Campus Life

College Half Marathon runners brave snow to complete 21.1 km course

Apr 4, 2011 / 11:07 am

Okanagan College Media Release Wet weather and periods of snow weren’t enough to slow down the winner of Okanagan College’s ninth annual Half Marathon this...

HSBC endowment for scholarships

Apr 4, 2011 / 11:04 am

Okanagan College Media Release HSBC Bank Canada establishes award in Business Administration at Okanagan College The Okanagan College Foundation is proud to...

UBC performers stage Dream Migrations, April 8 to 10

Apr 1, 2011 / 12:00 am

Dream Migrations, a devised performance co-created by 28 theatre students at UBC's Okanagan campus, will open April 8 at the Kelowna Art Gallery, before moving...

Emma Donoghue at Okanagan College

Mar 30, 2011 / 3:10 pm

Okanagan College Media Release - March 30, 2011 Emma Donoghuevisiting Okanagan College Prize-winning fiction author Emma Donoghue will be visiting Okanagan...

Tuition Decision Freezes Fees for Most Students

Mar 29, 2011 / 3:50 pm

Okanagan College Media Release - March 29, 2011 Board tailors tuition approach for coming year About 70 per cent of Okanagan College’s students will see their...

Olympic cyclist Axel Merckx at Valley First UBC Athletics Scholarship Breakfast April 8

Mar 25, 2011 / 12:00 am

Bicycle racing champion Axel Merckx. (Photo by Eric Houdas) World-renowned Belgian bicycle racing champion Axel Merckx is the keynote speaker for this year’s...

College students raising funds for Japan

Mar 23, 2011 / 11:23 am

Okanagan College Media Release College students rally to offer Hope for Japan A dedicated group...

SIFE Okanagan is best in the West, again!

Mar 22, 2011 / 8:09 am

Okanagan College Media Release Two top-place finishes at the Western Canada regional competitions this month have left Okanagan College’s Students in Free...

Awards recognize Okanagan engineering co-op student, faculty member, and employer

Mar 22, 2011 / 12:00 am

Engineering co-op Faculty of the Year award recipient professor Mina Hoorfar in the research lab. The School of Engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus is...

UBC partners with Okanagan Nation Alliance to promote cultural safety in health care

Mar 22, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC cultural safety researchers include, from left, professors Rachelle Hole, Lawrence Berg, Joan Bottorff and Mike Evans. The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA)...

College Half Marathon underway this weekend

Mar 21, 2011 / 4:22 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Runners have two days left to register online for the ninth annual Okanagan College Half Marathon, 10 K and Relay Race, which...

Event connecting today’s business leaders with tomorrow’s

Mar 17, 2011 / 3:17 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Take two young entrepreneurs who’ve made a comet-sized impact on the international stage, throw in their sweet recipe for...

Thorpes enhance their support for South Okanagan-Similkameen students by $50,000

Mar 17, 2011 / 3:03 pm

Okanagan College Media Release - March 17, 2011 Following the recent $37,000 donation from Okanagan College students to the Centre of Excellence on the...

Wine expert Andrew Waterhouse gives free public talk at UBC

Mar 17, 2011 / 12:00 am

Andrew Waterhouse On March 25 internationally-recognized wine chemist Andrew Waterhouse will give a free public talk at UBC's Okanagan campus about wine...

College and Salvation Army partner to provide relief for earthquake victims

Mar 15, 2011 / 10:29 am

Okanagan College Media Release After spending the last two weeks studying language and culture at the Vernon campus of Okanagan College, a group of nine...

UBC students build robots with SD23 students

Mar 14, 2011 / 12:00 am

10-year-old Ocean Taylor from Bankhead Elementary School builds a Lego Mindstorm Robot with UBC student Monica Marton, who is in the first year of the...

Microbiologist named Researcher of the Year at UBC's Okanagan campus

Mar 11, 2011 / 12:00 am

Researcher of the Year, microbiologist Melanie Jones. UBC microbiologist Melanie Jones has been named Researcher of the Year at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Jones...

Okanagan College Students’ Union shows support for the Centre of Excellence

Mar 10, 2011 / 12:34 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The Okanagan College Students’ Union is demonstrating its support for the environment, for leadership in education and for...

Jet Propulsion scientist decodes comets in public speaker series

Mar 9, 2011 / 12:16 pm

Okanagan College Media Release What can comets tell us about the origin of the solar system? A lot, if you’re Dr. Paul Weissman, Senior Research Scientist at...

Everything from soup (culinary arts) to nuts (and bolts) at Regional Skills Canada competition Friday

Mar 9, 2011 / 8:59 am

Okanagan College Media Release On Friday, scores of high school students will be congregating at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus, and at the Centre for Arts...