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Campus Life May 2017

Sketch a career in animation with new Okanagan College diploma

May 26, 2017 / 3:58 pm

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Greyeyes and Klick receive OC Alumni Association’s highest honours

May 25, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Okanagan College Media Release In recognition of outstanding contributions to the College and its surrounding communities, two Okanagan College alumni have...

Ancient genetic markers in sockeye salmon can help manage healthier fish stocks

May 25, 2017 / 12:00 am

New genetic markers in sockeye salmon that can help improve management of fish populations. Photo credit: Kyle Hawes The markers, called single nucleotide...

New economics and media course offered at UBC’s Okanagan campus

May 24, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan launches Economics and the Media, the first campus course of its type open to students across the university. In today’s Information Age, media...

Wine Talks returns with an expert panel on wine marketing

May 23, 2017 / 2:44 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Together with Liquidity Winery, Okanagan College is presenting Wine Talks, An International Perspective on Wine Marketing, for...

Workshop to provide a guiding compass for social enterprises

May 19, 2017 / 10:58 am

Okanagan College Media Release An upcoming workshop will equip those seeking real-world solutions to challenges in our communities with the essential business...

Gift supports Kelowna General Hospital and Biology Co-op education program

May 19, 2017 / 12:00 am

Kelowna residents Colin and Lois Pritchard have long been recognized in the community for their outstanding contributions to advancing health care in the...

UBC’s annual Think Tank supports a bright future for Osoyoos Secondary School

May 19, 2017 / 12:00 am

At this time last year, the fate of Osoyoos Secondary School was dire. Due to challenges with declining enrolment, the school was scheduled to close. However,...

Students hit the road to recruit future healthcare professionals

May 18, 2017 / 12:00 am

A diverse group of university students from across BC and Canada recently spent a week in rural BC to inspire high school students to pursue future careers in...

Exercising can protect the brain from Alzheimer’s disease

May 16, 2017 / 12:00 am

Kathleen Martin Ginis is a professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Heath and Exercise Sciences. The evidence is clear. Physical activity is associated with a...

Enactus Okanagan College takes nationals by storm

May 15, 2017 / 10:49 am

Okanagan College Media Release Five students from Okanagan College’s School of Business have proven a small group of people can transform a community and were...

Talk—don’t text—in times of stress, says UBC research

May 15, 2017 / 12:00 am

Assoc. Prof. Susan Holtzman teaches at UBC’s Okanagan campus. A UBC researcher suggests it’s best to stop texting and instead make face-to-face contact when...

ENHANCE Happiness and Well-Being study opens to new participants

May 15, 2017 / 12:00 am

Two UBC psychology professors are combining their areas of expertise to open the ENHANCE trial, now in its second year, to a new group of Okanagan residents....

Camp OC offers summer fun and learning for youth throughout the region

May 12, 2017 / 4:21 pm

From Revelstoke to the South Okanagan, youth will have an even better selection of summer camp opportunities to choose from this year with Okanagan College’s...

HOST program furthers hospitality, tourism skills

May 9, 2017 / 12:51 pm

Okanagan College Media Release As the busy summer tourism season approaches, the first students to complete the HOST certificate at Okanagan College are now...

Enactus OC’s Soup’s On warms Vernon and Kelowna

May 9, 2017 / 12:50 pm

Okanagan College Media Release After two years of serving up soup for a good cause in Salmon Arm, Enactus Okanagan College students found the recipe for...

Okanagan College is RIPE for applied research

May 9, 2017 / 12:48 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Curiosity, entrepreneurship, and creativity will be hot topics at RIPE, the Research and Innovation Partnerships Expo being held...

Computer Science research may help cities bounce back quicker from disaster

May 5, 2017 / 8:23 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College Computer Science faculty and students have partnered with a renowned 3D modeling expert on an international...

UBC Okanagan honours top faculty and teaching assistants

May 5, 2017 / 12:00 am

The finest teachers at UBC’s Okanagan campus were honoured at a special event Thursday. Teaching Excellence and Innovation Awards were presented during a...

College names Manuel, Shepherd and Terbasket as 2017 Honorary Fellows

May 3, 2017 / 10:31 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College is bestowing its highest honour on three notable Okanagan residents, each of whom has made unique and...

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