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Liberal Arts valedictorian Arwen Low is passionate about civic activism

June 1st, 2022

Despite spending her first year of CEGEP online, Liberal Arts student Arwen Low was quick to get involved in the Dawson community life. Her efforts in making a difference for her fellow students have led to her nomination as valedictorian. She will be addressing Dawson graduates in Social Science & Business Technologies of 2022 at the 2:30 p.m. Graduating Ceremony on June 22 at Place des Arts.

Click Read more to learn about her experience at Dawson.


Goal-oriented grad Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga receives Paul Gallagher Award

June 1st, 2022

During his time at Dawson, Yves-Jusslin Maniratanga has demonstrated strong leadership, contributing much to campus life through his work with the Dawson Student Union (DSU). For him, being granted the Paul Gallagher Award is an honour, and "feels great because it demonstrates the appreciation of the Dawson community," he said.

Click Read more to find out how his time at Dawson led to the development of his leadership and personal growth.


Two more Vernissage events: Interior Design and Graphic Design

June 1st, 2022

Interior Design

  • Exhibition (3C.1): Thursday June 2, from 12h00 to 17h00, and Friday June 3 from 12h00 to 19h00
  • Vernissage: June 2 from 17h00 to 21h00 -presentations at 18h30

Graphic Design

  • Vernissage (2F.4): June 1 from 17h30 to 22h00
  • Exhibition (2F.4): June 2 10h00 to 18h00, June 3 10h00 to 18h00, June 4 10h00 to 17h00, June 5 closed, June 6 10h00 to 18h00

Visual Arts Vernissage May 19

May 18th, 2022

The opening of The Grove, the 2022 Dawson Visual Arts Program Graduating Exhibition will be on Thursday, May 19, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm in the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery and 2G wing.


Independent Video Game Design Showcase May 28

May 18th, 2022

The graduating cohort of the Independent Video Game Design Program at Dawson College invites you to the IVGD Game Showcase 2022!

This event is held online in a specially created 3D virtual space where you will have the chance to play the games from this graduating cohort, chat with the devs and hang out with the community!

Facebook Event: IVGD Game Showcase 2022

For tickets, click Read More.


Screening of Blood Quantum March 30

March 23rd, 2022

Kristopher Woofter, Rebecca Million and Ben Lander have organized a free event open to the public for Indigenous Peoples Week. The film Blood Quantum by local Indigenous filmmaker and Dawson graduate Jeff Barnaby will be screened and then Jeff will be there to take questions afterwards.

The event will be in the Dawson Theatre on March 30 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Florence Yee: Sharp Tools for Unripe Fruit

March 23rd, 2022

Florence Yee is a visual artist, Dawson Alum, and serial collaborator based in Tkaronto/Toronto and Tiohtià:ke/Mooniyang/Montreal. Their exhibition Sharp Tools for Unripe Fruit features photographs on fabric and hand-embroidered text, now on view at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery until April 14. On a recent Tuesday evening, two second-year visual art students, Sabrina Schmidt and Victoria Petrecca-Berthelet, had the chance to ask Florence (they/he) a few questions.

Click Read More to go to the interview.


Graduates speak up

March 9th, 2022

At the end of February, the Communications Office in collaboration with faculty across several programs reached out to dozens of graduates and asked them to tell us about how Dawson contributed to their success and also how they are contributing to Quebec society.

Two graduates were featured on Dawson's social media accounts last week. In case you missed it, here are some links:

Facebook testimony of Mary Bercy (Social Service Graduate)

Instagram testimony of Sara Boubekri (pictured, Health Science Graduate)


Ex-prisoner, yoga entrepreneur & Dawson grad is Quebec Black Changemaker

February 16th, 2022

Before he served time in prison, Brandon Dawson-Jarvis graduated from Dawson College and from the University of Ottawa.

Recently, Brandon was interviewed by Dawson's Communications Office. Click Read More for his incredible story and to find out why he was named a Quebec Black Changemaker.


4-minute video shows impact of Sustainable Happiness

February 16th, 2022

A new four-minute video presents the Sustainable Happiness Certificate, which has been offered since 2015 at Dawson. In the video, we hear about the impact of the program from students and employees: Chris Adam, Anne-Marie Di Michele, Selma Hamdani, Myka Taylor and Jennifer de Vera. 

Click Read More to go to the video.


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