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Campus Life

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...

Students put skills to work to develop Agur Lake Camp

Apr 29, 2011 / 3:31 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The first cabin for Agur Lake Camp is taking shape thanks to students in Okanagan College’s Residential Construction program...

UBC honours outstanding teachers in biology, engineering and sociology

Apr 29, 2011 / 12:00 am

From left, Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal, Senior Faculty Award recipients Carolyn Labun and Joyce Boon, and Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, Provost and...

UBC researchers aim to improve heart health for breast cancer survivors

Apr 27, 2011 / 12:00 am

Master of Science student Graeme Koelwyn UBC Human Kinetics Assistant Professor Neil Eves and Master of Science student Graeme Koelwyn are conducting research...

College Board approves $92.9 million budget

Apr 26, 2011 / 2:39 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Board of Governors has approved a $92.9-million operating budget for 2011-12. The Board passed the budget at...

Would you exercise more if it took less time and was more fun?

Apr 21, 2011 / 12:00 am

Demian Carson According to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, to achieve health benefits, adults aged 18 to 64 should accumulate at least 150 minutes of...

Local professor hosts DVD launch for homegrown doc film

Apr 19, 2011 / 2:11 pm

Okanagan College Media Release After winning the Best Home Grown Award at the Okanagan International Film Festival, local filmmaker and professor Marc Arellano...

UBC student recognized as exceptional woman in engineering

Apr 15, 2011 / 12:00 am

Engineering student Audrey Siebert-Timmer. Third-year engineering student Audrey Siebert-Timmer is one of five women across Canada who will receive a $5,000...

Lister appointed as North Okanagan Regional Dean

Apr 14, 2011 / 3:41 pm

OKANAGAN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE - APRIL 14, 2011 Lister to assume role as Okanagan College’s Regional Dean for the North Okanagan A prominent Vernon...

Gr. 11 and 12 students join conversation about Holocaust and genocide at UBC

Apr 13, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC Professor Emeritus Rene Goldman. On April 28, UBC's Okanagan campus will host the third annual Holocaust and Genocide Education Forum, bringing together...

College dominates at Business Competition

Apr 12, 2011 / 3:31 pm

NEWS RELEASE - OKANAGAN COLLEGE April 12, 2011 Take two teams of four Okanagan College Business Administration students, ask them to operate an imaginary...

Agrifood and climate change study looks at Fraser Valley and Okanagan

Apr 12, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sociology professor Luis L. M. Aguiar is studying how climate change is impacting labour processes in the corporate agricultural food industry. UBC professor...

TELUS delivers on yearlong campaign to support the Centre of Excellence

Apr 8, 2011 / 9:18 am

Okanagan College Media Release One year after committing to donate $100 to Okanagan College’s Centre of Excellence for every new TELUS TV customer in the...

Interior colleges ensure transferability of writing courses

Apr 7, 2011 / 11:33 am

Okanagan College Media Release A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been reached between Okanagan College, College of the Rockies and Selkirk College that...

Insights into subatomic particle physics coming to Okanagan College April 15

Apr 7, 2011 / 9:27 am

Okanagan College Media Release If your curiosity extends to the world of high-energy experimental subatomic particle physics, mark Friday, April 15 on your...

Habitat for Humanity Kelowna and Okanagan College Announce Partnership to Build Homes for Two Low-income Families

Apr 7, 2011 / 9:19 am

Habitat for Humanity Kelowna’s next build project will be in partnership with Okanagan College. Students from Okanagan College’s residential framing program...

UBC students revamp websites of seven non-profit organizations

Apr 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

From left, students Drew Ingram, Bryan Lennox and Ryan Trenholm worked with the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society on a website analysis and redesign as part of the...

UBC Human Kinetics student Chris Willie receives prestigious awards

Apr 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Chris Willie is pursuing a PhD in Human Kinetics at UBC’s Okanagan campus. He has just received the prestigious Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate...

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