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Campus Life

Explore how you can make the world a better place at International Development Day

Oct 17, 2019 / 9:29 am

Okanagan College Media Release Creating a better world happens one step at a time. Okanagan College’s International Development department is once again...

Info nights, tuition giveaway back this fall at Okanagan College

Oct 11, 2019 / 11:53 am

Okanagan College Media Release Exploring your education and career options could pay off in more ways than one at Okanagan College this fall. The College is...

Speaker to explore how tragic tales entertain against the odds

Oct 7, 2019 / 11:26 am

Okanagan College Media Release Tragedy has entertained people since ancient times. But what makes those sad stories of human strife so fascinating? Okanagan...

Award raises the bar for BBA student

Oct 4, 2019 / 4:56 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Waving the Derek Cook Memorial Award in her hand, Svetlana Pasko shares that it is the first step in the next chapter of her...

Global News funds future journalists at Okanagan College

Oct 3, 2019 / 8:55 am

Okanagan College Media Release Global News is putting pen to paper in support of future journalists at Okanagan College. The news and current affairs network...

Business alumni celebrate 20 years

Oct 2, 2019 / 1:16 pm

Dean Whibley graduated prior to Okanagan College offering a four-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. It was his daughter, who is taking...

K9 Companion Woofs around Salmon Arm Campus

Oct 1, 2019 / 11:27 am

Okanagan College Media Release She’s 107 pounds of loveable fur. At first glance, she looks like a larger-than-average family dog but despite her soft coat and...

Nursing program at OC and UBCO recognized for innovative curriculum

Oct 1, 2019 / 10:50 am

Okanagan College Media Release The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College has received long-term accreditation from the...

Nursing program at OC and UBCO recognized for innovative curriculum

Oct 1, 2019 / 12:00 am

Marie Tarrant, Sheila Epp and Manuela Reekie from UBC Okanagan; Yvonne Moritz, Lisa Kraft, and Monique Powell from Okanagan College. The Bachelor of Science in...

UBC biology professors create annual calendar as fundraising project

Oct 1, 2019 / 12:00 am

The American avocet is one of many birds that can be spotted around UBCO’s campus. Photographers offer a bird or an insect option for 2020 The birds and the...

Judgement of the Okanagan: Wine Talks returns to Penticton for a fifth year

Sep 30, 2019 / 3:57 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Speaker series brings Spurrier and McIntyre to the valley for state-of-the-industry chat. Two internationally-known wine experts...

Fact-checking carbon taxes: do they work?

Sep 30, 2019 / 10:27 am

Okanagan College Media Release Are carbon taxes a tax grab, or effective public policy? Dr. Kathryn Harrison, a professor of political science at the University...

UBC student wins ‘Strong Woman’ accolade

Sep 30, 2019 / 12:00 am

Dela Hini won a Strong Woman award for creating her pink backpack project which distributed sanitary supplies, toiletries and cosmetics to exploited and...

A decade of quick wit: 3 Hr Short Story Contest is back this fall

Sep 26, 2019 / 2:31 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Could you write a short story in only three hours? What if you had to include a random phrase such as, “frozen fish sticks,”...

Foresight Cleantech collaborates with Okanagan College and UBC

Sep 26, 2019 / 8:29 am

Expanded initiative to support and grow clean technology industry in BC and beyond Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan...

“The time to act is now”

Sep 25, 2019 / 12:00 am

Shuswap Elder and UBCO Community Research Liaison Jessie Nyberg signs as a witness to the declaration of Truth and Reconciliation commitments at a special...

OC’s Salmon Arm campus flies Secwepemcu?l?ecw flag permanently

Sep 24, 2019 / 10:34 am

Okanagan College Media Release A Secwepemcu?l?ecw flag has found a permanent home at Okanagan College’s Salmon Arm campus after a historic ceremony today....

Sunny skies, great turnout for 11th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow at Okanagan College

Sep 19, 2019 / 1:42 pm

The Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow once again drew a big crowd to Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus today. Hundreds of OC students and staff, dancers, drummers,...

UBC engineers create ways to keep stone waste out of landfills

Sep 19, 2019 / 12:00 am

A growing industrial demand for multifunctional bio-friendly raw materials is pushing researchers to develop value-added and energy-saving biocomposites and...

Is your brain feeling FIT? College introduces lecture series to spark curiosity and dialogue

Sep 18, 2019 / 10:10 am

Okanagan College Media Release Researching fatphobia, one of the up-and-coming subfields of feminist studies, Emma Lind uncovered an avalanche of material...

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