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Celebrating 10 years of the Dawson Active Learning Community June 2 at special 5 à 7

June 1st, 2022

The 10th anniversary of the Dawson Active Learning Community will be celebrated at the SALTISE Conference. The Honourable Marc Garneau will be awarding the DALC with a community prize. Special guest, Dawson College’s Former Direct General, Richard Fillion will also be in attendance.

The community prize will be awarded at the cocktail (5 à 7 event) on Thursday, June 2 in room 5B.16.


Mugs, cookies and lemonade in celebration of Dawson’s new branding

June 1st, 2022

On Wednesday, June 1, all Dawson employees were invited to drop by the 4A-B hallway to receive free pink lemonade, cookies, and a brand new Dawson mug to celebrate the college's new branding.

Thank you to all who came by, the giveaway was a great success!


Those who haven't had the chance to collect their mug may schedule a pickup at the Communications Office by contacting before June 20.

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Two more Vernissage events: Interior Design and Graphic Design

June 1st, 2022

Interior Design

  • Exhibition (3C.1): Thursday June 2, from 12h00 to 17h00, and Friday June 3 from 12h00 to 19h00
  • Vernissage: June 2 from 17h00 to 21h00 -presentations at 18h30

Graphic Design

  • Vernissage (2F.4): June 1 from 17h30 to 22h00
  • Exhibition (2F.4): June 2 10h00 to 18h00, June 3 10h00 to 18h00, June 4 10h00 to 17h00, June 5 closed, June 6 10h00 to 18h00

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Revolutionary thinking at Peace Week- make your plans

June 1st, 2022

Revolution can often be associated with violent upheaval, however peaceful nonviolent action and imagination can be the necessary ingredients that precede metamorphosis. This September, the Peace Centre invites you think about how peaceful revolution, in thinking and action, is a meaningful pathway to fundamental positive social metamorphosis. What is revolutionary?  How can revolutionary thinking support…


Plans for Orange Shirt Day leading up to Sept. 30

June 1st, 2022

This fall, Dawson will host several events leading up to, and in observance of Sept. 30, Orange T-Shirt Day-National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

A dedicated team of students, faculty, professionals, and support staff, in consultation with Indigenous advisors, will organize these events with the goal of providing learning opportunities and raising awareness about decolonization and the importance of this day.

Support (resources, ideas, suggestions for speakers) is available for faculty who would like to include the theme of residential schools, the Truth and Reconciliation Report, or other decolonization topics in their course. 

 To request support, or to contribute your ideas or your time to the organization of events, please contact Diana Rice


Golf tournament lines up golfers, prizes and celebrities

June 1st, 2022

The Dawson Golf Classic is set to tee off next week with a full roster of golfers, including familiar faces like Ray Boucher, Drago Kresevic, Paul Rastelli and Dave Nagels, pioneers of Dawson’s first 12 tournaments. The Classic has also collected dozens of prizes to be won, on-course games to be played and even a…


Save the date: Welcome Back lunch is Aug. 17

June 1st, 2022

Director General Diane Gauvin and Academic Dean Rob Cassidy wish to warmly welcome everyone back after summer holidays on Wednesday, Aug. 17 with a Dawson community lunch. It will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will take place in 3C.1. 


Flame of Hope to arrive at Dawson’s Peace Garden June 6

June 1st, 2022

A casual gathering/interfaith prayer with the Flame of Hope, a symbol of the desire for peace around the world, will take place at Dawson's Peace Garden on Monday, June 6 at 2 p.m.

Ivan Freud of the Peace Studies Certificate will be there to welcome the Flame of Hope and the Dawson Community is invited to join him.

The Flame of Hope arrived in North America in the fall and was blessed at St. Joseph’s Oratory before going on to the U.S.


Greater demand to attend graduation

May 18th, 2022

There was an overwhelming response from graduating students indicating they plan to attend the graduation ceremony at Place des Arts on June 22. As a result, the Communications Office had to make some major changes to the proceedings, including the addition of a third ceremony at 10 a.m.

By the deadline to respond, over 800 about-to-be Dawson graduates had RSVP'd yes! Many of these students were deprived of their high school graduation in 2020. The last time Dawson had an in-person graduation was in June 2019.

ALC Festival 2022 “Unfolds” until May 20

May 18th, 2022

To unfold is to smooth surfaces, to disclose what is or has been hidden from view, revealing secrets and potentials.

The ALC Festival is a celebration and exhibition of projects by graduating students from the six profiles of the Arts, Literature and Communications Program. This year, the festival, happening May 5-20, presents the creative works that ALC students made back in March 2020, their first semester of in-person learning, and celebrates the opening up and continuation of our lives as the pandemic starts to wane.

While most events have passed, you can still check out the innovative works of art from the Kaleidoscope and Enchanté exhibitions in the 5C hallways!


Visit the ALC Festival 2022 website to find out more.

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