Campus Life

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...

TELUS delivers on yearlong campaign to support the Centre of Excellence

Apr 8, 2011 / 9:18 am

Okanagan College Media Release One year after committing to donate $100 to Okanagan College’s Centre of Excellence for every new TELUS TV customer in the...

Interior colleges ensure transferability of writing courses

Apr 7, 2011 / 11:33 am

Okanagan College Media Release A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been reached between Okanagan College, College of the Rockies and Selkirk College that...

Insights into subatomic particle physics coming to Okanagan College April 15

Apr 7, 2011 / 9:27 am

Okanagan College Media Release If your curiosity extends to the world of high-energy experimental subatomic particle physics, mark Friday, April 15 on your...

Habitat for Humanity Kelowna and Okanagan College Announce Partnership to Build Homes for Two Low-income Families

Apr 7, 2011 / 9:19 am

Habitat for Humanity Kelowna’s next build project will be in partnership with Okanagan College. Students from Okanagan College’s residential framing program...

UBC students revamp websites of seven non-profit organizations

Apr 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

From left, students Drew Ingram, Bryan Lennox and Ryan Trenholm worked with the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society on a website analysis and redesign as part of the...

UBC Human Kinetics student Chris Willie receives prestigious awards

Apr 7, 2011 / 12:00 am

Chris Willie is pursuing a PhD in Human Kinetics at UBC’s Okanagan campus. He has just received the prestigious Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate...

Top entrepreneurs face off in second round of Venture Okanagan

Apr 4, 2011 / 11:24 am

Okanagan College Media Release Four aspiring local entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas in front of a panel of accredited investors after successfully making it...

OCAA opens nominations for annual Alumni Awards

Apr 4, 2011 / 11:22 am

Okanagan College Media Release Nominations are now open, and easier than ever to complete, for the Okanagan College Alumni Association (OCAA) 2011 Distinguished...

Agenda will focus on next steps after ALC decision

Apr 4, 2011 / 11:19 am

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College and its partners are considering their options after receiving news that the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC)...

College’s South Okanagan Literacy Program celebrates Adult Learners’ Week

Apr 4, 2011 / 11:16 am

Okanagan College Media Release April 2 - 9 is International Adult Learners’ Week and the South Okanagan Community Literacy program has a lot to celebrate. The...