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Read more about: Golf Classic off to a great start

Golf Classic off to a great start

April 20th, 2022

The announcement of the return of the Dawson golf tournament in 2022 after a two-year absence has been met with an enthusiastic response. Several sponsors from past years have signed on once again to support our event that directly benefits Dawson students. All proceeds will go to Financial Aid to help students who need financial…

Read more about: Check out Artists in Bloom artworks now; bidding opens April 21 at 6 p.m.

Check out Artists in Bloom artworks now; bidding opens April 21 at 6 p.m.

April 20th, 2022

We’re thrilled to be launching the 24th edition of Artists in Bloom tomorrow! The online auction and pre-orders of digital prints begins April 21 at 6 p.m. and will run until Thursday, April 28, at 6 p.m. at Pre-orders of digital prints can also be made in person at Dawson in the Upper Atrium…

Read more about: Artists in Bloom happening April 21-28

Artists in Bloom happening April 21-28

April 6th, 2022

We are back! After a couple of years that the event could not take place due to the pandemic, Artists in Bloom is back for its 24th annual edition! We are excited to welcome you to the event and to show you what our talented student artists will produce. Artists in Bloom is an annual…

Read more about: 15th edition of newly renamed Golf Classic is set to go

15th edition of newly renamed Golf Classic is set to go

April 6th, 2022

The Dawson golf tournament is making a comeback and it’s got a new name! After a two-year absence due to health concerns during the pandemic, the Dawson Golf Classic will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at the Summerlea Golf and Country Club ( The event will be carbon neutral. Thanks to the support…

Read more about: 24th Annual Artists in Bloom to begin April 21

24th Annual Artists in Bloom to begin April 21

February 16th, 2022

One of the most highly anticipated events to happen each year at Dawson is the Artists in Bloom art auction. Due to the pandemic it has not been held for two years. Well, it is back! This spring students at Dawson will produce art works, which will either be for sale or up for auction….

Get your gifts wrapped at Alexis Nihon by Dawson volunteers

December 15th, 2021

Get your gifts wrapped by Dawson volunteers every day and many evenings until end of day on Dec. 24. Your gift will be wrapped for a donation of $4 or more depending on the size of the package.

Our gift-wrapping station is located on the Mezzanine level of Alexis Nihon Mall right next to Cultures and the food court. Your donation will help us offer community-building and Living Campus projects that contribute to the well-being of our students. Thanks to Alexis Nihon for providing the store and all the gift-wrapping supplies. Thanks to the more than 200 students, employees and friends who are giving their time to staff all the store hours.

Read more about: Volunteer for an hour or more and grow our Living Campus

Volunteer for an hour or more and grow our Living Campus

December 1st, 2021

With the holiday season upon us, Dawson has embarked on a new activity in partnership with Alexis-Nihon that requires volunteers for short shifts. We’ve all seen the gift-wrapping service that pops up in the shopping centre during the month of December. This year, Alexis-Nihon offered the spot to Dawson as the sole beneficiary of all…

Celebrating our Fall Awards Recipients

December 1st, 2021

We are proud to celebrate our Fall 2021 Awards cohort of 35 exceptional Dawson College students. Their involvement in student life, commitment to community service and determination to succeed at CEGEP enrich the Dawson community and make us hopeful about the future. Congratulations to our students! Thank you to all the donors, teachers and employees who make the awards possible.

Pictured: Radhika Khera, one of the 2021 recipients of the Aditya Youth Trust Fund Scholarship, with Academic Dean Rob Cassidy. In lieu of an Awards Ceremony, all recipients were invited in late November to have professional photos taken with the Academic Dean and pick up their awards and a small gift.

Click Read More to meet the other award recipients on our Awards Celebration Page featuring quotes and photos of each recipient. 

Giving Tuesday is Nov. 30

November 17th, 2021

Giving Tuesday is a global movement that encourages individuals to support their favourite cause and make an impact in their community. The date of Giving Tuesday this year is Nov. 30, but the benefits of giving last all year.

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” (Maya Angelou)

Dawson has participated in this activity in the past with great success. This year, we are launching a program for giving that not only helps various members of our community and supports community-building projects, but one that also touches our hearts.

On Tuesday, Nov. 23, we will begin a one-week countdown to Giving Tuesday on our social media channels:

Dawson is a giving community by nature, rising above even the challenges posed by the pandemic. Our generosity knows no bounds!

Read more about: New gift-wrapped partnership with Alexis-Nihon

New gift-wrapped partnership with Alexis-Nihon

November 17th, 2021

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 this holiday season when all proceeds…

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Last Modified: April 20, 2022


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