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New group insurance rates

November 30th, 2022

Please note that the College has received new group insurance rates from SSQ and Beneva for 2023. Please note that we are still waiting for the management group insurance rates from SSQ. These new rates will come into effect on the pay of January 19, 2023.

I would like to remind everyone with coverage that all pertinent information (rates, information brochures, etc.) can be found on Dawson’s website under the Employee Insurance and Benefit tab; https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/human-resources/employee-insurance-and-benefits/. Choose among the employment categories available and then scroll down for the rates.

If you have any questions, please contact the Benefits team at benefits@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Read more about: Dec. 19 deadline for Sustainable Happiness course for support staff & professionals

Dec. 19 deadline for Sustainable Happiness course for support staff & professionals

November 30th, 2022

“Happiness that contributes to individual, community or global well-being and does not exploit other people, the environment, or future generations.”  -Dr. Catherine O’Brien Dawson students, support staff and external groups have participated in the peer-to-peer Sustainable Happiness educational experience since Winter 2020. The weekly sessions are developed with a goal of reconnecting people, community, and…

Get your flu vaccine at Dawson for free

November 2nd, 2022

The flu season is upon us and in keeping with our value of well-being for all, the College has arranged for a FREE flu vaccine clinic open to all Dawson employees on a first-come first-served basis. The Human Resources team is currently working on confirming the dates with the service provider for the end of November.

You could expect an email the week of Nov. 7 confirming the dates and location for the flu shot and including a link to book your appointment.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Jennifer Dilalla at jdilalla@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Read more about: First in-person Ped Day since pandemic

First in-person Ped Day since pandemic

October 19th, 2022

Dawson College held its first in-person Ped Day on Oct. 14. More than 120 teachers, managers and professionals attended.

Human Resources Director Pascahl Scott opened the event saying “we can be proud of the way we have adapted to our current reality.” The goal of the day, she said, was to equip Dawson teachers with practical strategies.

Special thanks were given to organizers Angela Silvaroli and Jennifer Di Lalla of Human Resources and Anne Piggott of the Office of Academic Development as well as their colleagues.

Photo: Keynote speaker Roger Azevedo of the University of Central Florida addresses Dawson teachers on Oct. 14.


Read more about: Seeking a new DG for Dawson’s CRISPESH

Seeking a new DG for Dawson’s CRISPESH

September 7th, 2022

You can help CRISPESH find a new Director General by sharing the job posting in the Read More link. The deadline to apply is Sept. 16.

CRISPESH is a non-profit organization, created through a partnership between Cégep du Vieux Montréal and Dawson College. It is a centre for applied research and transfer (CCTT) whose mandate is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and the development and promotion of social practices that foster academic, social and professional inclusion for people with disabilities.

The services offered by CRISPESH are distinguished by their scientific and experiential roots. By drawing on knowledge from research and from experiential knowledge, the Centre is able to offer a range of customized services that are conducive to the development of social innovations in organizations or communities.

Click Read More to go to the job posting on Dawson's LinkedIn.


Read more about: Rapid covid tests available on campus

Rapid covid tests available on campus

August 24th, 2022

Students who have Covid-like symptoms are instructed to go home, do a rapid Covid test, and contact dawsonhealthservices@dawsoncollege.qc.ca whether they test positive or negative.

During the day, students can obtain a kit from:

  • CLL (2E.6)
  • First Aid Room (2D.1)
  • First-Year Students' Office (2D.0)
  • Student Health Services (2D.02)
  • Security at the Montreal Forum

In the evening, students can obtain a kit from:

  • The Continuing Education office (2H.1)
  • Security Desk (2E.14)

Employees can pick up kits at Human Resources (4B). 


Help keep our Dawson community healthy

August 24th, 2022

If you develop COVID-like symptoms:

 Mask wearing:

  • The College still has mask dispensing stations around the campus
  • Wearing a mask is recommended in the presence of vulnerable or immunocompromised people as well as when it is difficult to keep a distance from others.
  • People who test positive must self-isolate: vaccinated people for the first 5 days then wear the mask for the next 5 days. Others must isolate for the full 10 days.

Quebec Government Information:


Read more about: Understanding sex, gender and sexual orientation diversity with Julien R. Johnson

Understanding sex, gender and sexual orientation diversity with Julien R. Johnson

June 1st, 2022

Julien is a young trans person who has been working for trans rights and with trans youth for the past seven years. He has been the Support Services Coordinator and Intervention Worker for Project 10 for over three years and is the person behind Dawson’s three multi-stall gender-neutral bathrooms — a historical first for colleges…

Read more about: New Faculty Orientation is Aug. 16

New Faculty Orientation is Aug. 16

June 1st, 2022

The Fall New Faculty Orientation will be held in person on Aug. 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dawson’s New Faculty Orientation is designed to introduce new faculty to information about college services and procedures, teaching at the college-level, and tips for engaging students. The orientation includes asynchronous and synchronous components: Welcome from the Deans and Directors…

Read more about: Sustainable Happiness course for support staff and professionals- register by June 20

Sustainable Happiness course for support staff and professionals- register by June 20

June 1st, 2022

“Happiness that contributes to individual, community or global well-being and does not exploit other people, the environment, or future generations.”  -Dr. Catherine O’Brien Dawson students, support staff and external groups have participated in the peer-to-peer Sustainable Happiness educational experience since Winter 2020. The weekly sessions are developed with a goal of reconnecting people, community, and…

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