Campus Life

OC professors win back-to-back North American Case Conference award

Nov 23, 2021 / 3:12 pm

Business Professors Dr. Kyleen Myrah, Kerry Rempel and Stacey Fenwick continue to put Okanagan College on the map when it comes to case research and writing....

ECE department celebrates National Child Day

Nov 19, 2021 / 1:03 pm

Education is a powerful tool to advocate for those who can't advocate for themselves, which was why Early Childhood Education (ECE) students spent National...

International Education Week highlights diversity at Okanagan College

Nov 19, 2021 / 11:13 am

Okanagan College translated its diverse student population into a learning opportunity during International Education Week (IEW) as students and staff...

New year brings new career by starting studies in January

Nov 15, 2021 / 11:09 am

The coming year brings new career training opportunities for Shaylyn Douglas. Douglas will be returning to the classroom in January with her sights set on...

New funding connects people to tourism careers in the Okanagan

Nov 15, 2021 / 10:42 am

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction has announced a program that will provide skills training to as many as 30 eligible British Columbians...

TOTA award remembers George Hanson, supports OC viticulture student

Nov 8, 2021 / 12:21 pm

Winemaker George Hanson, who passed away in February, was widely acknowledged for his efforts to grow the B.C. wine scene. A new award funded by the Thompson...

Soaring Indigenous sculpture unveiled in OC's new Health Sciences Centre

Nov 3, 2021 / 1:42 pm

A nine metre (30 foot), hand-cut metal sculpture by local Indigenous artist Clint George is now installed and proudly on display in Okanagan College's new...

RBC invests in Okanagan College's future

Oct 27, 2021 / 9:37 am

A $75,000 gift from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will support the growth of Okanagan College now and into the future. RBC in British Columbia is contributing...

Okanagan College professors pen in-depth book on history of Canadian corrections

Oct 22, 2021 / 9:18 am

Discourse about the lived experiences of those behind bars is about to break free across the country, with a special virtual book launch event next week....

Okanagan College Coyotes win the Canadian College Baseball Conference

Oct 15, 2021 / 8:47 am

The Okanagan College Coyotes baseball team pulled out all the stops this past weekend, taking home first place in the Fall Championship of the 2021 Canadian...

OC student wins completion grant as part of inaugural Tourism Management Diploma program

Oct 14, 2021 / 2:54 pm

For one Okanagan College student, embracing Tourism Management Diploma (TMD) studies at the Revelstoke Centre has truly paid off. Stephanie Sonsona has been...

OC Culinary Arts students serve Thanksgiving meals to students in need

Oct 8, 2021 / 11:45 am

Okanagan College Culinary students and instructors helped to spread Thanksgiving gratitude to students on Friday with a holiday inspired meal. Students pulled...

B.C. students have more opportunities to train for in-demand health-care jobs

Oct 1, 2021 / 9:17 am

The following news release has been shared on behalf of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training and Okanagan College. KELOWNA - British...

kinSHIFT: a powerful—and local—way to learn about Truth and Reconciliation

Sep 27, 2021 / 12:06 pm

Kelly Terbasket of IndigenEYEZ has created a new sister organization for allies—kinSHIFT. Launched this spring, kinSHIFT is a tailored set of workshops for...

FortisBC powers up support for women and Indigenous students

Sep 24, 2021 / 9:39 am

New awards and opportunities for mentorship with FortisBC are making it easier for female and female Indigenous students to be successful with their trades...

New LPN Orthopaedic Program at OC Set to Start in January 2022

Sep 22, 2021 / 1:10 pm

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) will have a learning option for advanced orthopaedic knowledge and skills that keeps them closer to home. The new LPN...

Volunteers needed for a sweet cause: Enactus OC students invite community to join them in picking apples

Sep 17, 2021 / 2:50 pm

A group of Okanagan College business students are once again putting the call out for volunteers from OC and the community to help them harvest fruit that will...

#WelcomeHomeOC Campaign Kicks Off 

Sep 3, 2021 / 2:06 pm

We’re ready to celebrate the return to student life at OC! As we come back together, let’s share some kindness and support each other as our OC community...

Incoming OC Salmon Arm student wins a $40,000 scholarship

Aug 31, 2021 / 2:36 pm

Salmon Arm student Savannah Lamb has 40,000 reasons to be excited to begin her educational journey at Okanagan College this fall. Thanks to an external $40,000...

Gift from dentalcorp to support critical skills shortage

Aug 27, 2021 / 8:51 am

With shortages of Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) across Canada, dentalcorp is investing in a local solution with a gift to the Our Students, Your Health...