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Digital Maclean’s articles featuring Dawson now available

October 7th, 2020

Dawson College is featured in the Maclean's 2021 Canadian Colleges Guidebook, which came out across Canada in September. You can now access the two features digitally:

Dawson's extraordinary vernissage season for the graduating students in six programs in Creative and Applied Arts was featured: These Dawson College students missed out on a live gallery show. So they went virtual.  

Dawson's environmental profiles in Science and Social Science as well as our Sustainability Office were featured: In a climate-anxious world, these colleges are training students to fight back 

Refugee Boulevard wins another major prize

October 7th, 2020

Refugee Boulevard: Making Montreal Home After the Holocaust ( has won the U.S. Oral History Association Mason Multi-Media Award. The SSHRC-funded project is the work of Dawson faculty members Nancy Rebelo and Stacey Zembrycki along with Anna Sheftel from St. Paul University and Eszter Andor from the Montreal Holocaust Museum.

The project was created in close collaboration with Holocaust survivors who settled in Montreal in the post-WWII period.

Over the summer, the team created a virtual component to accompany the audio for those who can’t experience the tour in the neighborhood. Here are the links to the virtual tour:

English version:

French version:

"It is our hope that listening to survivors share their stories in the tour will open up conversations that help validate the roles immigrants play in our past and current communities," Nancy said.

To access the project, go to:


Investigation is over; dialogue with Theatre community beginning

September 22nd, 2020

Dawson College issued a media statement last Friday, Sept. 18.

Click Read More to go to the full text of the statement.

Coming together for our students

September 22nd, 2020

The Dawson Student Union (DSU), the Student Services team of Dawson College and the Dawson College Foundation have come together to help students in need.

Click Read More for the homepage news story.

Garden gifts and volunteering spread joy

September 22nd, 2020

Despite the pandemic, the Sustainabili-Team volunteers and the Sustainability Office planted vegetable gardens and distributed the produce throughout the summer.

Click Read More for the homepage news story.

Maclean’s magazine features Dawson in 2-page spread

September 22nd, 2020

Dawson College, our environmental profiles in Social Science and Science and our Sustainability Office are featured in Maclean's 2021 Canadian Colleges Guidebook, now available in print on news stands across Canada.

A two-page spread on pages 38-39 features a report by Jennifer Lewington entitled Where green is all there is to be that is accompanied by a large photo of our Sustainabili-Team volunteers working in the Theatre Garden this summerJennifer spoke to Chris Adam of the Sustainability Office, faculty members Anna-Liisa Aunio and Brian Mader and student John Nathaniel Gertler, who mentioned that he switched to Dawson for our environmental offerings.

Drop by the Sustainability Office or Communications Office to consult a copy.

Nursing Program in the news

September 22nd, 2020

Fiona Hanley of the Nursing Program was interviewed last week about this extraordinary cohort of students learning and training during a pandemic.

Articles appeared in L'actualité and 

in Le Droit

Journal de Montréal features Dawson design graduate

September 8th, 2020

Dawson Industrial Design graduate Alejandrina Hernandez was featured in the Journal de Montréal on Aug. 27. The Montreal newspaper covered the story from D News last May.

Click Read More for the Journal report, which features an interview with Dawson faculty member Michael Santella and Alejandrina.

Back to school week at Dawson

September 8th, 2020

The big welcome sign was hung in the Atrium to welcome new and returning students for the first week of classes that began Aug. 31. However, it was a back-to-school week different from any other in the last half century of Dawson College.

Click Read More for the news story.

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Steering Committee created to ensure smooth operations for Fall 2020

August 25th, 2020

On Aug. 31, the Fall 2020 Semester officially begins. The majority of courses will be offered online. The campus is now open but restricted to employees and students. Director General Richard Filion has formed a Steering Committee, which will be responsible for developing COVID-related procedures and monitoring the situation. The Committee is chaired by the…

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