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Paralegal students at Durham College
Are you in high school and interested in law?

Caitlin Crosby had an interest in law in high school and now she is a student in the Paralegal program at Durham College (DC) where she is learning to give legal advice and represent clients in court.  Caitlin really liked her grade 12 law class, and had a chance to participate in a high school […]

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Durham College’s (DC) student-led newspaper, The Chronicle, took second place honours in the General Excellence category for Ontario college and university newspapers at the Ontario Community Newspaper Association’s (OCNA) Better Newspaper Awards gala.
The Chronicle repeats second place honours in provincial competition

For the second year in a row, Durham College’s (DC) student-led newspaper, The Chronicle, took second place honours in the General Excellence category for Ontario college and university newspapers at the Ontario Community Newspaper Association’s (OCNA) Better Newspaper Awards gala.

Brian Legree, DC professor, program coordinator and editor-in-chief of The Chronicle, accepted the award at […]

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Grade 11 and 12 students participate at Durham College’s (DC) third annual Epic Mac N’ Cheese competition hosted at the college’s W. Galen Weston Centre for Food (CFF).
Aspiring chefs put the ‘mmmmm’ in mac n’ cheese at DC’s annual Epic Mac N’ Cheese competition

Typically, we think of mac n’ cheese as a quick and easy meal prepared from boxed ingredients. But on April 8, eight teams of Grade 11 and 12 students whipped up their own creative concoctions based on the classic dish at Durham College’s (DC) third annual Epic Mac N’ Cheese competition hosted at the college’s […]

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Students pose for photograph at the Bake Shop sale at Whitby campus.
Durham College students achieve sweet success with Pop-up Bake Shops

With their semester coming to an end, students in the Advanced Baking and Pastry graduate certificate program at Durham College (DC) were put to their final test – create a Pop-up Bake Shop in which to package, market and sell their creative concoctions. 

On April 8, teams of students took their work to market with […]

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DC's 50 guitars for 50 years
50 Guitars for 50 Years: DC celebrates 50th anniversary with song

Durham College’s (DC) singing president is back and this time he’s brought company! On February 10, DC president Don Lovisa joined musical forces with 49 members of the college community, including students, alumni, employees and governors, for 50 Guitars for 50 Years, a jam session in celebration of DC’s 50th anniversary in 2017.

Gathered on […]

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Durham College faculty and students handcraft Doritos Ketchup roses for Valentine’s Day
DC faculty and students handcraft Doritos Ketchup roses for Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, and ketchupy too, when made of Doritos® chips, admiring them is what you’ll do!

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, people are making their final preparations to surprise the ones they love. This year, faculty and students from Durham College’s Advanced Baking and Pastry Arts and Culinary Management programs are helping […]

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Brittany Charlton - DC Highlights
FastStart Star Story: Ohh Products

Imagine having to choose between having what everyone else is eating and drinking and facing the health consequences, or having nothing at all to choose from. This is a common reality for people with dietary restrictions who are limited in the treats, beverages and food options available to them.

Brittany Charlton, Paralegal student and graduate […]

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Durham College award winning Chemistry students
Chemical Institute of Canada award winners credit DC training for their success

Durham College’s four winners of the 2016 Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) say they were well prepared by their college professors.

The CIC winners are: Chemical Laboratory Technician program students Da Eun Chung, who won the silver medal, and Brittney Richards, who won the book prize; Chemical Engineering Technology program students Natasha Beattie, who won […]

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Durham Men of Harmony make donation to Communicative Disorders Assistant program
Durham Men of Harmony make donation to Communicative Disorders Assistant program

Durham College’s (DC) Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) graduate certificate program has once again received a generous $2,500 donation from The Durham Men of Harmony, on behalf of the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Harmonize for Speech fund.

“This donation has and continues to help in providing our students with additional learning opportunities and materials,” said Sherry Hinman, professor and […]

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High school student Samantha Garrow is presented with a tuition certificate by DC President Don Lovisa
DC helps make it a ‘Merry Little Christmas’ for a local woman hoping to attend college

On December 15, Durham College (DC) helped make the holidays a little merrier for a local high school student with dreams of attending DC to study nursing. The college welcomed Samantha Garrow to its Oshawa campus where a smiling crew, including DC President Don Lovisa, was waiting to take her on a tour, offer […]

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