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Campus Life

Co-op Q&A with Salmon Arm Economic Development Society’s Lana Fitt

Oct 5, 2020 / 3:43 pm

Meet Lana Fitt, the Salmon Arm Economic Development Society’s Economic Development Manager. In partnership with the College’s Salmon Arm campus, SAEDS hired...

Geologist donates more than 100k to students

Oct 5, 2020 / 1:26 pm

From the origins of the Okanagan Valley to the complexities of the Mount Boucherie volcano, a geologist has turned his passion for local geology into a major...

UBCO fall 2020 writer in residence seeks community writing submissions

Oct 2, 2020 / 12:00 am

Kim Senklip Harvey to critique writing samples and host virtual public talk Kim Senklip Harvey, a director, playwright and actor, is this fall’s writer in...

Harvesting help needed: Enactus OC students invite community to join them in picking apples for a good cause

Sep 30, 2020 / 11:01 am

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

From COVID-19 to Type 2 diabetes—what’s new in breastfeeding?

Sep 30, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBCO expert discusses latest breastfeeding research during National Breastfeeding Week Breast is still best for babies, even during a pandemic, according to one...

OC’s 12th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow goes virtual this year

Sep 29, 2020 / 10:07 am

When the pandemic struck, organizers of the popular Youth Exhibition Powwow at Okanagan College in Kelowna knew they would have to adapt. Each year, for the...

New online training will help frontline workers support survivors of brain injury in intimate partner violence

Sep 29, 2020 / 12:00 am

CATT for Women’s Support Workers is available online in English and in French UBC researchers team up to launch free e-learning course A new training course...

UBCO researchers evaluate the effects of fish oil supplementation on infants during breastfeeding

Sep 29, 2020 / 12:00 am

Research suggests infant immunity may be compromised Letting nature take its course may be the best advice for nursing mothers, according to researchers from...

Education support only a click away with OC Support online booking system

Sep 28, 2020 / 2:44 pm

Okanagan College has launched a new online system for students to book appointments with student support services from the comfort and safety of home....

New members of OC Board

Sep 28, 2020 / 8:56 am

Two new area residents have been appointed to Okanagan College’s Board of Governors. Andrea Alexander, a Councillor with the Westbank First Nation, and JoAnn...

National survey supports Canadians living with disabilities during COVID-19

Sep 28, 2020 / 12:00 am

The COVID-19 Disability Survey will capture perspectives from Canadians with different types of disabilities and their family members. Findings will help ensure...

North Okanagan Talent Hackathon Looks for Out-of-the-box Thinkers

Sep 25, 2020 / 11:17 am

OC students, employees and alumni: check out this opportunity to collaborate, demonstrate your skills and connect with other business and technology minds in...

Research and local partnerships the top priorities for UBCO’s new Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science

Sep 25, 2020 / 12:00 am

Gino DiLabio, inaugural dean of the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science. Faculty of Science’s inaugural dean shares bright vision for future It was a summer...

New OC business program creates more real-world learning for budding entrepreneurs

Sep 24, 2020 / 2:01 pm

Okanagan College’s School of Business is launching a new program that will teach entrepreneurship and business in a way most business owners would say is key...

Okanagan College joins Mohawk and other institutions across Canada to form Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery

Sep 24, 2020 / 10:16 am

Eight colleges, institutions, CEGEPs to support new climate-resistant economy Okanagan College is joining forces with a group of colleges, institutions,...

Don’t treat a COVID-19 vaccine like we did toilet paper, says UBC prof

Sep 24, 2020 / 12:00 am

Health inequity and vaccine nationalism undermines health for all With governments around the world seeking to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine and put...

UBCO researchers concerned about important prey and predator species in post-fire logging areas

Sep 23, 2020 / 12:00 am

Landscape left untouched after a wildfire can regenerate and create protective cover for red squirrels and the snowshoe hare, and important species like...

Popular Wellness Wednesdays expands online offerings to all Okanagan College students this fall

Sep 22, 2020 / 2:16 pm

Okanagan College recognizes that this academic year, taking time for student mental health is more important than ever. That’s why a popular wellness resource...

Student enrolment remains strong at UBC

Sep 22, 2020 / 12:00 am

Enrolment figures higher or on par with previous years in the Okanagan and Vancouver Student enrolment numbers remain strong this fall at UBC Okanagan and UBC...

When is HIIT the best exercise fit?

Sep 21, 2020 / 12:00 am

UBCO researcher says interval exercise good for average people as a part of a ‘menu’ of options Determining whether high-intensity interval training (HIIT)...

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