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Campus Life

Coyotes Baseball Win over #1 and #12

Feb 21, 2020 / 3:08 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The Coyotes are near the tail end of their season opening annual trip to Las Vegas and Phoenix and what a week it has been. On...

Okanagan teens take on booming tech industry at JABC TechWorks

Feb 20, 2020 / 3:08 pm

Okanagan College Media Release More than 200 teens from high schools throughout the Okanagan spent their Thursday on OC’s Kelowna campus for a full day...

Study points to better medical diagnosis through levitating human blood

Feb 20, 2020 / 12:00 am

Sepideh Pakpour, a School of Engineering assistant professor, says test show levitating human plasma may lead to faster, more reliable, portable and simpler...

Pushing the green building envelope: builders and educators working together

Feb 19, 2020 / 1:57 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College, UBC, City of Kelowna co-host net zero life cycle workshop Workshops often involve questions and answers; this...

Signature Speaker Series explores slavery, murder, and piracy on the high seas

Feb 19, 2020 / 11:09 am

Okanagan College Media Release How do piracy, human trafficking and other serious international maritime crimes relate to commercial fisheries and the choices...

UBC Okanagan launches Festival of Ideas with BC’s Lieutenant Governor

Feb 19, 2020 / 12:00 am

The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Inaugural event to feature panel discussion with Janet Austin In celebration of its...

Chefs’ Table Society sets up Harry McWatters Scholarship Fund

Feb 13, 2020 / 1:10 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A Canadian wine icon is honoured — scholarship will fund deserving students for overseas studies When Canadian wine icon Harry...

Okanagan College spotlights STEM education and career paths in Feb and March

Feb 13, 2020 / 10:36 am

Okanagan College Media Release What do soccer-playing robots, spaghetti bridges and soaring aviators have in common? Over the next month, Okanagan College will...

Community, industry support propels College’s Tourism Management program

Feb 12, 2020 / 1:52 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Students from Revelstoke and around the world chasing tourism career dreams For Julia Dorrius, born and raised in Revelstoke, the...

Councillor gives from the heart

Feb 12, 2020 / 11:28 am

Okanagan College Media Release Kelowna City Councillor and local community champion Maxine DeHart is giving a gift from the heart this Valentine’s Day....

Okanagan icon John Lent is UBCO’s writer-in-residence

Feb 12, 2020 / 12:00 am

Poet, editor and fiction writer will select Okanagan Short Story Contest winner John Lent, a Vernon-based professional author, editor, singer and songwriter is...

OC Business students triumph at national case competition

Feb 11, 2020 / 4:07 pm

Okanagan College Media Release It was a golden weekend for a trio of Okanagan College business students. Kevin Heller, Nora Glanzner, and Spencer McIntosh, all...

Coble earns doctoral degree, shines light on Indigenous students’ post-secondary experiences

Feb 11, 2020 / 1:59 pm

Okanagan College Media Release When James Coble crossed the stage to pick up his doctoral degree from the University of Calgary he was overcome with many...

Unique ECE program supports community needs, incorporates Indigenous culture

Feb 7, 2020 / 3:49 pm

If you were to finger paint early childhood education (ECE) programming that incorporates Indigenous ways and knowledge as well as land-based play, the...

Researchers test common garden practice on lodgepole pine forests

Feb 6, 2020 / 12:00 am

Research has shown that the more rigorous forests are thinned, the more resilient they can be under the impact of climate change. Turns out ‘thinning’ saves...

UBCO research team sniffs out competing cannabis breathalyzers

Feb 6, 2020 / 12:00 am

Engineering Professor Mina Hoorfar is using her ‘artificial nose’ technology to develop a roadside breathalyzer that can identify THC in breath molecules....

Extreme weather conditions can tax urban drainage systems to the max

Feb 5, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBCO doctoral student Saeed Mohammadiun says many urban drainage and stormwater systems are not designed well enough to handle extreme weather conditions. New...

Mapping a world-wide worry: OC student charts coronavirus spread in real-time

Feb 4, 2020 / 11:25 am

Sean Heddle was looking for a career change after an injury left him unable to work as a concrete construction foreman. He could never have imagined that his...

College spotlights health care assistant training across the region

Feb 4, 2020 / 8:35 am

Amid surging demand for health care assistants (HCAs) across the Southern Interior, Okanagan College and Interior Health are spotlighting training opportunities...

UBCO students organize events to celebrate Black History Month

Jan 31, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBCO’s ACSC highlights the diversity of the students at the university campus. Active for more than five years, the club has grown to more than 300 members....

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