Campus Life

Diverse experience distills choice for beverage centre manager

Aug 9, 2019 / 11:22 am

Okanagan College Media Release Wes Peterson knows he has a challenging task in front of him. He has been hired as manager of the recently-announced British...

UBC-developed sensor provides next-generation ice detection

Aug 8, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBCO graduate students Kiana Mirshahidi and Ben Wiltshire demonstrate how small and portable the tiny ice detection senor is. The device has many ramifications,...

Local Enactus initiative launches into third year

Aug 2, 2019 / 2:56 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Good things come in threes, and after two successful years, Okanagan College’s Enactus team is ready to launch Accelerate Youth...

Students encouraged to take the leap as business program launches at College’s Revelstoke centre

Aug 1, 2019 / 11:50 am

Okanagan College Media Release Carolyn Gibson and her family moved west for the mountains, but it was the business landscape that connected her closely to the...

Tom Foord’s plane donated to Okanagan College

Jul 29, 2019 / 4:00 pm

A plane representing a lifelong passion for flying from one of Vernon’s most successful entrepreneurs will find new wings as a training tool at Okanagan...

New bursaries make Health Care Assistant program accessible to all

Jul 25, 2019 / 8:09 am

Okanagan College Media Release New bursaries established by BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) will provide nearly a full scholarship for aspiring Health...

UBCO students put cosmic ray research aloft

Jul 24, 2019 / 12:00 am

Weather balloon will carry cloud chamber to 120,000 feet A group of UBC Okanagan students have won the opportunity to launch a science experiment into the...

Researchers examine how hydrogen affects natural gas combustion

Jul 23, 2019 / 12:00 am

Doctoral student Sajjad Mohammadnejad with a mixed gas burner used by engineering researchers in the Combustion for Propulsion and Power Laboratory at UBC...

Collaboration aims to improve services for homeless

Jul 22, 2019 / 12:00 am

From left: Colin Basran, mayor of Kelowna; Gaelene Askeland, Journey Home Society; Paul Van Donkelaar, UBC Okanagan; Kerry Rempel, Okanagan College; John...

New College camp introduces girls to carpentry

Jul 19, 2019 / 11:49 am

Okanagan College Media Release A fresh addition to Okanagan College’s inventory of summer camps is cultivating wood-be carpenters among girls aged nine to...

UBC and Okanagan College create green construction centre

Jul 18, 2019 / 10:06 am

A formal partnership between UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College has established a Green Construction Research and Training Centre (GCRTC) that will provide new...

UBC and Okanagan College create green construction centre

Jul 18, 2019 / 12:00 am

Okanagan College President Jim Hamilton, left, with UBC engineers Rehan Sadiq, Kasun Hewage and Shahria Alam discusses green technology educational...

Gladys Fraser named new Chair of Okanagan College Foundation

Jul 17, 2019 / 1:55 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Thirty years of experience working with Okanagan College will serve Gladys Fraser well as she takes on the role of Chair with the...

OC’s Vernon campus flies Syilx flag permanently

Jul 16, 2019 / 3:26 pm

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

Global research expedition begins release of 15 major studies

Jul 16, 2019 / 12:00 am

During the international expedition to Peru, Ben Stacey a doctoral student from Cardiff, United Kingdom conducts a blood vessel function test on a local Andean...

New technology training program at OC set to expand

Jul 15, 2019 / 10:40 am

Okanagan College Media Release A new program at Okanagan College is helping high school students understand how current technology will shape their careers....

Historic home creates unique opportunity for fine art students

Jul 11, 2019 / 12:00 am

Two UBCO fine arts students have been awarded summer art residencies at The Caetani Cultural Centre, which is located in a historic house in Vernon. Two UBCO...

Partnership key to fitness success for people with spinal cord injury

Jul 9, 2019 / 12:00 am

UBC research shows personal input and collaboration provide positive results New co-created research at UBC’s Okanagan campus has resulted in ground-breaking...

An extraordinary life: remembering Greg Younging

Jul 8, 2019 / 12:00 am

Gregory Younging was posthumously recognized on June 19 with the Association of Canadian Publishers President’s Award for his contributions to the Canadian...

Go-kart camp lets girls test-drive a career in the trades

Jul 5, 2019 / 10:04 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s go-kart camp for girls is revving its engines again this year during the College’s popular CampOC summer...