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Golf Classic off to a great start

April 20th, 2022

The announcement of the return of the Dawson golf tournament in 2022 after a two-year absence has been met with an enthusiastic response. Several sponsors from past years have signed on once again to support our event that directly benefits Dawson students. All proceeds will go to Financial Aid to help students who need financial…

Campus recreation offering free classes until March 11

March 9th, 2022

Get in shape for Spring! Campus Recreation has reopened and their Open House and free classes have been extended until Friday, March 11.

Check out their schedule and more info: CAMPUS_RECREATION_Winter_2022_V2 .


It’s Week 1 of Wellness Weeks at Dawson

February 16th, 2022

It's Week 1 of Wellness Weeks! Dawson’s Sustainability Office, Human Resources, Student Services and Dawson Student Union with contributions from departments and services across the College, are excited to offer eight weeks of wellness activities to all Dawson Employees and Students!

  1. February 14 - April 8, 2022.
  2. Activities hosted mostly by Dawson’s very own Faculty, Staff and Retirees! (Online and in-person challenges ensuring current health guidelines are followed)
  3. Mid-term & Final week Participation Prizes!

Join the Dawson Wellness Challenge 2022 Group on YAMMER through office 365 to participate in our weekly activities! You can also follow us on Instagram Dawson Wellness!

For more information, please email sustainability@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Wellness Challenge begins Feb. 14

February 2nd, 2022

Dawson’s Sustainability Office, Human Resources, Student Services and Dawson Student Union with contributions from departments and services across the college, are excited to offer 8 weeks of wellness activities to all Dawson Employees and Students!

  1. February 14 - April 8, 2022.
  2. Activities hosted mostly by Dawson’s very own Faculty, Staff and Retirees! (Online and in-person challenges ensuring current health guidelines are followed)
  3. Mid-term & Final week Participation Prizes!

Join the Dawson Wellness Challenge 2022 Group on YAMMER through office 365 to participate in our weekly activities! You can also follow us on Instagram Dawson Wellness!

For more information, please email sustainability@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Sustainable Happiness Certificate returns!

February 2nd, 2022

In 2019, six Dawson staff participated in a Sustainable Happiness (SH) facilitator training course that took place over a 6-month period. What we developed in terms of knowledge and skills helped us reflect on our professional and personal well-being. With the spring 2020 closure of the College campus, we took a step back, re-planned, and…

160 employees getting their flu shot courtesy of Dawson

December 1st, 2021

Dawson's Human Resources team organized a free flu vaccine at Dawson this year for employees. Initially, they booked three vaccine clinic days but the spots filled up quick so they added a fourth day. A total of 160 Dawson employees have appointments on campus for flu vaccines on Nov. 29, Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. It is recommended that all Canadians over 6 months old receive a flu vaccine this year.


From Hive to Honey jar: Bee workshop for employees Nov. 17

November 3rd, 2021

A hands-on, sticky, and sweet celebration of the beekeeping season coming to an end! Our local beekeeper from Alvéole arrives with two bursting honey frames and all the equipment necessary to extract it. Participants actively participate in uncapping honey frames, turning the manual extractor, bottling the honey and—most importantly—tasting the fruits of the bees’ labour!  Due to health restrictions, we can only welcome 30 participants. We will contact you to confirm your participation.

Wednesday Nov. 17
12 -1 p.m.
Conrod's 2F.4 near the stage

To express your interest, please email sustainability@dawsoncollege.qc.ca

Photo: Several employees, including Jenn de Vera, watched a beekeeper wrap up the bee hives (home to 100,000 Dawson honey bees) for winter on Dawson's 4H rooftop on Oct. 20. 


Live Model Drawing sessions every Monday evening

November 3rd, 2021

The Fine Arts Department is pleased to invite current students and employees to:
Live Model Drawing Sessions
(funded by the SSAP and Dean of Creative & Applied Arts)

Every Monday evening from 6-9 p.m. in studio 2G.4 until Nov. 29

Photo: artwork by Alexandra Louwagie.

  • Only current Dawson students and employees can attend
  • Maximum attendance is 30 people - first come, first served
  • You must bring your own materials
  • Masks to be worn at all times
  • No eating or drinking allowed in the studio
  • Use of phones or cameras prohibited in the studio

Improve your French for free with Dawson’s CLÉO

August 18th, 2021

Conversation Workshop We have developed three types of workshops to encourage your students to practice their French : workshop conversation on a topic, ciné-club, and a game workshop. The workshop formula is relaxed and flexible. It’s a place where they can learn at their own pace and have fun. You can find the complete workshop schedule here. Language pairing service for Dawson employees CLÉO has a new language…

250 monarch butterfly chrysalises up for adoption

August 18th, 2021

The butterflies are returning to Dawson and new employees and employees who have never fostered a butterfly will have priority for adoption.

Click Read More for the link to sign up to become a monarch foster parent.


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