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Swap Your Stuff: new Dawson community Yammer channel

June 1st, 2022

As moving season approaches for many, it’s a good time to let you know that there is a new Yammer group for the Dawson community called Swap Your Stuff- Dawson College. College Nurse Julie Gosselin created it as her final project for her Sustainable Happiness course this year.

“It's basically an online platform to help people find, donate or swap their gently used stuff. Everything has to be free and it is meant to encourage solidarity and reuse amongst Dawson College community members, both staff and students,” Julie explained.

Swap Your Stuff Yammer Community link:

https://web.yammer.com/main/org/dawsoncollege.qc.ca/groups/eyJfdHlwZSI6Ikdyb3VwIiwiaWQiOiIxMDU2MjM5NTM0MDgifQ/all


Flame of Hope to arrive at Dawson’s Peace Garden June 6

June 1st, 2022

A casual gathering/interfaith prayer with the Flame of Hope, a symbol of the desire for peace around the world, will take place at Dawson's Peace Garden on Monday, June 6 at 2 p.m.

Ivan Freud of the Peace Studies Certificate will be there to welcome the Flame of Hope and the Dawson Community is invited to join him.

The Flame of Hope arrived in North America in the fall and was blessed at St. Joseph’s Oratory before going on to the U.S.


Golf Classic less than three weeks away

May 18th, 2022

Dawson’s 15th edition of the golf tournament is shaping up to be a great homecoming event after a two-year absence. Being able to gather safely outdoors with friends and colleagues is an added plus while raising funds for the Financial Aid Office at Dawson to help our students in need. The Dawson Golf Classic will…

Dawson community enjoyed being together again at BBQ

May 18th, 2022

It was so nice to have a big Dawson community event for the first time in more than two years! More than 800 students and employees were treated to ice cream and almost the same number enjoyed a BBQ meal outside on campus May 10. Food was served by our cafeteria staff and from food trucks and there was live music.

Thanks to Campus Life and Leadership, Student Services, the Dawson Student Union, Facilities Management, Information Systems and Technology and Director General Diane Gauvin!


A new local stream is underway for North-South Studies

May 4th, 2022

The North-South Studies Profile of the Social Science Program is working on a new local pilot stream that will provide students with the possibility to deepen their knowledge and involvement in social justice issues in Montreal. Until now, the profile has been centred around a three-week trip to a community in the Global South in…

Award-winning women’s rights advocate Dr. Alaa Murabit on SDGs and global health

May 4th, 2022

The award-winning global security strategist, women’s rights advocate, and medical doctor, Dr. Alaa Murabit, is one of the leading global health and inclusive security experts of her generation. Her work has helped develop policies in 193 countries and impacted the lives of billions, and yet, she never intended to become an advocate. On April 27,…

Dawson earns silver for excellence in sustainable development

May 4th, 2022

Less than a year after receiving the international gold nomination by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), Dawson College has won the Silver Excellence in Sustainable Development Award at the annual Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Conference. Director General Diane Gauvin was present to accept the honour at the conference held…

Dawson students and teacher shine in the Forces Avenir recognition program

May 4th, 2022

The provincial Forces Avenir recognition program is back at Dawson after several years’ absence. Colleges and CEGEPs in Québec, as a group, chose not to participate until the process of nomination and selection was streamlined. For the first time in a long time, the program is back at the CEGEP level. Dawson’s only previous recipient…

Birdwatchers wanted early mornings of May 11 & 18!

May 4th, 2022

More than 50 species of birds have been spotted on Dawson grounds and we would like to invite new and experienced birdwatchers to come and help identify migrating and resident species that have stopped to eat or rest on Dawson’s green city block. With your help, we can add more birds to our list!

Wednesday, May 11, 2022:   6:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022:   6:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.

Binoculars can be supplied- please contact the Sustainability Office to reserve: sustainability@dawsoncollege.qc.ca 

Meeting place: Dawson's Peace Garden (near northwestern corner of campus: Wood Avenue and Sherbrooke Street)

Photo: Common Yellowthroat by Doug Smyth (Physical Education)


Register for golf tournament at friendly Dawson rates

May 4th, 2022

Registration is now open for the 15th Edition of the Dawson Golf Classic taking place on Tuesday, June 7. Proceeds will go to the Financial Aid Office to help reduce the financial burden on students as the cost of living increases.

Dawson employees, retirees and alumni benefit from friendly prices. Single tickets cost $210, foursomes are $800 and a dinner-only ticket is $100. The day includes a brunch, driving range practice, golf, a cocktail reception and dinner at Summerlea Golf & Country Club in Vaudreuil-Dorion.

Click Read More to register and reserve your spot, foursome or dinner. 


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