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Carmen Leung recognized with 2021 SALTISE Award

June 1st, 2021

Dawson Chemistry teacher Carmen Leung “dedicates herself to teaching in ways that keep her students engaged and she contributes to all aspects of College life,” reads the announcement from SALTISE.

This week, Carmen will be honoured with a 2021 SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award at the SALTISE Conference happening June 2-4.

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Selma Hamdani receives a mention d’honneur from the AQPC

June 1st, 2021

Dawson’s Psychology Profile Coordinator Selma Hamdani is incredibly grateful to receive a mention d’honneur from the Association québécoise de pédagogie collégiale (AQPC).

“Whatever I do, it is not by myself,” she said. “So many vibrant and great ideas are sparked everywhere at Dawson. I share this honour with the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC), the Office of Academic Development, the Psychology Department, the Communities of Practice and so many other people who helped me be the teacher I am today. Dawson is fertile ground and a special community!”

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Meygan Brody is Dawson’s Valedictorian for the Class of 2021

June 1st, 2021

This year’s valedictorian is a future physician with a passion for social justice. Enriched Science student Meygan Brody has been selected to address Dawson’s Class of 2021 at Virtual Graduation on June 30.

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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.

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Dawson students place third in college research contest

May 18th, 2021

Graduating Health Science students Isabeli Pizzani Maurutto and Jennifer Robert were selected by a jury as third-place winners of a province-wide competition for the best student research projects at the college level announced by the Association pour la recherche au collégial (ARC) on May 11.

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Nursing teacher promotes environmental understanding for Quebec nurses

May 18th, 2021

For more than 20 years, Fiona Hanley has been an activist and researcher studying the impact of the environment on our health. In recent years, the Dawson Nursing Program teacher has been a key mobilizer in collaborating with the Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) to create a climate change committee.

Click Read More for the homepage news story and a link to her recent article on the OIIQ website.


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Dawson’s achievement to be Carbon Neutral Forever recognized by CRE-Montréal

May 4th, 2021

The Carbon Neutral Forever commitment of Dawson College won an award as a réalisation championne at the Conseil régional de l’environnement de Montréal (CRE-Montréal) Gala on April 29.

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Illustration students capture flight of migratory birds

May 4th, 2021

The Illustration Program, the Sustainability Office and Taking Root Inc. collaborated on a project to capture key events of the migratory flight of two species of native Quebec birds from urban forests near Dawson College to the newly replanted forests of Nicaragua.

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Vernissage Season 2021 begins May 26

May 4th, 2021

One of the beloved springtime traditions at Dawson College is Vernissage Season when the graduating students exhibit their work to the Dawson community, alumni, industry players and potential employers.

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Dawson Blue, volunteer & activist Niice Gédéon receives Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal

May 4th, 2021

Maintaining high grades while playing for the Dawson Blues Division 1 women’s basketball team is an achievement that would make many students very proud. Dawson General Social Science student Niice Gédéon achieved that and much more and is now one of two Dawson students to be awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Youth Medal.

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