Durham College to honour outstanding alumni

Nominations for 2023 Alumni of Distinction award now open

Oshawa, ON – Durham College (DC) is now accepting nominations for its Alumni of Distinction award, which recognizes graduates who make extraordinary contributions to society while also achieving career success.

Numbering over 100,000, DC’s alumni are leading the way at home and abroad. Since 1990, over 100 of them have received the Alumni of Distinction honour. Recipients of the award are chosen for their professional, community and personal accomplishments, contributions to the advancement of DC, and the scope of impact for their achievements. Winners have ranged from respected medical practitioners and educators to accomplished broadcasters and engineers.

“We are proud of our alumni, who have used their DC education as a springboard to great success in their lives and careers,” said Don Lovisa, president, Durham College. “Recognizing our incredible alumni through these awards provides an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate their accomplishments which helps inspire the next generation of DC alumni leaders.” 


About Durham College
With campuses in Oshawa and Whitby, Durham College (DC) offers over 12,500 full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students access to more than 145 programs, including five honours bachelor degrees and nine apprenticeship programs.

DC enables students to develop career-ready skills for the ever-changing job market by providing an exceptional college education. With a focus on experiential learning, led by expert faculty, through field placements, applied research, co-ops and other hands-on opportunities, DC grads are known for having the skills and knowledge employers need.

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