Donor spotlight

We are privileged to have received support from hundreds of donors every year. It is our pleasure to highlight their stories.

Suzanne Land

Donating to Durham College (DC) was never something Suzanne Land had considered. An alumna of the Accounting – Business program and a current payroll specialist in the Finance Department, DC has been a major part of Suzanne’s life for the better part of a decade. For Suzanne, a chance encounter with Rick Johnson, a former member of DC’s Board of Governors, planted the seed of…

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360insights

With making a difference in the world as one of its founding commitments, it’s no surprise that on-demand incentive solutions provider 360insights has continually found ways to support the local and global community since its inception in 2012. Durham College (DC) is the latest recipient of the company’s generosity and support, having received a significant donation to its Building Something Amazing capital campaign. Funds raised…

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Durham College Retirees Association

With members from every employee group, who represent every decade since Durham College’s (DC) inception, the DC Retiree Association (DCRA) is filled with past faculty, administrative and support employees who have witnessed the impact of a quality education and the efforts it takes to provide it first hand. Longstanding supporters of various DC initiatives and campaigns, the association once again stepped up to raise funds…

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Nurse Chevrolet Cadillac

Just as Durham College (DC) has been a part of Durham Region for the past five decades, Nurse Chevrolet Cadillac has also been a stalwart of the community since its founding in 1966. Established by W.S (Bill) Nurse, the dealership not only sells and services cars, it is engaged in a culture of philanthropy that has supported multiple charities and organizations throughout the years. At…

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Roger Anderson

Roger Anderson, former Region of Durham Chairman and Chief Executive Officer poses with recipients of the Roger Anderson Charity Classic Award at Durham College’s annual Student and Donor Recognition evening in 2016. Hundreds of students have received scholarships and bursaries through his support that have enabled them to succeed and to realize their dream of a post-secondary education. The Roger Anderson Charity Classic golf tournament…

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Estate of Anne Sabat

Durham College (DC) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced a $900,000 donation from the Estate of Anne Sabat. The gift will be shared equally by the two institutions to create scholarships and bursaries for students to pursue post-secondary education. Ms. Sabat, who passed away in 2015, was a longtime resident of Oshawa whose family built a successful dry goods and retail…

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W. Garfield Weston Foundation

Durham College (DC) named the Centre for Food (CFF) at the Whitby campus after Mr. W. Galen Weston in recognition of a $1-million grant being made to the college by the W. Garfield Weston Foundation (the Foundation). One of Canada’s most prominent business executives, Mr. W. Galen Weston is a leader in food innovation who has been at the forefront of change in the food…

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