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.
Okanagan College Celebrates a Decade of Recognizing Aboriginal Student Achievements Tag: Okanagan College
Okanagan College celebrated the 10th Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Ceremony, where students, educators and community members came together to recognize students’ accomplishments and acknowledge those who inspired and supported them along the way.
Okanagan College Board Re-elects Chair and Vice Chair Tag: Okanagan College
Two prominent First Nations leaders have been reelected to their positions as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Okanagan College Board of Governors.
Olympic Athletes, Sports Mentors Gear up to Inspire Girls at Penticton Campus Tag: Okanagan College
The need for speed should not be defined by gender. Approximately 100 girls between eight and 13 years will be descending on the Penticton campus of Okanagan College on March 10 to take part in Fast and Female, a free event celebrating female participation in sport and exercise.
Okanagan College Spaghetti Bridge Contest Support Continues to Grow Tag: Okanagan College
A new supporter has come aboard for Okanagan College’s 36th annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest. Faction Projects Inc. is title sponsor for Okanagan College’s Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest in 2019.
Okanagan College Achieves Second LEED Platinum Award Tag: Okanagan College
When it comes to green, Okanagan College is better than gold. Okanagan College can now boast of having two of the 14 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) Platinum-certified buildings in all of Canada’s post-secondary sector.
Okanagan College Business Students Rise to the Top in International Business Case Competition Tag: Okanagan College
Okanagan College School of business students proved once again they are among the cream of the crop in Canada, cruising to a first-place finish and two runner-up finishes in the country’s oldest and most prestigious case competition over the weekend.
School Life-Changing Experience for Okanagan College Student Tag: Okanagan College
When Jenna Tulak received her acceptance letter to Okanagan College Vernon campus, she remembers screaming for joy and calling everyone she knew to share the good news.
Okanagan College Welcomes Richards as New Entrepreneur-in-Residence Tag: Okanagan College
Okanagan College business students have a new expert entrepreneur to turn to for insight and advice.
Okanagan College Water Engineering Grad Makes a Splash with Local Municipality Tag: Okanagan College
Scott Brost stepped into Okanagan College’s Water Engineering Technology program two-and-a-half-years ago looking to launch a new career that would help his community thrive. On Jan. 12, he’ll pick up his diploma having already landed a full-time job with the City of West Kelowna.