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Carmen Leung recognized with 2021 SALTISE Award

June 1st, 2021

Dawson Chemistry teacher Carmen Leung “dedicates herself to teaching in ways that keep her students engaged and she contributes to all aspects of College life,” reads the announcement from SALTISE.

This week, Carmen will be honoured with a 2021 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award at the SALTISE Conference happening June 2-4.

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Selma Hamdani receives a mention d’honneur from the AQPC

June 1st, 2021

Dawson’s Psychology Profile Coordinator Selma Hamdani is incredibly grateful to receive a mention d’honneur from the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC).

“Whatever I do, it is not by myself,” she said. “So many vibrant and great ideas are sparked everywhere at Dawson. I share this honour with the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC), the Office of Academic Development, the Psychology Department, the Communities of Practice and so many other people who helped me be the teacher I am today. Dawson is fertile ground and a special community!”

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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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Report on Dawson College Model UN

June 1st, 2021

In 2020-2021, Dawson College Model UN (DCMUN) had to pivot online and adapt to the realities of our new world. We were motivated to continue to offer Dawson students an engaging and enriching para-academic experience, even at a distance. We were glad to support an active delegation of Dawson students this year, both first and…


New book by Richard Soare, Dawson’s own Martian expert

June 1st, 2021

Richard Soare (Faculty, Geography) has a new book out about the Red Planet. Mars Geological Enigmas: From the Late Noachian Epoch to the Present Day (9780128202456) is well placed to carry on with the search for water and life and other deeply rooted Martian mysteries.

Richard's book was published on May 28. Click Read More to go to a short review and more info.

(Photo is courtesy of NASA and shows the Ingenuity helicopter parked on the tarmac at Jezero Crater on Mars)

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You’re invited to Virtual Grad 2021

June 1st, 2021

Join us for the virtual ceremony to hear from teachers, this year’s valedictorian and our graduating students!

Link will be live on our Graduation webpage on June 30 at 7 p.m.

Dawson didn’t make me an anglo: 2011 valedictorian

June 1st, 2021

Jean-François Garneau (Class of 2011) says his experience at Dawson College a decade ago was a positive one. He shared his opinion in The Montreal Gazette on May 21.

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Homepage News Item – Vernissage Season

Vernissage and end of year events continue

June 1st, 2021

There are still some vernissage and end-of-year shows to catch:

Wednesday, June 2:
Industrial Design
Professional Photography

Thursday, June 3:
Interior Design

Friday, June 4:
3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery

Wednesday, June 9:
Graphic Design

Click Read More to go the Vernissage page with times and links to join.


OAD’s Madeleine Bazerghi wins CCDMD photo contest

June 1st, 2021

Madeleine Bazerghi's photo, entitled A Socially Distant Moment, has won the Concours Photo Le Monde en Images - Catégorie Personnel du réseau collégial québécois from the Centre collégial de développement de matériel didactique (CCDMD)

Madeleine works as a pedagogical counsellor in Dawson's Office of Academic Development and is on the Faculty Hub team.

"So I submitted to a photo contest for the very first time. Never thought of doing so but, I thought this photo worthy of representing a socially distant moment," she said.

To see more of Madeleine's photos, visit:


Joel Tyrell honoured

May 18th, 2021

Joel Tyrell (Athletics, Student Services) was honoured by Montréal à Coeur/Montreal Community Cares with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Here is their Facebook post, which was published on May 14:

"You are a bridge builder in every sense of the word. You have created an outlet for young boys and girls to dream big as well as a pathway to help them become influencers and role models for their community. Thank you for putting your heart and soul into helping make dreams a reality for so many!"

Click Read More to see the post on Facebook.

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