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Student leadership survey winners announced

Full-time post-secondary students at Durham College recently had an opportunity to participate in a survey about student leadership designed to help add to our understanding of what students expect and are looking for from student leaders. 

The survey included an opportunity for participants to be entered into a draw to win one of three tuition [...]

DC graduates at convocation
Durham College KPI scores increase across four benchmark areas

The results of the 2013-2014 provincial government’s Key Performance Indicators (KPI) surveys have been released. Our efforts to ensure the student experience continues to come first at Durham College have translated into increases in four of five areas as measured by the KPIs. Our student satisfaction; graduate employment; graduate satisfaction; and graduation rates have all [...]

Collaborative Nursing students honoured with prestigious awards
Collaborative Nursing students honoured with prestigious awards

Four students in Nursing programs offered collaboratively by Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) have received prestigious scholarships from the Registered Nurses Foundation of Ontario (RNFOO). The awards recognize the students’ academic achievements and positive contributions to the nursing field.

“On behalf of Durham College I extend my sincere congratulations to [...]

Participants at Spring Open House 2014
Doors open at DC spring open house

On March 22, Durham College (DC) opened its doors to over 3600 prospective students and families as it held its annual spring open house, offering potential students a glimpse into a future at DC by providing them with an opportunity to gain more insight about their educational and career choices from over 600 DC student [...]

President Lovisa speaks at annual donor student gala
Donors and students celebrated at annual reception

Durham College (DC) maintains a commitment to providing students in need with the financial aid necessary to succeed in pursuing their post-secondary education. As part of this commitment, DC hosted its annual donor and student reception on March 25 at the Whitby campus’ Centre for Food.

The donor and student reception is held annually to [...]

Paragon Award won by Durham College
Durham College wins gold at Paragon Awards

On March 21, the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations’ Paragon Awards recognized Durham College’s Communications and Marketing department with a Gold Award in the Successful Recruitment or Marketing Program category for the ‘After I graduate, I’m going to?’ campaign.

Launched in May 2013, the integrated marketing campaign was developed to support recruitment for [...]

School Cup Challenge final
START wins inaugural School Cup Challenge

With an overall participation of 13.8 per cent, Durham College’s (DC) Alumni office is pleased to announce the winning school of the inaugural Graduating Students School Cup Challenge is the School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship & Renewal Technology (START)!

Overall, the contest saw 447 students share their best DC experience as well as the faculty [...]

Peter Mansbridge speaks with DC Journalism students
Peter Mansbridge speaks with DC Journalism students

Students in Durham College’s (DC) Journalism – Web and Print program were provided with a unique classroom experience on March 18 as a scheduled lecture on interviewing was transformed into a collective interview of one of Canada’s most iconic broadcasting voices, Peter Mansbridge.

Mansbridge, chief correspondent for CBC News and the anchor of CBC’s The [...]

DC-UOIT-GC Collaborative Nursing bridge program earns seven-year accreditation

The post-diploma Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program, collaboratively offered by Durham College (DC), the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Georgian College (GC), has reached a significant milestone, achieving a seven-year accreditation from the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).

“Durham College is proud to [...]

DC campus
Bem-vindo ao Canada - DC hosting Brazilian professors

As part of its commitment to providing both international academic pathways and opportunities, Durham College (DC) announced today that its International office is hosting two professors from Brazil as part of the newly created  Brazil-Canada Technological and Professional Fellowship Exchange program, a joint initiative between  the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) and Brazil’s Secretaria [...]

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