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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. 

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Read more about: Dawson graduate Gift Tshuma named Quebec Black Changemaker

Dawson graduate Gift Tshuma named Quebec Black Changemaker

February 16th, 2022

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

February 2nd, 2022

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.

2020 Nursing grad Francesca Robinson wins major bursary from OIIQ

January 19th, 2022

Perseverance and a desire to serve her community have distinguished Francesca Robinson (Dawson Class of 2020, Nursing). After dropping out at age 16, Francesca completed high school and had her first child during the same year. She went on to study Nursing at Dawson and graduated early with the rest of her Class of 2020 cohort so they could help care for Quebecers during the pandemic. Last month, Francesca was named one of the first two recipients of the bourse d'études Noëllette-Drouin of the Fondation de l'Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ).

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UNMASKED: AEC Photography exhibit

December 1st, 2021

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.

Dawson grad designed Remembrance Day coin

November 17th, 2021

Dawson graduate and tattoo artist Caitlin Lindstrom-Milne (Dawson Class of 2014, Illustration) was chosen to design the Royal Canadian Mint’s Remembrance Day coin this year. Her story was featured by Global Montreal on Nov. 10.

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Tommy Diamantakos new Associate Dean of CAA

August 18th, 2021

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

August 18th, 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:

Meygan Brody is Dawson’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2021

June 1st, 2021

This year’s valedictorian is a future physician with a passion for social justice. Enriched Science student Meygan Brody has been selected to address Dawson’s Class of 2021 at Virtual Graduation on June 30.

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