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Read more about: New Dawson brand on Holiday Gift for employees

New Dawson brand on Holiday Gift for employees

December 1st, 2021

Dawson will launch a refreshed and youthful brand in the New Year.

Employees will be the first to see merchandise with the new logo. In the coming days, Director General Diane Gauvin will invite employees via an email to All Dawson to come pick up a Holiday Gift from Dawson featuring the new refreshed logo.

Click Read More to see the new logos, learn more about the brand, the process that led to it and what comes next.


Read more about: Bill 96: statements from anglo colleges and students of Quebec

Bill 96: statements from anglo colleges and students of Quebec

October 13th, 2021

Last Tuesday, Dawson’s Director General Diane Gauvin, along with John Halpin of John Abbott College and John McMahon of Vanier College, represented the English College Steering Committee at the hearings on Bill 96. The group consists of Champlain Regional College, Dawson College, Heritage College, John Abbott College, Marianopolis College, and Vanier College.

To read the news release, which contains a link to the brief in French and English: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/news/uncategorized/proposed-bill-96-has-serious-repercussions-for-quebec-students/

The Coalition of Anglophone Student Associations of Quebec, which includes the Dawson Student Union, also released a statement last week on Bill 96.

Their statement can be found here: https://www.instagram.com/p/CUs5M3bls4w/


Read more about: In appreciation of our Support Staff

In appreciation of our Support Staff

September 29th, 2021

Dawson Support Staff play a vital role at the College, helping students, teachers and their colleagues throughout the College to achieve their goals in fulfilling our mission. During this, Support Staff Appreciation Week, we would like to take this opportunity to recognize the contribution of support staff to campus life, and to thank each and every member for their dedication, their professionalism and their commitment to their tasks and for maintaining a high standard of service to the entire community.


Read more about: Welcoming the Dawson community back to campus

Welcoming the Dawson community back to campus

August 18th, 2021

It was a big week for the Dawson community! Many employees returned to campus to work on site for the first time since March 13, 2020.

To mark the occasion and to recognize the efforts of everyone during this extraordinary pandemic period, Dawson's managers and directors invited all employees to drop by the Peace Garden on Aug. 18 and 19 to receive honey from Dawson's own honey bees and to choose a plant for their office.

Dean of Creative and Applied Arts Andréa Cole (left) was one of the managers on welcome duty Aug. 18.


Read more about: Retirees: we will celebrate you in style in Spring 2022

Retirees: we will celebrate you in style in Spring 2022

June 1st, 2021

We wish to extend our gratitude for your service to all our colleagues who are retiring this year.

Traditionally, we host a special Recognition of Service Dinner to salute our retiring colleagues as well as those marking milestones of service to the College.

So we will not say farewell because we plan to see you in late Spring 2022 when we will host a great party for all our retirees of 2020, 2021 and 2022 as well as those marking major work anniversaries.


Read more about: Joint statement from DGs of English-language Montreal CEGEPs on Bill 96

Joint statement from DGs of English-language Montreal CEGEPs on Bill 96

May 18th, 2021

Diane Gauvin, Director General of Dawson College; John Halpin, Director General of John Abbott College and John McMahon, Director General of Vanier College are issuing the following joint statement in response to the Quebec government’s tabling of Bill 96 “Loi sur la langue officielle et commune du Québec, le français” :

We, the Directors General of the English-language CEGEPs on the island of Montreal, welcome the Québec government’s initiative to protect and promote French as the common language of Quebec.  We are proud of the role our institutions play in higher education and of our contribution to Quebec society.

Click Read More for the full statement.


Read more about: Dawson College launching Branding Project

Dawson College launching Branding Project

April 7th, 2021

Building on over 50 years of history, Dawson College is embarking on a Branding Project today. “Over the years, Dawson has established a reputation as a CEGEP with excellent and innovative academic programs and an active campus life, with opportunities to grow and learn both inside and outside of the classroom,” said Director General Diane…

Read more about: Message from the Director General

Message from the Director General

March 9th, 2021

Dear colleagues, This Thursday will mark one year since the global pandemic was declared. A few days later, our work life was radically transformed. Over the past year, I have been impressed by your resourcefulness and dedication despite enormous challenges. Dawson has risen to the occasion and once again proved to be a community of…

Statement from Dawson College

February 9th, 2021

The new pavilion project of Dawson College is not an expansion of the downtown Montreal CEGEP. We reject the use of the word expansion, which is inflammatory in this context. Almost seven years ago, in the spring of 2014, Quebec’s Ministry of Education recognized that Dawson College has a significant space deficit.

Click Read More for the full statement.


Read more about: Welcome Back video

Welcome Back video

January 26th, 2021

Our new Director General Diane Gauvin has recorded a five-minute video to share some updates and to welcome everyone back for the new Winter 2021 Semester that begins on Jan. 27.

Click the Read More link to go to the video.


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