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Law, Society and Justice student is a 2023 Loran Scholar!

March 22nd, 2023

Changemaker Mariana Cueto Mendoza is one of 36 students across Canada to win the Loran Scholarship, the country’s largest and most comprehensive four-year undergraduate award, valued at $100,000.

For the homepage news story, visit the link below.

Silver and bronze for Dawson Blues Men’s and Women’s Div. 1 Basketball

March 22nd, 2023

The Dawson Div. 1 men's and women's basketball teams won national silver and bronze, respectively, at the CCAA National Tournament this past weekend. Bleed Blue! #DawsonProud!

Interview with screenwriter & Dawson grad Ryan Christopher Churchill

March 22nd, 2023

Ryan Christopher Churchill (Creative Arts, 1999) is the screenwriter of Simulant, a science fiction thriller that will be released in Canada on April 7.

Simulant tells the story of a humanoid A.I.'s attempt to win over a widow's heart, which places it in the path of a government agent trying to stop the rise of machine consciousness. The film stars some of the most popular actors right now: Simu Liu, Sam Worthington, Jordana Brewster and Robbie Amell. The trailer can be viewed here.

Visit the link below to read a Q&A with Ryan, learn how he landed his dream job and find out how Dawson prepared him.

Nominate an outstanding teacher by April 3

March 22nd, 2023

All students and employees are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Director General’s Teaching Excellence Award from now through Monday, April 3 at 11 p.m.

To nominate an outstanding teacher, go to Omnivox and find the link entitled Teaching Excellence Award under the My Dawson Life menu.

Literary duo Arizona and Heather O’Neill share thoughts on Dawson experience

March 22nd, 2023

Ahead of their guest appearance at a Dawson Reads event on March 22, Arizona O’Neill (Fine Arts, 2013) and Heather O’Neill (Social Science, 1992) shared some thoughts on their Dawson experiences, the creative process and writing. Thanks to organizer and English teacher Sarah Gilbert for interviewing the mother-daughter duo.

For the short Q & A with the O'Neills, visit the link below.

5th annual SPACE writing competition: winners and honourable mentions

March 22nd, 2023

In 2022-2023, SPACE held its fifth annual writing competition. Students from all disciplines across Dawson College were invited to submit writing that offered a personal interpretation of this year’s theme, What IfThe submissions were divided into three categories––prose (fiction and creative non-fiction), poetry and essay––and were judged in a blind fashion by Lois Valliant (retired Faculty, Fine Arts) and Hannah Rahimi (Faculty, English).

Entries were evaluated according to originality and depth of thought, style, arts-sciences connections and relation to the theme. The winners received gift certificates from Argo Bookstore, and the winners and honourable mentions have been published and highlighted in the SPACE web magazine.

Stay tuned as well for the announcement of a public reading by the winners and honourable mentions during the first week of May for SPACE Week.

You can read and comment on their thought-provoking work in the link below.

Four Dawson students presented abstract at Lunar and Planetary Science conference

March 22nd, 2023

When it was time to submit an abstract to the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in Texas, the Dawson student team was not sure which category described them best.

“I think we are the first CEGEP students to present research at the LPI! Undergraduate was the category closest to us,” said Darcy Loane-Billings (Pure & Applied Science), lead author of the abstract and second-year student at Dawson.

For the homepage news story, visit the link below.

25th Edition of Artists in Bloom is April 20

March 22nd, 2023

Springtime means that Artists in Bloom is back! The event will be in-person on Thursday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. in 3C.1 It will also be possible to buy prints online from April 11-28. This year will be the fundraising event’s 25th annual edition— a quarter century! We are excited to welcome you to the event and to see what our talented student artists will produce. Advance tickets are only $20 and will be for sale as of Monday, March 27 in 2E.6 and 4A.1 Your ticket gives you entrance to the event, one drink and hors d'oeuvres.

For the details, see the homepage news story in the link below.

Legendary Jazz Pianist Oliver Jones honoured at Dawson

March 22nd, 2023

On March 10, a very special and intimate evening was held at Dawson to honour a true legend in the world of jazz, pianist Dr. Oliver Jones. The event was a resounding success, with representatives from the college and the community coming together to pay tribute to Jones' inspiring life and legacy for promoting future generations pursue post-secondary education.

To learn about the event, see the homepage news story in the link below.

World youth coming to Dawson for Sustainable Happiness camp

March 22nd, 2023

About 50 students from colleges and polytechnics around the world will be at Dawson April 21-26 for an International Youth Camp. This event is part of the World Congress 2023 on Collective Intelligence, organized by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) and the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP).

Visit the link below to read the homepage news story.

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