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Campus Life Mar 2017

OC Culinary Arts alumnus cooks his way to a spot at Atelier

Mar 24, 2017 / 2:43 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Carson Bibby was only 16-years-old when he first had the opportunity to cook alongside some of Canada’s finest chefs at the...

Anosh Irani reads at Okanagan College Salmon Arm campus

Mar 23, 2017 / 4:36 pm

Internationally-renowned author Anosh Irani will visit Okanagan College on Friday to read from his latest work, which has already garnered numerous award...

Lumby team crowned 2017 Spaghetti Bridge champions

Mar 20, 2017 / 8:51 am

Okanagan College Media Release The 34th annual Spaghetti Bridge competition came to a dramatic close today after a duo from Charles Bloom Secondary in Lumby...

UBC Okanagan conference draws digital media experts

Mar 17, 2017 / 12:00 am

Digital media experts from across North America will gather at UBC Okanagan from May 17 to 19 for the first-ever Digital Media in Education conference. As...

Children who play outside more likely to protect nature as adults

Mar 17, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC researcher Catherine Broom says children who play outside are likely to care more about nature as adults than kids who don't spend time outdoors. Protecting...

Business students shine at WCBC

Mar 16, 2017 / 11:28 am

Okanagan College Media Release Two individual students and a team from Okanagan College were recognized at the Western Canadian Business Competition (WCBC)...

UBC research paves way for improved road construction

Mar 16, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC senior instructor Craig Nichol A team of researchers have identified an improved method to predict the strength and durability of shale embankments that...

OC Campus Relay paves way for alumnus’ running career

Mar 14, 2017 / 8:58 am

Okanagan College Media Release For Jeff Vogt, the starting line for two big passions in life – becoming an electrician and taking up running – began at...

Shining stars, bright minds win top accolades at UBC Okanagan

Mar 10, 2017 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard (far left) and UBC Okanagan Vice-Principal Research Philip Barker (far right) congratulate...

Shorthanded OC team comes out on top at HRC West

Mar 9, 2017 / 9:48 am

Okanagan College Media Release A dynamic duo of two Okanagan College students topped the podium at one of Western Canada’s most prestigious HR case...

Finalists announced in UBC's Okanagan Short Story Contest

Mar 9, 2017 / 12:00 am

Esteemed Canadian writer Renée Saklikar is doing some high-pressured page turning, as it’s down to the wire for the finalists in the 2017 Okanagan Short...

Western Canada gold advances three OC teams to Enactus Nationals

Mar 8, 2017 / 8:46 am

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Arial}span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Thirteen students from Okanagan College’s Enactus team will be a whole...

Lack of adequate support a barrier for those wishing to die at home

Mar 8, 2017 / 12:00 am

Carole Robinson With a growing trend of people choosing to die at home, UBC researchers have determined that those caring for palliative loved-ones need more...

College offers accelerated training opportunity for Electricians

Mar 7, 2017 / 2:19 pm

Okanagan College Media Release An innovative apprenticeship program piloting at Okanagan College this month aims to help Electricians reduce time away from work...

Even when given pedometers, university students don’t make time to exercise

Mar 7, 2017 / 12:00 am

The physical and mental health of many first-year university students takes a sharp decline, even when they are given pedometers to encourage exercise, UBC...

Heavyweight competition on simmer for Spaghetti Bridge

Mar 6, 2017 / 8:43 am

More than 300 students from across the Okanagan paraded their pasta structures on stage today at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus for the 34th annual...

Community celebrates research at UBC Okanagan

Mar 3, 2017 / 12:00 am

From advances in chronic disease interventions to improving wireless communications, innovative research projects at UBC Okanagan are attracting national...

UBC management students take on challenge with SunRype

Mar 1, 2017 / 12:00 am

SunRype VP of Business Development Derek Brown (left), Finance Business Manager Kyle Robinson, SunRype CFO and VP of Finance Amanda Burns, Argus Properties...

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