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Campus Life

Education hits the right note for Okanagan College

Oct 22, 2018 / 3:19 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Professional figure skater Nina Greschner arrived at Okanagan College last fall and traded in her skates for headphones and a...

Food recovery project supports rural Kootenay community

Oct 17, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC medical student Maegan Stuart. UBC medical student helps address food security in Kimberley A UBC medical student has helped tackle the problem of food...

UBC Okanagan opens its doors, welcomes the community home

Oct 15, 2018 / 12:00 am

Jon Montgomery, who won a gold medal in men’s skeleton at the Vancouver Olympics, is speaking at Nourish, this Saturday at UBC Okanagan. Homecoming is a...

Tolko chips in for Vernon youth

Oct 12, 2018 / 2:59 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Sixteen year old Vernon Secondary School student Nemo Des Mazes says she prefers working with her hands and building things...

OC natural gas reduction has a long history

Oct 12, 2018 / 2:39 pm

Okanagan College Media Release With the pressure on FortisBC natural gas customers to reduce consumption because of the pipeline explosion in Prince George...

UBC opens new Innovation Hub in downtown Kelowna

Oct 12, 2018 / 12:00 am

Panelists participate in a discussion about entrepreneurship at this Innovation UBC Kelowna Hub opening Thursday. Research findings and entrepreneurial spirit...

UBC researchers dig to get to the root of lavender’s secrets

Oct 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan Associate Professor Soheil Mahmoud, third from left, teaches students in a small lavender field on the Okanagan campus. Team identifies complete...

Natural turf field officially opens at UBC Okanagan

Oct 11, 2018 / 12:00 am

Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country (second from left) and UBC Okanagan Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard (third from...

THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains, UBC study finds

Oct 10, 2018 / 12:00 am

But newly uncovered compounds could explain different pharmacological effects A rose by any other name is still a rose. The same, it turns out, can be said for...

College hosts health care training for in-demand profession in Oliver

Oct 9, 2018 / 11:18 am

Okanagan College Media Release It is not quite a house call, but Oliver residents will find health care training is being offered very close to home. A special...

College’s 3-Hour Short Story Contest returns

Oct 5, 2018 / 3:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release “Please, sir, I want some more…time” may be the refrain heard from Grade 11, 12 and OC students across the valley at the...

Tuition Giveaway returns to Okanagan College

Oct 5, 2018 / 2:38 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Learning about your future options could pay off, quite literally, at Okanagan College. The College is hosting a variety of open...

UBC Okanagan professor hosts international bee symposium

Oct 4, 2018 / 12:00 am

Three days of events include workshops, talks and field trips An international symposium on bees—with topics ranging from their health to their...

College provides training to meet sustainable construction demand

Oct 3, 2018 / 8:36 am

Okanagan College Media Release Courtesy of a six-month Okanagan College training program in a field few people think much about, Clint Price has a full-time...

UBC engineers work to protect ecosystems

Oct 1, 2018 / 12:00 am

New research looks at impact of construction on natural habitats Working with Bow River stakeholders in the Calgary area, UBC Okanagan researchers are...

Miller demo day brings the future of welding to Okanagan College

Sep 28, 2018 / 8:19 am

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UBC raises Syilx Okanagan Nation Flag

Sep 28, 2018 / 12:00 am

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, ONA Chair, called the flag raising at UBC’s Okanagan campus an honourable and historic day. Special ceremony marks official flag...

Think B4 U text, says UBC research

Sep 27, 2018 / 12:00 am

Study evaluates texting as a poor way to deliver criticism Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say...

College’s Vernon Trades Training Centre earns commercial building award

Sep 26, 2018 / 3:57 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s new Trades Training Centre in Vernon, which opened its doors to students last month, is already being...

Culinary manager’s enthusiasm for Okanagan ingredients bubbles over

Sep 26, 2018 / 2:34 pm

Okanagan College Media Release His career has been consumed by locally inspired ingredients and teaching, and Chef Vincent Stufano would have it no other way....

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