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Read more about: CTD Winter 2023 course offerings

CTD Winter 2023 course offerings

January 25th, 2023

There are some exciting new courses open for registration this winter/spring at Dawson's Centre for Training and Development! Courses at CTD are free for Dawson employees, conditions apply. Click on the link below to view their available courses.

CTD courses 


Read more about: Social Science Week is Feb. 6-10

Social Science Week is Feb. 6-10

January 25th, 2023

For Social Science Week 2023, we’ve got an exciting line-up of speakers with fascinating topics that touch on all of the Social Science disciplines taught at the College. We are thrilled that Darryl Leroux will be here, speaking about issues of white supremacy and race-shifting in Quebec, a phenomenon where white people claim Indigenous identity…

Read more about: Dec. 19 deadline for Sustainable Happiness course for support staff & professionals

Dec. 19 deadline for Sustainable Happiness course for support staff & professionals

November 30th, 2022

“Happiness that contributes to individual, community or global well-being and does not exploit other people, the environment, or future generations.”  -Dr. Catherine O’Brien Dawson students, support staff and external groups have participated in the peer-to-peer Sustainable Happiness educational experience since Winter 2020. The weekly sessions are developed with a goal of reconnecting people, community, and…

Read more about: Acclaimed Author Neil Smith will be at Dawson on Oct. 20

Acclaimed Author Neil Smith will be at Dawson on Oct. 20

October 5th, 2022

Montreal writer Neil Smith will read from his darkly comic new novel Jones on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. in room 5B.16, with a special opening act—a Dawson student reading from their creative work. Smith will also give a short talk and participate in a Q&A. This event is free and open to the public. About…

Read more about: First CRISPESH lunch ‘n learn is Oct. 5

First CRISPESH lunch ‘n learn is Oct. 5

September 21st, 2022

CRISPESH has announced their lunch 'n learn program for the 2022-2023 academic year and the first one is next Wednesday, Oct. 5. These seven conferences aim to support the academic success of students with disabilities.

Here is the link to the first lunch 'n learn:
Midi-conférence du 5 octobre Tickets, Wed, Oct 5, 2022 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite

Consult the full schedule for the year of lunch 'n learn programming here: CRISPESHmidiconferences2223_FRVF

CRISPESH is a centre for applied research and transfer (CCTT) in partnership with Dawson and the Cégep du Vieux-Montréal. Their mandate is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and the development and promotion of social practices that foster academic, social and professional inclusion for people with disabilities.


Read more about: 70 Dawson students  signed up for AI workshops this fall

70 Dawson students signed up for AI workshops this fall

September 21st, 2022

Dawson AI and AI Launch Lab are hosting a series of workshops, which will give Dawson students the opportunity to learn AI through hands-on learning. The workshop series will cover a wide range of AI topics including data manipulation, fundamental machine learning models, deep learning, reinforcement learning and other advanced topics.

70 Dawson students are signed up to take part in the workshops. The series of eight workshops will begin this Saturday, Sept. 24 and end on Nov. 19. Students will have the opportunity to present their work and learnings at the end of the program.

This workshop series is available to college students in Quebec and is made possible by the generous funding of a NovaScience Program grant awarded to DawsonAI from the Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation.

Click Read More for a look at the AI Launch Lab Fall 2022 program.


Read more about: Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer will give Peace Week keynote Sept. 15

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer will give Peace Week keynote Sept. 15

September 7th, 2022

Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer will offer perspectives on Indigenous sciences and western science in her Peace Week keynote address, entitled Confronting Western Science Epistemology, online at Dawson at 2 p.m. on Sept. 15. In her publications and her speaking engagements, she proposes a revolutionary way to rethink how we approach the land and the natural sciences.

Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology and the founder and director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, whose mission is to create programs which draw on the wisdom of both Indigenous and scientific knowledge for our shared goals of sustainability.

Her interests in restoration include not only restoration of ecological communities, but restoration of our relationships to land. She holds a BSc in Botany from SUNY ESF, an MS and PhD in Botany from the University of Wisconsin and is the author of numerous scientific papers on plant ecology, bryophyte ecology, traditional knowledge and restoration ecology.

To register for keynote by Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer on Sept. 15 at 2 p.m.: https://arlo.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/register?sgid=8fa03ebf3cd04c96a9560e04b1da970c

For the full program and registration links for Peace Week at Dawson Sept. 13-21:
https://www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/peace-week/peace-week-schedule/


Read more about: Interested in learning a new language?

Interested in learning a new language?

June 1st, 2022

Language Non-Credit Courses are available online through Continuing Education and Community Services (CECS).

For more information on registration and employee rates, visit the CECS office in 2H.1.

For office hours, click on Read More.


Read more about: June 5 is deadline for QWF College Writers Award

June 5 is deadline for QWF College Writers Award

May 18th, 2022

The 2022 Quebec Writers’ Federation College Writers Award Sponsored by Champlain Regional College, Dawson, Heritage, John Abbott, Marianopolis, and Vanier Colleges. The  winner receives $1,000 The 2022 Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) College Writers Award will be awarded to a Quebec resident who is enrolled in one of the sponsoring colleges. The prize will be awarded…

Read more about: Dawson’s Annual Moodle Day is May 27

Dawson’s Annual Moodle Day is May 27

May 18th, 2022

     

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