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SPACEweek 2024 is May 6 – 10

April 24th, 2024

The third annual SPACEweek will occur during the first week of May, from Monday, May 6 – Friday, May 10. The SPACEweek showcase will take place in 3C.1 (with some activities in 5B.16) and will feature work by students from across the arts and sciences who participated in SPACE in 2023-24. It will include displays,…

Take part in the worldwide BioBlitz at Dawson April 29

April 10th, 2024

People around the world will be participating in a four-day BioBlitz April 26-29, including students, staff, alumni, retirees, friends and neighbours of Dawson on Monday, April 29. Take a break and drop by the Peace Garden at Dawson anytime between 3 PM and 6 PM on April 29. This global BioBlitz is part of the City Nature Challenge.

Photo by Doug Smyth

Visit the link for the homepage news story and invite your friends and family to join you at Dawson on April 29!

Beaucoup de plaisir à la Francofête

April 10th, 2024

Students and employees enjoyed three great days of programming at Dawson's Francofête just before the Easter long weekend.

Organizer and French faculty member Laetitia Desanti was very pleased with the participation and reported that the workshop and conference on maple syrup was a highlight :

"Les étudiants ont pu y apprendre des aspects très instructifs, techniques et amusants au sujet de ce sirop dont nous pensons tout connaître. Ils ont aussi eu l'occasion de déguster et de gagner des produits de l'érable. Cette activité a remporté un grand succès."

Graduation is June 25

April 10th, 2024

Exceptionally this year, Dawson’s graduation ceremony will be held after Saint Jean on Tuesday, June 25. The later grade deadline this semester is the reason that graduation is later this year.

Two ceremonies will take place at Salle Wilfred-Pelletier at Place des Arts. The Social Science and Business Technologies program graduates will celebrate at 2:30 PM, and all other graduates at 7:30 PM.

North South Soirée April 25

April 10th, 2024

Calling all 1998 to 2023 alumni, current and future students, present and retired teachers, and all friends of our profile. You are invited to this big community celebration and solidarity fundraiser! The event will take place in 5B.16 at Dawson on Thursday, April 25 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

This year’s program will include:

  • Celebration of the final North South Studies graduating class
  • Launch of the Social Change & Solidarity local partnerships
  • Retirement celebration for Mary Ann Farkas
  • Alumni through the decades panel
  • Student presentation of their field trip to Cuba
  • Cuban appetizers, cocktails, and mocktails
  • Art exhibit and swag (NSS and SCS tote bags!)
  • Solidarity photo booth
  • Music and dancing!!

All proceeds will go to support Social Change & Solidarity activities – including the 2024-2025 Field Trip to Cuba, and the profile’s new local social justice partnerships.

Visit the link for tickets and more information.

Get your tickets for Artists in Bloom on campus or online

April 10th, 2024

The annual and very enjoyable evening of art fundraiser Artists in Bloom is happening next Thursday, April 18.

Tickets for adults are only $20 in advance and can be purchased every day until April 17, except Saturday and Sunday, on campus in the Upper Atrium from 12 PM to 2 PM or in 4A.1 and 2E.4 from 9 AM to 5 PM. They can also be purchased online here. Kids 10 years old and younger are FREE. Student ticket price is $15.

Buy your tickets ahead of the event as the price at the door is $25.

Postcard prints are also available for sale at the ticket table in the Upper Atrium. They are $5 each or 10 for $35.

Your ticket includes one complimentary drink/wine/beer and hors d’oeuvres. This is a great opportunity to enjoy an inexpensive night out while raising funds for our student athletes.

The event takes place in Room 3C.1 and doors open at 5:30 PM. Students in 3D Animation and CGI, Illustration, and Visual Arts will be creating works of art live, which will be auctioned off by Donna Saker of The Beat 92.5. Dawson students Lawrence He and Seungbi Yoo will be performing live music.

IVGD Program Hosting Bimonthly Free Playtest Event

April 9th, 2024

The Independent Video Game Design program is holding our bimonthly free indie game playtesting event on Friday, April 12 from 6 PM-9 PM in 3C.1 at Dawson.

The event will showcase games created by graduates and students from the IVGD program and by local developers.

Come play video games and learn more about the different ways to get into the local game industry. Faculty members from the IVGD program will be on site to provide information and answer questions about our classes and our unique approach to teaching independent game development!

Full details for the free event can be found at the link below.

Friday, April 12, 2024
6:00 - 9:00PM
Room 3C.1

Read more about: Call for papers and student artistic submissions for fall Humanities conference

Call for papers and student artistic submissions for fall Humanities conference

March 28th, 2024

Dawson’s Humanities and Public Life Conference will take place from Oct. 21-25, 2024, and the theme will be aesthetics. Philosophers have pondered the arts and artists since the time of Socrates. Our goal with this year’s humanities conference is to explore the very real relationship between the arts and humanities. How have philosophers and those…

Dawson AI Expo is April 5

March 27th, 2024

Join us at Dawson College for a student-centred expo on Friday, April 5 showcasing innovative AI and data storytelling projects.

D.AI Expo ’24 will feature presentations from Dawson students and faculty, alongside contributions from our partner organizations AI Launch Lab and Mitacs. It is a unique opportunity to explore a spectrum of AI topics undertaken by students in and out of the classroom and to expose how AI can be integrated into education.

Visit the link for more information and the schedule of the day.

Advance tickets only $20 for beloved Artists in Bloom event

March 26th, 2024

Enjoy an evening of art with live music by pianist and Dawson student Seungbi Yoo and delicious hors d'oeuvres and drinks on Thursday, April 18 at Dawson in Room 3C.1 starting at 5:30 PM. Students in Animation and CGI, Illustration, and Visual Arts will be creating works of art live, which will be auctioned off by Donna Saker of The Beat 92.5. All proceeds will benefit Dawson student athletes this year.

Your advance $20 ticket includes a selection of delicious appetizers and a free beer/wine/non-alcoholic drink. Plus- all proceeds go to support Dawson student athletes. Door ticket price is $25.

Visit the link to buy your ticket and save $5.

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