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Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019


Holiday Party for Faculty and Staff Dec. 6

Planning is underway for our annual Holiday Party! Save the date: Friday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. in the 3C.1 Cafeteria. More info and surprises to come!

From the Director General

A Newsletter Just For You!

I am delighted to introduce the first edition of this new weekly newsletter for Dawson employees. We are happy to share it with you a week ahead of schedule.

At the Welcome Back Assembly in August, I mentioned that our Communications Office is working hard to enhance communication strategies and seeking ways to improve communications.

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Zero-Waste Party Help

You can get dishes, cutlery and glasses; a waste sorting station; dishwashing service and advice from the Sustainability Office. All of this is provided free of charge for Dawson events.

The Sustainability Office has a Zero-Waste Event Checklist to help you plan.

Before planning a party, please contact Jenn de Vera at: or at ext. 4251.


Professional Development

Save the Date: Ped Days Jan. 13-14

Get inspired for the winter semester at Ped Days on Monday, Jan. 13 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, Jan. 14 from  9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. There will be a keynote speaker and workshops on both days to freshen your ideas and practices in the new year! Registration and more news coming soon.

Dawson Professional Theatre

The Bad Hamlet Opens Nov. 13 at 8 p.m.

The Professional Theatre Program of Dawson College presents The Bad Hamlet from Nov. 13- Nov. 23.

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Campus Life

Métis Celebration Nov. 21

The Third Annual Celebration of Métis Culture is happening on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Conrod’s.

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Make Your PDF’s, PowerPoints and Word docs Accessible

The Student AccessAbility Centre is offering workshops in 2E.15 for faculty and staff:

  • Creating Accessible PowerPoints:
    Wednesday, Nov. 20: 12:10 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
  • Creating Accessible PDFs:
    Friday, Nov. 22: 12:10 p.m. -12:50 p.m.
  • Microsoft Accessibility Checker in Word:
    Tuesday, Nov. 26: 12:10 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Please contact Rosie Arcuri ( or at ext. 1217), for any questions or to reserve. In the "Read More" link below, there is a short video about creating accessible Word documents.


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In the news/in social media

Environnement Jeunesse Featured Dawson’s Carbon Neutral Forever Initiative

Environnement Jeunesse, which organizes Cégep Vert, featured Dawson in a Nov. 7 article on their website and in their social media. The French-language feature covered how Dawson achieved carbon neutrality.  

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Get your merch on sale at PARC 1H.4

  • T-Shirt Bundles: $10 for 3
  • Tuques: $20
  • Under Armour Fitted Baseball Caps: $25

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If you have news to share that would be of interest to the employees of Dawson College, use the newsletter contribution form:

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Last Modified: November 12, 2019


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