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Encyclopedia > Durham College

Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology is located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada with satellite campuses in Pickering, Uxbridge, Whitby, Port Hope, Port Perry and Beaverton. Founded in 1967, Durham College has 34,000 alumni today. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government - Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... For other uses, see Pickering (disambiguation). ... This article is about the township. ... Whitby (2006 population 111 184) is a town located east of Toronto on the north shore of Lake Ontario, and is the seat of Durham Region, Ontario, Canada. ... Port Hope (2001 population 15,605) is a picturesque town in the Canadian province of Ontario, Canada, about 70 km east of Toronto city limits or 100 km from downtown Toronto. ... Port Perry, Ontario, (Pop. ... Beaverton is a community in Ontario, Canada. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ...

Durham College has over 6,000 full-time and 23,000 part-time students, and has a shared campus and facilities with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The college, in conjunction with UOIT and private enterprise, has developed network infrastructure to support laptop-based learning at both institutions. This includes the integration of wireless services on campus, as well as e-learning content and curriculum development. Trent University also offers a full-time program at the Durham College campus. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is located in Oshawa, Ontario and shares its campus with Durham College. ... Trent University is a liberal arts oriented institution located along the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. ...


Notable alumni

  • Al Duffy (1976) — President and Chief Operating Officer, of The PIC Group serving Canada and the USA
  • Dave Wilson (1980) — Vice-President and General Manager at PING Canada
  • Andrew Popko (1987) — Vice-President, Aboriginal Relations, for Calgary-based EnCana Corporation
  • Angel Williams(2001)-Female wrestler

Sports Teams

The schools team name is the Lords.

Varsity sports at Durham include:

  • Baseball - mens
  • Basketball
  • Fastball - womens
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

See also

The Student Association at Durham College, UOIT and Trent University in Oshawa reprsents students from Durham College, and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, along with Trent University students in Oshawa, Ontario. ... The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is located in Oshawa, Ontario and shares its campus with Durham College. ...

External links

  • Durham College website
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Durham College was built for Benedictine monks from the Cathedral Church in the city of Durham, and was built around a single quadrangle, known nowadays as the Durham Quadrangle.
The only major surviving building from the Durham College foundation is the east range of Durham Quad, containing Old Library, which dates from 1421, although elements of the pre-Reformation fabric also survive on the opposite side of the quad, at either end of the seventeenth-century Hall.
Durham College was originally dedicated to the Virgin, St Cuthbert, and the Trinity, and it is thought that Trinity College took its name from the last element of this dedication.
Regional Municipality of Durham, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (439 words)
Durham Region is considered part of the Greater Toronto Area.
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