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Tuesday, May. 19, 2020

#DawsonProud, Dawson Foundation, Dawson Gives, Dawson Talent

Lean on Me by the Dawson Blues Band

The Dawson Blues Band presents Lean on Me, their first video. It features the contributions of a dozen Dawson employees who would like to cheer you.

You can show your appreciation by supporting our students with a donation to the Dawson College Foundation's COVID-19 Student Financial Aid Fund.

Go to the video and turn on the sound in the Read More link.

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#DawsonProud, Academic News, Dawson Grads, Homepage news

Diagnostic Imaging students graduated early and now working on COVID frontlines

Grateful, surreal, overjoyed, bittersweet are some of the words that new graduates of the Diagnostic Imaging Program at Dawson College used to describe their feelings about graduating early during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click Read More for the homepage news story featuring three of our newest graduates.

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Academic News, Events, Homepage news, S.P.A.C.E.

ScienceFest Conference a Virtual Experience for students in 2020

ScienceFest is an annual conference celebrating the knowledge, creativity and passion for learning science of Dawson College students. The 6th annual edition took place on Zoom this year.

Click Read More for the homepage story.

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Well-being for all

Dawson community recipes: Caesar Salad shared by Kurt Holfeld

Several people have responded to the call to share recipes. We will share them in upcoming editions of D News.

Please continue to share your favourite recipes and the stories behind them. Use the Submit News form or email Christina .

The first person to respond was Kurt Holfeld. Click Read More to get his Dad's famous Caesar Salad Recipe.

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Milestones

Mylène Saucier appointed Assistant Dean of SSBT

Mylène Saucier began her new position as Assistant Dean of Social Science and Business Technologies at the end of March. Prior to taking on this new role, Mylène had been a teacher in the Physiotherapy Technology program.

Click Read More for the complete appointment news.

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Dawson Blues, Milestones

Kayla Tutino is new head coach for women’s hockey

Kayla Tutino became the new head coach of the Dawson Blues Division 1 Women’s Hockey Team in mid-April but has not had the chance to meet her players yet.

Read more about Kayla and her team by clicking Read More.

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#DawsonProud, Faculty Hub

Ian MacKenzie wins SALTISE award

Ian MacKenzie (English) was honoured with the 2020 SALTISE Best Practice & Pedagogical Innovators Award. Ian was nominated for his work as founder and director of Dawson’s Writing in the Disciplines (WID). Ian has inspired, guided and supported faculty across 28 different departments, and has been a leader within the Learning Communities at Dawson College. The award is given annually at the SALTISE conference. There will be a feature about Ian and this great achievement coming soon on the Dawson College website and in D News.

SALTISE will acknowledge Ian and the other awardees within the pages of a Conference Program/Proceedings. SALTISE will distribute this souvenir publication. If you are not already on the SALTISE newsletter mailing list, send an email.

Sustainability, Well-being for all

400 seedlings planted last week

On May 13, spring came to Dawson College! A large order of 400 seedlings arrived for the Theatre Garden, which is outside the Dawson College Theatre on the Atwater side of the campus.

Jennifer de Vera and Megan Jutras of the Sustainability Office planted 400 plants including leafy greens, herbs and edible flowers.

This week they will continue planting peas, beans, radish, beets and carrots.

In the news/in social media

Chris Whittaker and Michelle Smith on Daybreak

Chris Whittaker (Physics) and Michelle Smith (Cinema-Communications; Journeys) were interviewed by Mike Finnerty on May 13 on CBC Radio's Daybreak. Click Read More to listen to the segment and hear their thoughts about CEGEP remaining mostly online.

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In the news/in social media

Anick Legault of Adaptech on Radio Canada

Anick Legault (Psychology) was interviewed on Radio Canada's morning program on May 18 about the use of mobile phones for online learning. Click Read More to listen to the segment.

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Milestones

Émilie Robert is new director of research at CRISPESH

On May 11, Émilie Robert began her new position as Director of Research and Transfer at CRISPESH, a CCTT (College Centre for the Transfer of Technologies) at Dawson College in partnership with the Cégep du Vieux Montréal that is unique in Quebec.  The focus of our CCTT is on conducting applied research to improve the lives of people living in a disabling situation.

Émilie holds a doctorate in Public Health from Université de Montréal, and has dedicated a great part of her life to improving conditions for people in vulnerable situations. She has a background in international development and expertise in public health, knowledge sharing and collaborative evaluation.

To read more about Émilie on the CRISPESH website, click Read More.

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Faculty Hub

Faculty Hub highlights

Come visit the Hub in the Read More link.

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#DawsonProud, Dawson Professional Theatre, Events

Save the date: “Masques” to be livestreamed May 29

The Professional Theatre Department welcomes you to attend Masques, written and performed by the graduating students. A vocal masque is a style of performance in which one actor plays multiple characters, telling an original story. This event will be live-streamed May 29 at 7:30 p.m.

A link to the performances will be published on Dawson’s Professional Theatre Facebook page, closer to the date

For more information: lesau@dawsoncollege.qc.ca

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DawsonITE

DawsonITE Newsletter # 470

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

  • Hybrid model: The new normal for education will be a mix of online and in-person classes
  • What Post-COVID Schools Could Look Like—Starting This Fall
  • Write-on Video: A Video Editor to Plan and Edit Videos For Your Classes

Read More - DawsonITE Newsletter # 470

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Last Modified: May 19, 2020

 

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