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Appointment of New Academic Dean

June 10th, 2014

At the Board of Governors meeting of Monday, June 9, Diane Gauvin was unanimously approved as the new Academic Dean (as per clause 4.11 of Bylaw 1) for a five-year term commencing November 15, 2014. She will take up her duties in the interim as outgoing Academic Dean Robert Kavanagh winds down toward his retirement…

Dawson launches first Indiegogo funding initiative: SPONSOR A SEEDLING

June 10th, 2014

It’s finally here – our Sponsor-A-Seedling IndieGogo campaign to raise funds for the Dawson Gardens Rooftop Project is officially launching today! All of us who are involved in this project are really excited to be beginning this fundraiser, and are hoping for as much community enthusiasm as possible. Please take a look at our IndieGogo…

Innovative way to recycle skateboard decks

June 6th, 2014

Industrial Design student Nicholas Parent has won the Sustainable Design Award and a scholarship of $2,500 for Boardslide, a wall bracket system that can be used as a skateboard holder or can mount and reuse old skateboard decks as shelves. Some 2 million skateboard decks are landfilled each year. Parent says his design not only…

Illustration & Design grads take !Q awards by storm

June 6th, 2014

We are on a roll. Two graduates of Illustration & Design have captured top prizes at the annual Illustration Quebec competition. Antonio Junior Luzano was presented with the !Q award 2014 to highlight work excellence (left) and Annabelle Hauffe (right) with the !Q People’s Choice Award 2014. Congrats! Below is the work of the two…

Dawson College multidisciplinary team wins second place during the local 24-hours of Innovation Competition

June 4th, 2014

The 24-hours of innovation challenge is a competition originating in France that challenges participants to propose solutions to problems presented by the community, industry or universities. This year’s challenges included engineering, design and quality of life challenges. Teams of 5 to 10 participants work together over a 24-hour period to prepare a proposal and pitch…

We are happy from Dawson College

May 13th, 2014

Congratulations to students Kento Takata (CRLT) and Victor Lewis (Cinema, Video & Communications) who created Dawson’s own version of the Happy video. Kento and Victor planned, recruited volunteers, filmed and edited this video in only 10 days and couldn’t have done it without all the student and faculty volunteers who took part in the video….

Dawson’s Ecological Garden receives biodiversity certification

May 7th, 2014

A huge thanks goes out to the thousand volunteers from the Dawson Community who helped make the Ecological Peace Garden a reality. It has just been designated a biodiversity garden, a bird garden and a monarch oasis by Espace pour la vie Montréal. A list of criteria set out by Espace pour la vie’s specialists…


Dawson captures prize in Science, on tourne!

May 5th, 2014

The Fédération des cégeps awarded its Prix du mérite to Keven Chan and Cristian David, students in Mechanical Engineering Technology, at the provincial final of 22nd annual science competition Science, on tourne! held this past weekend at Vanier College. Valued at $1,000 the award recognizes the team that submitted the best oral presentation, performance and…

New Dean of Academic Systems

April 15th, 2014

At a special meeting of the Executive Committee of the Board of Governors on Monday, April 14, Carmela Gumelli was approved as the new Dean of Academic Systems upon unanimous recommendation of the Selection Committee. Carmela began at the College in July 2005 in a replacement position which she went on to fill permanently as…

Happy is a way of life

April 15th, 2014

Dawson College will be hosting the launch event of Sustainable Happiness tonight to raise funds for the world’s first Sustainable Happiness scholarship and to announce a certificate that will be offered at Dawson College. Partners Dawson College, CCS Community Services and the Earthvalues Institute will sponsor the pilot certificate course in May to educate a…

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