Campus Life

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


BC Recreation and Parks scholarship winner pursues graduate degree

May 25, 2011 / 12:00 am

Human Kinetics student Paul Sharp, BC Parks and Recreation Association scholarship recipient. UBC student Paul Sharp is the 2011 recipient of the BC Recreation...

National recognition for SIFE Okanagan as team wins Campbell’s Hunger challenge

May 24, 2011 / 10:52 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team returned to the Okanagan this week with three national awards and...

Dickinson recognized for distinguished service in education

May 17, 2011 / 11:13 am

Okanagan College Media Release Dr. Gary Dickinson will be honoured by Okanagan College at its Summer Convocation ceremony with the Distinguished Service Award...

UBC's Melody Burton honoured with Canada's Outstanding Academic Librarian Award

May 11, 2011 / 12:00 am

Chief Librarian Melody Burton Melody Burton, Chief Librarian at UBC's Okanagan campus, is about to receive the Canadian Library Association's highest honour,...

Sewell's legacy honoured through new bursary award

May 10, 2011 / 2:01 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A new award that will support Summerland students pursuing post-secondary training in trades or business has been established in...

Why does a man give his life for his country?

May 9, 2011 / 3:12 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College English professor Melanie Murray will launch her new critically-acclaimed book FOR YOUR TOMORROW: THE WAY OF AN...

Respected researcher, top-ranking RCMP member and community-minded entrepreneur are College’s 2011 Honorary Fellows

May 9, 2011 / 9:13 am

Okanagan College Media Release On the day it honours and celebrates the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2011, Okanagan College will also recognize...

Explore welding virtually at trade info session

May 6, 2011 / 2:08 pm

Okanagan College Media Release For those who’ve tried it, Okanagan College’s new virtual welding machine is proof that virtual reality can be as valuable a...

Studio exhibit celebrates College’s artistry in woodwork

May 3, 2011 / 9:05 am

Okanagan College Media Release When other girls could be found playing with Bratz and Barbies, eight-year-old Kara Jobb was more likely hanging out with her dad...

Brad Bennett and Deepa Mehta to receive UBC honorary degrees in June

May 2, 2011 / 12:00 am

Kelowna businessman and community volunteer Brad Bennett and filmmaker Deepa Mehta will receive honorary doctoral degrees at this June’s Convocation...