Campus Life

Glenmore neighbourhood a living laboratory for sustainability

Dec 3, 2010 / 12:00 am

Jackie Podger, UBC Associate Vice President, Administration and Finance, met this week with City of Kelowna Manager Ron Mattiussi and Leanne Bilodeau, Director...

UBC students live history in Eastern Europe

Dec 3, 2010 / 12:00 am

Locations around Romania and Bulgaria are the setting for the Eastern Europe field school program next summer, led by professors from UBC's Okanagan campus....

Okanagan student Rachael L'Orsa named UBC's Outstanding Future Alumnus

Dec 3, 2010 / 12:00 am

Rachael L'Orsa An engineering and arts student leader at UBC's Okanagan campus has been chosen as this year's Outstanding Future Alumnus by UBC. Rachael...

College and Regional District announce lease agreement to develop $7.8-million community sports facility

Dec 2, 2010 / 11:18 am

Okanagan College Media Release At a joint press conference on Tuesday morning, Okanagan College and the Regional District of the North Okanagan announced a new...

Penticton Auto Dealers rev up with support for Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Technologies

Dec 2, 2010 / 11:16 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Penticton Auto Dealers Association has helped fuel the fundraising campaign for Okanagan College’s Centre of...

Local athlete awarded Capri Insurance Athletics Entrance Scholarship

Nov 30, 2010 / 12:00 am

From left, Rob Johnson, Director of Athletics and Recreation at UBC's Okanagan campus, with Heat women's volleyball head coach Steve Manuel, Capri...

Tuck retires as Foundation President but commitment to helping persists

Nov 22, 2010 / 11:17 am

Okanagan College Media Release Nearly a decade of service as President of the Okanagan College Foundation has come to a close for Steve Tuck, but his commitment...

College connections open opportunity for auditions

Nov 17, 2010 / 11:26 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Red Dot Players are looking for students, employees (current and former) and alumni to audition for...

Peters Bros. supports Centre of Excellence with $50,000 donation

Nov 17, 2010 / 11:24 am

Okanagan College Media Release Peters Bros. Construction Ltd. is helping pave the way to improved access to post-secondary education in the South Okanagan and...

Lucrative aircraft careers taking off in the Okanagan

Nov 10, 2010 / 11:51 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College is gearing up to help students launch themselves into the dynamic aerospace industry. On Nov. 24, the Aerospace...

Letnick leads a look at health care

Nov 10, 2010 / 11:49 am

Okanagan College Media Release As provinces, taxpayers and providers ponder the future of Canada's publicly-funded health care system, a well-known doctoral...

UBC Spanish Summer Field School sends students to Mexico

Nov 10, 2010 / 12:00 am

Dr. José Luis Pech Várguez, Rector of Universidad de Quintana Roo, and Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal of UBC’s Okanagan campus,...

UBC Human Kinetics students put skills to the test

Nov 10, 2010 / 12:00 am

Fourth-year UBC Human Kinetics student Shaun Crowell takes the blood pressure of a client at COACH as part of his volunteer work term. UBC Human Kinetics...

College Honoured for Commitment to Sustainability

Nov 9, 2010 / 2:55 pm

ASTTBC Press Release - Nov. 7, 2010 Okanagan College received the inaugural ASTTBC TECHGreen Award for an organization on Nov. 6, 2010 - from left, Trevor...

Community gives generously to SIFE’s Trick or Eat

Nov 9, 2010 / 9:44 am

Okanagan College Media Release In a new valley-wide campaign to battle hunger, students from Okanagan College’s SIFE Okanagan collected 1,434 pounds of...

Nonis Sports Field officially opened at UBC's Okanagan campus

Nov 8, 2010 / 12:00 am

Nonis Sports Field has full-field lighting for night use. (Credit: Rob Brown) The University of British Columbia and community outdoor sports programs scored a...

UBC's Okanagan campus creating Centre for Scholarly Communication

Nov 5, 2010 / 12:00 am

A new Centre for Scholarly Communications is being established at UBC's Okanagan campus with support from Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, Provost and Vice Principal, and...

Audio Engineering students to produce hard rock concert

Nov 4, 2010 / 10:58 am

Okanagan College Media Release Students in Okanagan College’s Audio Engineering and Music Production certificate program are gearing up for their annual...

180 mins to fame? Story contest pressures writers to produce

Nov 3, 2010 / 8:47 am

Okanagan College Media Release Appreciating that diamonds are formed under intense pressure, Okanagan College’s English department is hoping a new...

Career Fair offers up-close look at 21st century careers

Nov 2, 2010 / 11:05 am

Okanagan College Media Release Instructors from more than 50 diverse disciplines at Okanagan College, along with an equal number of employers from throughout...