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Dawson student is a Loran finalist

January 25th, 2024

Out of a pool of over 5,200 applicants, Dawson General Social Science student Delice Betukumesu is one of 90 young Canadians selected as a Loran Finalist for the class of 2024. In their press release, the Loran Scholars Foundation said these students “have demonstrated their intrinsic drive to step up in the face of challenges…

Street art mural created by students brightens up hallway

January 25th, 2024

Twenty-four students took part in a street art mural project in December at Dawson. Their work has added colour, beauty and a youthful feel to the 2C hallway, which houses the student clubs. This art project was fully funded by Equitas, a nongovernmental organization based in Montreal that works to advance human rights in Canada…

Meet the first recipients of the Mahsa Amini Scholarship

January 25th, 2024

Tara Balador and Chloe Jung are the first two recipients of the new Mahsa Amini Scholarship, which was presented by Candice Zhong of the Dawson Student Union at the Fall Awards Night Nov. 30. The Mahsa Amini Scholarship aims to help international and refugee students at Dawson who are affected by conflict and in need…

$40,000 in grants from the Dawson Foundation for 14 projects

January 25th, 2024

An interesting assortment of projects to benefit Dawson students in all programs was selected for grants by the Student Academic Enrichment Fund committee. A total of 14 projects received full or partial funding for projects that will take place over the next two semesters. Dawson College Model United Nations received the largest grant: $7,000. A…

Interview with Bahar Taheri – Oneness

November 30th, 2023

Bahar Taheri is an Iranian-Canadian visual artist and a faculty member of the Fine Arts Department here at Dawson College. Her current exhibition, Oneness, features paintings, a video projection with a musical composition, and complex digital prints at the Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery until Dec. 2. On a recent Thursday evening, a visual arts…

Industrial Design students win provincial design competition

November 30th, 2023

Four Dawson students in the Industrial Design Program won first place in the provincial Odysée de l’objet en 48 heures competition for college students across Quebec held Nov. 10-11-12 at Université de Montréal. Industrial Design Program Coordinator Carlos Carpintero says it is the second year in a row that Dawson students topped the competition. The…

DC Model UN delegates “gaveled” and received honourable mentions at SSUNS

November 30th, 2023

The Dawson College Model UN (DCMUN) team had a great experience at the Secondary Schools’ United Nations Symposium (SSUNS) conference hosted by McGill University Nov. 9-12. Gaveling is the highest award in the Model UN world and three Dawson students gaveled and others received honourable mentions: Olivier Lamoureux (Law, Society & Justice – Social Science):…

Two new awards to be presented at Fall Awards Night

November 30th, 2023

Dawson College is holding our annual Fall Awards Night on Nov. 30. “We will celebrate our students who are committed, perseverant, hard-working, caring and kind,” said Academic Dean Leanne Bennett. “The achievement of our students is our collective achievement- the ultimate result of the dedication of our teachers, support staff, professionals and managers and is,…

Internship: The Bridge from Campus to Career

November 30th, 2023

You have probably never heard of Victoria Christensen. Why would you? She’s not a graduate of Dawson College but of the Washington State University College of Nursing. So why are we mentioning her name? Victoria was the subject of a documentary film that chronicles the experience of a nursing student who entered a baccalaureate program using…

Great year for the Dawson Foundation

November 30th, 2023

Twenty projects to benefit students received funding in 2023 thanks to new funding available from the Dawson Foundation. The new Student Academic Enrichment Fund (SAEF) received applications and provided funding for projects in the Winter and Fall 2023 semesters. Several projects would never have taken place without the new SAEF. “Students, their teachers and the…

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