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Dawson community enjoyed being together again at BBQ

May 18th, 2022

It was so nice to have a big Dawson community event for the first time in more than two years! More than 800 students and employees were treated to ice cream and almost the same number enjoyed a BBQ meal outside on campus May 10. Food was served by our cafeteria staff and from food trucks and there was live music.

Thanks to Campus Life and Leadership, Student Services, the Dawson Student Union, Facilities Management, Information Systems and Technology and Director General Diane Gauvin!


Physical Education Department addresses climate action

April 6th, 2022

The ecological footprint of each Physical Education course at Dawson is being tracked in a pilot project of the department with support from Anna Likht and Rafael Scapin of Information Systems and Technology and the Sustainability Office.

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5 tips to protect yourself against cyber attacks

June 1st, 2021

  Stop, think and check There is an epidemic of phishing (fraudulent attempts to get access to your computer/device or your data) these days. Please take a moment to think before clicking on a link in an email, text message or messenger app. Even when the sender is known, their account could be compromised and…


Moodle Day 2021

May 18th, 2021

Our annual Moodle Day will take place on Friday, May 28 from 9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Feel free to join us online to learn more Moodle! In order to register, please click on the Read More link.


Multi-factor authentication will help Dawson’s cyber security

May 18th, 2021

MFA is the term for when the bank or other websites ask you to provide more information once you have already entered your log in and password. A popular method of MFA is to send a code by text message to your mobile phone and ask you to enter that code within a short time…


Stop, think and check to prevent cyberattacks

April 20th, 2021

There is a major initiative to prevent cyberattacks at public institutions across Quebec. “If I could only say one thing to colleagues, it would be: ‘don’t click on a link in an email before thinking,’” said François Paradis, Director of Information Systems and Technology at Dawson College. Email is #1 entry point Network Security Analyst…


Dawson’s new HyFlex classrooms

April 7th, 2021

Context Although we were learning about HyFlex course-design before this year, the actual COVID situation has led to the need to investigate this new course model with greater urgency. Testing one of Dawson’s 20 HyFlex-capable classrooms with IST members was insightful. We were able to test the HyFlex room and make recommendations regarding its set…


We are all part of Dawson’s cyber defence plan

April 7th, 2021

Before the pandemic, technology was very important. Over the past year, our technology has become even more critical and has allowed us to continue our work and teaching by providing the space to meet and platforms to work on and share files. However, this critical technological infrastructure has come under unprecedented attack. Last fall, a…


First anniversary of your D News

November 19th, 2020

Up to 1,300 people read every issue and many contribute. Thank you to everyone who makes it a reflection of a great community.

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Virtual Open House was a success

November 3rd, 2020

The numbers show that Dawson's first ever Virtual Open House was a success.

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