SSAP Projects


December 3, 2021

Media Night Fall 2021

Media Night is a public event at the Dawson Theater that showcases films and other media-related projects made by students in the Cinema & Communications Profile and the Art’s, Literature and Communication’s program at the end of term. Parents, teachers, colleagues and friends attend the event. This year due to limited seating capacity we will...
Full Year
November 20th, 2021

“Unfold” the ALC Festival 2021-22

Unfold, the title and theme of this year’s ALC Festival presents creative works by students in the ALC program made in the first semester of in-person learning since March 2020. To unfold is to smooth surfaces, to disclose what is or has been hidden from view, to reveal secrets and potentials. Unfold celebrates the opening...
October 28th, 2021

Interview with Community Activist Mostafa Henaway

Students in “Applied Geography” (teacher Sarah Louise Kendall), conducted and recorded a class-wide interview with Mostafa Henaway of the Immigrant Workers Center, about the intersections of essential work and immigration in Montreal. After the interview, the students transcribed and edited excerpts of this interview to help produce their own  written and audio journalism story about...
Full Year
October 27th, 2021 - May 20th, 2022

Open Studio Life Drawing Weekly Drawing Sessions

The Monday evening Open Studio Life Drawing is a tradition that is open to all Dawson Arts Students and Faculty. These weekly drawing sessions are a place for students to avail themselves after class time to refine their handling of drawing materials, hone their observational skills, and enhance their drawing techniques as the observe from...
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...
October 20th, 2021

Guest Talk: Gold Mining with Community Activist Sakura Saunders

In conversation with guest speaker Sakura Saunders, students in “Environmental Issues” learned about the social and environmental impacts of Canada’s gold mining industry and community-based resistance in Canada and abroad. Saunders is a leading environmental justice and Indigenous solidarity activist and a co-founder of the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network.
Full Year
October 20th, 2021 - February 1st, 2022

CRISPR Project

Biochemistry Club for Enriched Science students learn about the CRISPR technology by having hands on experience in the lab using CRISPR kits.
Full Year
October 5th, 2021 - March 12th, 2022

CRC Robotics 2022

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 2021-2022 season will represent Dawson College’s eleventh year participating. A growing number of students from various...
September 1st - November 1st, 2021

Reconciliation & Resurgence

SSAP was happy to sponsor some of the Reconciliation & Resurgence F2021 events including the student’s in class Blanket Exercises and Kanien’keha:ka storytelling with Elder Niioie:ren Patton, The Corn Husk Doll Story.

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