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Read more about: Golf Classic Updates: Hockey legend Stephane Richer returns as special guest

Golf Classic Updates: Hockey legend Stephane Richer returns as special guest

May 22nd, 2024

Exciting news! Hockey legend Stephane Richer will join the lineup for the 2024 Dawson Golf Classic, sponsored by the Montreal Forum. The tournament will be held at the beautiful Whitlock Golf and Country Club in Hudson on Monday, June 10. Following the tournament, participants can look forward to an evening of networking, cocktails, and gourmet…

Read more about: North South Soirée raises over $4,000

North South Soirée raises over $4,000

May 9th, 2024

The North South Soirée on April 25 brought together over 100 attendees, including students and their families, profile alumni, and retired and current teachers for an evening of music, food, and solidarity.  The event celebrated the last graduating cohort of students in the North South Studies profile, and the launch of the profile’s new name:…

Deadline for student projects funding extended to May 14

May 9th, 2024

There is still time to apply for SAGE (Student Academic Growth and Enrichment) project funding through the Dawson Foundation. The deadline has been extended to Tuesday, May 14.

Projects selected in this round will receive funding at the beginning of the Fall 2024 semester. Up to $40,000 is available and project proposals can request up to $5,000. As part of the application process, submissions must be approved by the appropriate manager.

The Student Academic Growth and Enrichment Fund is supported directly by Dawson students via a $10 contribution per semester to the Dawson College Foundation. Each semester, approximately 45% of the funds are allocated to financial support for students as well as health-related expenses. The remaining 55% is available to staff and students to apply for funding for enhanced academic activities.

Spots Still Available for the Dawson Golf Classic – Register Now!

May 7th, 2024

The 17th Dawson Golf Classic is just around the corner! Secure your spot for Monday, June 10, 2024, at the stunning Whitlock Golf & Country Club in Hudson.

This event is our main fundraiser for Dawson students and promises a day of golf, networking, and connection with fellow enthusiasts and sports personalities.

After the tournament, unwind at the cocktail reception where you can mingle with our special guests, including Emcee Christine Long from CTV Montreal, Former NBA champion Joel Anthony, three-time Grey Cup winner Danny, and more VIPs to be announced. The evening will end with a gourmet dinner and a silent auction.

Exciting prizes await!

Don't miss the thrilling hole-in-one contest with a chance to win a $25,000 cash prize!

Also, get ready summer with an array of great prizes, including:

  • Charcoal BBQs
  • Firefly Kayak
  • Tabletop patio heater
  • And much more!

Not a Golfer? Join Us for Dinner!

Even if golf isn't your game, you can still join the post-tournament activities by purchasing a dinner ticket. Enjoy a delicious meal, mingle with special guests, and participate in the silent auction. Simply select the "Dinner Ticket" option when registering.

Exclusive pricing is available for Dawson employees, retirees, faculty, students, and alumni.

For more information and to register, visit the link below.

Read more about: Artists in Bloom raised over $12,000 for student athletes

Artists in Bloom raised over $12,000 for student athletes

April 25th, 2024

Organizers Neal Armstrong, Michelle Lee and Carey-Ann Pawsey worked hard but are very pleased with the results from the 26th annual Artists in Bloom fundraiser on April 18. An estimated 200 people attended the evening event, which raised over $12,000 for Dawson student athletes. “What a fun night at this year’s Artists in Bloom!” Michelle…

Exclusive offer for Dawson community members! 

April 23rd, 2024

You are cordially invited to join us on June 10 for the Golf Classic 2024 at an exclusive reduced rate of $300. This year's tournament promises to be our grandest yet, as we move to a new and larger course at the prestigious Whitlock Golf & Country Club in Hudson.

Your ticket includes:

  • Brunch
  • Access to the driving range
  • 18 holes of golf
  • A cocktail reception
  • Dinner

As if that weren't enough, there will also be exciting prizes and raffles for you to participate in.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to enjoy a day in the sun, mingle with special guests from the world of sports, and, most importantly, support Dawson students.

This offer is only available to Dawson staff, faculty, retirees, students and alumni. There is a limited supply of tickets at this rate.

Get your ticket now at the link below.

April 29 deadline to apply for SAGE project

April 10th, 2024

There is an open call for Student Academic Growth and Enrichment (SAGE) project proposals funded by the Student Academic Enrichment Fund of the Dawson Foundation. Staff and current students are eligible to apply. Applications for projects beginning in the Fall 2024 semester are currently open and will close on Monday, April 29.

Visit the link for more details.



April 10th, 2024

Former NBA champion Joel Anthony of The Montreal Alliance and three-time Grey Cup winner Danny Desriveaux will be attending the 2024 Dawson Golf Classic at the Whitlock Golf and Country Club in Hudson on June 10th. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to support Dawson students’ education while also improving your golf skills alongside friends and…

North South Soirée April 25

April 10th, 2024

Calling all 1998 to 2023 alumni, current and future students, present and retired teachers, and all friends of our profile. You are invited to this big community celebration and solidarity fundraiser! The event will take place in 5B.16 at Dawson on Thursday, April 25 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

This year’s program will include:

  • Celebration of the final North South Studies graduating class
  • Launch of the Social Change & Solidarity local partnerships
  • Retirement celebration for Mary Ann Farkas
  • Alumni through the decades panel
  • Student presentation of their field trip to Cuba
  • Cuban appetizers, cocktails, and mocktails
  • Art exhibit and swag (NSS and SCS tote bags!)
  • Solidarity photo booth
  • Music and dancing!!

All proceeds will go to support Social Change & Solidarity activities – including the 2024-2025 Field Trip to Cuba, and the profile’s new local social justice partnerships.

Visit the link for tickets and more information.

Get your tickets for Artists in Bloom on campus or online

April 10th, 2024

The annual and very enjoyable evening of art fundraiser Artists in Bloom is happening next Thursday, April 18.

Tickets for adults are only $20 in advance and can be purchased every day until April 17, except Saturday and Sunday, on campus in the Upper Atrium from 12 PM to 2 PM or in 4A.1 and 2E.4 from 9 AM to 5 PM. They can also be purchased online here. Kids 10 years old and younger are FREE. Student ticket price is $15.

Buy your tickets ahead of the event as the price at the door is $25.

Postcard prints are also available for sale at the ticket table in the Upper Atrium. They are $5 each or 10 for $35.

Your ticket includes one complimentary drink/wine/beer and hors d’oeuvres. This is a great opportunity to enjoy an inexpensive night out while raising funds for our student athletes.

The event takes place in Room 3C.1 and doors open at 5:30 PM. Students in 3D Animation and CGI, Illustration, and Visual Arts will be creating works of art live, which will be auctioned off by Donna Saker of The Beat 92.5. Dawson students Lawrence He and Seungbi Yoo will be performing live music.

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Last Modified: May 23, 2024


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