By the time he graduated from Dawson in Social Science (Law, Society and Justice) in Summer 2011, Gift Tshuma had made his mark. He was an active participant in student life and a strong and proud voice for people living with disabilities. His voice also contributes to the United Tribulation Choir, an R&B gospel group…
Eudaimonia open until Feb. 19 at the Gallery
After almost two years, Dawson’s 2020 Visual Arts graduates are pleased to present how their practices have flourished and prospered, while staying true to their understanding of eudaimonia.*
Twenty graduates from the 2020 Visual Arts cohort present work in media ranging from digital photography to sculpture, painting, drawing, and video at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery from Jan. 27 to Feb. 19, 2022.
* Aristotle utilized eudaimonia as the term for the highest human good, an objective standard of ‘happiness’ based on what it means to live a human life well. The title is the same as the original graduating 2020 exhibition, which could only happen online due to the first lockdown.
UNMASKED: AEC Photography exhibit
Don't miss “Unmasked,” an exhibition showcasing Dawson's AEC Commercial Photography graduates.
"Unmasked" reveals the creative results of a two-year formative process in the face of the pandemic. It is marked by resilience and captivating visuals.
The exhibition will be at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery from Dec. 20 to 23 and from Jan. 4-11, 2022.
The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Tommy Diamantakos new Associate Dean of CAA
Tommy Diamantakos (Class of 2002, Cinema | Communications) is happy to be back at Dawson.
In July, Tommy began his new role as Associate Dean of Creative and Applied Arts working with Dean Andréa Cole to support teachers and students. We are working hard to ensure everything is in place for a smooth start, he said, and added: “I’m excited to see the students and teachers return to campus.”
Tommy is especially looking forward to the end of year activities and the Vernissage Season.
Prior to coming to Dawson, Tommy served as Coordinator of Continuing Education at Vanier College. Other experiences include working at Heritage College as Associate Academic Dean, and teaching English as a second language.
Meet the awards recipients of Winter 2021
Dawson College celebrates the award recipients of the Winter 2021 semester with a special website featuring photos and quotes. Thanks to everyone who supported our outstanding students. Click here to go to the Winter 2021 Award Recipients page.
If you would like to do something enjoyable and meaningful this semester, please volunteer to serve on an award selection committee for this Fall 2021 semester. The time commitment is about two to three hours.
Fill out this online form to volunteer for a selection committee: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/awards-scholarships/awards-selection-committee-sign-up-form/
Keynote Earth Week talk addressed struggles for environmental justice in Indigenous and Black communities
Earth Week organizers were able to take advantage of our current online reality by virtually bringing in Keynote Speaker Dr. Ingrid Waldron of Dalhousie University, who is also a graduate of Dawson (Class of 1983, Social Science).
Click Read More for the report prepared by Diana Rice of the Peace Centre and the Office of Academic Development.
Last Modified: February 16, 2022