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DC Alumni Association sells out first-ever etiquette dinner

A sold-out crowd of current Durham College (DC) students and alumni attended the first-ever etiquette dinner hosted by the Alumni Association on November 10. Taking place at Bistro ’67, Fatima De Valentin, an etiquette consultant, walked guests through a full three-course meal with tips and dos and don’ts, for a fun-filled social learning experience.

“The [...]

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Campus Holiday Food Drive provides support for students this holiday season

The annual campus Holiday Food Drive kicks off today and runs until Friday, December 19. Helping to feed many Durham College (DC) and University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) student families in need over the holidays, this special campaign is a joint fundraiser between DC and UOIT in partnership with the Student Association and [...]

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David Milgaard speaks to students at Durham College
David Milgaard, advocate for the wrongly convicted, shared his story at Durham College

Durham College’s (DC) School of Interdisciplinary Studies & Employment Services welcomed more than 500 students, faculty and staff to a presentation by David Milgaard, advocate for the wrongly convicted, at the college’s Oshawa campus on November 5. His visit is an example of the college’s ongoing efforts to bring speakers to campus related directly to [...]

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New Piano in the Pit, Durham College
Music and art collide in the Pit

Many of Durham College’s (DC) students, faculty and staff have heard its beautiful music and seen its incredible artwork, but who knows where the piano in the Pit came from and who had the fun task of making it so unique?

DC’s own Debbie White from the Human Resources department, and her family, graciously donated [...]

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Justin Trudeau visits Durham College
Justin Trudeau visits DC Whitby campus for student Q-and-A session

With Durham College welcoming visits from politicians at all levels of government to provide students with the opportunity to engage in the issues that matter to them, the college hosted Justin Trudeau, member of Parliament (MP) and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, at the Whitby campus on September 25 where he held a Q-and-A [...]

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DC's student green team
Help make DC green – join the Green Team

Durham College’s (DC) Sustainability Committee, which formed in 2011, has a mandate to promote awareness, understanding and the practice of environmental, social and economic stability at DC. As part of this initiative, the newly formed Green Team is providing students with the opportunity to contribute towards the development of creative ideas and solutions aimed at [...]

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International student orientation 2014
DC welcomes more than 200 new international students

At Durham College (DC), the student experience comes first, something 200 new international students from 22 countries learned first-hand during the college’s international orientation sessions on Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29. Don Lovisa, president, and Nevzat Gurmen, vice-president, Corporate Services and chief financial officer, welcomed the diverse group as they began their journey [...]

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Student Orientation activities
Orientation events prepare students for success

The end of summer is just around the corner and for new college students, embracing fall’s arrival can mean embracing a whole new world come September. In an effort to help ease the transition from summer relaxation to school concentration for its thousands of new first-year students, Durham College (DC) offers a variety of different [...]

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Con Ed summer camps for kids
Let your children’s creativity soar — DC’s Continuing Education summer camps return!

The sun is shining, the birds are singing and school is almost done. That could only mean one thing — it’s time for Durham College’s (DC) Summer Camps to get underway.

Offered through the School of Continuing Education, these week-long programs provide a fun, innovative and stimulating environment where children aged 7 to 14 can [...]

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DC summer sport camps
It’s a home run – DC’s summer sports camps are back

Summer is almost here and that means Durham College’s (DC) summer sports camps are about to jump into high gear!

Utilizing the state-of-the-art sports facilities available on campus, campers aged 7 to 17 will have the opportunity to enhance their skills with the help of head coaches from DC varsity teams, local high schools and [...]

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