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Councillor Nancy Diamond was a longtime friend and supporter of the university and our campus partner, Durham College.In Memory of Nancy L. Diamond

Councillor Diamond’s commitment to Oshawa spanned more than three decades. First elected to Oshawa Council in 1988, she served on City Council between 1988 and 1991. She was elected as Oshawa mayor, serving from 1991 to 2003. In 2010, she was re-elected as a Regional and City Councillor. Councillor Diamond was a longtime friend and supporter of the university and played an instrumental role in its creation.

After Nancy’s passing, a fund was established at the university to honour her legacy and support our community’s future leaders.


Durham Regional Chair Roger Anderson.Roger Anderson Charity Classic

A quality education is only a chip shot away thanks to the generosity of the Roger Anderson Charity Classic. The annual golf tournament supports student awards at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, ensuring those who want to pursue an academic career in Durham Region have the means to do so. The tournament has raised more than $6 million for the community over the last 20 years and the university is grateful for receiving close to $2 million of those proceeds in support of our students.  


Whitby Chamber of Commerce

Established in 1928, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce unites local professionals with the purpose of advocating for their rights, compiling resources and doing business together.

By connecting local businesses, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce fosters a thriving business community through connection, learning and leadership.

A strong partner of the university, the Whitby Chamber of Commerce makes connections that provide experiential learning opportunities for our students and research partnerships for faculty in the Town of Whitby.


Bowmanville Canadian Men’s Club

In 1893 the Canadian Club founder, Charles McCullough, organized the first meeting in Hamilton. A native of Bowmanville, he formed a club in his hometown in 1909, where it has remained ever since. Club members meet five times a year to share dinner and enjoy presentations from local community members.

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