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College honours Kathy Butler with Distinguished Service Award

College honours Kathy Butler with Distinguished Service Award

May 18, 2022 / 9:10 am

The first executive director of the Okanagan College Foundation, Kathy Butler, will be recognized with the Distinguished Service Award. “Kathy left a legacy...

Car crash couldn’t keep OC apprentice from winning B.C. gold

Car crash couldn’t keep OC apprentice from winning B.C. gold

May 16, 2022 / 2:58 pm

It takes a lot to throw Joey Bruno off his game.  The third-year apprentice in the Auto Body and Collision Technician training at Okanagan College was on his...

OC students amplify e-commerce studies with help of Shopify

OC students amplify e-commerce studies with help of Shopify

May 13, 2022 / 8:48 am

Now a multi-trillion dollar a year industry, there is a lot more to e-commerce than just clicking a button to “add to cart.” Okanagan College Business...

Explore study options at College info sessions

Explore study options at College info sessions

May 9, 2022 / 1:48 pm

Labour markets ebb and flow, but education will always serve you. B.C.’s Labour Market Outlook indicates that, of the one million expected job openings...

OC Alumnus cycles for charity in solo ride across Mexico

OC Alumnus cycles for charity in solo ride across Mexico

May 6, 2022 / 10:08 am

Nick Pelletier didn’t spend his recent trip to Mexico relaxing on the beach. The Okanagan College Business Alumnus pedaled solo across Mexico in a 51-day...

Conference to discuss outdoor learning in Early Childhood Education programs

Conference to discuss outdoor learning in Early Childhood Education programs

May 6, 2022 / 9:07 am

How does being outdoors help children’s cognitive and social development?   The involvement of outdoor pedagogy in college programs will be discussed during...

OC student to attend prestigious astroparticle physics summer school

OC student to attend prestigious astroparticle physics summer school

May 5, 2022 / 9:55 am

The sky is the limit for Okanagan College physics student Divyesh Dagia, who is set to attend the Canadian Astroparticle Physics Summer School (CAPSS) this May....

Okanagan College proudly presents the Gold Medal Banquet fundraiser

Okanagan College proudly presents the Gold Medal Banquet fundraiser

May 4, 2022 / 10:03 am

Fundraising has never been so tasty. Okanagan College is partnering with Culinary Team B.C. and Junior Culinary Team Canada to present a banquet worthy of a...

Okanagan College welcomes new Associate Vice President College Relations

Okanagan College welcomes new Associate Vice President College Relations

May 4, 2022 / 8:49 am

Okanagan College will welcome a new member to its executive team as Jenn Goodwin assumes the role of Associate Vice President College Relations. A seasoned...

Annual applied research expo shines spotlight on inclusivity

Annual applied research expo shines spotlight on inclusivity

May 2, 2022 / 10:09 am

As society emerges from a post-pandemic world, now is the perfect time to get those creative juices going for innovation. Okanagan College is set to host the...

Day of Mourning BC 2022

Day of Mourning BC 2022

Apr 25, 2022 / 3:54 pm

A gathering that honours the memory of workers who have been killed, injured, or suffered illness because of work-related incidents is taking place at the end...

Gala screenings for Why We Write: Poets of Vernon showcase work of OC faculty

Gala screenings for Why We Write: Poets of Vernon showcase work of OC faculty

Apr 21, 2022 / 2:51 pm

A documentary that began in 2017 will screen next week with its first screenings.  The project, produced and directed by OC English Professor and...

Surprise gift from Stober Foundation helps Okanagan College’s new student-led investment fund open for business

Surprise gift from Stober Foundation helps Okanagan College’s new student-led investment fund open for business

Apr 20, 2022 / 2:09 pm

A trio of Okanagan College Business students envisioned an investment fund that has attracted overwhelming community support, including a generous $40,000 gift...

OC ‘Sticks Up’ for Indigenous Student Awards

OC ‘Sticks Up’ for Indigenous Student Awards

Apr 13, 2022 / 3:27 pm

OC Indigenous Services and the OC Foundation have teamed up for the annual ‘Sticks Up’ campaign. They are excited to launch this fundraiser for the NHL’s...

A tale of three plumbers: a career path for all generations

A tale of three plumbers: a career path for all generations

Apr 13, 2022 / 9:02 am

Plumbing and Piping Foundation program coming to OC’s Salmon Arm campus A trio of plumbers at Aspire Plumbing and Heating may have different years under their...

OC student to compete in Skills Provincials competition

OC student to compete in Skills Provincials competition

Apr 11, 2022 / 9:54 am

You can't put a price on mentorship. That's what Joey Bruno is finding, now in his third year of Auto Body and Collision Technician training at Okanagan...

OC’s Audio Engineering and Music Production students perform first live concert in two years

OC’s Audio Engineering and Music Production students perform first live concert in two years

Apr 4, 2022 / 11:31 am

For the first time in two years, Okanagan College’s Audio Engineering and Music Production (AEMP) Certificate students will perform on stage to a live...

Community invited to OC Penticton Career Fair on April 5

Community invited to OC Penticton Career Fair on April 5

Mar 30, 2022 / 12:47 pm

As the job market heats up, Okanagan College's Penticton campus is throwing open the doors to connect employers and career seekers next week. The Penticton...

Historic fabric map of western Ukraine on display in Okanagan College Library

Historic fabric map of western Ukraine on display in Okanagan College Library

Mar 28, 2022 / 9:31 am

A silk map of western Ukraine that was carried by British or other NATO pilots during the Cold War is on display at the Library of Okanagan College’s Kelowna...

College’s 14th Annual Business Expo & Employment Fair returns after hiatus

College’s 14th Annual Business Expo & Employment Fair returns after hiatus

Mar 23, 2022 / 9:15 am

If you are thinking about next steps for your career in this hot job market, Okanagan College’s popular Business Expo & Employment Fair is coming up. The...

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