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Campus Life

Homespun hospitality drives UBC Alumni fundraiser

Nov 24, 2011 / 12:00 am

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner events across Okanagan support student bursaries For 2011, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner replaces the traditional gala in...

Business students want to make local companies even better

Nov 24, 2011 / 12:00 am

Lee Maingot, left, Jasmain Parr, Faculty of Management Professor Luc Audebrand, and Kayla Mann with UBC's Faculty of Management go over some of the...

ALC approves College application

Nov 23, 2011 / 8:12 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College has received Agricultural Land Commission permission to allow use of a portion of its Vernon campus for...

Nursing students stage gala to support Africa health projects

Nov 23, 2011 / 12:00 am

Fundraiser will help provide medical supplies and education in Ghana, Zambia Fourth-year nursing students from UBC’s Okanagan campus are travelling to Ghana...

Dean rolls up sleeves to work in hospital ward with nursing students

Nov 23, 2011 / 12:00 am

Gord Binsted, left, Acting Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Development at UBC’s Okanagan campus, Lauren Sugie of Calgary, second-year nursing student, Loyd...

Okanagan College scores silver medal for sustainability

Nov 22, 2011 / 11:22 am

Okanagan College Media Release The largest community college in B.C.’s Interior has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability with a silver STARS...

World premiere of musical collaboration on Chinese culture

Nov 21, 2011 / 12:00 am

Appearing in Gold Mountain Dream, (from left) Yu-Chen Wang, media artists Kenneth Newby and Aleksandra Dulic of the Flicker Arts Collaboratory, and Orchid...

UBC researcher breaks new ground on COPD

Nov 17, 2011 / 12:00 am

Neil Eves will spend the next several years looking at how exercise affects chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The exercise physiologist assistant professor...

International student hopes to call Canada home

Nov 16, 2011 / 12:00 am

Originally from Mexico, Karen Robles has been studying mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus for the past four years....

Students can still register for three-hour short story competition

Nov 14, 2011 / 1:02 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Organizers of Okanagan College’s three-hour short story competition are willing to be a little lenient with those Grade 11, 12...

Pay it forward giving drive to launch next week

Nov 10, 2011 / 3:23 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Now in its sixth year, Okanagan College’s Pay it Forward campaign, a giving event aimed at helping local community...

Okanagan College students all ears for upcoming concert

Nov 10, 2011 / 1:42 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Music comes alive at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus Thursday, Nov. 24 when the Audio Engineering and Music Production...

Okanagan short story contest is 14 years strong

Nov 10, 2011 / 12:00 am

Great opportunity for writers to showcase their talent, win prizes The 14th Annual Okanagan Short Story Contest is now accepting stories from writers in the...

Okanagan College business students offer insight into BC Parks’ future

Nov 9, 2011 / 9:09 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College students hooked themselves a second place finish with their presentation on BC Parks at the Tourism Industry’s...

UBC's Okanagan campus receives grand challenges explorations funding

Nov 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sanjoy Ghosh and Deanna Gibson, assistant professors in biology with the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia’s...

Campus volunteer efforts extend to Peru

Nov 4, 2011 / 12:00 am

Not a vacation, but an amazing adventure awaits UBC student volunteers Michelle Lowton, associate director, student development and advising, foreground, and...

New endowment named in honour of Okanagan College faculty advocate

Nov 3, 2011 / 3:30 pm

Okanagan College Media Release An organization of retired B.C. college and institute faculty is making a big difference for the next generation of Okanagan...

Okanagan College students top 2011 Irving K. Barber scholarships

Nov 2, 2011 / 2:46 pm

Okanagn College Media Release An unprecedented number of Okanagan College students have received good news, along with hefty $5,000 cheques, from the Irving K....

Extreme deep-sea environments exposed by UVic professor in public talk

Nov 2, 2011 / 9:16 am

Okanagan College Media Release Canada’s leading authority on extreme deep-water sea life will be in Vernon Nov. 17 to present a public lecture on underwater...

Okanagan College Welding program buoys up Oliver

Nov 1, 2011 / 2:26 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Vancouver’s new shipbuilding contract is creating a pent-up demand for welders that will be felt province-wide and now job...

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