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Read more about: Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

November 30th, 2022

At Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24, Susan and Michael Howlett were at Dawson for the presentation of the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award in honour of their late sister and daughter, who was in her first year of Nursing when she passed away tragically 40 years ago.

Click Read More for the homepage news story about the two students who won this year.


Read more about: Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

November 30th, 2022

The inaugural Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award was given to Parnia Akhavansaffar at the Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24. Several family members of the beloved Mathematics teacher who passed away in 2015 were in attendance.

Click Read More for the homepage story, including Parnia's thoughts on math.


Read more about: Dawson students win gold & silver at industrial design competition

Dawson students win gold & silver at industrial design competition

November 30th, 2022

Twenty-eight Dawson students in various programs participated in the very first industrial design contest entitled L'Odyssée de L'Objet en 48h, which took place Nov. 4-6 at Cégep de Vieux Montréal. Dawson students won five of the eight categories on composting, a theme that was only revealed on day one of the competition.

To read about their winning designs, click read more to go to the homepage news story.


Read more about: DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

November 30th, 2022

The Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship is given to a student who has shown a commitment to persevering and overcoming obstacles within their field.

This year, the award was given to Fred-Dgennie Louis, a student in Computer Science, who said: “It means a lot and I am very grateful. It was the least thing I expected since figuring out my path and where I wanted to go has been a struggle. You know after high school, you’re thrown into a completely new environment, and you’re just expected to go on, graduate and then go to university.”

Click Read More for the homepage story, which includes Fred-Dgennie's message to students who are struggling and for women and gender minorities in male-dominated fields.


Read more about: Cuba fundraiser by NSS students on until Dec. 6

Cuba fundraiser by NSS students on until Dec. 6

November 30th, 2022

Students from the North-South Studies Profile are raising funds and accepting gift-in-kind donations to bring to communities in Cuba as part of their upcoming three-week trip. Accepted items include cash donations, toiletries, toys, school and medical supplies, sports equipment, small tools and clothing.

A drop box is set up in front of 4A.0 until Dec. 6
For cash or card donations, please go to 4B.3A.
For more information, contact gfrias@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Read more about: The Romany Eveleigh gift for students of the arts

The Romany Eveleigh gift for students of the arts

November 30th, 2022

Dawson students received an early holiday gift this week: a $50,000 donation to seed awards, scholarships and grants for students in the arts. Details of the first award, honouring the late filmmaker and Dawson Cinema | Communication’s alumni Jeff Barnaby, will be published in the new year. Open to all Arts, Literature and Communication students…

Read more about: Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in video

Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in video

November 30th, 2022

Dawson faculty members share their experiences about adopting active learning pedagogy and some examples of how it enriches learning in a bilingual video made on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC). The video features interviews with Jean-François Brière (Physics), Daniel Goldsmith (Humanities), Selma Hamdani (Psychology), Carmen Leung (Chemistry), and Jocelyn Parr (History).

Click Read More to go the homepage story and watch the video.


Read more about: Dawson Library graces cover of CHOICE

Dawson Library graces cover of CHOICE

November 30th, 2022

We are happy to announce that the Dawson College Library will be featured on the cover of CHOICE magazine for their December issue. CHOICE reviews the latest academic books of interest to academic libraries.


Read more about: Celebrating Dawson’s Fall Awards recipients

Celebrating Dawson’s Fall Awards recipients

November 30th, 2022

Meet Dawson’s Fall 2022 Awards recipients! They are all current students at Dawson in a wide range of programs. These students are distinguished by involvement in the Dawson community, giving back or academic excellence and perseverance. Congratulations to our students and many thanks to all the donors and staff who make these awards possible.

At the celebration held on Nov. 24, we marked the 40th anniversary of the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award, the inauguration of the Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award, given in memory of a beloved Dawson Mathematics teacher, and the return of the Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship.

Click Read More to see all the recipients of our Fall 2022 Awards.


Read more about: Joanna Farmer’s book on improving posture now available

Joanna Farmer’s book on improving posture now available

November 16th, 2022

During the last two years, Joanna Farmer (retired Faculty, Physical Education) has been working with the English devision of the Centre collégial de développement de matériel didactique (CCDMD) to develop a Physical Education text ‘Stand Tall and Move Easy’. The text follows six college students, from different backgrounds and ages, as they improve their posture…

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