Members of the Dawson Support Staff Union are invited to attend a June 27 workshop entitled Introduction to Being an Antiracist given by Kim Crayton. The DSSU requested funding from Dawson College to permit any member to attend the workshop “in light of the current groundswell associated with the Black Lives Matter movement, and within…
Secure your spot in an upcoming Sustainable Happiness introductory course (3 hours) or the Sustainable Happiness Certificate (20 hours). The May session for support staff and professionals is already full. Please indicate your interest and get on the waiting list by emailing email@example.com Please indicate in your email which of the following courses you would…
Nursing Department helping in battle against COVID-19
If you are wondering how our Nursing Department is helping to reinforce the capacity of the health system during the COVID-19 pandemic, click read more for the homepage news story.
Dear Faculty Members (Non-Permanent Faculty), Please note that this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which created an exceptional situation, the General Offer of Service (GOS) can ONLY be submitted electronically: Via your Omnivox MyDawson Portal (detailed instructions attached) The GOS form is submitted for all day or continuing education teaching assignments available to non-permanent…
H.R. on the Virtual Campus
Information employees need to know during the shutdown is on the new H.R. section of the Virtual Campus.
This section will be updated as information becomes available. Today, you can read a message from Pascahl Scott and get answers to some of your questions.
Click Read More to go to H.R. on the Virtual Campus.
Moreau Sheppell is fully operational and has developed a new internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program for anxiety related to a pandemic. Some other areas in which the E.A.P. can offer support are: social problems, substance abuse, psychological or medical issues, financial or legal problems. While referral services through the E.A.P. are free of charge, consultations…
Mental Health Resources
Our lives have been chaotic over the past week, and many of us are experiencing anxiety and stress. Working from home while caring for children at home is challenging. Even getting groceries is stressful.
If you need support, here is a list of Mental Health Resources, prepared by our Counselling team in Student Services.
Pascahl Scott and her Human Resources team wish to remind you about the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a resource offered to all employees of Dawson College. You can call the EAP for emotional and psychological support.
Call: 1-888-687-9197 (toll free)
Ped Days resources now online
Select resources from the keynote of Usha James on critical thinking pedagogy and the teacher-led workshops during Ped Days Jan. 13-14 are now available. The Next Ped Day will be Oct. 16. Click Read More for the link to the Ped Days webpage featuring all the resources.
Help us all stay healthy
- Wash your hands properly and frequently; avoid touching your face; sneeze and cough into your arm; promptly dispose of kleenex in the garbage.
- If you plan on traveling outside Canada, check the travel advisories: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/latest-travel-health-advice.html
- If you experience fever, coughing and have trouble breathing, seek medical help by phone first (call Info Santé 811)
- If you are sick, stay home
- To learn how to wash your hands thoroughly, watch the 1-minute video by the WHO in the Read More link.
Last Modified: June 16, 2020