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Campus Life

College to celebrate the Year of the Dragon

Jan 16, 2012 / 2:33 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s International Education department is hosting its annual Chinese New Year and International Celebration on...

Okanagan College scores big at prestigious business competition

Jan 12, 2012 / 3:46 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Eleven students have put Okanagan College on the national map for excellence following their success at the Inter-Collegiate...

Okanagan College Practical Nursing grads quick to enter workforce

Jan 12, 2012 / 3:36 pm

Okanagan College Media Release There’s a good chance that practical nurses graduating from Okanagan College this weekend will be on the job within a month –...

UBCycles wants to get more people pedaling

Jan 10, 2012 / 12:00 am

Meshkat Javid and Jane Hollenberg are looking for bike donations for the UBCycles program. The program allows students, staff and faculty at the University of...

Disappearing languages preserved through UBC's online efforts

Jan 9, 2012 / 12:00 am

French and Spanish major Jace Ma, left, and Assistant Professor of Anthropology Christine Schreyer have gone online to help resurrect disappearing languages....

Social sustainability a key element in helping strife-torn countries

Jan 6, 2012 / 12:00 am

Rebuilding education systems require long-lasting strategies, says UBC professor Annette LaGrange, associate dean in the Faculty of Education at the University...

Grants to fund vineyard research, bursaries at four UBC schools

Jan 5, 2012 / 12:00 am

Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust awards total $275,000 Susan Murch, Canada Research Chair in Natural Products Chemistry, has been awarded $150,000...

100-year-old Kelowna business invests in future at Okanagan College

Jan 3, 2012 / 10:02 am

Okanagan College Media Release Owners of one of Kelowna’s original pioneer businesses have decided to invest in the future by creating an endowment fund for...

100-year-old Kelowna business invests in future at Okanagan College

Jan 3, 2012 / 10:02 am

Okanagan College Media Release Owners of one of Kelowna’s original pioneer businesses have decided to invest in the future by creating an endowment fund for...

College half marathon celebrates 10 years of running

Dec 30, 2011 / 2:31 pm

Okanagan College Media ReleaseRegistration is now open for the 2012 Okanagan College Half Marathon, 10 K and Relay Race. Event organizers are celebrating 10...

Ancient timber makes mighty gift for College carpentry program

Dec 22, 2011 / 2:12 pm

Okanagan College Media Release Recycled timber originating from 250-year-old B.C. forests will soon add an authentic note of heritage to Okanagan College thanks...

Working together a healthy idea

Dec 21, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC Schools of Nursing and Health and Exercise Sciences join forces Grade 5 Casorso Elementary student Anthony Kurkjian tests his flexibility in the Human...

Entrepreneur inspires a new generation with largest-ever gift in B.C. college sector

Dec 20, 2011 / 3:50 pm

Okanagan College Media Release One of the most sustainable buildings in the world will now carry the name of one of the province’s best-known entrepreneurs...

Kelowna entrepreneur weaves into fabric of Okanagan College

Dec 20, 2011 / 2:21 pm

Okanagan College Media Release One of the most well-known entrepreneurs in the B.C. Interior is quickly fashioning a deep and lasting relationship with Okanagan...

UBC alumni explore new teaching method

Dec 20, 2011 / 12:00 am

UBC alumni and Okanagan Mission Secondary School senior math teachers Paul Janke, left, and Graham Johnson have implemented a flipped classroom where the...

Eat.Drink.Tweet. Market. Win.

Dec 19, 2011 / 4:07 pm

Okanagan College Media Release What happens when you turn to social media to market a social media conference that focuses on the wine and culinary industries?...

Program designed to help engineers communicate

Dec 19, 2011 / 12:00 am

Lori Field, program coordinator with the Learning Exchange at UBC's Okanagan campus, left, and Laura Patterson, technical and professional communication...

UBC professor wins award for contribution to the humanities

Dec 19, 2011 / 12:00 am

George C. Grinnell’s book explores significance of hypochondriac culture George C. Grinnell, assistant professor of English, UBC Faculty of Creative and...

UBC research examines ways to prevent diabetes

Dec 15, 2011 / 12:00 am

Year-long study builds on McMaster findings of exercise benefits Post-doctoral fellow Jonathan Little A research team at UBC’s Okanagan campus is...

Green Building Design program draws interest from industry professionals

Dec 9, 2011 / 9:37 am

Okanagan College Media Release Nick Hill knows about the challenges and opportunities that arise as a consequence of the current focus on green building. As...

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