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Robert Soroka speaks about consumer habits

April 21st, 2020

Business Administration faculty member Robert Soroka, who also teaches at Concordia University, was interviewed by CTV News April 19 about the effects of the pandemic on consumer habits.

Click Read More for a link to the report.

Dawson opening up as day shelter

April 21st, 2020

Beginning today, Dawson College is opening up 3C.1 as an indoor day shelter.

The shelter will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and clients will enter by 2100 Atwater. The use of Dawson is restricted to 3C.1, also known as the third floor cafeteria.

Mobile toilets and sinks are set up outside.

CTV reported on this yesterday and you can see the report in the Read More link.

Dawson College and Nursing in the news

April 14th, 2020

Dawson College was in the news over the weekend because of the ministerial order from Health Minister Danielle McCann to redeploy employees of CEGEPs and school boards to work in the health sector.

April 12 CTV news report with Director General Richard Filion and Nursing teacher Fiona Hanley

April 13 City TV news report with Nursing teacher Sherry McMillan 

Dawson Physics teachers’ COVID-19 graph in the news

April 7th, 2020

The work of Physics teachers Jonathon Sumner, Sameer Bhatnagar and Jean-François Brière was in the news last week.

They developed an interactive live data visualization of COVID-19 focused on Quebec. The hope was to reinforce social distancing and create a positive feedback loop. Here are the TV reports that featured interviews with Jonathon and Sameer:

CTV National News April 1, 2020

CTV Montreal News April 1, 2020

City TV News April 3, 2020 

Montreal Gazette features Dawson’s move online

March 31st, 2020

The Montreal Gazette interviewed Academic Dean Diane Gauvin March 27 about moving courses online.

Click Read More to read the article.

Listen to CBC Interview with our Loran Scholar

March 24th, 2020

Our Loran Scholar Margaux Roncière (a Dawson College student in her last year of Pure and Applied Science) was interviewed on CBC Radio's afternoon program Let's Go on March 16. The Loran is Canada's largest undergraduate scholarship.

Click Read More to listen to the interview.

Working on solutions and processing applications

March 24th, 2020

Dawson College is working on solutions to salvage the semester and applications are being processed as usual.

As of March 23, the Admissions Team had sent out 4,700 offers of admission.

Dawson College shared this news with our employees first and then with select media on March 20. CJAD 800 AM interviewed Director General Richard Filion during the Andrew Carter Morning Show March 23.

Our news was also shared by:

The Montreal Gazette on March 20

The Suburban on March 23  

Dawson students start babysitting service for those in need

March 17th, 2020

Dawson College student Tristan Hamer has created a volunteer movement of young people in high school and CEGEP to provide free or pay what you can babysitting services for people in need of childcare during the school shutdown. The students have been featured in Le Journal de Montréal and La Presse. Click Read More to read the article in La Presse.

We have the tools and technology to fight climate change: Elizabeth May

March 10th, 2020

On March 5, Elizabeth May gave a special lecture to Anna-Liisa Aunio's Environmental Seminar, which was moved to 3C.1 to allow over 200 students to attend. Elizabeth spoke about the urgent need to press the government to act on its commitment to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Click Read More for a news report about her talk.

Special screening of Dawson alumni films March 27

March 10th, 2020

Cinema-Communications is organizing a special screening of three films made by alumni that have been nominated or won major film prizes:

Oscar nomination in 2020 -  Brotherhood  directed by Meryam Joobeur (Cin|Com alumna)
Oscar nomination in 2019 - Fauve directed by Jeremy Comte; produced by Evren Boisjoli (Cin|Com alumnus)
2019 GRAND PRIX RPCÉ - FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA: ILA Da Rainha, directed by Kayla Fragman (ALC alumna)

Screening and discussion with the filmmakers: March 27 at 2:30 p.m. in 4C.1 

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