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Peace Week continues until this Friday

September 22nd, 2020

Peace Week continues until Friday, Sept. 25.

Click Read More to go to the schedule.

Journal de Montréal features Dawson design graduate

September 8th, 2020

Dawson Industrial Design graduate Alejandrina Hernandez was featured in the Journal de Montréal on Aug. 27. The Montreal newspaper covered the story from D News last May.

Click Read More for the Journal report, which features an interview with Dawson faculty member Michael Santella and Alejandrina.

Read more about: Come Bixi with us!

Come Bixi with us!

September 8th, 2020

Need good reasons to try cycling? Several of your colleagues have taken up Bixi’ing as a means to get to Dawson. Give it a try – Dawson is offering a one-month free trial! Get in touch with Richard Dugas of Facilities Management for more information about bicycle routes, deals or ideas or for other bicycle-related questions….

Read more about: 200 Monarch butterflies released at Dawson and around Montreal

200 Monarch butterflies released at Dawson and around Montreal

August 25th, 2020

This year the Sustainability Office did the Monarch Nursery project a little differently. Usually employees foster Monarch butterfly chrysalises as a team in their offices. This year, employees brought their chrysalises home to share the amazing experience with their families and neighbours. “During these unknown and different times, it seems the monarch chrysalises have brought…

Read more about: A great time to start biking to the College!

A great time to start biking to the College!

August 25th, 2020

Facilities Management and Dawson Sustainability have formed a bicycle committee in hopes of getting you to consider bicycling to Dawson. The pandemic has seen a substantial rise in people using bicycles and the City of Montreal has accelerated accompanying infrastructure in order to promote this advantageous way of getting around. Bicycling is cheap, solves traffic,…

Read more about: Peace Week 2020 is Sept. 13-25

Peace Week 2020 is Sept. 13-25

August 25th, 2020

While it seems like it was only yesterday that the world came to a shuddering stop, it also feels like this pandemic has been going on for over 600 years. In this strange too-short-too-long span of time, we have witnessed and lived through an entire history book of events, movements and phenomena. Though they may…

Read more about: Super Bixi bicycle special until June 30

Super Bixi bicycle special until June 30

June 16th, 2020

Cycling to work is proven to reduce abstenteeism, increase alertness and connect you to your surroundings. People trying to get in shape who start cycling lose an average 15 pounds in the first year they cycle to work! Dawson wants to support you in your transit and would love to help you get cycling. As…

Read more about: 100-day Sustainable Happiness Semester Journal: new tool for teachers and students

100-day Sustainable Happiness Semester Journal: new tool for teachers and students

June 16th, 2020

Post-secondary aged youth are a social group too often consumed by uncertainty about their future and inadequate opportunities for personal fulfillment. They are immersed in questions relating to adolescence, to their current relationship with family, their community, and the overall system they live in. Known causes of stress Normal adolescent development, the climate crisis, and…

Dawson harvest markets

June 16th, 2020

The Sustainabili-team volunteers have been coming in regularly to help care for all the gardens at Dawson College.

The first harvest was June 10. Usually, the harvest is sold at a community market at Dawson.

This year, the Sustainability Office will be alternating with one week of harvests to be donated to food banks and one week to be given to the members of the Dawson community.

To find out when it is a Dawson community week, follow the Sustainable Dawson Facebook page in the Read More link.

Hiroshima ginkgos being nurtured at Dawson

June 2nd, 2020

Six ginkgo trees were the only survivors in the immediate blast area of the world’s first atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 during World War II. Now Dawson College is nurturing 12 saplings from these unique survivors and symbols of hope and resilience.

Find out more in the homepage news story by clicking Read More.

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