Fall Awards celebrate our students’ perseverance in tough times
We are so proud to present this year’s outstanding cohort of recipients of the Fall Awards of Dawson College with a special web feature.
Congratulations to all our Fall 2020 Award recipients! And a BIG thank you to our dedicated teachers and to all who support our students, including the donors and friends of the Dawson College Foundation who make many of the awards possible.
Visit the Fall Awards Celebratory Web Feature and meet our recipients of the Fall 2020 Awards:
Richard Filion’s farewell video
Our Director General Richard Filion will be retiring on Dec. 31, 2020 after 40 years of work in the CEGEP network!
Click Read More for a news brief and a link to Richard's Farewell Video addressed to Dawson colleagues.
Governor General’s Medal recipient rowing her way to the top
Catherine Chénier-Gagnon returned to Dawson College on Nov. 24 to receive the Governor General’s Collegiate Bronze Medal. Academic Dean Diane Gauvin presented the medal to Catherine at an intimate and socially distanced ceremony witnessed by her parents and a few teachers.
Read the Homepage News story to find out what she liked best about Dawson, her advice for students and what she is up to.
Carmela Gumelli to serve as Interim Academic Dean
The Board of Governors appointed Carmela Gumelli to the position of Academic Dean at their Nov. 25 meeting.
Carmela will serve an interim term from Jan. 1- June 30, 2021. With the support of the managers in the Registrar’s Office and her fellow deans, Carmela will continue as Dean of Academic Systems while taking on this new role.
After working as a teacher, program coordinator and campus director at a private college, Carmela joined Dawson College in 2005 as Manager of Admissions and Scheduling. She later served as Coordinator of Academic Systems before becoming the Dean of Academic Systems in 2014. Carmela holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting from McGill University and is a CMA-CPA.
Carmela is looking forward to new challenges and to working more closely with faculty.
Click Read More for homepage news story, which includes a link to the French version.
Howlett family doubles Nursing award recipients during pandemic year
The Howlett family thought that Nursing students needed extra encouragement in the context of the pandemic. This semester, four future nurses from Dawson College were honoured and encouraged by receiving the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award.
Click Read More for the Homepage News story.
Last Modified: January 19, 2021