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You can still register for SALTISE Conference June 2-3

May 18th, 2022

The theme for the 2022 SALTISE Conference is Collaborative Dialogues: The Role of Active Learning in Today’s Educational Realities. The conference brings together educators who are passionate about active learning.

The conference will be hybrid this year and take place June 2-3.

There is still time to register! Click Read More to go to the conference website.

Support Staff Training Day is May 24

May 18th, 2022

Support Staff Training Day is this coming Tuesday, May 24 from 8:50 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. online. It will feature a variety of workshops and plenary speaker Julien R. Johnson (pictured) from Project 10. They will help us understand diversity of gender, sex and sexual orientation. Julien is the person behind Dawson’s gender neutral bathrooms.

Denise M. Brend will present a Trauma Informed Care approach in communicating and working with students and colleagues. Denise currently teaches at Université Laval and is a former Dawson teacher.

Full program and links to join workshops online: Support Staff Training Day Program - May 24, 2022

Read more about: Dawson’s Annual Moodle Day is May 27

Dawson’s Annual Moodle Day is May 27

May 18th, 2022


How to be there for young people: a free talk by

April 20th, 2022

What you can expect to learn in the talk:

The basics of mental health, personal stories from trained youth speakers, how to recognize signs of struggle in your students and much more.

This event will take place online on April 27 at 7 p.m. To register, click read more.

Read more about: Honour the life of Joe Rose with AR

Honour the life of Joe Rose with AR

April 6th, 2022

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

November 3rd, 2021

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

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

November 3rd, 2021

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

Read more about: CRISPESH is offering a lunch ‘n learn series

CRISPESH is offering a lunch ‘n learn series

September 29th, 2021

MIDI_program_2021-2022_EN For more, visit: 

Mentally Healthy At Work May 28 workshop

May 18th, 2021

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.

Click Read More for link to register. 

CRISPESH conference on technology and anxiety May 5

May 4th, 2021

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:

MIDI-CONFÉRENCE | Impact des TICE sur l'anxiété des étudiants au collégial Inscription, mer, 5 mai 2021 à 12:00 | Eventbrite

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