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Read more about: Student Services aim for harm reduction with cannabis videos

Student Services aim for harm reduction with cannabis videos

November 30th, 2022

The most common questions about cannabis from students at five CEGEPs are answered in a series of four 2-minute video capsules that were launched at Dawson On Nov. 18. Regional Director of Public Health Dr. Mylène Drouin was at Dawson along with journalists from six media outlets and social workers, nurses, students and staff from five…

Read more about: Dawson team reunites to use their CERN particle physics kit prize

Dawson team reunites to use their CERN particle physics kit prize

November 30th, 2022

In early November, there was a reunion of the 2021-’22 Dawson High Energy Particle (HEP) Physics Group. The occasion was receiving (and experimenting with) their prize pack from CERN's Annual Beamline 4 Schools Competition.

Click Read More for the homepage story and a link to the winning proposal and a video about their project.


Read more about: Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursing

November 30th, 2022

At Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24, Susan and Michael Howlett were at Dawson for the presentation of the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award in honour of their late sister and daughter, who was in her first year of Nursing when she passed away tragically 40 years ago.

Click Read More for the homepage news story about the two students who won this year.


Read more about: Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipient

November 30th, 2022

The inaugural Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award was given to Parnia Akhavansaffar at the Fall Awards Night on Nov. 24. Several family members of the beloved Mathematics teacher who passed away in 2015 were in attendance.

Click Read More for the homepage story, including Parnia's thoughts on math.


Read more about: Dawson students win gold & silver at industrial design competition

Dawson students win gold & silver at industrial design competition

November 30th, 2022

Twenty-eight Dawson students in various programs participated in the very first industrial design contest entitled L'Odyssée de L'Objet en 48h, which took place Nov. 4-6 at Cégep de Vieux Montréal. Dawson students won five of the eight categories on composting, a theme that was only revealed on day one of the competition.

To read about their winning designs, click read more to go to the homepage news story.


Read more about: DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

DTU Award goes to student with don’t-give-up message

November 30th, 2022

The Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship is given to a student who has shown a commitment to persevering and overcoming obstacles within their field.

This year, the award was given to Fred-Dgennie Louis, a student in Computer Science, who said: “It means a lot and I am very grateful. It was the least thing I expected since figuring out my path and where I wanted to go has been a struggle. You know after high school, you’re thrown into a completely new environment, and you’re just expected to go on, graduate and then go to university.”

Click Read More for the homepage story, which includes Fred-Dgennie's message to students who are struggling and for women and gender minorities in male-dominated fields.


Read more about: Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in video

Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in video

November 30th, 2022

Dawson faculty members share their experiences about adopting active learning pedagogy and some examples of how it enriches learning in a bilingual video made on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC). The video features interviews with Jean-François Brière (Physics), Daniel Goldsmith (Humanities), Selma Hamdani (Psychology), Carmen Leung (Chemistry), and Jocelyn Parr (History).

Click Read More to go the homepage story and watch the video.


Read more about: Student perspectives on Dawson’s active learning pedagogy

Student perspectives on Dawson’s active learning pedagogy

November 16th, 2022

The Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) is celebrating 10 years of promoting active learning pedagogy at Dawson. More than 100 faculty members have been part of DALC. Active learning is established as a proven pedagogy that transforms students and teachers.

As the anniversary year nears its close, we asked some students to share their experiences with active learning classrooms. Click Read More to read what the students think.


Read more about: Physiotherapy students learn a lot by getting NDG seniors moving

Physiotherapy students learn a lot by getting NDG seniors moving

November 2nd, 2022

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Read more about: Brand new Social Science Program launching in 2023

Brand new Social Science Program launching in 2023

October 19th, 2022

More than 150 people at Dawson as well as external stakeholders contributed over a three-year process to develop the brand new Social Science Program, which was approved by Dawson’s Board of Governors on Oct. 12 and will be implemented in the Fall of 2023.

Special thanks to: Worku Aberra (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee), Chris Bourne (Program Revision Committee), Selma Hamdani (Program Revision Committee), Cornelia Howell (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee), Cynthia J. Martin (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee), Marianne Pelton (Program Revision Committee) and Lisa Steffen (Program Revision Committee & Program Revision Writing Committee); the Office of Academic Development: Madeleine Bazerghi, Catherine LeBel and Monica Lopez; and Dean Isabelle Carrier.

To see a new promotional video: go to the updated Social Science Program page: https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/programs/social-science-business-technologies/social-science 

To learn about the new program: click Read More for the homepage news story.


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