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Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020

#DawsonProud, Academic News, Homepage news

50 years of Women’s Studies

Greta Hofmann Nemiroff, a pioneer in Women's Studies in Canada and at Dawson College, was here March 6 for a panel discussion moderated by Pat Romano about Women's Studies. The other panelists were Shree Mulay (Memorial University) and Alanna Thain (McGill University). Click Read More to find out more about the beginnings of Women's Studies 50 years ago and the state of it today.

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Academic News, Homepage news, In the news/in social media, Sustainability

We have the tools and technology to fight climate change: Elizabeth May

On March 5, Elizabeth May gave a special lecture to Anna-Liisa Aunio's Environmental Seminar, which was moved to 3C.1 to allow over 200 students to attend. Elizabeth spoke about the urgent need to press the government to act on its commitment to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Click Read More for a news report about her talk.

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From the Director General, Well-being for all

Important message about COVID-19

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (Coronavirus):

***Fever***Cough*** Difficulty breathing***

Call 811 for advice from a health professional and please do not come to Dawson College or other public places.

Please continue to be vigilant about hand washing, cough and sneeze into your elbow, and discard used kleenex.

Schools and school employees across Quebec  have an important role to play in the prevention and management of the COVID-19 outbreak. Please take a few moments to read the information, provided by the Quebec Government in English and French in the Read More link.

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Dawson Foundation, Dawson Gives, Dawson Talent

Tickets now on sale for Artists in Bloom

Tickets are now on sale for Artists in Bloom April 16. Click Read More for all the details and a link to buy your tickets to our unique annual fundraiser benefiting Dawson Foundation's Educational Assessment Fund. These assessments will change the lives of students who require an evaluation to receive services from the AccessAbility Centre.

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#DawsonProud, Academic News, Dawson Grads, Dawson Talent, In the news/in social media

Special screening of Dawson alumni films March 27

Cinema-Communications is organizing a special screening of three films made by alumni that have been nominated or won major film prizes:

Oscar nomination in 2020 -  Brotherhood  directed by Meryam Joobeur (Cin|Com alumna)
Oscar nomination in 2019 - Fauve directed by Jeremy Comte; produced by Evren Boisjoli (Cin|Com alumnus)
2019 GRAND PRIX RPCÉ - FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINÉMA: ILA Da Rainha, directed by Kayla Fragman (ALC alumna)

Screening and discussion with the filmmakers: March 27 at 2:30 p.m. in 4C.1 

Dawson Gives

Help us replenish the Dawson Food Bank

We need your help to restock the Food Bank in the Financial Aid Office. Click Read More to see the list of needed items and drop off your donations in 4E.2.

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Dawson Gives

Women’s Day Raffle & Book Sale raised $940 for Chez Doris

The DSSU and the DTU sponsored a lunch to celebrate International Women's Day yesterday.

Through a book sale and raffle tickets, $940 was raised for Chez Doris! An enormous thank you to everyone who participated and to all those who attended the lunch! The raffle winners were:

Anne Marie DiMichele, Magda Mlek, Maureen MacMahon, Eliza Wood, Christina Parsons, Melaine Campbell, Carey-Ann Pawsey, Teresa Polgar, Kayla Smith, Patricia Yetman, Cristina Stanciu, Stacey Kennedy, Eva Helms, Yvonne Dudley, Santa Di Stefano, Richard Dugas, Louisa Hadley, Mona Leroux, Christine Layne, Ursula Cabral, Meng Rong, Melanie Matthews!

Thank you to our generous sponsors: Cavallaro Anjou, Club Soda, Dawson Bookstore, Blues Athletics, Theatre Department, Dawson Activity Club, Athletic Therapy, Michelle Lee, Gianna Smith, Kayla Smith, Melanie Matthews & Tory Jarvis. The photo is of original art created and donated by Melanie Matthews.

Awards Office

Call for nominations

The Awards Office is seeking nominations for the Bruno Mital ‘B’ Positive Award (1 recipient of $ 1,000) and the Paul Gallagher Award (3 recipients of $500 each). Click Read More for all the details and links to nominate plus a link to serve on an Awards Selection Committee.

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Faculty Hub, Peace Centre, Workshops

Resistance, Resilience and Beyond workshop by Cathy Richardson March 24

Dr. Cathy Richardson will be presenting her 1.5 hour workshop, “Resistance, Resilience and Beyond,” March 24 at noon as part of the Warren G Flowers Art Gallery’s Resistance and Resilience Series, and sponsored by the Peace Centre and the Faculty Hub. Click Read More for the details and a link to register.

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Dawson Remembers, Milestones

R.I.P. Mary Wawrzetz

We regret to inform you that Mary Wawrzetz passed away suddenly on February 27. She had worked at Dawson College from 1980 until her retirement in 2016. Mary was a valued member of the College management team and served as the Bookstore Manager for several years.

Board, From the Director General

Revised Strategic Plan online

The revised Strategic Plan is now online. Click Read More to get to the Strategic Plan web page with a link to the full document in pdf format.

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Academic News

Call for student robotics projects at CICan: March 22 deadline

Seeking students to show their robotics projects at the CICan annual conference this May. Deadline for students to apply is March 22. Click Read More for more information and for a pdf document from the organizing committee with the details.

Read More - Call for student robotics projects at CICan: March 22 deadline


DawsonITE Newsletter # 460

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

  • Exploring Pedagogically Sound Practices for the Use of Smartphones
  • Some of the Best Content Curation Tools for Teachers and Students
  • How Innovations in Voice Technology Are Reshaping Education

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