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What to do when winter weather is here

Weather at this time of year, which can range from rain to snow flurries to blizzards to freezing rain, can cause concern and confusion among students and employees including questions about whether the campus remains open or closed.

Depending on the weather, different organizations – public and private – will follow their own protocols and […]

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From Backpack to Briefcase – DC supports student and alumni success

Durham College (DC) has launched an exciting new initiative to further help students and alumni make smooth transitions from college to the workplace and succeed throughout their careers.

The Backpack to Briefcase (b2B) initiative, which is offered in partnership with DC’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, Career Development and the Office of Student Diversity, […]

Historical photo of Durham College.
The start of something amazing: Durham College kicks off 50th anniversary year

With 2017 marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of Durham College (DC), one of the first colleges established under the Ontario college system, DC today announced ‘The Start of Something Amazing’, a year-long celebration of the college’s past and future.

“DC has come a long way since we first opened our doors in 1967 […]

Gingerbread houses from the Ho Ho Ho Holiday Hullaballoo competition in support of the campus Holiday Food Drive.
More than 150 participated in Ho Ho Ho Holiday Hullabaloo in support of campus Holiday Food Drive

The Centre for Food (CFF) at Durham College (DC) has announced the winners of its second-annual Gingerbread Competition at the Ho Ho Ho Holiday Hullaballoo, in support of the campus Holiday Food Drive.

The Gingerbread Competition and Ho Ho Ho Holiday Hullabaloo were part of the Gingerbread Festival hosted by the CFF. The Gingerbread Competition […]

MOU signing - Durham College (DC), the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and the Technological University for Dublin Alliance.
Durham College forges stronger ties with Irish institutions

Expanded international opportunities for student exchange and research collaboration in Ireland are on the horizon following the signing of a new agreement by Durham College (DC), the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and the Technological University for Dublin Alliance.

The signing was conducted as part of the Higher Education in Transformation Symposium (HEIT), […]

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Durham College breaks ground for its new Centre for Collaborative Education

Members of the Durham College (DC) community, including retirees, alumni, students, employees, elected officials, and industry and community partners, gathered on November 25 to celebrate the official groundbreaking for DC’s new Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE).

The event marked the start of a new chapter at DC while also honouring its past. The CFCE, a […]

DC accepts the Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards from the Whitby Chamber
DC wins Whitby Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Award

Durham College (DC) announced today that it has won a prestigious Whitby Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business Achievement Award in the category of Business Achievement (50+ employees). The awards were presented on November 17 at a gala held at the Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility.

“On behalf of everyone at DC, I’d like to […]

Celebrating the official signing, in the back row from left, were DC staffers: Larissa Strong, manager, international student support, Durham College International (DCI); Katie Boone, manager, international partnerships and contract training, DCI; Mark Herringer, dean, international education, DCI; Sandra Bennett, associate vice-president, Human Resources; and Elaine Popp, vice-president, Academic. Signing the agreement in the front row, from left, were: Don Lovisa, president, DC; and for Uniterra, Tom Tunney, senior manager, University and College Programming.
Leave for Change international opportunity for all staff coming to DC in new year

On November 18, Durham College (DC) President Don Lovisa signed an agreement with Uniterra, Canada’s largest international volunteer cooperation program, to introduce an exciting professional development opportunity called Leave for Change.

The agreement will enable interested DC employees to transform their vacations into short-term professional and personal development experiences of three to four weeks in […]

Durham College supports award-winning research and development in cancer care
DC supports award-winning research and development in cancer care

Durham College (DC) announced recently that its applied research partner, Bykart Software Ltd. (Bykart), in conjunction with the Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, has received the prestigious 2016 Quality and Innovation Award from the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario (CQCO). The award was presented at a ceremony hosted on November 16 […]

Prospective students and parents attend Open House at Durham College
Prospective students get a look at their futures at DC’s annual Fall Open House

On November 12, Durham College (DC) employees, students and alumni delivered information and inspiration to more than 2,300 prospective students, as well as their friends and families, at the college’s annual Fall Open House.

Doors were open at the Oshawa and Whitby campuses, and the Pickering Learning Site, providing visitors with the opportunity to explore […]

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