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Student advisors

Durham College is committed to student success. Academic advising is a comprehensive service that is aimed to guide students through their college experience. Student Advisors’ help students navigate through their studies by customizing academic plans to suit their individual needs. We work with the different support services to enhance the quality of students’ academic life.

 These representatives help students to:

  • Identify career goals and make sound academic decisions
  • Develop academic plans to promote success in the event of failed subjects or low grade point average (GPA)
  • Make decisions regarding full-time/part-time studies
  • Review graduation requirements
  • Set up academic plans with individual students
  • Find equivalent credits
  • Transfer to another program or pathways to further education
  • Access other college services to support student success

Each academic school has a student advisor to facilitate academic success and help you to reach your full academic potential.

 
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, IT & MANAGEMENT

Melissa Brown
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room C223
T: 905.721.2000 ext: 2268
E: melissa.brown@durhamcollege.ca

BUSINESS PROGRAMS:

  • Accounting – Business (ACCT)
  • Accounting – Business Administration (BACT)
  • Accounting – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) (ACTU)
  • Accounting and Payroll (ACPA)
  • Business Fundamentals (BFND)
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business – Business (BESB)
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business – Business (compressed) (BESC)
  • Finance – Business (FINC)
  • Finance – Business Administration (BFNC)
  • Human Resources – Business (HRM)
  • Human Resources – Business Administration (BHRM)
  • Human Resources – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) (HRTU)
  • Insurance (INSR)
  • Marketing – Business (MRKG)
  • Marketing – Business Administration (BMKG)
  • Marketing – Business – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) (MKTU)
  • Operations – Business (OPER)
  • Materials and Operations Management – Business Administration (BMOP)
Heather Dunlop
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room C223
T: 905.721.2000 ext: 2151
E: heather.dunlop@durhamcollege.ca

IT, MANAGEMENT & GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

  • Computer Programmer (CPGM)
  • Computer Programmer Analyst (CPA)
  • Computer Systems Technician (CSTC)
  • Computer Systems Technology (CSTY)
  • Computer Systems Technician – Transfer to UOIT Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) (CSTU)
  • Human Resources Management (graduate certificate) (HURM)
  • Information Systems Security – Computer and Networking (ISCN)
  • International Business Management (graduate certificate) (INTB)
  • Library and Information Technician (LIBT)
  • Project Management (graduate certificate) (PROM)
  • Recreation and Leisure Services (RECL)
  • Sport Administration (SPAD)
  • Sport Management (SPMN)
  • Sport Business Management (graduate certificate) (SBMT)

Karen Anderson
Whitby campus, Room 103A
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 4166
E: karen.anderson@durhamcollege.ca

 

WHITBY CAMPUS PROGRAMS:

  • Office Administration – Executive (OFEX)
  • Office Administration – General (OFAD)
  • Office Administration – Health Services (OFHS)
  • Office Administration – Health Services (fast-track) (OFHF)
 
 
SCHOOL OF HEALTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES

Cheryl Lovisa
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room SW106
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 6586
E: cheryl.lovisa@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Child and Youth Care (compressed) (CYCA)
  • Community Services and Child Studies Foundations (CCSF)
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE)
  • Social Service Worker (SSWK)

Nancy McGuire
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room SW106
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 6586
E: nancy.mcguire@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Dental Assisting (Levels I and II) (DAII)
  • Dental Hygiene (DENT)
  • Dental Reception and Administration (DRA)
  • Personal Support Worker (PSW)
  • Practical Nursing (PNII)
  • Practical Nursing Flex Program (PNFL)
Lisa West
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room SW 106
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2408
E: lisa.west@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Fitness and Health Promotion (FIT)
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant/Physiotherapist Assistant (OTPA)
Stephanie Tufts
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room SW106
T: 905.721.2000 ext: 2288
E: stephanie.tufts@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Addictions and Mental Health (graduate certificate) (ADMH)
  • Communicative Disorders Assistant (graduate certificate) (CDA)
  • Developmental Services Worker (DSWK)
Jennifer Powell
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room SW106
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2199
E: jennifer.powell@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Activation Co-ordination in Gerontology (ACGR)
  • Critical Care Nursing – e-learning (graduate certificate) (CCH)

Karen Anderson
Whitby campus, Room 103A
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 4166
E: karen.anderson@durhamcollege.ca

WHITBY CAMPUS PROGRAMS:

  • Animal Care (ACAR)
 
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES 

Rhonda Christian
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room SW216
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2501
E: rhonda.christian@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • General Arts and Science – Business (GASB)
  • General Arts and Science – General Certificate (GASC)
  • General Arts and Science – Health Preparation (GASH)
  • General Arts and Science – Health Preparation Online (GASO)
  • General Arts and Science – Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer (GAST)
  • General Arts and Science – Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer – Forensic (GASF)
  • General Arts and Science – Nursing Preparation UOIT Transfer (GASN)
  • General Arts and Science – Science and Engineering Preparation (GASK)
  • General Arts and Science – Science and Engineering Preparation UOIT Transfer (GASZ)
  • General Arts and Science – Student Success Pathway 
  • General Arts and Science – Trent Transfer (GASA)
  • General Arts and Science – University Articulation (GASC)
 
SCHOOL OF JUSTICE & EMERGENCY SERVICES
Pina Craven
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room F211
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2432
E: pina.craven@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • 911 Emergency and Call Centre Communications (EMCC)
  • Firefighter – Pre-service, Education and Training (PTET)
  • Paramedic (PPC)
  • Paramedic – Advanced Care (hybrid delivery graduate certificate) (PADV)
  • Police Foundations (POFD)
Michelle Theophille Kennedy
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room F211
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 3695
E: michelle.theophille
kennedy@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Advanced Law Enforcement and Investigations (LAW)
  • Court Support Services (CTSS)
  • Emergency Services Fundamentals (EMSF)
  • Fire and Life Safety Systems Technician (FLST)
  • Law Clerk Advanced (LCAD)
  • Law Clerk Advanced (fast-track) (LCAF)
  • Legal Research and Information Management (graduate certificate) (LRIM)
  • Mediation-Alternate Dispute Resolution (graduate certificate) (MADR)
  • Office Administration – Legal (OFLG)
  • Paralegal (CTA)
  • Paralegal (graduate certificate) (CTAP)
  • Protection, Security and Investigations (PSI)
  • Victimology (graduate certificate) (VICT)
  • Youth Justice and Interventions (hybrid delivery graduate certificate) (YJI)
 
SCHOOL OF MEDIA, ART & DESIGN
Sherri Taylor
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room C237
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2181
E: sherri.taylor@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications (AVMC)
  • Advertising and Marketing Communications Management (ADVS)
  • Animation – Digital/ Animation – Digital Production (ADA)
  • Broadcasting – Radio and Contemporary Media (BRCM)
  • Fine Arts – Advanced (FINE)
  • Foundations in Art and Design (FAD)
  • Journalism – Broadcast and Electronic Media (JOBM)
  • Journalism – Web and Print (JOWP)
  • Media Fundamentals (MFUN)
  • Music Business Administration/Management (MBAD/MBUS)
  • Public Relations (PUBL)
Kerry Doyle-Brownell
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room C237
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2474
E: kerry.doyle-brownell@durhamcollege.ca 

PROGRAMS:

  • Advanced Filmmaking (graduate certificate) (ADFL)
  • Contemporary Web Design (CWBD)
  • Digital Photography (DGPH)
  • Digital Video Production (DGVP)
  • Game Development (GDEV)
  • Graphic Design (GDES)
  • Interactive Media Design (IMED)
  • VFX & Digital Cinema (graduate certificate) (VFXD)
  • Web Applications for Mobile Computing (graduate certificate) (WAMC)
 
SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Stephanie Thomson
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room H140A
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 2383
E: stephanie.
thomson@durhamcollege.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROGRAMS AT OSHAWA CAMPUS:

  • Biomedical Engineering Technology (BMTY)
  • Biomedical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track) (BMYF)
  • Biotechnology – Advanced (BITY)
  • Biotechnology – Advanced (compressed, fast-track) (BTYF)
  • Chemical Engineering Technology (CHEM)
  • Chemical Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track) (CHMF)
  • Chemical Lab Technician (CLBT)
  • Electronics Engineering Technician (ELTC)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (ELTY)
  • Electronics Engineering Technology (compressed, fast-track) (ELYF)
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology (EMTY)
  • Environmental Technology (ENVT)
  • Environmental Technology (compressed, fast-track) (ENVF)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician (METC)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician – Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician – Non-Destructive Evaluation (compressed, fast-track) (NDEF)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology (METY)
  • Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology (PHRM)
  • Pharmaceutical and Food Science Technology (compressed, fast-track) (PHMF)
  • Water Quality Technician (WATR) 

Mary Sich
Oshawa campus, Gordon Willey building, Room H140H 
(Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
Whitby campus, Room 1208
(Monday and Wednesday)
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 4248
E: mary.sich@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS AT WHITBY CAMPUS:

  • Architectural Technician (ARHC)
  • Architectural Technology (ARHY)
  • Horticulture Technician (HORT)
  • Horticulture – Food & Farming (AAGR)
 
 
SCHOOL OF SKILLED TRADES, APPRENTICESHIP & RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGY
Shelley Chard
Whitby campus, Room 103P
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 4087
E: shelley.chard@durhamcollege.ca
PROGRAMS:

  • Automotive Service Technician (Apprenticeship) (AUT)
  • Construction and Crane Operator Techniques (COHT)
  • Construction Carpentry – Sustainable (CCST)
  • Cook (Basic Level) (Apprenticeship) (
  • Electrical Engineering Technician (EETN)
  • Electrical Techniques (ELEC)
  • Electrician – Construction and Maintenance/Electrician – Industrial (Apprenticeship) (ECM)
  • Elevating Devices Mechanic (Apprenticeship) (EDM)
  • Facilities Mechanic/Facilities Technician (Apprenticeship) (FMM/FST)
  • Gas Technician 2 (GFIT)
  • General Machinist (Apprenticeship) (MSA)
  • Hairstylist (Apprenticeship) (HRS)
  • Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning Techniques (HVAC)
  • Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) (Apprenticeship) (IMM)
  • Mechanical Technician – Millwright (MTMW)
  • Mechanical Techniques – Plumbing (MPLU)
  • Metal Fabricator (Fitter) (MFF)
  • Mobile Crane Operator (Branch I, 393A) (Apprenticeship) (MCO)
  • Motive Power Technician – Service and Management (MPTN)
  • Plumber (Apprenticeship) (PLU)
  • Power Engineering Technician (PETC)
  • Precision Metal Fabricator (Apprenticeship) (PMF)
  • Renewable Energy Technician (RET)
  • Small
  • Trade Fundamentals (TRDE)
  • Welding Techniques (WELD)
 
CENTRE FOR FOOD

Alexandra Burke
Whitby campus, Centre for Food, Room B108 
T: 905.721.2000 ext. 4012
E: alexandra.burke@durhamcollege.ca

PROGRAMS:

  • Advanced Baking and Pastry Arts (graduate certificate) (ABAK)
  • Culinary Management (CMGT)
  • Culinary Skills (CSK)
  • Event Management (graduate certificate) (EVMT)
  • Hospitality – Hotel and Restaurant Operations Management (HROM)
  • Hospitality Skills (HSKL)
  • Special Events Planning (SEVP)
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