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Venture Okanagan provides opportunities for entrepreneurial success

Oct 29, 2010 / 3:06 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A new resource for entrepreneurs and the investors interested in backing them was launched at Okanagan College this week. ...

UVic Ocean Climatologist to address climate-change challenge from a BC perspective

Oct 28, 2010 / 2:33 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Dr. Tom Pedersen, Director of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, will present a talk in Vernon entitled: Responding to...

Women in trades recognized for excellence, perseverance

Oct 27, 2010 / 2:05 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Starting a career in welding just got a little bit easier for two worthy Okanagan College trades students. Becky Mytting and Cole...

UBC's Okanagan campus makes its first bottles of wine

Oct 27, 2010 / 12:00 am

Fourth-year biochemistry student Mariana Galata and Associate Professor of Chemistry Cedric Saucier are in the process of making the first bottles of wine to...

Nov. 27 African Gala targets funds for Ghana and Zambia

Oct 26, 2010 / 12:00 am

Members of the African Gala organizing team are, from left, Daniela Fast, Louise VanderHoek, Hannah Viejou, and Jessica Witzaney. Nursing students from UBC's...

UBC Human Kinetics professor Phil Ainslie receives national award

Oct 26, 2010 / 12:00 am

Human kinetics researcher Phil Ainslie in the lab. Phil Ainslie, Associate Professor of Human Kinetics at UBC's Okanagan campus, has received the Young...

Okanagan gets its own Dragons’ Den

Oct 25, 2010 / 2:49 pm

Okanagan College Media ReleaseOkanagan entrepreneurs itching to pitch their business now have a chance to do it right at home, thanks to a new program put...

Heat women's golf team back-to-back national silver medalists

Oct 22, 2010 / 12:00 am

UBC golfer Jen Woods at the Dunes at Kamloops The UBC Okanagan Heat women’s golf team finished second after the three-day Ping/CCAA (Canadian Colleges...

Business community and UBC students to hear from leaders in business and finance

Oct 22, 2010 / 12:00 am

The Faculty of Management at UBC is bringing to Kelowna two influential speakers from the Canadian business and finance world for two special dinner events in...

Windsor Plywood gift to Centre of Excellence is helping build the community

Oct 21, 2010 / 3:30 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A $20,000 donation to Okanagan College’s Centre of Excellence is an important example of Windsor Plywood’s...

College contest to reward creative applicants with prizes

Oct 20, 2010 / 10:38 am

Okanagan College Media Release Call it a twist on the old adage that “the customer is always right.” This time, though, it’s the potential...

Okanagan College Coyotes host inaugural breakfast fundraiser

Oct 14, 2010 / 11:54 am

Okanagan College Media Release Hockey fans and supporters of Okanagan College’s intercollegiate baseball and hockey teams will have the opportunity to...

Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd. donation carries a pine message about sustainability

Oct 13, 2010 / 11:31 am

Okanagan College Media Release A donation of pine boards from Gorman Bros. Lumber to Okanagan College’s Centre of Excellence is driving home the messages...

Three local businesses to support Centre of Excellence

Oct 6, 2010 / 3:16 pm

Okanagan College Media Advisory Three local businesses demonstrated their commitment to social responsibility today as they announced support for Penticton...

Valley First honours former President and CEO with Legacy Awards

Oct 6, 2010 / 3:14 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Two Okanagan College students were on the receiving end of a generous donation made by Valley First and its employees on Thursday...

College's Culinary Arts students showcase talents as part of Wine Festival

Oct 6, 2010 / 3:13 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Residents and visitors will have two chances to check out how some of the valley’s freshest cooking talent is relating to...

Director of UBC Herbarium to speak about biodiversity in Vernon speaker series

Sep 17, 2010 / 1:35 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Dr. Jeannette Whitton, associate professor of botany and director of the UBC Herbarium in the Beaty Biodiversity Museum, is...

Yvonne Moritz to lead College in Science, Technology and Health

Sep 17, 2010 / 11:53 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s new Dean of Science, Technology and Health will be bringing a broad spectrum of educational and...

TELUS contributes $20,000 to promising engineering tech students

Sep 13, 2010 / 10:24 am

Okanagan College Media Release For the fourth year in a row TELUS has awarded $5,000 to three of Okanagan College’s top performing Network and...

Real Estate Foundation of BC supports College’s Centre of Excellence

Sep 2, 2010 / 3:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Students who attend Okanagan College in Penticton will benefit from new classroom space dedicated to studies in sustainable...

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