Welcome Days 2020

Schedule For New Students

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020 (10:00 a.m. via pre-recorded presentation)

  • Sector: SOCIAL SCIENCE & BUSINESS RELATED TECHNOLOGIES (SSBT)
  • Dean: Isabelle Carrier
  • Assistant Dean: Mylène Saucier

Plenary Session: (15 minutes)

  • Message of Welcome from the Director General, Richard Filion
  • Message from the Director of Student Services
  • Message from the Sector Dean – Isabelle Carrier
  • Message from the First Year Student Office

Program Specific Information Sessions: – 10:15 a.m.

Program
Presenter(s)
Format
Business Administration Fabienne Cyrius (chair) Zoom meeting
Accounting & Management Rosario Lo Raso (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Marketing and Management Nick Papatheodorakos (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Computer Science Technology Jaya Nilakantan (chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
CRLT Heather Martin (co-chair) Zoom meeting
CRLT Sarah Cartier (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Social Services Vanessa Robillard (chair) Zoom meeting
Liberal Arts Beverly Sing (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Social Science Cynthia J. Martin (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Child Studies Elliott Kerr (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Commerce Phil Ghayad (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Environmental Studies Anna-Liisa Aunio (coordinator) Zoom meeting
International Business Charles-Albert Ramsay (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Law, Society & Justice Christopher Bourne (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
North South Studies Gisela Frias (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Psychology Selma Hamdani (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Psychology/Anthropology Madeleine Côté (chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Travel & Tourism Anna-Liisa Aunio (coordinator) Zoom meeting

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (10:00 a.m. via pre-recorded presentation)

  • Sector: SCIENCE, MEDICAL STUDIES & ENGINEERING (SMSE)
  • Dean: Leanne Bennett
  • Assistant Dean: Maxwell Jones

Plenary Session: (15 minutes)

  • Message of Welcome from the Director General, Richard Filion
  • Message from the Director of Student Services
  • Message from the Sector Dean – Leanne Bennett
  • Message from the First Year Student Office

Program Specific Information Sessions: – 10:15 a.m.

Program
Presenter(s)
Format
Biomedical Laboratory Tech. Paraskevi Siandris (Vivan) (chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Biomedical Laboratory Tech. Penny Smith (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Laboratory Tech. Chemistry Silja Maknen (chair) Zoom meeting
Laboratory Tech. Chemistry Nicolas Duxin (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Civil Engineering Tech. Michael Dellar (co-chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Civil Engineering Tech. Caroline Harvey (co-chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Diagnostic Imaging Vittoria Fusco (co-chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Diagnostic Imaging Heidi Gumbley (co-chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Electronic Tech. Jimmy Plaitis (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Electronic Tech. John Veroutsos (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Mechanical Engineering Tech. Darren Narine (chair) Zoom meeting
Nursing Catherine Moore (chair) Zoom meeting
Nursing Sherry McMillan (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Physiotherapy Technology Mark Mattei (chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Radiation Oncology Jocelyne Napias-Pfeiffer (chair) Zoom meeting
Radiation Oncology Giovanna Miceli (co-coordinator) Zoom meeting
Health Sciences Jonathon Sumner (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Pure & Applied Sciences Jonathon Sumner (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Developmental Science Sameer Bhatnagar (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Environmental Science Brian Mader (co-coordinator) Zoom meeting
Environmental Science Tonia DeBellis (co-coordinator) Zoom meeting
Exploration Science Sameer Bhatnagar (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Enriched Science (Health) Chris Whittaker (co-coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Enriched Science (Pure & Applied) Carmen Leung (co-coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation

Thursday, August 27, 2020 (10:00 a.m. via pre-recorded presentation)

  • Sector: CREATIVE & APPLIED ARTS (CAA)
  • Dean: Andrea Cole
  • Assistant Dean: Wolfgang Krotter

Plenary Session: (15 minutes)

  • Message of Welcome from the Director General, Richard Filion
  • Message from the Director of Student Services
  • Message from the Sector Dean – Andrea Cole
  • Message from the First Year Student Office

Program Specific Information Sessions: – 10:15 a.m.

Program
Presenter(s)
Format
3D Animation & Computer Generated Imagery Charles Le Guen (chair) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Cinema & Communications Jesse Hunter (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Cinema & Communications Cheryl Simon (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Cinema & Communications Dipti Gupta (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Graphic Design François Martin (chair) Zoom meeting
Graphic Design Gyula Gefin (Assistant chair) Zoom meeting
Illustration Chantal Chapson (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Illustration Pauline Fresco (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Industrial Design Michel Séguin (chair) No Program Specific Presentation
Interior Design Kurt Holfeld (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Interior Design Anne-Marie Legault (co-chair) Zoom meeting
Modern Languages Helen Karanika (chair) Zoom meeting
Modern Languages Sebastien Doderlein (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Professional Theatre Judith Beny (chair) On-campus: August 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Professional Photography Laurel Breidon (chair & coordinator) Zoom meeting
Arts & Culture Robert Stephens (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Interactive Media Arts Bérengère Marin-DuBuard (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Literature Pauline Morel (coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Studio Arts Julianna Joos (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Journeys Francesca Roy (co-coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Journeys Pauline Morel (co-coordinator) Pre-Recorded Presentation
Visual Arts Rachel Echenberg (coordinator) Zoom meeting
Note

Students wishing to ask a question following the Program Specific Information Session can do so by going to the “My Dawson Portal” on Omnivox, and from the menu on the left hand side of the page under the section marked “Welcome Week” select “Questions for your Program Coordinator”. Students will then be able to submit their written question which will automatically forwarded to the coordinator who will answer within the shortest possible delay.



Last Modified: August 27, 2020