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Gardening for Social Ills: Feb. 20 Environmental Seminar

February 18th, 2020

Using data from an ongoing community garden project, Mitchell’s talk will offer insights on ideating, creating and using school and community gardens in Montreal, Quebec. With local partners, we have co-created gardens on a university campus, at an underfunded public school, and at two different community organizations that work with youth experiencing homelessness and housing…

Save the Date: Drug and Alcohol Awareness Fair March 25

February 11th, 2020

Dawson College’s Counselling department will be hosting a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Fair for all students and staff March 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lower Atrium. Our goal is to provide relevant information about drug and alcohol use in order to help students make informed decisions. We will have a number of…

Jan. 29: employees invited to participate in Bell Let’s Talk Day

January 28th, 2020

As part of our commitment to well-being for all, employees are encouraged to drop by the Lower Atrium on Bell Let's Talk Day on Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come show your support for mental health, get informed about resources and take a selfie with an encouraging message for Bell swag (while quantities last).

We would like to remind you that Dawson College offers all employees free and immediate emotional support through the Employee Assistance Program (E.A.P.). The confidential counselling line is open 24 hours/day 365 days/year. Click on Read More for a link to the EAP webpage.

Dawson’s Living Campus at JAC, Marie-Victorin and the Eastern Townships

January 28th, 2020

The concepts of Sustainable Happiness and Living Campus were centre stage at several CEGEP sustainability-themed Ped Days in early January. John Abbott College focused on Climate Action with a keynote address by Dr. Catherine O’Brien, who shared Dawson’s development of Sustainable Happiness training and resources. Jenn de Vera of the Sustainability Office gave a well-attended…

DCHC-Physio: your partner for wellness goals in 2020

January 21st, 2020

The New Year signals the end of a decade and a fresh new start. Here at the DCHC, we wish you success in working toward your wellness goals in 2020 that will help you thrive! Nourish your body Be hydrated Exercise regularly Work hard, play hard Sleep sufficiently Cherish loved ones Live your passion! When…

Lunchtime meditation offered Mondays through Thursdays

January 21st, 2020

Dawson is blessed to once again have several faculty members who have volunteered to lead meditation sessions this term. Thank you to Ivan Freud, Sarah Allen, Johanne Rabbat, Christian Paré and Madelaine Côté! Sessions will take place beginning Jan. 27th, Mondays through Thursdays from 12:15-12:45 p.m., on the 6th-floor balcony of the library. We are still looking…

Dawson participating in Bell Let’s Talk Jan. 29

January 21st, 2020

Dawson College will be one of 227 Canadian colleges and universities taking action to create positive change in mental health as part of the 10th anniversary Bell Let’s Talk Day on Jan. 29. Athletics, Campus Life & Leadership, and the Student Health Promotion team are organizing activities in the Atrium. On Jan. 29, employees and…

Time to start on those 2020 fitness goals

January 21st, 2020

Registration for Winter 2020 gym classes and gym facilities starts Jan. 28 online or in person at the PARC counter (1H.4). Dawson employees can log into the My Dawson Portal (Omnivox), go to “Non-Academic Services” > Campus Recreation.

Drop in for Open House from Jan. 27 – Jan. 31. An all access pass is only $60 for Dawson employees.

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