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Campus Life

Local Indigenous artist contributes to UBCO’s public art collection

Jun 16, 2021 / 12:00 am

cax?alqs - red dress — 4’ x4’ acrylic on canvas Syilx artist Sheldon Pierre Louis creates painting to represent unwavering strength A new painting titled...

New funding for immersive technologies makes virtual a reality at UBCO

Jun 10, 2021 / 12:00 am

UBCO Associate Professor Megan Smith along with student Yugi Goa explore a virtual reality environment. $1.65 million federal grant creates futuristic learning...

OC alumna masters her trade on TV; panelist in upcoming webinar

Jun 9, 2021 / 1:59 pm

While most college graduates can relate to the at times hectic challenge of balancing life, school and work during their student days, few know what it feels...

UBCO engineering student recognized for his advocacy

Jun 9, 2021 / 12:00 am

Venedict Tamondong, who recently graduated from UBCO with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering, was also awarded the 2021 Dr. Gordon...

Multidisciplinary approach leads to top award for UBCO scholar

Jun 8, 2021 / 12:00 am

Aidan O’Callahan is UBCO’s winner of the 2021 Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation. Photo courtesy of Kayley Jackson at...

UBCO hosts influential Indigenous Artist in Residence

Jun 4, 2021 / 12:00 am

Whess Harman to talk about their artistic practice and upcoming exhibition What: Artist Talk Who: Whess Harman When: Tuesday, June 8, 1 to 2 p.m. Where: Online...

The road to Harvard: Okanagan College graduate continues her quest for knowledge

Jun 3, 2021 / 2:37 pm

Dr. Guessy Wang is no stranger to the graduation stage having already secured a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery. Wang will be adding a third...

Academic excellence and volunteerism lead to prestigious Pushor Mitchell recognition

Jun 2, 2021 / 12:00 am

Rebecca Chadney, this year's Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize winner. Winner graduates with double-major in biochemistry and molecular biology...

Health of Canadians with disabilities suffering during the pandemic

Jun 2, 2021 / 12:00 am

The COVID-19 Disability Survey captured perspectives from Canadians with different types of disabilities and their family members. Nearly 30 per cent of those...

Desire to help fellow Indigenous students leads to prestigious award for new graduate

Jun 1, 2021 / 12:00 am

UBCO master's student Sandra Fox is being recognized with the Governor General’s Gold Medal for her research on Indigenous identity which led to several...

Our deepest sympathies go out to the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

May 31, 2021 / 4:06 pm

Okanagan College respectfully acknowledges that our Salmon Arm campus is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Secwepemc and our Penticton,...

OC offers up new culinary workshops for foodies and wine connoisseurs

May 31, 2021 / 1:01 pm

Calling all foodies to the table: mark your calendars. This June, Okanagan College is offering up a series of safe, distanced but still hands-on culinary...

UBCO to explore coming social and economic change in the Okanagan

May 28, 2021 / 12:00 am

Thought leaders and community organizations share their vision of the region What: [email protected]: A webinar with speakers from across the Okanagan to...

UBCO celebrates the class of 2021

May 27, 2021 / 12:00 am

Canadian poet and spoken word artist Shane Koyczan will address the UBCO graduating class of 2021. Virtual ceremony recognizes more than 1,800 graduating...

UBC invites wine lovers to learn and wine taste virtually

May 26, 2021 / 12:00 am

UBC hosts virtual wine tasting on National Rosé Day. Celebrate National Rosé Day with local wineries at a free wine tasting event What: Rosés of the...

UBCO researchers examine how pandemics impact the homeless

May 25, 2021 / 12:00 am

School of Social Work Director John Graham says that homeless people under the age of 65 have a mortality rate five to 10 times higher compared to the general...

OC Enactus wows on the national stage with pitch competition win and top-four team finish

May 21, 2021 / 4:12 pm

Okanagan College Enactus students won first place in the brand-new Intuit Sustainability Pitch Competition category at the Enactus Canada National Exposition,...

OC grad honoured for contributions to inclusion, democracy and reconciliation

May 20, 2021 / 9:00 am

When Saige Girouard arrived at Okanagan College to have her photo taken during a grad experience event this week, she took home much more than a snapshot. She...

No time to exercise? No problem, says UBCO researcher

May 20, 2021 / 12:00 am

Low-volume, high-interval intensity training requires less than 15 minutes As pandemic restrictions continue, many are looking for innovative ways to get...

Parental consumption shapes how teens think about and use cannabis

May 19, 2021 / 12:00 am

Analyzing parental and then subsequent teen use of cannabis can provide important information in terms of intervention. Photo by Esteban Lopez on Unsplash. UBCO...

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