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#1 in Quebec for Dawson Blues Women’s Basketball Team

March 8th, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Dawson Blues women’s basketball team are Provincial Champions in the D1 Women’s RSEQ Conference Basketball! They won the final 75-60 against the Champlain St-Lambert Cavaliers after beating les Nomades du Collège Montmorency in the semi-final 72-57. Player of the final game was Roxane Makolo and the semi-final… Read More


Dawson grad and Foundation President Denis Coupal will keep you guessing in his debut novel BLINDSHOT

March 7th, 2019

“Two young brothers lose their father in a mysterious shooting, so they go to war for the truth.” This is how Dawson College Foundation’s President Denis Coupal (Pure & Applied Sciences, 1987) describes his debut novel, a murder mystery entitled BLINDSHOT. The book will be in stores March 16 and is already generating praise. “I… Read More


Passing of Ellen Howlett: Mother supported nursing students in memory of daughter, Anne-Marie

March 6th, 2019

There are many unsung heroes connected to Dawson who through their affiliation express a spirit of generosity and kindness that exemplifies all that is good, even when that affiliation has been borne of tragedy. One such person was Ellen Howlett, who sadly passed away peacefully on March 3, 2019. Mrs. Howlett and her family established… Read More


Gold medal win in ringette for Dawson student at Canada Games

February 27th, 2019

Playing ringette at a high level helps Laurence St-Denis give her best to everything in life, including her studies at Dawson College in the Law, Society and Justice profile within the Social Science Program. Last Friday, Feb. 22, Laurence gave her very best along with her Team Quebec teammates and they won the Gold Medal… Read More


Love in Action: student-led events to honour murdered and missing Indigenous women

February 18th, 2019

Thursday, February 14 was Valentine’s Day, a day set aside to celebrate love. A group of Dawson students opted to take the opportunity to raise awareness and honour the murdered and missing Indigineous women, girls and two-spirit people. The Centre for Gender Advocacy at Dawson, associating itself with a Canada-wide call to action to cast… Read More

Steven Pinker responds to question at Q & A with students at Dawson College Feb 6 2019

Steven Pinker remembers Dawson years, shares discoveries, ideas

February 15th, 2019

Eminent Harvard Prof. Steven Pinker (Class of 1973) came back to Dawson College on Feb. 6 to deliver a very personal lecture titled Reminiscences, Ideas and Discoveries as his gift to the College for the 50th anniversary. Dr. Pinker, professor and author, is celebrated as one of the most influential people in the world. His… Read More


Carbon Neutral Forever celebrated by community, two levels of government

February 12th, 2019

As the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, said when he visited on Friday, February 8, it’s nice to make funding announcements for infrastructure improvements, but it’s even better to come back once the improvements have been made and a whole community is reaping the benefits. Speaking on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister… Read More


Popular author and Harvard Prof. Steven Pinker comes home to Dawson for Social Science Week Feb. 6 to celebrate 50th

January 31st, 2019

Sign up on Dawson’s Connect page to view a complete video of his Dawson lecture. One of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World Today.” Author of Bill Gates’ favourite book, Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress (Viking 2018). Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. And graduate of Dawson… Read More


Director General Richard Filion presents challenges, new opportunities in Welcome address

January 22nd, 2019

Read the full address here: Winter 2019 Welcome Address


Farewell Patrick Woodsworth: a beacon of higher education

January 22nd, 2019

After a storied career in higher education, from his PhD studies in German at McGill University, to 25 years of service at Dawson College and five years at the helm of the Regroupement des collèges du Montréal métropolitain (RCMM), Dr. Patrick Harold Woodsworth, the former Director General of Dawson College, has passed away peacefully at… Read More

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