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Groundbreaking UBC project studies brain injury in women abused by partners

Jun 28, 2019 / 12:00 am

Announcing $1 million in funding for Supporting Survivors of Abuse and Brain Injury through Research (SOAR) are, from left, Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen...

Students get head start with Thorpe and Friends Scholarships

Jun 27, 2019 / 2:37 pm

Okanagan College Media Release With three older siblings already attending post-secondary, Miya Stel is grateful to receive a $2,500 scholarship to help her...

Therapist Assistant program helps mature student get moving on her career

Jun 27, 2019 / 11:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release Katie Woznow always knew she wanted to further her education and apply for her master’s degree in occupational therapy. But when...

Students savour traditional flavours and practices on Indigenous Culinary Arts field trip

Jun 26, 2019 / 1:03 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Salmon fillets roast on stakes over an open fire while roe bubbles up in a steaming pot of vegetable and fish soup nearby. These...

Geoscientists roll into Penticton for NAGT conference

Jun 26, 2019 / 12:43 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Did you know the Okanagan Valley is divided by a fault line? Maybe not. But if you did, then you’d be right in line with the...

Student relearns how to take steps forward

Jun 25, 2019 / 9:42 am

Okanagan College Media Release After a motor vehicle accident that left her paralyzed and with no memory of who she was, Kate Camire was told that she would...

Big changes to Food Services at UBC Okanagan

Jun 25, 2019 / 12:00 am

Healthy, high-quality food on the menu as UBCO staffs up for in-house operations A whole new way of delivering food services is coming to UBC’s Okanagan campus...

Report: Canadian communities responding to changing climate

Jun 24, 2019 / 12:00 am

A plume of smoke rises above the southern British Columbia community of Joe Rich during the 2017 wildfire season. Communities across Canada are facing an...

UBC professor examines support programs for fresh nursing graduates

Jun 20, 2019 / 12:00 am

Nursing Professor Kathy Rush overlooks the courtyard as nursing students mingle after their graduation at UBCO. Goal is to reduce high-attrition rate for new...

UBC research shows upbeat music can sweeten tough exercise

Jun 20, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC research shows that participants who listen to motivational music reported greater enjoyment from their high-intensity interval training sessions....

OC pops the top on Technology Access Centre to benefit B.C.’s beverage industries

Jun 18, 2019 / 2:08 pm

Okanagan College Media Release British Columbia’s wine, beer, cider, and spirits industries have a new source of support, courtesy of an initiative by Okanagan...

Women in Trades Training program celebrates 1,000 student milestone

Jun 18, 2019 / 10:53 am

Okanagan College Media Release We’ve reached 1,000 and this is just the beginning. Okanagan College’s Women in Trades Training (WITT) program celebrated its...

OC’s Kelowna campus flies Syilx flag permanently

Jun 17, 2019 / 3:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The Syilx Okanagan Nation flag has found a permanent home at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus, after a historic ceremony today....

Future esthetician pampered with OC Tuition Giveaway Contest win

Jun 11, 2019 / 12:41 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Grace Hunter had no idea that attending Experience OC would pay off to the tune of $5,000. The 16-year-old Clarence Fulton...

College sign signals future success for Office Administration alumna

Jun 10, 2019 / 10:38 am

Okanagan College Media Release Dana Ingram wasn’t looking for a sign about her future, but when she spotted one at the Okanagan College Penticton campus, it...

UBCO Lieutenant Governor Medal winner says ‘trying harder’ made the difference

Jun 7, 2019 / 12:00 am

Gabriel Dix was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation at this year's UBC Okanagan Convocation. Being a top student...

Gold medal win for UBCO student who went to great heights for his research

Jun 7, 2019 / 12:00 am

Ryan Hoiland has spent the past few years conducting research with UBCO’s Centre for Heart, Lung and Vascular Health. Governor General’s Gold Medal awarded for...

Defying the odds

Jun 6, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBCO graduate Kathleen Cusmano and her dog Haven will cross the stage together during the 4 p.m. ceremony Thursday, June 6. Two vision-impaired UBCO students...

Sweet victory for OC alumna at Vancouver Chocolate Challenge

Jun 5, 2019 / 12:36 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The seven judges at the seventh annual Chocolate Challenge in Vancouver, sponsored by the Gourmet Warehouse, know what a winner...

Top student award goes to UBCO cancer researcher and rural health care advocate

Jun 5, 2019 / 12:00 am

Celine Edwards is this year's Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize winner. Near-perfect grades, volunteerism and desire to help others leads to...

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