Exciting news! Hockey legend and 10-time Stanley Cup champion, Larry Robinson, will be joining golfers at the 2023 Dawson Golf Classic, sponsored by the Montreal Forum and Luxury in Transit. The tournament will be held at the beautiful Summerlea Golf Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion on Thursday, June 8. After the tournament, participants will enjoy a night…
Students take on powerful experiential learning with KAIROS blanket exercise
As a Sociology teacher, Laura Shea has experienced the KAIROS Blanket Exercise six times with different classes of students and Indigenous facilitators at Dawson. “I always learn from the facilitator and students,” she said. “It is very powerful experiential learning and I gain something different each time.”
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Fundraising for Golf Classic off to a great start & registration now open!
The Dawson Foundation is pleased to share that over $50,000 has already been pledged in support of Dawson College and would like to thank the following sponsors:
Dinner Sponsor: Forum de Montreal
Gift Sponsor: Fervel Enterprises
Ball Sponsor: Incotel -ISQ
Cocktail Sponsor: Neptune Security
Co-Brunch Sponsor: TD Bank
Sustainable Sponsors (2): City of Westmount, Vozwin
On course contest sponsors (2): Faxinating Solutions and BPG Coop
Hole Sponsor: Copicom Solutions
Many more sponsorships are still available, and stay tuned for the announcement of some very special guests!
Registration is now open for the Dawson Foundation’s 2023 Annual Golf Classic! Sponsors, external players, members of the Dawson Community and alumni are now able to register online: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/golf/
Learn more about the Dawson Foundation’s activities in its annual report
The 2021-2022 annual report of the Dawson Foundation is now available. Take a look to learn more about how the community came together over a challenging year in the face of a pandemic to financially support students in need, host a virtual version of Artists in Bloom (raising $6, 830), as well as reward excellence and support students financially through our Awards and Scholarships program. Full 2021-2022 financial statements are also available for consultation.
Through annual fundraising events, engagement with alumni and planning new initiatives in collaboration with diverse members of the community, the Dawson Foundation remains committed to supporting excellence and student success at Dawson College by being a key source of financial support over and above the budgets provided by the Quebec government.
Dawson’s Golf Classic returns June 8
The Dawson Golf Classic will celebrate its 16th edition as golfers hit the greens on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Summerlea Golf & Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion.
Players can look forward to great prizes and very special guests, which will be announced on the Dawson Golf Classic web pages at https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/golf/.
Registration details will be available soon.
Holiday gift-wrapping yields $9,900 for our Living Campus
The Dawson Foundation and the Sustainability Office would like to thank the 33 volunteers who gave their time in December and all those who donated at the Dawson gift-wrapping station in Alexis-Nihon Mall.
Over 21 days of holiday gift-wrapping, a total of $9,900 was raised. These funds will be used by the Sustainability Office for learning activities and projects that contribute to well-being for all on our Living Campus. While getting their gifts wrapped, visitors and donors learned about Dawson’s Living Campus projects, including the gardens, the beehives, the Monarch Butterflies and more.
Discover 12 projects funded by Foundation
A website page showcases the projects and allows others to invest in a particular project through a donate button.
The Student Academic Enrichment Fund is supported by students each semester and is meant to be a source of funds for projects that demonstrate a clear benefit for Dawson students and represent an activity that goes over and above core competencies for completion of a program. The selection committee, including representatives from the Dawson Student Union, Academics and Student Services, meets twice a year to review and approve project proposals.
The next round of project applications will open later this semester and will be announced in D News and the Omnivox student news feed.
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…
Last Modified: March 28, 2023