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2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Durham College (DC), one of the first colleges established under the Ontario college system. The college has come a long way since 1967. From 16 portable classrooms and 205 students to more than 30,000 students, campuses in Oshawa and Whitby and a learning site in Pickering, DC has been meeting the changing needs of students, industry and government for almost five decades.

As our 50th anniversary unfolds, we will be posting news, updates and event information right here on this site. There will also be an opportunity to share stories and photos about amazing starts that began at DC. More information on our 50th anniversary is also available through your favourite social media platforms too including TwitterFacebook and Instagram using #DC50.

We’ve planned a lot of amazing things and you won’t want to miss any of it. So check in and connect often to see what’s happening at DC and to see how other students, alumni, employees, retirees and members of the community are celebrating.

The Start of Something Amazing starts here.

Amazing videos

View a collection of 50th Anniversary inspired videos, check back often as we will continue to add new videos.

If you’d like to join us in celebrating the start of something amazing use the form below to submit a link or file to your personal 50th inspired video.

Featured Alumni

Kiwesi Brown

Kiwesi Brown

In May 2015, Durham College (DC) alumnus Kiwesi Brown joined an elite group of his colleagues at TD Bank Group (TD) when he received the organization’s annual Vision in Action Award of Distinction. A 2004 graduate of DC’s Computer Technology Systems program, Brown joined TD as an IT analyst in 2010 and quickly developed a reputation for delivering superior service to his fellow employees while managing a variety of end-user requests, incidents and problems related to the bank’s IT network. The Vision in Action Award of Distinction recognizes the contributions of outstanding employees who consistently demonstrate all seven of TD’s [Read more]

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