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1996

DC establishes pathway agreements with Trent University and York University, offering Durham Region residents the opportunity to take university-level classes close to home.


1995

Student Centre and first campus residence open at DC’s Oshawa campus.


1993

DC officially opens the doors to the Whitby campus, including the Skills Training Centre.


1990

Land purchased at site of former Cadbury chocolate factory to establish DC’s Whitby campus.


1988

Dr. Gary Polonsky named president.


1987

DC enrolment surpasses 2,700 students.


1980

Expansion of college facilities continues. New structures include a state-of-the-art robotics lab (precursor to the Integrated Manufacturing Centre found on campus today).


1980

Mel Garland appointed president.


1977

DC marks its 10th anniversary, with the college now offering adult education courses and serving 1,250 full-time students.


1974

Durham Region officially forms, comprising eight municipalities including Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax and Pickering. DC housed the initial staff of Durham Region, including its first chairman, Walter Beath.