Campus Life

Thurnheer joins provincial Wine Authority Board

Jul 15, 2011 / 4:01 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A familiar face of business in the Okanagan is taking on a new role at the BC Wine Authority with the announcement of Laura...

Home Hardware joins the campaign to support the Centre of Excellence with $25,000 donation

Jul 15, 2011 / 12:23 pm

Okanagan College Media Release There are a multitude of good reasons why community-minded businesses in Penticton have joined the campaign to support Okanagan...

Immigrant health is subject of three-year study

Jul 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

Shirley Chau, assistant professor in the School of Social Work at UBC’s Okanagan campus, will be studying why the health of immigrants declines after a few...

City, UBC partner to research sustainable transportation

Jul 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

Tuesday workshop focuses on Glenmore pilot project aimed at reducing vehicle traffic ComPASS project manager Gord Lovegrove Glenmore residents will have an...

Plumbing program opens tap on new career

Jul 12, 2011 / 9:41 am

Okanagan College Media Release When Cola Martini learned of the opportunity to immerse herself in a training program that would let her experience a host of...

Vernon College grad nails down Home Inspection program

Jul 7, 2011 / 11:46 am

Okanagan College Media Release Two weeks ago Brad Gaynor celebrated the completion of a program that prepares graduates for a line of work where getting your...

Centre of Excellence campaign receives boost from good neighbours

Jul 7, 2011 / 9:07 am

Okanagan College Media Release It’s been more than two years since Okanagan College began building the Centre of Excellence at the Penticton campus. As with...

Get out and learn something this summer

Jul 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Continuing Studies program leader Elaine Crebo is encouraging people to check out the summer courses. Continuing education offers shorter courses appealing to...

Economic recovery showing in demand for welders

Jul 5, 2011 / 10:55 am

Okanagan College Media Release Welding is one of the trades in the Okanagan that is showing signs of increased activity as Canada’s economy improves. “I...

Showcase provides opportunity for business services

Jun 29, 2011 / 12:00 am

September event coincides with student introduction to campus activities Spencer Hunt, 2011 Orientation Coordinator Businesses and community organizations will...

Students seek the real Mexico on exchange trip

Jun 24, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC students Joanne Gabias, centre with sunglasses, and Aaron Wylie pose with Quintana Roo students at the Kettle Valley Rail beds during their visit to the...

Tettey new Dean of UBC's Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Jun 23, 2011 / 12:00 am

University of Calgary professor is an accomplished global education consultant Wisdom Tettey Wisdom Tettey has been appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Creative...

OC students help get Kelowna Fire Museum off the ground

Jun 21, 2011 / 1:28 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Just when Brian Moore thought the Kelowna Fire Museum would never be built, an idea came to him like a bolt of lightning. “It...

College to grant new certificate in Green Building Design

Jun 21, 2011 / 1:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Architects, engineers, construction professionals and others interested in creating a sustainable future will soon be able to add...

College prepares for weekend Convocation ceremonies

Jun 21, 2011 / 1:25 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Staff at Okanagan College are busy preparing to welcome hundreds of graduates and their supporters to a series of spring...

Keith Culver named new director of Okanagan Sustainability Institute

Jun 16, 2011 / 12:00 am


UBC wraps up historic 2-day Okanagan campus Convocation

Jun 10, 2011 / 12:00 am

Graduate student Ruth Brown won the prestigious Governor General‘s Gold Academic Medal with a 92-per-cent average. Governor General's award winner announced;...

Do the right thing and don't be afraid of risks

Jun 10, 2011 / 12:00 am

Honorary degree recipient Brad Bennett tells his story to UBC’s Okanagan grads Brad Bennett addresses graduates, officials and members of the audience after...

Okanagan College expands Aerospace program

May 31, 2011 / 12:22 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Students with a passion for flight have a new opportunity to work in the industry, thanks to a specialized program being launched...

Project GROW delivers for women in Africa

May 25, 2011 / 12:00 am