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Campus Life

OC pops the top on Technology Access Centre to benefit B.C.’s beverage industries

Jun 18, 2019 / 2:08 pm

Okanagan College Media Release British Columbia’s wine, beer, cider, and spirits industries have a new source of support, courtesy of an initiative by...

Women in Trades Training program celebrates 1,000 student milestone

Jun 18, 2019 / 10:53 am

Okanagan College Media Release We’ve reached 1,000 and this is just the beginning. Okanagan College’s Women in Trades Training (WITT) program celebrated its...

OC’s Kelowna campus flies Syilx flag permanently

Jun 17, 2019 / 3:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The Syilx Okanagan Nation flag has found a permanent home at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus, after a historic ceremony...

Future esthetician pampered with OC Tuition Giveaway Contest win

Jun 11, 2019 / 12:41 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Grace Hunter had no idea that attending Experience OC would pay off to the tune of $5,000. The 16-year-old Clarence Fulton...

College sign signals future success for Office Administration alumna

Jun 10, 2019 / 10:38 am

Okanagan College Media Release Dana Ingram wasn’t looking for a sign about her future, but when she spotted one at the Okanagan College Penticton campus, it...

UBCO Lieutenant Governor Medal winner says ‘trying harder’ made the difference

Jun 7, 2019 / 12:00 am

Gabriel Dix was awarded the Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Inclusion, Democracy and Reconciliation at this year's UBC Okanagan Convocation. Being a top student...

Gold medal win for UBCO student who went to great heights for his research

Jun 7, 2019 / 12:00 am

Ryan Hoiland has spent the past few years conducting research with UBCO’s Centre for Heart, Lung and Vascular Health. Governor General’s Gold Medal awarded...

Defying the odds

Jun 6, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBCO graduate Kathleen Cusmano and her dog Haven will cross the stage together during the 4 p.m. ceremony Thursday, June 6. Two vision-impaired UBCO students...

Sweet victory for OC alumna at Vancouver Chocolate Challenge

Jun 5, 2019 / 12:36 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The seven judges at the seventh annual Chocolate Challenge in Vancouver, sponsored by the Gourmet Warehouse, know what a winner...

Top student award goes to UBCO cancer researcher and rural health care advocate

Jun 5, 2019 / 12:00 am

Celine Edwards is this year's Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize winner. Near-perfect grades, volunteerism and desire to help others leads to...

Charting a course

Jun 4, 2019 / 12:00 am

Alexander (Sandy) Wright graduates this week as the first UBC medical student to complete their MD/PhD at one of the Faculty of Medicine’s distributed medical...

Convocation is a time of celebration at UBCO

Jun 3, 2019 / 12:00 am

New graduates celebrate their success after their convocation ceremony at UBCO last June. Students presented degrees, top awards during two days of ceremonies...

OC student engineers a new career path

May 30, 2019 / 11:46 am

Okanagan College Media Release Civil Engineering Technology graduate Keyvan Khadem has found that Okanagan College is helping him build the career and future...

‘Ecstasy’ shows promise for post-traumatic stress treatment

May 30, 2019 / 12:00 am

Associate Professor of Psychology Zach Walsh has helped conduct the most comprehensive evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy...

Rise project lifts student learning and trades program

May 29, 2019 / 3:24 pm

Okanagan College Media Release For Okanagan College carpentry student Brittany Couchman building a new home from the ground up has been “an amazing...

Walk-in well-being clinic permanently open for business

May 29, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBCO’s drop-in mental health clinic so successful it’s here to stay What began as a five-week pilot project to gauge demand for no-barrier mental health...

Do our mountains matter?

May 28, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC Okanagan sustainability researcher Lael Parrott, report editor and contributor Experts say Canada’s mountains are bellwethers of change New reporting led...

Does being seen really make cyclists safer on the road?

May 27, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC research shows a directional arrow on a high-visibility vest can make a difference when it comes to driver behaviour regarding cyclists on the road. UBC...

College honours Banham with Distinguished Service Award

May 23, 2019 / 12:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Dr. Heather Banham, retired Dean of the Okanagan College School of Business, will be recognized by the College with the...

College Enactus students win big at Nationals

May 21, 2019 / 9:49 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College Enactus students won big at the 2019 Canadian Enactus National Championships competition, taking home both a...

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