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Campus Life

Spaghetti bridge contest support continues to grow – Faction-ally

Feb 21, 2019 / 11:49 am

Okanagan College Media Release A new supporter has come aboard for Okanagan College’s 36th annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest. Faction Projects Inc. is...

MQN sets foundation for next generation of tradespeople

Feb 21, 2019 / 9:02 am

Okanagan College Media Release For students stepping into trades training at Okanagan College, several new bursaries established by MQN Architecture and...

UBC researchers explore an often ignored source of greenhouse gas

Feb 21, 2019 / 12:00 am

During photosynthesis, plants remove CO2 from the atmosphere. At the same time, the decomposition of dead plant tissue by soil organisms, including bacteria,...

College to launch Indigenous-knowledge infused professional cook training

Feb 20, 2019 / 8:39 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College is turning to Indigenous knowledge keepers, chefs and foragers to help incorporate traditional knowledge and...

Okanagan College achieves second LEED Platinum award

Feb 15, 2019 / 3:32 pm

When it comes to green, Okanagan College is better than gold. Okanagan College can now boast of having two of the 14 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment...

Residential Insulator program helps keep Vernon SPCA dogs warm

Feb 14, 2019 / 4:18 pm

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OC Business students scoop podium spot at collegiate case competition

Feb 14, 2019 / 10:39 am

Okanagan College business students are boasting bronze after capturing third place from a field of 30 student teams at the Scotiabank Canadian Case Challenge....

UBC researchers develop diagnostic tool for detecting cryptosporidium

Feb 14, 2019 / 12:00 am

Engineering doctoral student George Luka says there is an urgent need to develop a fast, flexible, accurate and real-time detection tool to meet the challenge...

College’s finance curriculum receives international recognition

Feb 12, 2019 / 12:40 pm

Okanagan College’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree program has received high marks from the international organization overseeing the investment...

Will U B my <3?

Feb 12, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC study examines use of emojis in romantic contexts – and how some emojis have double meanings For some, an eggplant emoji evokes visions of a fabulous...

Think big—at least when it comes to global conservation

Feb 8, 2019 / 12:00 am

When it comes to freshwater availability, more than 50 per cent of the world’s total water supply is found in only three countries—China, Canada and...

Gateway program gives students the tools they need to succeed in school and life

Feb 7, 2019 / 2:11 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Last year, 19-year-old Desiree Tachit found herself struggling with anxiety, depression and unhealthy coping mechanisms. The idea...

Making the connection: College offers emerging technology program

Feb 6, 2019 / 2:21 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Ever wondered what health care and real estate have in common? Both are among the countless industries that will be impacted by...

Seven Fallen Feathers author and journalist offering two presentations in the Okanagan

Feb 6, 2019 / 1:04 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically acclaimed book, Seven...

Seven Fallen Feathers author and journalist offering two presentations in the Okanagan

Feb 6, 2019 / 12:00 am

Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga. Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically...

College’s 12th Annual Business Expo & Employment Fair brings employment opportunities

Feb 4, 2019 / 9:14 am

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Broken leg sets in motion a love for physics

Jan 31, 2019 / 10:21 am

Okanagan College Media Release It’s hard to imagine a broken leg being a good thing, but that’s exactly how Brandon Katerberg describes a longboarding...

Canadian Culinary Championships afford local talent big opportunities

Jan 31, 2019 / 9:10 am

Okanagan College Media Release Eleven of Canada’s top chefs will be in Kelowna competing in the Canadian Culinary Championships this weekend. Aspiring chefs...

UBC research examines living well while dying

Jan 30, 2019 / 12:00 am

Study shows how terminal cancer patients choose to live life with new meaning A UBC professor has determined that people diagnosed with terminal cancer—who...

Tuition increasing at OC

Jan 29, 2019 / 2:01 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Tuition will be increasing at Okanagan College in the coming year. In accordance with provincial policy limiting tuition...

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