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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: Student Services aim for harm reduction with cannabis videos

Student Services aim for harm reduction with cannabis videos

November 30th, 2022

The most common questions about cannabis from students at five CEGEPs are answered in a series of four 2-minute video capsules that were launched at Dawson On Nov. 18. Regional Director of Public Health Dr. Mylène Drouin was at Dawson along with journalists from six media outlets and social workers, nurses, students and staff from five…

Read more about: Gift-wrapping volunteers needed to raise funds for sustainability projects

Gift-wrapping volunteers needed to raise funds for sustainability projects

November 30th, 2022

For years, the Alexis-Nihon shopping centre across the street has been like a second home to the Dawson community – from dashing over (through the tunnel in bad weather) for lunch to getting groceries or doing a little shopping. Dawson will see an extension of its relationship with Alexis-Nihon once again this holiday season when…

Read more about: Stress-Free days from Dec. 5-9

Stress-Free days from Dec. 5-9

November 30th, 2022

This year our Stress-Free days are happening Dec. 5-9. Yoga and meditation are open to everyone, including faculty and staff. However, all other activities will be reserved for students only.

Please spread the word and encourage students to attend.

Click Read More for the full schedule and offerings.


Read more about: Cuba fundraiser by NSS students on until Dec. 6

Cuba fundraiser by NSS students on until Dec. 6

November 30th, 2022

Students from the North-South Studies Profile are raising funds and accepting gift-in-kind donations to bring to communities in Cuba as part of their upcoming three-week trip. Accepted items include cash donations, toiletries, toys, school and medical supplies, sports equipment, small tools and clothing.

A drop box is set up in front of 4A.0 until Dec. 6
For cash or card donations, please go to 4B.3A.
For more information, contact gfrias@dawsoncollege.qc.ca


Read more about: Joanna Farmer’s book on improving posture now available

Joanna Farmer’s book on improving posture now available

November 16th, 2022

During the last two years, Joanna Farmer (retired Faculty, Physical Education) has been working with the English devision of the Centre collégial de développement de matériel didactique (CCDMD) to develop a Physical Education text ‘Stand Tall and Move Easy’. The text follows six college students, from different backgrounds and ages, as they improve their posture…

Read more about: Accessible Documents – How To OCR Documents To Ensure Accessibility

Accessible Documents – How To OCR Documents To Ensure Accessibility

November 16th, 2022

Digital documents are unfortunately not always accessible. For example, not all PDF documents are accessible to screen readers (such as JAWS or Read & Write), which may be used by individuals who have low vision or who are blind, among others. In effect, the format of a file is extremely important in ensuring its accessibility.

Click on Read More for the steps to follow and ensure that your PDF documents are accessible :)


Seeking participants for study on sleep experiences

November 16th, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic and remote learning have resulted in a variety of sleep-related problems, as well as some favourable sleep-related outcomes. In a series of qualitative and quantitative studies, environmental and dispositional factors that are protective or have negative impacts on sleep will be identified, with a focus on post-secondary students, faculty, and non-teaching staff…

Read more about: New stock of mini desktop garbages have arrived

New stock of mini desktop garbages have arrived

November 16th, 2022

If you would like one for your desk please stop by the Sustainability Office 4B.3A and pick one up. First come first served.

A friendly reminder of why we have mini desk top garbages that we bring to the sorting station ourselves:

  • We hope to reduce waste and make everyone more accountable and mindful of the waste they produce and where it goes.
  • By bringing your own waste to the sorting stations we hope you run into different people from the Dawson community and start a conversation and spark connections, bringing community together. It’s the new water cooler.

Help make a child’s wish for Santa come true

November 16th, 2022

The Dawson community is invited once again to make a child’s wish for Santa come true by participating in the Batshaw Youth and Family Centres annual Holiday Gift Campaign. The goal is to provide gifts and needed items for approximately 1,400 children aged 0-17 who are under Youth Protection in the Montreal region, including children…

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