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Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

#DawsonProud, Academic News, Postcards

Dawson delegation at North American Model U.N.

Chris Bourne (Political Science) sent this photo as a postcard from Toronto, where he and Caroline Chochol (Psychology), brought a delegation of 34 Dawson students to attend the North American Model UN Feb. 20-23. Click Read More to read the "postcard" from Chris.

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#DawsonProud, Academic News, Communications Office, Faculty Hub, In the news/in social media

Active learning at Dawson shared across Quebec

Dawson College teachers Selma Hamdani (Psychology) and Yann Brouillette (Chemistry) share their experience with the innovative pedagogy of active learning and the peer support of the Dawson Active Learning Community (DALC) in a new video requested by the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur.

The video was produced as a knowledge sharing initiative to benefit CEGEP teachers, pedagogical counsellors and administrators across Quebec. Click Read More for the full news, links to the video in English and French and to the revamped DALC webpage.

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Academic News, Sustainability

Elizabeth May speaking at Dawson March 5

Lifelong environmental activist and former Green Party leader Elizabeth May will be at Dawson March 5. All the details in Read More link.

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Academic News, Events

Special Women’s/ Gender Studies Event March 6

Women’s/Gender Studies Certificate Founder Greta Hofmann Nemiroff (centre photo) will be back at Dawson March 6 for a panel discussion about the state of Women's/Gender Studies. Click Read More for the details.

Read More - Special Women’s/ Gender Studies Event March 6

#DawsonProud, Milestones

Maureen MacMahon inducted into the Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame

Teacher Maureen MacMahon (Physiotherapy Technology) was inducted into the Canadian Rugby Hall of Fame on Feb. 21. Click Read More to see the Rugby Canada write-up about Maureen.

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Campus Life, Dawson Gives, Well-being for all

Give blood today and tomorrow at Dawson

Every 80 seconds, someone in Quebec needs blood.

Your blood may be needed by someone who has had an accident, is having  surgery or is being treated for an illness: 1,000 donations of blood are needed every day. Donate blood today and tomorrow at Dawson College in 3C.1: 

Tuesday, Feb. 25: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 26: 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Human Resources

Tax slips ready

Current and former employees of Dawson College can obtain their tax slips (T4, T4A and Relevé 1) through Omnivox for the 2019 taxation year. Look for My Omnivox Services on the left column and select Tax receipts - T4 and Relevé 1. Click Read More to get to the Omnivox sign in page.

Read More - Tax slips ready

Academic News, Events

Fireside chat with U.S. Consul General Feb. 27

The United States Consul General in Montreal, Robert W. Thomas, will speak at Dawson Feb. 27 about the U.S. perspective on global issues, and students will have the opportunity to ask questions. All are welcome to attend. Click Read More for the details.

Read More - Fireside chat with U.S. Consul General Feb. 27

Dawson Talent, Off campus events

40-year installation of Lise-Hélène Larin at CVM

Teacher Lise-Hélène Larin (Fine Arts) is now showing FORÊT/PARADIGME 2020 at the Agora of Cégep du Vieux Montréal (255 Ontario East) until March 13. Click Read More to read what Lise-Hélène says about her work.

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Campus Life

Wear your Pink Shirt Feb. 26

Get out your Pink Shirt! Tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day. CLL invites everyone to join people across Canada who are standing up to bullying on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Come to the Upper Atrium and write a message of kindness on a tiny pink t-shirt card. In exchange, you will receive an "Always Be Kind" pin and a coupon for pink cotton candy to sweeten your day.

Communications Office, Dawson Foundation, Dawson Gives, Dawson Talent, Events

Artists in Bloom is April 16

Save the Date! The 23rd edition of Artists in Bloom will take place April 16 at 6 p.m. in 3C.1. Click Read More for more info.

Read More - Artists in Bloom is April 16

DawsonAI, Faculty Hub

Privacy and AI consultations Feb. 28 and March 6 at Dawson

Contribute your thoughts to the discussion around privacy and AI. DawsonAI is hosting two discussion groups in order to provide a response to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada's consultation on their proposals for ensuring appropriate regulation of AI.

Read More - Privacy and AI consultations Feb. 28 and March 6 at Dawson

Campus Life, Communications Office, Events

Hop on the Dawson bus in the St. Patrick’s Parade

Enjoy the music and merriment of the Dawson College bus in the St. Patrick's Parade on Sunday, March 22!

Sign up in Omnivox > Student Services > St. Patrick’s Day Parade RSVP. 

Read More - Hop on the Dawson bus in the St. Patrick’s Parade

Policy on Sexual Violence

Procedures for Sexual Violence Policy now online

The Sexual Violence Policy webpage has now been completed with two procedures documents that lay out how to respond to employee or student disclosures, reports and complaints of sexual violence. Please take 10 minutes to review the procedures. There is a primary contact for employees and a different primary contact for students. In the case of an emergency, click here for who to call and what to do.

PARC, Perks for Dawson Employees, Promotional, Well-being for all

Only $20/month for PARC

Joining PARC is only $20/month for the remaining season. Your modest investment in your health will get you access to 10 classes, open gym periods to play badminton, volleyball and soccer, and access to two weight rooms with weights and cardio machines, such as spinning machines and treadmills. For the complete offering and info on joining, click Read More.

Read More - Only $20/month for PARC

Communications Office, Events

Convocation is set for June 23

This year’s Convocation will be Tuesday, June 23. There will be two graduation ceremonies at 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. at Place Des Arts in Théâtre Maisonneuve. More information to come!

Email convocation@dawsoncollege.qc.ca with any queries.

Academic News, Faculty Hub

Friday deadline for WID Fellows

Friday is the deadline for applying to be a Faculty Writing Fellow. Click Read More for all the details.

Read More - Friday deadline for WID Fellows

#DawsonProud, Academic News, Communications Office, In the news/in social media

Our Loran Scholar featured in La Presse

Our Loran Scholar Margaux Roncière was featured in La Presse Feb. 20. Click Read More for a link to the article.

Read More - Our Loran Scholar featured in La Presse

DawsonITE

DawsonITE Newsletter # 458

DawsonITE is your weekly curated news related to IT and Education prepared by Dawson's Rafael Scapin. In this issue:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Education: where are the educators?
  • Some Good Platforms for Educational Documentaries
  • 3 Reasons Students Procrastinate — and How to Help Them Stop

Read More - DawsonITE Newsletter # 458

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Last Modified: February 25, 2020

 

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