.

Read more about: Student Services aim for harm reduction with cannabis videos

Student Services aim for harm reduction with cannabis videos

November 30th, 2022

The most common questions about cannabis from students at five CEGEPs are answered in a series of four 2-minute video capsules that were launched at Dawson On Nov. 18. Regional Director of Public Health Dr. Mylène Drouin was at Dawson along with journalists from six media outlets and social workers, nurses, students and staff from five…

Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in video

November 30th, 2022

Dawson faculty members share their experiences about adopting active learning pedagogy and some examples of how it enriches learning in a bilingual video made on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC). The video features interviews with Jean-François Brière (Physics), Daniel Goldsmith (Humanities), Selma Hamdani (Psychology), Carmen Leung (Chemistry), and Jocelyn Parr (History).

Click Read More to go the homepage story and watch the video.

Celebrating Dawson’s Fall Awards recipients

November 30th, 2022

Meet Dawson’s Fall 2022 Awards recipients! They are all current students at Dawson in a wide range of programs. These students are distinguished by involvement in the Dawson community, giving back or academic excellence and perseverance. Congratulations to our students and many thanks to all the donors and staff who make these awards possible.

At the celebration held on Nov. 24, we marked the 40th anniversary of the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award, the inauguration of the Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award, given in memory of a beloved Dawson Mathematics teacher, and the return of the Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship.

Click Read More to see all the recipients of our Fall 2022 Awards.

Snow and ice plans

November 16th, 2022

This week's first snow fall means it's time to remind everyone about Dawson's snow and ice communications plan.

If there is severe weather in the forecast, Dawson's Communications Office will let the community know we are monitoring the developing weather situation. The College will later let the community know if the College remains open or decides to close.

In the event of a school closure, all employees will be informed first by an All Dawson email through the Communications Office account. Then students will receive an Omnivox mandatory document. Parents and the public will be informed via our website homepage and our Facebook and Instagram pages.




Read more about: Cannabis video series aims to reduce harm

Cannabis video series aims to reduce harm

November 16th, 2022

Montreal’s Regional Director of Public Health Dr. Mylène Drouin as well as students and staff from four other CEGEPs will be at Dawson this Friday to launch a video series about cannabis use entitled Do you know your bud? Each two-minute video answers a question from a CEGEP student: What is more harmful- smoking or…

College responding to Oct. 31 incident

November 2nd, 2022

Dawson College is currently investigating an incident that occurred on campus on Halloween, Oct. 31. The College issued this statement on Nov. 1. This Friday, the College will be co-hosting with Hillel Dawson a listening event for students. Director General Diane Gauvin, Academic Dean Rob Cassidy and Hebrew Professor Leila Roiter will be present. Special thanks to Diana Rice of Dawson’s Peace Centre and the Office of Academic Development for helping create a constructive space for dialogue.

Reunited at Dawson Holiday Party Dec. 9

November 2nd, 2022

All Dawson employees are invited to save the date for our first-in-three years Holiday Party! It will take place on Friday, Dec. 9. Keep an eye out for an email invitation soon.

Read more about: The return of in-person Open House

The return of in-person Open House

November 2nd, 2022

Each year since the pandemic began, the Open House Committee has been coming up with solutions and new ideas for how to stage Open House, a critical recruitment activity to fill the programs for the coming academic year. This year was the first time the College held a true hybrid event. Oct. 23 was by…

Coffee for faculty during World Teachers’ Day

October 5th, 2022

Last week Dawson celebrated Support Staff Appreciation week, and October 5 is World Teachers’ Day. We would like to take this opportunity to recognize the vital contribution of teachers and to thank them for their dedication and their commitment to the education of our students. As a sign of appreciation, Director General Diane Gauvin offered a cup of coffee and cookies to all of Dawson’s teachers on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Thank you to our outstanding faculty!

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