Joe Rose was a Dawson nursing student and AIDS activist who wanted to start a Montreal edition of ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), an international grassroots political group that is working to end the AIDS pandemic. While attending Dawson in 1985, he founded the Etcetera Club, a safe space for LGBT students. On…
From Hive to Honey jar: Bee workshop for employees Nov. 17
A hands-on, sticky, and sweet celebration of the beekeeping season coming to an end! Our local beekeeper from Alvéole arrives with two bursting honey frames and all the equipment necessary to extract it. Participants actively participate in uncapping honey frames, turning the manual extractor, bottling the honey and—most importantly—tasting the fruits of the bees’ labour! Due to health restrictions, we can only welcome 30 participants. We will contact you to confirm your participation.
Wednesday Nov. 17
12 -1 p.m.
Conrod's 2F.4 near the stage
To express your interest, please email email@example.com
Photo: Several employees, including Jenn de Vera, watched a beekeeper wrap up the bee hives (home to 100,000 Dawson honey bees) for winter on Dawson's 4H rooftop on Oct. 20.
Live Model Drawing sessions every Monday evening
The Fine Arts Department is pleased to invite current students and employees to:
Live Model Drawing Sessions
(funded by the SSAP and Dean of Creative & Applied Arts)
Every Monday evening from 6-9 p.m. in studio 2G.4 until Nov. 29
Photo: artwork by Alexandra Louwagie.
- Only current Dawson students and employees can attend
- Maximum attendance is 30 people - first come, first served
- You must bring your own materials
- Masks to be worn at all times
- No eating or drinking allowed in the studio
- Use of phones or cameras prohibited in the studio
MIDI_program_2021-2022_EN For more, visit: https://crispesh.ca/evenements/
Mentally Healthy At Work May 28 workshop
Limited spots available for Mental Health in the Workplace, a workshop by Morneau-Shepell on Friday, May 28 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Understand more about the most common mental health issues.
- Recognize the typical symptoms associated with mental health issues and the behaviours that can be expected and exhibited at work.
- Develop strategies for helping themselves or others (where appropriate) who are demonstrating behaviours associated with mental health issues
All employees are welcome to attend this session. Support Staff and Professionals, please seek approval from your manager.
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CRISPESH conference on technology and anxiety May 5
CRISPESH is offering one more lunch 'n learn conference on the impact of technology on college students' anxiety. It will be held Wednesday, May 5 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The talk will be given in French and simultaneous translation in English will be available. Registration is through Eventbrite:
The DALC, DawsonAI, and Korbit Technologies invite the entire Dawson community to a talk by the CEO of Korbit Technologies (Iulian Serban), followed by a hands-on interactive workshop on the theme of intelligent tutoring systems. When: Friday, May 7th 2021 from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM. The talk will end at around 3:20 PM and…
Dawson College opened what Dr. Sabrina Jafralie called a “brave space for courageous conversations” when the educator and McGill University lecturer spoke virtually at Dawson College on the topic of anti-racism on April 28. A brave space is where you “say what you have to say, reflect on it and say where it’s coming from,”…
Current perspectives in anti-racism on April 28
Dr. Sabrina Jafralie will facilitate a discussion on anti-black racism in Canada and Quebec with a focus on what diversity, inclusion and social equity look like in a variety of cases and situations in educational institutions. She will provide actionable tools for being an ally in promoting anti-racism, and help build a stronger community through dialogue.
With a view to building upon on-going conversations at Dawson and in support of professional development and employee engagement articulated in Dawson’s strategic plan, all Dawson employees are invited to participate in this presentation. This session builds upon presentations geared towards teachers and all staff including those animated by Shanice Nicole, Rachel Zellers, Tiffany Callender and a variety of speakers hosted or co-hosted by Human Resources.
When: Wednesday, April 28, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.
Where: Zoom link
*All employees are welcome to attend this session. Support Staff and Professionals who wish to attend should have approval from their manager.
Make a lunch date for your own well-being and enjoyment. There are still 13 more days of free programming and activities offered exclusively to Dawson employees at lunchtime through the 1249 Club, a wellness project sponsored by Human Resources and the Sustainability Office with contributions from services and departments across the College. Two of the…
Last Modified: April 6, 2022