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R.I.P. Gordon Masten

August 25th, 2020

We regret to inform you that Gordon Masten (Professional Theatre) passed away suddenly on July 26. Gordon was the beloved husband of Jude Beny, Chair of Professional Theatre (Acting).

Donations can be made in Gordon's memory to the Dawson College Foundation here.

His talent agency posted this tribute: 

An obituary was published in The Montreal Gazette:

Read more about: Recognition in our hearts this year

Recognition in our hearts this year

June 9th, 2020

The month of June is usually a month of events, celebrations and milestones at Dawson College. On the second Friday in June, the multipurpose room (5B.16) gets a chic makeover for a very special evening we call Recognition of Service. The tables are set for a grand occasion with special place settings and spectacular centrepieces,…

Read more about: Greg Bagshaw appointed Coordinator, IT Operations

Greg Bagshaw appointed Coordinator, IT Operations

May 26th, 2020

Greg Bagshaw began his new role as Coordinator, IT Operations at the beginning of May. This role involves overseeing the Help Desk, maintenance of all computer equipment (about 2,500 computers at Dawson) and procurement of IT related products and services. Greg comes to Dawson from John Abbott College and prior to that, he worked in…

Émilie Robert is new director of research at CRISPESH

May 19th, 2020

On May 11, Émilie Robert began her new position as Director of Research and Transfer at CRISPESH, a CCTT (College Centre for the Transfer of Technologies) at Dawson College in partnership with the Cégep du Vieux Montréal that is unique in Quebec.  The focus of our CCTT is on conducting applied research to improve the lives of people living in a disabling situation.

Émilie holds a doctorate in Public Health from Université de Montréal, and has dedicated a great part of her life to improving conditions for people in vulnerable situations. She has a background in international development and expertise in public health, knowledge sharing and collaborative evaluation.

To read more about Émilie on the CRISPESH website, click Read More.

Read more about: Mylène Saucier appointed Assistant Dean of SSBT

Mylène Saucier appointed Assistant Dean of SSBT

May 19th, 2020

Mylène Saucier began her new position as Assistant Dean of Social Science and Business Technologies at the end of March. Prior to taking on this new role, Mylène had been a teacher in the Physiotherapy Technology program. Mylène earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Exercise Science from Concordia University…

Read more about: Kayla Tutino is new head coach for women’s hockey

Kayla Tutino is new head coach for women’s hockey

May 19th, 2020

Kayla Tutino became the new head coach of the Dawson Blues Division 1 Women’s Hockey Team in mid-April but has not had the chance to meet her players yet. “We get together on Zoom and keep in touch by email,” she said, adding that she is looking forward to getting together when it is possible….

R.I.P. Marian-Ellen Ring

May 12th, 2020

We regret to inform you that Marian-Ellen Ring has passed away.

Marian-Ellen had taught at Dawson since 1996 and served on the Humanities Executive, most recently as Curriculum Coordinator. In addition to teaching, Marian-Ellen was involved in the Active Learning community. She was always present at social events and was often one of the last to leave a good party.

Her obituary is in the Read More link.

Coach of the Year Trevor Williams celebrating 20th at Dawson

April 28th, 2020

Basketball is just a tool to get the players to believe they can do the impossible, says Trevor Williams, who is celebrating his 20th anniversary as coach of the legendary women's Division 1 Dawson Blues Basketball team.

Click Read More for the homepage news story.

R.I.P. Roy Hartling and Bill Reid

April 28th, 2020

We regret to inform you of the deaths of two colleagues:

Roy Hartling (Photography), who is pictured, passed away April 24. Roy had served as a teacher at Dawson from October 1982 until his retirement in June 2018.

The Montreal Gazette obituary

Dawson Photography Facebook tribute

William (Bill) Reid (English) passed away Jan. 16. Bill had taught at Dawson since January 1992.

R.I.P. Mary Wawrzetz

March 10th, 2020

We regret to inform you that Mary Wawrzetz passed away suddenly on February 27. She had worked at Dawson College from 1980 until her retirement in 2016. Mary was a valued member of the College management team and served as the Bookstore Manager for several years.

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