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Active learning at Dawson shared across Quebec

February 25th, 2020

Dawson College teachers Selma Hamdani (Psychology) and Yann Brouillette (Chemistry) share their experience with the innovative pedagogy of active learning and the peer support of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) in a new video requested by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur.

The video was produced as a knowledge sharing initiative to benefit CEGEP teachers, pedagogical counsellors and administrators across Quebec. Click Read More for the full news, links to the video in English and French and to the revamped DALC webpage.


Dawson student wins biggest undergrad scholarship in Canada!

February 18th, 2020

Margaux Roncière, who will be graduating from Dawson College in Pure and Applied Science this spring, has won Canada’s largest undergraduate award: the Loran Award.

Margaux's scholarship includes university tuition for four years, $10,000 in living expenses per year and more. Click Read More to learn more about our Loran Scholar.


Last chance to see the Biennial

February 18th, 2020

One more day left to see the work of our Fine Arts Faculty at the Biennial 14 Exhibit, which displays a uniquely broad range of contemporary practices and themes, from 19 leaders of Montreal’s art and academic communities.

Check out the exhibit in the Warren G.Flowers Art Gallery until 9 p.m. Feb. 19 or click Read More for a link to the catalogue with background on the artists and their work.


Read more about: Climate action brings 13 cegeps to Dawson today

Climate action brings 13 cegeps to Dawson today

February 11th, 2020

Dawson College is hosting representatives from 13 cegeps to discuss and plan climate change action. Since declaring Dawson College Carbon Neutral Forever, the College is recognized as a leader in institutional climate responsibility. Other Cegeps are curious about what we have done and what we are planning to do to lower and offset our emissions….

CTV features 3D Animation and CGI Program

February 11th, 2020

Dawson's 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery Program was featured in a news report by CTV News Montreal Feb. 8. They looked into the digital effects industry in Montreal in their pre-Oscars coverage. For the news report on our website and a link to the CTV feature, click Read More.


All Access Life featured on CTV

February 11th, 2020

Last week Brad Heaven (Class of 2019) and his assistant and partner Danny O'Connor were featured on Global Montreal. This Sunday, they were featured on CTV. The pair shared their All Access Life, website and YouTube channel. Their powerful message "to never give up and just keep pushing through" continues to reach more people. Click on Read More for link to CTV News Montreal feature report.


Dawson students build wind turbines in 3 hours

February 11th, 2020

Five teams of Dawson Science students participated in the annual Déplace de l'air competition at Polytechnique Montréal Feb. 8.  They had three hours to build an operational wind turbine from scratch using only the materials provided. The best among them produced 1150mV during testing. Dawson's best entry placed 14th of about 60 teams.


Read more about: Brad and Danny share their All Access Life

Brad and Danny share their All Access Life

February 4th, 2020

CTV News Montreal and Global Montreal (TV) were at Dawson College on Feb. 3 for the Social Science Week presentation by Bradley Heaven and Daniel O’Connor about their unique friendship and how they work together to improve life for people living with disabilities. Brad has non-verbal spastic cerebral palsy. Danny was 19 in 2010 when…

Read more about: S.P.A.C.E. writing competition winners

S.P.A.C.E. writing competition winners

January 28th, 2020

In 2019-2020, S.P.A.C.E (Sciences Participating with Arts and Culture in Education) held its second 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: TECHNIQUE. The submissions were judged by an interdisciplinary jury: Liam Lachance (Faculty, English), Gesche Peters (Faculty, History),…

Read more about: Dawson’s Living Campus at JAC, Marie-Victorin and the Eastern Townships

Dawson’s Living Campus at JAC, Marie-Victorin and the Eastern Townships

January 28th, 2020

The concepts of Sustainable Happiness and Living Campus were centre stage at several CEGEP sustainability-themed Ped Days in early January. John Abbott College focused on Climate Action with a keynote address by Dr. Catherine O’Brien, who shared Dawson’s development of Sustainable Happiness training and resources. Jenn de Vera of the Sustainability Office gave a well-attended…

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