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October 2020

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The VIRTUAL Open Studio Live Model (ZOOM)

Full year project

Back by popular demand, The VIRTUAL Open Studio Live Model project is an essential part of our students’ life drawing practice. It provides all students with an opportunity to practice their drawing skills and refine their observational abilities while drawing from live models. These weekly drawing sessions enables students and alumni to continue drawing during the summer…

CRC Robotics 2021

VIRTUAL! (Details to come) from February 18th to 20th, 2021

The Canadian Robotics Competition (CRC) is an annual event open to high schools and CEGEPS in the greater Montreal region. It is a multi-disciplinary event with the objective of building a robot, themed kiosk, website and short video. The 2019-2020 season will represent Dawson College’s tenth consecutive year participating. A growing number of students from various…

Welcome Back: Reach for the TOP 2020-2021

Full year project

(VIRTUAL!) Back by popular demand! Reach for the Top is a National Trivia League for senior highschool and CEGEP students. Teams of four compete against each other answering questions covering subjects related to highschool and CEGEP curricula and other general knowledge categories. Some Dawson students teams are set up and ready to compete. They will actively…

Last Modified: November 25, 2020