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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…

Read more about: Applications are open for projects that benefit students

Applications are open for projects that benefit students

November 16th, 2022

Applications open for the new Dawson Student Academic Enrichment Fund of the Dawson College Foundation on Tuesday, Nov.  22. To be considered,  projects must:

  • Demonstrate a clear benefit for Dawson students
  • Represent an activity that goes over and above core competencies for completion of a DEC

The deadline to apply is Friday, Dec. 2. Projects selected in this round will receive funding at the beginning of the Winter 2023 semester. Click Read More for the details.


Read more about: College Professionals Week Nov. 21-25

College Professionals Week Nov. 21-25

November 16th, 2022

It's College Professionals Week Nov. 21-25 across Quebec. On this occasion, we wish to say thank you to Dawson's dedicated professionals. To celebrate, Director General Diane Gauvin will be offering coffee to our professionals in the corridor between 4A and 4B on Wednesday, Nov. 23 from 9:15 a.m, to 11:15 a.m.


Read more about: Cannabis video series aims to reduce harm

Cannabis video series aims to reduce harm

November 16th, 2022

Montreal’s Regional Director of Public Health Dr. Mylène Drouin as well as students and staff from four other CEGEPs will be at Dawson this Friday to launch a video series about cannabis use entitled Do you know your bud? Each two-minute video answers a question from a CEGEP student: What is more harmful- smoking or…

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