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Teacher and students in the Centre for Integrated Justice Studies (CIJS).
CIJS rolls out new branding and refreshed website

The Centre for Integrated Justice Studies (CIJS), a training function of Durham College’s (DC) School of Justice & Emergency Services, is pleased to announce it has new, dedicated branding and an updated, user-friendly website format.

Visit to check out unique seminars and workshops developed to give DC students a competitive edge in preparing them [...]

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Campus Master Plan Open House October 20

Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) are working on a Campus Master Plan (CMP) designed to address the future expansion and needs of both institutions.

As part of the planning process, DC and UOIT invite students, faculty, staff and the public to attend an Open House on Monday, October [...]

DC presented with a Diversity & Immigration Champion Award.
DC recognized with Diversity & Immigration Champion Award

Durham College (DC) was recognized for its commitment to diversity on October 8 when it was presented with a Diversity & Immigration Champion Award by the Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council (LDIPC).

DC President Don Lovisa and Ron Chatteron, chair of the DC Board of Governors (BOG), accepted the award, which recognizes individuals and [...]

DC welcomes Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Whitby campus

On October 9 Durham College (DC) had the opportunity to host Prime Minister (PM) Stephen Harper for dinner at Bistro ’67, which is located at the Centre for Food at the Whitby campus.

The PM visited the college’s green-certified, teaching-inspired restaurant between stops during a day-long visit to Durham Region. The dinner provided students in [...]

Durham Colleges Oshawa campus
DC welcomes more than 11,100 students to campus

Durham College (DC) today announced that it has welcomed more than 11,100 full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students to its Oshawa and Whitby campuses and Pickering Learning Site since classes for the 2014-2015 academic year officially began on September 2.  With the college one of only three in Ontario to experience growth this year, the number [...]

Dr. Leo Groarke President of Trent University
DC congratulates new president of Trent University

Durham College (DC) acknowledges Dr. Leo Groarke on his installation as Trent University’s eighth president and vice-chancellor.

Judy Robinson, vice-president, Academic, DC, attended the installation ceremony at Trent’s Symons campus in Peterborough, Ont. on Monday, September 22.

With campuses in Peterborough and Oshawa, Trent and DC have enjoyed a long and co-operative partnership that Dr. [...]

HS students with DC umbrellas in London, England
DC brollies keep Canadian high school students dry in England

Durham College (DC) is a long-time supporter of local community events, helping in many different ways year after year. The college recently donated DC-branded umbrellas to 67 students at Port Perry High School to help prepare them for a music trip to London, England.

The students, made up of seven school bands and choirs, toured [...]

Durham College Oshawa campus
DC positioned as educational and community leader in strategic mandate agreement

The strategic mandate agreement (SMA) between Durham College (DC) and the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (the Ministry), is a testament to DC’s response to the rapid growth taking place within Durham Region, as well as its dedication to meeting the needs of all learners; its broad-based academic strengths; and its commitment to [...]

Alumni Association donates to CFF landscaping project
Alumni Association Board of Directors makes donation to the Centre for Food

Durham College (DC) would like to offer special thanks to the Alumni Association Board of Directors, which recently approved a donation of $10,000 to help with landscaping at the Whitby campus’ Centre for Food (CFF). This donation contributed to the completion of the landscaping for the north side; in particular, the plants located at the [...]

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Arrest made after incident on campus

Thursday, September 18, 2014 – 2:45 p.m.

Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) reported that they have arrested an individual in connection to the stabbing incident that took place yesterday outside the Tim Hortons at the Oshawa campus.

On Wednesday, September 17 two males were involved in a dispute that led to an altercation resulting in a [...]

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