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First Robotics Competition 2017
Robots battle it out at DC

High school robotics teams from across Ontario converged at Durham College’s (DC) Oshawa campus from March 3 to 5 for the 2017 FIRST® Robotics Competition: Ontario District – Durham College event. FIRST is an acronym that means For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.

This is the third year DC has sponsored the FIRST event, […]

Alumni of Distinction
Nominations for Alumni of Distinction Awards and Honorary Credential recipient now open

With more than 76,000 graduates and countless community and business supporters, Durham College (DC) makes it a priority to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the college, community and well beyond. With that in mind, the college is calling on community members to bring forward their nominations for DC’s 2017 Alumni […]

DC Alumni and employees at Oshawa campus hold up an Alumni at Work sticker.
DC Brewing Memories Coffee Tour

Durham College’s (DC) Office of Development and Alumni Affairs kicked off the new DC Brewing Memories Coffee Tour with two stops right at home at the college’s Whitby and Oshawa campuses. The travelling series of events is part of DC’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2017 and will see the college host coffee breaks throughout the […]

DC's new Centre for Collaborative Education
Region of Durham to invest $1 million in Durham College

Durham College (DC) announced today that it will receive $1 million from The Regional Municipality of Durham in support of its new Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE). Durham Regional Council approved the funding request at its meeting on February 8.

“On behalf of everyone at Durham College, I would like to express our gratitude to […]

Chef Raul Sojo
Bistro ’67 welcomes new executive chef Raul Sojo

Durham College (DC) is proud to welcome Chef Raul Sojo to the DC family as the new executive chef, Bistro ’67, at the W. Galen Weston Centre for Food.

In this position, Chef Sojo is responsible for the field-to-fork food operations of Bistro ’67, DC’s full-service, teaching-inspired restaurant. He also works closely with students and […]

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits Durham College's Oshawa campus
DC welcomes Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to Oshawa campus

On February 6, Durham College (DC) welcomed Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne back to the Oshawa campus as part of her ongoing tour of post-secondary institutions across the province, which began in January.

During her visit, DC had an opportunity to proudly showcase some of its amazing faculty and students as the premier met with representatives […]

CFCE Renderings
Durham College to receive $1 million from the City of Oshawa in support of Centre for Collaborative Education

Durham College (DC) is pleased to announce that it will receive $1 million from the City of Oshawa in support of its new Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE).

 The funding is being allocated from the city’s newly established Infrastructure Fund, and is the result of a request made by the college to the City of […]

The start of something amazing, William G. Davis Innovation Fund
Ontario colleges launch 50th anniversary innovation fund contest for students and alumni

To help mark their 50th anniversary celebrations in 2017, Ontario colleges have launched a new William G. Davis Innovation Fund contest that encourages full-time students and alumni to pitch creative projects and initiatives to compete for cash prizes.

The fund is named after former premier William G. Davis, who served as Ontario’s education minister from […]

Student meeting donors at Durham College's student donor recognition ceremony.
Durham College celebrates student achievement and donor generosity

On January 30, Durham College (DC) recognized both academic achievement and community generosity during the college’s annual Student and Donor Recognition Evening.

The event celebrated the accomplishments of DC’s scholarship and bursary award recipients and gave DC the opportunity to thank the countless individuals, organizations and corporate donors who choose to support students and post-secondary […]

Canadian flag at half mast.
Durham College lowers campus flags to honour Quebec City mosque victims

Durham College (DC) remains stunned and deeply saddened by the hateful attack committed at a mosque in Quebec City this weekend. As the college grieves for everyone directly affected by this tragedy and the larger Muslim community across Canada, DC also wants to offer a direct message of love and support to our Muslim students, […]

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