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Campus Life

National recognition for SIFE Okanagan as team wins Campbell’s Hunger challenge

May 24, 2011 / 10:52 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team returned to the Okanagan this week with three national awards and...

Dickinson recognized for distinguished service in education

May 17, 2011 / 11:13 am

Okanagan College Media Release Dr. Gary Dickinson will be honoured by Okanagan College at its Summer Convocation ceremony with the Distinguished Service Award...

UBC's Melody Burton honoured with Canada's Outstanding Academic Librarian Award

May 11, 2011 / 12:00 am

Chief Librarian Melody Burton Melody Burton, Chief Librarian at UBC's Okanagan campus, is about to receive the Canadian Library Association's highest honour,...

Sewell's legacy honoured through new bursary award

May 10, 2011 / 2:01 pm

Okanagan College Media Release A new award that will support Summerland students pursuing post-secondary training in trades or business has been established in...

Why does a man give his life for his country?

May 9, 2011 / 3:12 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College English professor Melanie Murray will launch her new critically-acclaimed book FOR YOUR TOMORROW: THE WAY OF AN...

Respected researcher, top-ranking RCMP member and community-minded entrepreneur are College’s 2011 Honorary Fellows

May 9, 2011 / 9:13 am

Okanagan College Media Release On the day it honours and celebrates the accomplishments of the graduating class of 2011, Okanagan College will also recognize...

Explore welding virtually at trade info session

May 6, 2011 / 2:08 pm

Okanagan College Media Release For those who’ve tried it, Okanagan College’s new virtual welding machine is proof that virtual reality can be as valuable a...

Studio exhibit celebrates College’s artistry in woodwork

May 3, 2011 / 9:05 am

Okanagan College Media Release When other girls could be found playing with Bratz and Barbies, eight-year-old Kara Jobb was more likely hanging out with her dad...

Brad Bennett and Deepa Mehta to receive UBC honorary degrees in June

May 2, 2011 / 12:00 am

Kelowna businessman and community volunteer Brad Bennett and filmmaker Deepa Mehta will receive honorary doctoral degrees at this June’s Convocation...

Students put skills to work to develop Agur Lake Camp

Apr 29, 2011 / 3:31 pm

Okanagan College Media Release The first cabin for Agur Lake Camp is taking shape thanks to students in Okanagan College’s Residential Construction program...

UBC honours outstanding teachers in biology, engineering and sociology

Apr 29, 2011 / 12:00 am

From left, Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal, Senior Faculty Award recipients Carolyn Labun and Joyce Boon, and Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, Provost and...

UBC researchers aim to improve heart health for breast cancer survivors

Apr 27, 2011 / 12:00 am

Master of Science student Graeme Koelwyn UBC Human Kinetics Assistant Professor Neil Eves and Master of Science student Graeme Koelwyn are conducting research...

College Board approves $92.9 million budget

Apr 26, 2011 / 2:39 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Board of Governors has approved a $92.9-million operating budget for 2011-12. The Board passed the budget at...

Would you exercise more if it took less time and was more fun?

Apr 21, 2011 / 12:00 am

Demian Carson According to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, to achieve health benefits, adults aged 18 to 64 should accumulate at least 150 minutes of...

Local professor hosts DVD launch for homegrown doc film

Apr 19, 2011 / 2:11 pm

Okanagan College Media Release After winning the Best Home Grown Award at the Okanagan International Film Festival, local filmmaker and professor Marc Arellano...

UBC student recognized as exceptional woman in engineering

Apr 15, 2011 / 12:00 am

Engineering student Audrey Siebert-Timmer. Third-year engineering student Audrey Siebert-Timmer is one of five women across Canada who will receive a $5,000...

Lister appointed as North Okanagan Regional Dean

Apr 14, 2011 / 3:41 pm

OKANAGAN COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE - APRIL 14, 2011 Lister to assume role as Okanagan College’s Regional Dean for the North Okanagan A prominent Vernon...

Gr. 11 and 12 students join conversation about Holocaust and genocide at UBC

Apr 13, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC Professor Emeritus Rene Goldman. On April 28, UBC's Okanagan campus will host the third annual Holocaust and Genocide Education Forum, bringing together...

College dominates at Business Competition

Apr 12, 2011 / 3:31 pm

NEWS RELEASE - OKANAGAN COLLEGE April 12, 2011 Take two teams of four Okanagan College Business Administration students, ask them to operate an imaginary...

Agrifood and climate change study looks at Fraser Valley and Okanagan

Apr 12, 2011 / 12:00 am

Sociology professor Luis L. M. Aguiar is studying how climate change is impacting labour processes in the corporate agricultural food industry. UBC professor...

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