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Meet Dawson’s 2024 recipient of the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal

May 9th, 2024

Nominated by Student Services staff Sandra Gravel and Trudy Ste. Croix, Dawson student Kiera Robak received the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal at a ceremony on April 20.

The commendation recognizes sustained volunteer involvement or an inspiring and determined attitude with a positive influence on society.

Visit the link for the homepage news story, which includes an interview with Kiera.


Dawson in the news

May 9th, 2024

Director General Diane Gauvin was interviewed by the Journal de Montréal about the impact of Law 14 at Dawson.

Here's the story that was published on May 8: https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2024/05/08/nouvelles-exigences-en-francais--la-reforme-de-la-loi-101-cree-un-casse-tete-a-dawson


Spots Still Available for the Dawson Golf Classic – Register Now!

May 7th, 2024

The 17th Dawson Golf Classic is just around the corner! Secure your spot for Monday, June 10, 2024, at the stunning Whitlock Golf & Country Club in Hudson.

This event is our main fundraiser for Dawson students and promises a day of golf, networking, and connection with fellow enthusiasts and sports personalities.

After the tournament, unwind at the cocktail reception where you can mingle with our special guests, including Emcee Christine Long from CTV Montreal, Former NBA champion Joel Anthony, three-time Grey Cup winner Danny, and more VIPs to be announced. The evening will end with a gourmet dinner and a silent auction.

Exciting prizes await!

Don't miss the thrilling hole-in-one contest with a chance to win a $25,000 cash prize!

Also, get ready summer with an array of great prizes, including:

  • Charcoal BBQs
  • Firefly Kayak
  • Tabletop patio heater
  • And much more!

Not a Golfer? Join Us for Dinner!

Even if golf isn't your game, you can still join the post-tournament activities by purchasing a dinner ticket. Enjoy a delicious meal, mingle with special guests, and participate in the silent auction. Simply select the "Dinner Ticket" option when registering.

Exclusive pricing is available for Dawson employees, retirees, faculty, students, and alumni.

For more information and to register, visit the link below.


Antonietta Grassi is a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

April 25th, 2024

On April 11, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the appointment of 188 Guggenheim Fellowships, including Dawson’s own Fine Arts faculty member Antonietta Grassi!

“I am thrilled and incredibly honoured to have received a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2024,” Antonietta said. “Many thanks and appreciation to the Guggenheim Foundation for their recognition and support and to those who have supported me in this process.”

Visit the link for the homepage news story.


Dawson in the news

April 25th, 2024

CBC Montreal's Evening News Anchor Debra Arbec visited Dawson on April 22 for an Earth Day feature interview with Chris Adam, Head of Sustainability at Dawson.

Visit the link for the six-minute video feature.


Exclusive offer for Dawson community members! 

April 23rd, 2024

You are cordially invited to join us on June 10 for the Golf Classic 2024 at an exclusive reduced rate of $300. This year's tournament promises to be our grandest yet, as we move to a new and larger course at the prestigious Whitlock Golf & Country Club in Hudson.

Your ticket includes:

  • Brunch
  • Access to the driving range
  • 18 holes of golf
  • A cocktail reception
  • Dinner

As if that weren't enough, there will also be exciting prizes and raffles for you to participate in.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to enjoy a day in the sun, mingle with special guests from the world of sports, and, most importantly, support Dawson students.

This offer is only available to Dawson staff, faculty, retirees, students and alumni. There is a limited supply of tickets at this rate.

Get your ticket now at the link below.


Read more about: New Canadian student enjoying unique opportunity through Hockey 4 Youth

New Canadian student enjoying unique opportunity through Hockey 4 Youth

April 11th, 2024

Social Science Psychology profile student Jericho (Thelma) Meuyanui Chenui has enjoyed a unique program for young newcomers through Hockey 4 Youth. The organization welcomes new Canadians by providing free on-ice and off-ice programming. They have 11 programs in six cities across Canada and have worked with more than 500 newcomers, supporting kids from 42 different…

New approach to Earth Week at Dawson

April 10th, 2024

Earth Week celebrations will look a little different this year. That’s because the Office of Sustainability would like to offer the Dawson community opportunities to celebrate Earth Week throughout the academic year. In the past few weeks, the team organized a variety of activities for employees and students, including a bike prep workshop and salsa dance breaks.

From April 16-25, there are many opportunities for you to learn and reconnect with people, community and Nature!

There will be garden dig-in workshops, Living Campus Tours and much more. To see the full offering and to sign up, please use this Link.

Other events include:

  • Eco-friendly Vendors Market Monday-Friday, April 15-19 (Lower Atrium)
  • Pop-up Eco-Cafe Monday-Friday, April 22-26, will sell fair trade coffee, tea and other treats to raise funds for our Living Campus student-driven initiatives and projects (Conrod's)
  • Foodie Fest Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23 & 24 (Conrod's)

Take part in the worldwide BioBlitz at Dawson April 29

April 10th, 2024

People around the world will be participating in a four-day BioBlitz April 26-29, including students, staff, alumni, retirees, friends and neighbours of Dawson on Monday, April 29. Take a break and drop by the Peace Garden at Dawson anytime between 3 PM and 6 PM on April 29. This global BioBlitz is part of the City Nature Challenge.

Photo by Doug Smyth

Visit the link for the homepage news story and invite your friends and family to join you at Dawson on April 29!


Read more about: Dawson community’s eclipse moment

Dawson community’s eclipse moment

April 10th, 2024

More photos from the magical afternoon of April 8 at Dawson. Photo by Cornelia Howell, Department co-chairperson of Anthropology and Psychology     Photos by Eric Desautels, Laboratory Technician, Physics     Photo by Director General Diane Gauvin

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