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Interprofessional Education project wraps up successful semester & plans symposium, new learning activity for fall

June 1st, 2022

Around this time of year, the Interprofessional Education (IPE) team likes to share some of the highlights from the project. As always, the IPE mission is for the students within Medical Technologies and Social Service programs to learn with, from, and about each other.

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SALTISE Award: Cory Legassic’s rising star

June 1st, 2022

Don’t be fooled by Cory Legassic’s youthful appearance. He will be the first to pull off his cap to show you a shock of gray hair. It’s all in the attitude that makes some mistake him for a student.

While student engagement and student success have been foremost on his mind since he began at Dawson in 2009 as a New School facilitator with retired New School maverick Greta Hofmann Nemiroff, Cory’s own academic success is being rewarded by SALTISE with its Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award for College instructors.

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New Faculty Orientation is Aug. 16

June 1st, 2022

The Fall New Faculty Orientation will be held in person on Aug. 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dawson’s New Faculty Orientation is designed to introduce new faculty to information about college services and procedures, teaching at the college-level, and tips for engaging students. The orientation includes asynchronous and synchronous components: Welcome from the Deans and Directors…

D News News Item – Faculty Hub

Over at the Faculty Hub

June 1st, 2022

A Note from the Faculty Hub Team

A special thank you to the faculty collaborators and all who have contributed to the events and website content this year.

  • Over 30 Hub events
  • October Ped Day of keynote and 9 presentations
  • Intercollegiate Ped Day with over 50 presentations and 700 participants
  • 2 New Faculty Orientation sessions

Wishing everyone in the Dawson community a relaxing and regenerating summer!


Winter 2022 updates from Dawson AI

June 1st, 2022

As we wind down the Winter term, the DawsonAI Initiative would like to share some final announcements for the year, and celebrate the work and contributions of the 2021-22 A.I. Fellows. New Teaching Community of Practice Portfolios The portfolios of the 2021-2022 class of the Dawson A.I.-themed teaching Community of Practice are now available on…

SALTISE conference

SALTISE is happening June 2-3

June 1st, 2022

The annual SALTISE conference takes place this week on June 2-3.

Dawson community members Cory Legassic, Monica Lopez, Cathy Roy and the DALC community will be presented with awards.

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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.

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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

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Carmen Leung crowned DALChampion

June 1st, 2022

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) has named some of its faculty members “DALChampions” in honour of their extraordinary contributions to innovating the classroom experience. DALC is a group of teachers from various disciplines that strives to improve teaching and learning through Active Learning (AL) pedagogical practices, and the…

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