Campus Life Nov 2017

Memorial Award helps fuel Okanagan College student’s education

Nov 14, 2017 / 2:09 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Losing her husband and son to a tragic plane crash two years ago led Michaela Chapman to contemplate how she could honor their...

UBC and YMCA partner to offer evidence-based health program to community

Nov 13, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan associate professor Mary Jung Partnership sets-up university laboratory downtown Kelowna With world diabetes day just around the corner on November...

UBC researcher seeks to protect where the wild things walk

Nov 9, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC Professor Lael Parrott is working to protect low-elevation ecosystems that are important habitat and wildlife movement routes. Ecological corridor will...

UBC employee stands tall at Remembrance Day

Nov 8, 2017 / 12:00 am

Lieutenant-Colonel Mike McGinty, centre, salutes while participants at UBC Okanagan's 2016 Remembrance Day service. The elderly, uniformed veteran is an iconic...

Coders take note: $4,000 tuition award up for grabs

Nov 6, 2017 / 12:05 pm

Okanagan College Media Release An internationally-recognized software development company based out of Kelowna is so anxious to find coding talent that it is...

Generosity continues to flow for College’s Trades Complex

Nov 3, 2017 / 12:08 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A leading Western Canada company is giving a surge to trades students at Okanagan College. Bartle & Gibson Co. Ltd. is...

The 8th Annual 3-Hour Short Story Contest returns

Nov 3, 2017 / 11:11 am

Okanagan College Media Release To write, or not to write? That is the question Okanagan College students and Grade 11 and 12 secondary students across the...

Okanagan College deans educate on approaching digital revolution

Nov 2, 2017 / 10:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release Two Okanagan College deans are combining their perspectives on preparing for the digital revolution at the upcoming Kelowna...

Science confirms you should stop and smell the roses

Nov 2, 2017 / 12:00 am

Short nature intervention can bring out the best in people Is it any wonder that most happiness idioms are associated with nature? Happy as a pig in muck, happy...

College opens its doors to showcase high flying options at Career Fair

Nov 1, 2017 / 4:04 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A global shortage of commercial pilots, which made headlines in Kelowna earlier this month after local flights were cancelled,...

UBC Okanagan researchers invent new synthetic heart valve

Nov 1, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan Professor Hadi Mohammadi Could be first major improvement in mechanical heart valve technology in 20 years Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus...