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Read more about: Gift-wrapping volunteers needed to raise funds for sustainability projects

Gift-wrapping volunteers needed to raise funds for sustainability projects

November 30th, 2022

For years, the Alexis-Nihon shopping centre across the street has been like a second home to the Dawson community – from dashing over (through the tunnel in bad weather) for lunch to getting groceries or doing a little shopping. Dawson will see an extension of its relationship with Alexis-Nihon once again this holiday season when…

Read more about: Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

November 30th, 2022

At Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24, Susan and Michael Howlett were at Dawson for the presentation of the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award in honour of their late sister and daughter, who was in her first year of Nursing when she passed away tragically 40 years ago.

Click Read More for the homepage news story about the two students who won this year.


Read more about: Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

November 30th, 2022

The inaugural Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award was given to Parnia Akhavansaffar at the Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24. Several family members of the beloved Mathematics teacher who passed away in 2015 were in attendance.

Click Read More for the homepage story, including Parnia's thoughts on math.


Read more about: DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

November 30th, 2022

The Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship is given to a student who has shown a commitment to persevering and overcoming obstacles within their field.

This year, the award was given to Fred-Dgennie Louis, a student in Computer Science, who said: “It means a lot and I am very grateful. It was the least thing I expected since figuring out my path and where I wanted to go has been a struggle. You know after high school, you’re thrown into a completely new environment, and you’re just expected to go on, graduate and then go to university.”

Click Read More for the homepage story, which includes Fred-Dgennie's message to students who are struggling and for women and gender minorities in male-dominated fields.


Read more about: The Romany Eveleigh gift for students of the arts

The Romany Eveleigh gift for students of the arts

November 30th, 2022

Dawson students received an early holiday gift this week: a $50,000 donation to seed awards, scholarships and grants for students in the arts. Details of the first award, honouring the late filmmaker and Dawson Cinema | Communication’s alumni Jeff Barnaby, will be published in the new year. Open to all Arts, Literature and Communication students…

Read more about: Deadline extended for applications to Student Academic Enrichment Fund

Deadline extended for applications to Student Academic Enrichment Fund

November 30th, 2022

A new fund available through the Dawson Foundation by and for students, the Dawson Student Academic Enrichment Fund, has extended the application deadline to Friday, December 9. Projects selected in this round will receive funding at the beginning of the Winter 2023 semester. The fund has up to $40,000 available with the objective to fund…

Read more about: Celebrating Dawson’s Fall Awards recipients

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.


Read more about: Donations to Dawson College will be matched this year for Giving Tuesday

Donations to Dawson College will be matched this year for Giving Tuesday

November 16th, 2022

For this Giving Tuesday, any dollar donated to Dawson College will be matched by 50%.  To participate, give to the Dawson Development Fund in the drop down menu of targeted donation options. After months of pandemic lockdown, activities to raise funds in support of Dawson’s students are back in action: This summer saw the revival…

Read more about: Applications are open for projects that benefit students

Applications are open for projects that benefit students

November 16th, 2022

Applications open for the new Dawson Student Academic Enrichment Fund of the Dawson College Foundation on Tuesday, Nov.  22. To be considered,  projects must:

  • Demonstrate a clear benefit for Dawson students
  • Represent an activity that goes over and above core competencies for completion of a DEC

The deadline to apply is Friday, Dec. 2. Projects selected in this round will receive funding at the beginning of the Winter 2023 semester. Click Read More for the details.


Read more about: Student Academic Enrichment Fund will be accepting project applications

Student Academic Enrichment Fund will be accepting project applications

November 2nd, 2022

A new fund available through the Dawson Foundation by and for students, the Dawson Student Academic Enrichment Fund, will officially launch its first call for projects on Tuesday, Nov.  22.  Projects selected in this round will receive funding at the beginning of the Winter 2023 semester. The Student Academic Enrichment fund is supported directly by…

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