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…
Dawson team reunites to use their CERN particle physics kit prizeNovember 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.
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Two more students continue legacy of Anne-Marie Howlett’s passion for nursingNovember 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.
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Work can overcome talent in math says Harry Fainsilber recipientNovember 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.
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Dawson students win gold & silver at industrial design competitionNovember 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.
Teachers involved in active learning share experiences in videoNovember 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).
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Celebrating Dawson’s Fall Awards recipientsNovember 30th, 2022
Meet Dawson’s Fall 2022 Awards recipients! They are all current students at Dawson in a wide range of programs. These students are distinguished by involvement in the Dawson community, giving back or academic excellence and perseverance. Congratulations to our students and many thanks to all the donors and staff who make these awards possible.
At the celebration held on Nov. 24, we marked the 40th anniversary of the Anne-Marie Howlett Memorial Award, the inauguration of the Harry Fainsilber Memorial Award, given in memory of a beloved Dawson Mathematics teacher, and the return of the Dawson Teachers’ Union Polytechnique Memorial Scholarship.
Click Read More to see all the recipients of our Fall 2022 Awards.
Radiology Week a success at DawsonNovember 16th, 2022
Dawson's Diagnostic Imaging Program students hosted a fun and informative session on Nov. 10 for Radiology Week.
Here’s what some of their students say about the program:
“It is an important job that is very much in demand. It offers many opportunities allowing you to specialize in one or more modalities. This career path will take you to different places such as hospitals, clinics, in both private and public sectors in many countries all over the world.” - Rebecca Assouline
"Through hands-on learning both on campus and in health facilities, students will be fully qualified to provide optimal service and experience to patients in hospitals, private clinics, medical research and much more. de of class.” – Marjanah Rahma
Snow and ice plansNovember 16th, 2022
This week's first snow fall means it's time to remind everyone about Dawson's snow and ice communications plan.
If there is severe weather in the forecast, Dawson's Communications Office will let the community know we are monitoring the developing weather situation. The College will later let the community know if the College remains open or decides to close.
In the event of a school closure, all employees will be informed first by an All Dawson email through the Communications Office account. Then students will receive an Omnivox mandatory document. Parents and the public will be informed via our website homepage and our Facebook and Instagram pages.
Last Modified: November 30, 2022