The “why” of the Dawson Blues Band
The Dawson Blues Band has been actively preparing for the launch of their first video, Lean on Me, slated for Tuesday, May 19. The premiere of the first song will be a celebration to cheer the Dawson College community and friends of Dawson. Click Read More for the homepage news story and more information to help and get involved.
Student elected to Dawson Foundation Board
John Nathaniel Gertler, a student in Environmental Studies and a member of the Dawson Blues Basketball team and the Green Earth Club, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Dawson College Foundation April 23.
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Steven Pinker lends his support to COVID-19 Student Fund
Eminent Harvard professor, world-renowned psychologist and author Steven Pinker (Class of 1973) is supporting Dawson's efforts to raise funds for students in need. An estimated 1,700 Dawson students may be having trouble covering food and rent expenses.
Dr. Pinker sent this quote to Dawson College last week:
"For more than fifty years, Dawson has been educating people from all parts of society to make contributions to all walks of life. As a proud alumnus, I encourage you all to support this generation of Dawson students, who on top of all the challenges of college are facing additional hardships in this unprecedented crisis."
To date, thanks to your contributions and donations from friends and alumni, Dawson College has raised just shy of $2,000, with more expected soon.
You can help us support our students in need. Please consider making a donation and sharing your support on social media.
You can watch a video of Dr. Pinker's personal lecture reminiscing about his time at Dawson here: https://vimeo.com/318809686
Thank you! We asked and many of you responded. To date, we have received enough support from members of the Dawson College community and from friends outside Dawson to stock our Food Bank for about a week. Nonetheless, the needs are great and we need your help to keep the momentum going. Based on a…
For our students: an appeal from the Dawson Foundation President
Dawson’s Student Services team is bracing for a big surge in demand when the students return to the College.
We are asking for your help to feed our students, provide them with textbooks and give them life-changing beyond- the-classroom enriching experiences.
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Donate Now to the Financial Aid Fund 49% of Canadians are on the verge of insolvency, according to a survey published in The Financial Post on March 30. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic reaches its peak in Montreal, it is already having a major financial impact on young people and families. Surge in demand Dawson’s…
Tickets are now on sale for the 23rd edition of Artists in Bloom April 16 at 6 p.m. in 3C.1. Students in Visual Arts, 3D Animation and CGI and Illustration will create works of art live that will be auctioned while guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres on the house, live music and a cash bar. Staffed by…
Save the Date! The 23rd edition of Artists in Bloom will take place April 16 at 6 p.m. in 3C.1. Students in Visual Arts, 3D Animation and CGI and Illustration will create works of art live that will be auctioned while guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres on the house, live music and a cash bar. Staffed by…
Computer Science students benefit from new CAE partnership
This summer, two Computer Science students will be launching their careers at CAE thanks to a new partnership between Dawson College, the Dawson Foundation and CAE.
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Last Modified: May 12, 2020