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DC dental students give those in need a reason to smile

Oral health is important, but unfortunately not everyone has access to dental hygiene and treatment. In an effort to help those in need, DC’s Dental Hygiene program partnered with Health Mission Outreach (HMO), an organization dedicated to providing services to those who are deprived of basic care due to politics, geographical terrain and other adversities, [...]

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Durham College and partners launch FastStart program

Durham College (DC), in conjunction with The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Fleming College and Trent University, shared today that the four organizations are working with Spark Centre and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster (GPIC), to launch the FastStart program (FastStart), a powerful new resource designed to help university and college students acquire [...]

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DC and Habitat for Humanity welcome first families to Centre Towne

Faculty and students from Durham College’s (DC) Construction Carpentry – Sustainable program are excited to share the news that the first four families moved into their newly constructed homes at Centre Towne, a project in development with Habitat for Humanity in Oshawa, last week, just in time for the holidays.

DC and Habitat for Humanity [...]

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Durham College Makes it Merry for local mom-to-be in need

 

Durham College’s (DC) Team Experience stopped by Toronto radio station 999 Virgin Radio and the Mad Dog & Maura morning show to help make the holidays a little brighter for Karley, a local mom-to-be, on December 2, in support of the station’s annual Make it Merry campaign.

Karley was nominated for Make it [...]

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Communicating campus status during winter months

As the winter season approaches, questions often arise from students, faculty and staff about Durham College (DC) remaining open or closed due to changes in the weather. As stated in the Emergency Closure procedure, “if there is no specific announcement about a closure, Durham College will remain open”, meaning during most days of the winter season, [...]

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New transfer agreement for Ontario college business students

Durham College (DC) is pleased to join Ontario’s 23 other colleges in signing the first-ever province-wide agreement that grants recognition for entire previous years’ credits when a student in a business diploma program transfers to the same program at another college.

“Durham College is proud to be a part of this agreement,” said Don Lovisa, [...]

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Environmental Commissioner of Ontario gives keynote address at DC

On November 18, Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) hosted Gord Miller, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), for a keynote address focusing on the recently released annual report Managing New Challenges (2013/14).

Miller, brought to campus by the joint DC/UOIT Sustainability Committee, spoke to an audience of staff, faculty [...]

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Celebrity Chef Jamie Kennedy to host exclusive lunch at Bistro '67

Food enthusiasts with an appreciation for the field-to-fork movement are invited to enjoy a dining experience with celebrity chef Jamie Kennedy on Monday, December 1 at Durham College’s (DC) Bistro ’67 at the Centre for Food (CFF). The renowned chef, who serves as an ambassador for the CFF, will be working with DC culinary students [...]

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Fall open house welcomes future students to DC

Durham College (DC) welcomed over 3,500 potential students, their friends and families, at the Oshawa and Whitby campuses and Pickering Learning Site on November 15 during DC’s annual fall open house.

Highlighting the college’s innovative programs, high-tech classrooms, labs and state-of-the-art facilities, visitors were treated to information sessions and tours, with staff and students on [...]

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Crowdfunding campaign achieves total funding for culinary herb garden project

Durham College’s (DC) first-ever crowdfunding initiative, Field to Fork: Sowing the Seeds of our Community, is beginning to see financial support for the Centre for Food’s (CFF) landscaping needs come to fruition via funding from generous donors within the community.

Most notably, to date, 100 per cent of the funding required for the culinary herb [...]

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