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Multicultural fundraising event by Social Service students May 24

May 23rd, 2024

Third-year Social Service students are hard at work organizing a community intervention project called Refugee Awareness for Change.

They have partnered with the Welcome Collective and have organized a multicultural fundraising event. Welcome Collective is an organization whose core mission is to mobilize Montreal’s local community to provide immediate help to the city’s most precarious refugee claimants.

This is taking place on Friday, May 24 from 5 PM -8 PM in room 5B.16. Tickets are 10$. Email for more info and your ticket.

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Fueling Dawson with Dawson Dinin’ three days a week

May 22nd, 2024

Over a decade ago, the Dawson Student Union began to address food insecurity at the College introducing Dawson Dinin’, a free vegan lunch service, offered once per week to the whole community.  In Winter 2024, the Office of Sustainability, the Dawson College Peace Centre, and the Dawson Student Union joined together to expand the service…

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:…

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…

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.

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.

Advance tickets only $20 for beloved Artists in Bloom event

March 26th, 2024

Enjoy an evening of art with live music by pianist and Dawson student Seungbi Yoo and delicious hors d'oeuvres and drinks on Thursday, April 18 at Dawson in Room 3C.1 starting at 5:30 PM. Students in 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. All proceeds will benefit Dawson student athletes this year.

Your advance $20 ticket includes a selection of delicious appetizers and a free beer/wine/non-alcoholic drink. Plus- all proceeds go to support Dawson student athletes. Door ticket price is $25.

Visit the link to buy your ticket and save $5.

Women’s Day event raises over $400 for Chez Doris

March 26th, 2024

The International Women’s Day book sale event organized by the Dawson unions: the Association of Dawson Professionals, the Dawson Support Staff Union and the Dawson Teachers' Union raised an impressive $415 in just two hours! These funds will be directed towards supporting the women's shelter Chez Doris.

W/GS Women’s Day fundraiser and button making activity

March 1st, 2024

The Women’s/Gender Studies Certificate faculty and students organized a number of events during the week leading up to Women’s Day and the events continue.

On Friday, March 8 at 10 AM, there will be a Bake Sale fundraiser & Button-making Activity in Conrod’s (2F.4). Proceeds will benefit the Financial Aid Food Bank.

Looking for volunteers to bake and sell goods; sign up here:

Please feel free to bring a class!

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Last Modified: May 23, 2024


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