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1967

Dr. Gordon Willey appointed president of Durham College (DC) by the Board of Governors chaired by Stuart Alger.


2017

DC launches 50th anniversary celebrations.


2016

DC officially breaks ground on the CFCE.


2016

DC announces $13-million in funding from the federal government through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund toward the construction of the CFCE. When combined with the $22 million in funding received from the provincial government, the total amount being invested in the CFCE is $35 million, the largest single-project investment by government in the college’s history.


2016

DC announces a $22-million grant from the Ontario government to construct the Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE), which will replace the Simcoe building at the Oshawa campus.


2015

President Don Lovisa signs the Indigenous Education Protocol for Colleges and Institutes, adding DC to the group of more than 45 signatories. Developed by Colleges and Institutes Canada, the protocol aims to support members’ commitment to improving and better serving Indigenous education.


2015

DC and UOIT finalize campus master plan to guide future development with DC’s enrolment standing at 11,200 full-time students.


2014

DC full-time student enrollment surpasses 11,000.


2013

Bistro ’67, DC’s full-service, green-certified, teaching-inspired restaurant at the CFF officially opens.


2013

Phase 3 of Whitby campus expansion completed as W. Galen Weston Centre for Food (CFF) officially opens with state-of-the-art facilities to train students for employment in the agriculture, culinary, event planning, horticulture and hospitality industries.