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Science Valedictorian lived the full Dawson experience despite pandemic

June 1st, 2022

It was challenging to live life to the fullest during the early phase of the pandemic. If you need some inspiration for making the most of life, read on about Enriched Science soon-to-be graduate Megan Oleksiw, one of Dawson’s three valedictorians for the Class of 2022.

Speaking as valedictorian “is a touching honour,” Megan said in an interview with Dawson’s Communications Office, “especially given the heartfelt attachment I feel toward our college community. Dawson College and the exceptional people I’ve been privileged to exchange with have empowered me to actively strive to be my best self.”

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Hats off to Mech Tech student Erica Dubois and Computer Science student Kausar Mussa!

June 1st, 2022

Always being the different one. Having to adjust to other ways of thinking. Working with people who hold misogynistic attitudes. These are just a few things that are still experienced by women in male-dominated fields of study and work.

The Chapeau, les filles! (Hats Off to You) awards are given to women in Quebec to encourage and support those who choose to study in these fields and persevere. This year, two Dawson students have won at the provincial level: Erica Dubois in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Kausar Mussa in Computer Science Technology.

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Linnea Nguyen, poised to take on the world

June 1st, 2022

You can feel the spark, even on a Zoom call. A few minutes with Linnea Nguyen and you know this young woman is ready to take on the world. It’s no wonder she has been chosen to represent the graduating Class of 2022 as the valedictorian at the June 22 Social Science graduation ceremony at Place des Arts.

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Dawson’s first Industrial Design virtual tour

June 1st, 2022

On May 25, Industrial Design faculty members, Véronique Bibeau-Poissant and Kim Webb have both successfully created and conducted Dawson's first Industrial Design virtual tour Vernissage.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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