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DC’s Centre for Food named 2014 REmmy Award finalist

Durham College (DC) announced today that its Centre for Food (CFF) has been chosen as a finalist for the prestigious CoreNet Global Canadian Chapter REmmy Award in the Corporate Citizen category. The category recognizes a Canadian organization or individual whose culture and development product/project represents commitment to sustainable design and social responsibility.

“Durham College is [...]

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Centre for Food students yield first beet harvest at Windreach Farm
Centre for Food students yield first beet harvest at Windreach Farm

Durham College (DC) President Don Lovisa, with Susan Todd, dean of the School of Science & Engineering Technology, joined horticulture students at Windreach Farm on Tuesday, August 26 to help yield the first harvest of beets for the Centre for Food (CFF).

As part of the college’s commitment to bring field to fork, the vision [...]

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Thomas Mulcair visits Durham College
Thomas Mulcair, NDP and Official Opposition leader, hosts round table at DC

Durham College (DC) welcomed Thomas Mulcair, leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) and Official Opposition, on Wednesday, August 20. Mulcair visited the college’s Oshawa campus to host a discussion on a series of issues affecting Canadian families in need of childcare with local politicians and members of the community.

Susan Sproul, dean of the [...]

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Field to Fork: Sowing the Seeds of our Community crowdfunding site launched
DC launches crowdfunding campaign

Durham College (DC) is excited to announce the launch of Field to Fork: Sowing the Seeds of our Community, it’s first-ever crowdfunding campaign. Inspired by the college’s commitment  to bring field to fork, the vision of bringing locally sourced, quality produce from field to table, to Durham Region, the online campaign aims to garner support [...]

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What you should know about Ebola

Although there have been no reported cases of the Ebola Virus in Canada, the Campus Health Centre is taking this opportunity to inform everyone about the signs and symptoms, as well as the possible methods of transmission of this viral disease.

The Ebola Virus is a viral illness primarily transmitted through direct contact with blood [...]

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Experience DC - new videos released daily
Experience DC reveals first member of student team – meet James

On July 30, Durham College (DC) announced its new Experience DC campaign, a progressive marketing campaign launching Tuesday, September 2 and running through August 2015.  Featuring a unique group of DC students who share their college experience through a website, personal interaction and a variety of social media platforms including blogs, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, [...]

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Experience DC coming this fall

At Durham College (DC), the student experience comes first, a mission that we are taking to heart with the introduction of the Experience DC campaign this fall!

Launching Tuesday, September 2 and running through August 2015, Experience DC will feature a unique group of DC students, each with their own perspective, who will be sharing [...]

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Pantry items for sale in Oshawa campus bookstore
Pantry products now available at Oshawa campus

Pantry, a retail food store featuring fresh-baked items, meals-to-go, preserved foods and ready-to-cook meals prepared in house at the Whitby campus’ Centre for Food, is now offering a variety of its delicious specialty products at the Oshawa campus bookstore.   Items available this week include: Cabbage rolls (package of four), $10.50 Barbecue chicken dinner, $10  [...]

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Cooking competition hosted at Centre for Food
Bistro ’67 Chef survives competition’s chopping block

Benjamin Lewis, manager and chef de cuisine at Durham College’s (DC) Bistro ’67, went head-to-head with fellow culinary competitors and came out on top at the first-ever Sysco Sliced competition hosted by DC and the Centre for Food on July 21 and 22.

Local chefs from restaurants including Melanie Pringles, the Lake Grill, KB Restaurant [...]

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Convocation 2014
Graduates honoured at Convocation Ceremonies

More than 3,500 Durham College students, along with their family and friends and college faculty and staff, celebrated their post-secondary success at the college’s annual spring convocation ceremonies on Thursday, June 19 and Friday, June 20 at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ont.

On June 19, graduates from the schools of Media, Art & [...]

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