Oshawa, ON – Durham College (DC) is pleased to announce Michelle Hutt has been appointed as executive dean with its School of Science & Engineering Technology (SET), effective Monday, June 11. At that time, she will move from the School of Business, IT & Management (BITM), where she is currently associate dean.
Michelle brings to her new role more than 20 years of experience in educational leadership, rooted in her background as faculty. It was during her time inside the classroom that Michelle’s passion for excellence in teaching and learning was born, a passion that continues to drive her work and commitment to the student experience as an administrator.
In her time with DC, Michelle has established herself as a dynamic leader with proven ability to implement strategic initiatives, foster program growth and galvanize faculty and industry partners. While forging strong ties to industry, she has created new experiential learning opportunities for DC students while also helping them to connect with employers, develop their leadership skills and engage in applied research opportunities.
About Durham College
At Durham College (DC), the student experience comes first. With campuses in Oshawa and Whitby and a learning site in Pickering, the college offers more than 12,000 full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship students access to more than 140 full-time and eight apprenticeship programs in a number of different disciplines, enabling them to develop the skills required to meet the demands of today’s job market. The college is also set to launch its first four-year degree program, the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management, in September 2018.
The Oshawa campus features the state-of-the art Student Services building and will soon feature the Centre for Collaborative Education, a legacy project tied to DC’s 50th anniversary in 2017. The new facility will bring together local, Indigenous and global communities, providing a new home for several of the college’s most innovative and ground-breaking programs.
The Whitby campus features the award-winning W. Galen Weston Centre for Food, which includes Bistro ’67, a full-service, teaching-inspired restaurant, and Pantry, a retail store featuring food prepared by students in the college’s culinary programs.
For more information, visit www.durhamcollege.ca or call 905.721.2000.
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