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Campus Life

Record Enrolment at Okanagan College

Sep 23, 2011 / 2:46 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Yet another record fall enrolment points to continued growth at Okanagan College. A snapshot of student enrolment in...

New Chef inspires new menu at Infusions

Sep 23, 2011 / 10:13 am

Okanagan College Media Release - Sept. 21, 2011Expect a world of new flavours on the menu next time you dine at Infusions – the showcase for Okanagan...

Young chefs bring their A-game to the College for Wine Fest

Sep 23, 2011 / 9:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus is one of the sites for partaking in the Fall Okanagan Wine Festival this year, with two...

UBC's Okanagan campus launches $100 million fundraising campaign

Sep 22, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC alumnus and Kelowna lawyer Ross Langford officially launched a $100-million fundraising campaign at the Okanagan campus Thursday. Langford is the chairman...

Community Foundation gift strengthens ties with Okanagan College

Sep 20, 2011 / 4:09 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A gift from the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan to Okanagan College’s Centre of Excellence in Penticton will result...

One Story, One Song wins Ryga Award

Sep 20, 2011 / 1:32 pm

Okanagan College Media ReleaseThe George Ryga Society and Okanagan College are proud to announce that Richard Wagamese, author of One Story, One Song, is the...

Public invited to be part of the Valley’s university

Sep 20, 2011 / 12:00 am

Community Day features numerous events, lectures, activities The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is home to some of the brightest minds and...

Panel of experts to examine the future of the Okanagan

Sep 19, 2011 / 12:00 am

How will age, diversity of Valley impact future generations? For years the Okanagan has been among the most popular places in Canada to retire, but what kind of...

Students encouraged to Get Involved

Sep 16, 2011 / 12:00 am

Michelle Lowton wants the space for the Get Involved program in the University Centre to be open to all students who want to volunteer or work together on a...

Local scientist to discuss water issues in public speaker series

Sep 15, 2011 / 4:05 pm

Okanagan College Media Release It’s one of the Earth’s most precious resources – it covers more than 71 per cent of the planet’s surface yet water...

Experts discuss growing problem of obesity

Sep 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

Gareth Jones, left, Jonathan Little, Mary Jung and Deanna Gibson will be speaking on obesity during a free symposium Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the...

Students at Okanagan College benefit from solar energy system in new school year

Sep 13, 2011 / 3:05 pm

Okanagan College Media Release College to benefit from educational, environmental and financial benefits When students at Okanagan College’s new Centre of...

Abbott and Koyczan to be honoured by College’s Alumni Association

Sep 12, 2011 / 9:16 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Okanagan College Alumni Association (OCAA) is bestowing its highest honour on two former Okanagan College students – one of...

Social media being used to help young people stop smoking

Sep 12, 2011 / 12:00 am

University research associate taking unique approach to kicking the habit Rebecca Haines-Saah Rebecca Haines-Saah wants smokers to picture themselves kicking...

Classes at Vernon campus resume after power restored

Sep 8, 2011 / 4:03 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Classes at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus will resume on their regular schedule Friday morning, after power was restored to...

Power outage at Vernon campus cancels classes Thursday

Sep 8, 2011 / 8:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Vernon campus of Okanagan College will be closed, and all day and evening classes cancelled, on Thursday, Sept. 8 after a...

Program can help unemployed access skills training

Sep 8, 2011 / 8:37 am

Okanagan College Media Release If you’re unemployed and not an Employment Insurance client, a government-funded program being offered by Okanagan College may...

New buildings at UBC's Okanagan campus ready for students

Sep 8, 2011 / 12:00 am

Classes, offices and living quarters incorporate sustainability features With new labs, classrooms, more learning and living space, engineering and medical...

Heat ready to take on the best in the West

Sep 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Men and women’s teams compete in CIS for first time The Heat will be stepping up the level of competition this year in men’s and women’s basketball and...

Okanagan College Librarians embrace innovation with national award

Sep 6, 2011 / 9:27 am

Okanagan College Media Release With the school year about to get underway, Okanagan College librarians are positioning themselves once again at the forefront of...

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