Three Okanagan College students were honoured recently by Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) with the organization’s annual Outstanding Student Awards.
In The News
At BC Colleges, we want to acknowledge the successes of our colleges, especially excellence in teaching and community building. We celebrate the many milestones, projects, collaborations and announcements from our colleges on our website, in our monthly newsletter, and throughout our social media channels.
Read about the latest news and activities happening at colleges throughout BC in this month’s What’s New at BC Colleges? e-newsletter.
The importance of the tech sector in rural British Columbia continues to grow with a bright future for regions like the West Kootenay. As part of an ongoing effort to support sector retention and expansion, Kootenay Association for Science & Technology has partnered with researchers at the Applied Research & Innovation Centre to present a survey aimed at taking the temperature of today's landscape.
VCC welcomes some helpful new members to the campus community – a colony of mason bees! Unlike honeybees, who build complex hives and work together in large numbers, mason bees are solitary but effective pollinators that live in small, reed-like tubes. Mason bees are non-aggressive and do not make honey, instead eating the pollen they collect.
Northern Lights College, in partnership with local industry, is undertaking an agricultural labour market study. The college, together with its partners, will conduct a study to identify the upcoming labour market gaps in the agriculture and agri-food industry, specifically in Northeast BC.
As CNC marks Mental Health Month, we ask students and staff to make use of the services they need to support their mental health.
B.C. public post-secondary institutions remain open and committed to offering students options for staying on track, graduating on time, and meeting their learning goals.
When the pandemic struck, organizers of the popular Youth Exhibition Powwow at Okanagan College in Kelowna knew they would have to adapt.
NIC Bachelor of Science in Nursing student Courtney Blake is leading change for nursing students across Canada as the new president of the Canadian Nursing Students Association (CNSA).
Okanagan College has launched a new online system for students to book appointments with student support services from the comfort and safety of home.