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Due to the strike, the College is expected to be closed from December 8 to 14 (including the weekend). Should the strike be cancelled, the college will reopen and students and employees will be informed promptly.



Dawson an “excellent” Cégep Vert

September 27th, 2023

ENvironnement JEUnesse (ENJEU) has certified that Dawson College has met the criteria for the excellence level of its Cégep Vert program. This means that Dawson is at the highest level of CEGEPs that are committed to environmental education and action.

“They gave special mention to our Dawson Wetlands Project, completed in Paul Wasacz’s Eco-Landscaping Physical Education course,” said Chris Adam of Dawson’s Office of Sustainability.

Faculty interested in designing projects that reconnect people, community and Nature like the Dawson Wetlands project should contact the Office of Sustainability to learn how they can support you and your students.

Photo: Chris Adam and students check out the brand new worm composting system.

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Good times and happy reunions at first Homecoming

September 27th, 2023

“I met my best friend at Dawson and we came together.”

“Dawson made such an impact on me during my first years in Canada; I had to come.”

“There is just something special about the Dawson community and I had to come back and be part of it again.”

These were the sorts of comments we heard from graduates, retirees, employees and even current students who attended Dawson’s first-ever Homecoming on Sept. 23.

Special thanks to the Homecoming Organizing Committee, the staff who worked on a Saturday to make it happen, the teachers who hosted reunions and our event sponsors: the Burgundy Lion Group, Shaughnessy Café and Chartwells Canada.

Visit the link below for the homepage news story and more photos.

Great time at the Welcome Back Corn Roast

September 13th, 2023

The weather was great and so was the turnout for the annual Welcome Back Corn Roast on Sept. 7. The Campus Life team of Student Services brought back favourites, like cotton candy and added some new things, like bubble tea (boba).

Visit the link below to see some photos from the day on Campus Life's Instagram post.

Kung Fu athletes bring back 22 medals from Pan Am championships

September 13th, 2023

Seven athletes who train with the Wing Chun Kung Fu group VTMTL-Dawson competed at the 4th Pan American Kung Fu Championships in Toronto Aug. 3-6 and came back with 22 medals!

Please visit the link for the homepage news story.

Peace Week’s Dinner and Drag show choreographed by Theatre grad

September 13th, 2023

Dawson Professional Theatre graduate Ken Antonio Rillo (Class of 2009) will be back at the College for Peace Week. He is the choreographer for the main act and lead dancer in a special Peace Week event called Dinner and Drag on Sept. 21.

Please visit the link below for the homepage news story.

Homecoming Q & A

September 13th, 2023

Dawson’s first-ever Homecoming is almost here!

We brought your questions to Dawson’s Homecoming organizing team: Megan Ainscow (Class of 2004, Liberal Arts), Carey-Ann Pawsey (Class of 1990, Social Science), and Christine Layne (Class of 2015, Laboratory Technology- Analytical Chemistry).

Q: Who is coming to Homecoming?

A: As of Sept. 13, about 800 people have sent an RSVP to Dawson’s Homecoming 5 à 7 and another 800 have indicated that they are going or interested on the Facebook event page.

We know that retired and current teachers, graduates and current and retired employees are planning to attend.

For all the Q & As, please visit the link below.

The 6th edition of the Oliver Jones golf tournament is on Sept. 8

August 30th, 2023

Join legendary jazzman Oliver Jones for a game of golf, cocktails, dinner, and prizes at Atlantide Golf Club on Sept. 8 to celebrate Oliver's birthday and his Canadian Hall of Fame induction.

In collaboration with the Dawson College Foundation, the tournament's proceeds will contribute to the Oliver Jones Music and Community Outreach Fund, benefiting local education, life skills programs, and a scholarship for Dawson students in Oliver Jones' name.

The tournament will conclude with a cocktail reception, dinner, and chances to win amazing prizes. Come tee off with Oliver for a good cause!

Register now as a player.

For more details, check out the event's Facebook page.

Dawson Students represent at Eurêka 2023

August 30th, 2023

Dawson students showcased science experiments under the theme of 'energy' to over 300 visitors at the Eurêka 2023 festival that took place at Parc Jean Drapeau on May 26. Eurêka is a yearly science festival taking place over three days with hundreds of free activities for the whole family.

With the help of Andrew Stewart (Physics) and Brian Mader (Biology), these students went above and beyond by preparing two separate photosynthesis experiments with bilingual graphics and teaching non-stop to the elementary and high school visitors for over three hours straight.

The students were second-year Enviromental Science students: Ruisi Yang, Cassandre De le Sablonnière, Elizabeth Lebuis, Melanie Song Liu and Nicole San Cristobal.


Dawson in the news

August 30th, 2023

The media have been very interested in the impact of Bill 96 at CEGEP as students returned to the classrooms at Dawson on Aug. 21.

CBC News on Aug. 16, 2023

The Canadian Press on Aug. 25, 2023

Radio-Canada on Aug. 25, 2023:

Industrial Design graduate is 2022-2023 Chapeau, les filles laureate

August 30th, 2023

Industrial Design graduate Aneta Chirowski (Class of 2023) is one of 67 young women in Quebec to be honoured with a Chapeau, les filles award for the 2022-2023 academic year. She was recognized in the Creativity category.

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Last Modified: September 28, 2023


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