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Message from the Director General

March 17th, 2020

I am writing this to you from home, where I am spending most of my time working. This is an historic time and we are facing an unprecedented challenge. My main focus right now is to find ways to support our employees so that you may support our core mission to educate students. I want…

Revised Strategic Plan online

March 10th, 2020

The revised Strategic Plan is now online. Click Read More to get to the Strategic Plan web page with a link to the full document in pdf format.

Important message about COVID-19

March 10th, 2020

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus):

***Fever***Cough*** Difficulty breathing***

Call 811 for advice from a health professional and please do not come to Dawson College or other public places.

Please continue to be vigilant about hand washing, cough and sneeze into your elbow, and discard used kleenex.

Schools and school employees across Quebec  have an important role to play in the prevention and management of the COVID-19 outbreak. Please take a few moments to read the information, provided by the Quebec Government in English and French in the Read More link.

Read more about: Revamped Diagnostic Imaging Program and other news from Feb. 25 Board Meeting

Revamped Diagnostic Imaging Program and other news from Feb. 25 Board Meeting

March 3rd, 2020

The revision of the Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Technology Program was adopted by the Board of Governors of Dawson College at the Feb. 25 meeting. The program trains technologists who “play a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses,” said Ania Stosiak, co-chair and program coordinator of the DI Program, who presented the revamped…

What does education entail?

February 18th, 2020

In a recent book entitled “The Fourth Education Revolution” (2018), Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, writes that he is "constantly surprised when he asks colleagues in the profession the (above) question, to be greeted by blank faces."

Noam Chomsky, well-known M.I.T. professor and American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist proposes his own answer to this question about education. Click Read More to watch Chomsky share his answer in a three-and-a-half-minute video.

Welcome Back remarks

January 21st, 2020

Director General Richard Filion looked ahead to 2020 and gave updates on some major dossiers during his remarks to the Dawson College community at the Welcome Back Assembly Jan. 16. Click on Read More for the full text of his remarks.

Welcome Back Assembly is Jan. 16

January 7th, 2020

The Welcome Back Assembly and lunch will be Thursday, Jan. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in 3C.1.

Warm Holiday Wishes

December 10th, 2019

I would like to take this opportunity to wish each of you very Happy Holidays and all the best for 2020!

The educational mission entrusted to us is of singular importance in our time when deepest values and beliefs are shaken and shattered.

May this season increase our determination to favour kindness, dignity and respect in our day to day interactions with our fellow human beings.

Looking forward to seeing you at the Welcome Back Assembly and lunch Jan. 16 at 11:30 a.m. in 3C.1.

Richard Filion

Recognizing Excellence in Teaching

November 26th, 2019

Five teachers will be feted by their colleagues for teaching excellence in January at Dawson’s Annual Ped Day for teachers Jan. 13-14. We are proud to present this year’s honourees.

Sarah Beer, pictured, of Sociology is one of them. Click "Read More" to find out who the others are.

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A Newsletter Just For You!

November 11th, 2019

I am delighted to introduce the first edition of this new weekly newsletter for Dawson employees. We are happy to share it with you a week ahead of schedule. At the Welcome Back Assembly in August, I mentioned that our Communications Office is working hard to enhance communication strategies and seeking ways to improve communications….

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Last Modified: March 17, 2020


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