SSAP Projects


October 21, 2021

Visit at the Musee des Hospitalieres (Hotel-Dieu)

Student’s taking part in the Outcasts and Minorities in Québec History course have the opportunity to visit The Musée des Hospitallers of the Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal at the end of October. The focus in this course is on groups of women who renounced motherhood and decided take the veil. During this visit, the students will be introduced...


May 13th - 28th, 2019

Malaga Spanish Internship Trip

This is a two-week Spanish-language travel–internship experience in May 2019 that will provide Dawson students from Modern Languages and other Dawson programs with the opportunity to use Spanish in a real-life work environment. Students will also take language courses to improve their Spanish and they will be introduced to Spain’s vibrant culture. Students will have...
May 9th, 2019

Liberal Arts Anthology 2019

The Liberal Arts Anthology is an annual project culminating in the publication of essays, short stories, poems, photographs, drawings, etc. by 1st & 2nd year students in the program. The project is run entirely by students (planning, coordinating collaborators, editing, desktop publishing). The Anthology project contributes to student success in that it gives students the...
April 11th - 11th, 2019

Saint Henri Walking Tour 2019 : Mapping Stories of Shaughnessy Village

The Walking Tour of St. Henri is an opportunity for students to step outside the classroom and to consider key concepts in geography in relation to their physical surroundings. The tour weaves together historical events and contemporary conversations, focusing on issues of urban planning, inequality, housing, gentrification, community-building and activism in the neighborhood of St....
April 2nd, 2019

LJS Trip to National Assembly 2019

Students from the Law, Society and Justice Profile will visit the National Assembly in Quebec City. Students will observe Question Period, and meet with members of all Quebec political parties. During these activities, students will have a Profile lunch together in Quebec. The trip relates directly to the theme of the Profile in that students...
April 1st, 2019

Visit to Old Prison of Trois Rivières w2019

History students will visit the old prison of Trois-Rivières built in 1822-1823 which is now part of the musée québécois de culture populaire. The visit includes a group session with an ex-convict who will describe the harsh reality of prison life in the 1970s and 1980s, just before the prison closed its doors. The visit...
April 1st, 2019

CRLT Sensational Networking – Navigating Business Functions

This is a combined project between 391-652-DW (Integrative Seminar- 3rd year) and 391-525-DW (principles of fundraising – 2nd year) Classes. We have a guest speaker from Nk Consultants who will present an interactive workshop on topics related to managing a networking event and having confidence in entering and exiting a room /group with grace, introducing...
March 28th, 2019

Social Service KAIROS Blanket Exercise

The  KAIROS-Blanket-Exercise_History has proven to be extremely successful as an activity for students to understand the history of Indigenous dispossession and struggle in Canada and to reflect on the intergenerational impact of colonization on individuals, families, and communities. It is an experiential exercise that fully engages all participants in a process of connecting with a reality, not...
March 26th, 2019

Trip to Canadian War Museum 2019

The Canadian War Museum is Canada’s national museum of military history and one of the world’s most respected museums for the study and understanding of armed conflict. History students will visit the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on March 26th, 2019. They will have a guided tour of the highlights of the museum and they...

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