Inspired Word Café blends creativity, inclusivity and interactive fun

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The Inspired Word Café is a community-based arts organization that plans training, workshops and poetic and literary readings. Organizers are now teaming up with UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies and the City of Kelowna to host a series of public readings and open mic sessions.


UBCO library to host Queer Century Exhibition

UBC Okanagan is hosting A Queer Century, an exhibition of books and other literature currently on loan from UBC Vancouver’s rare books and special collections department.  


Nursing program at OC and UBCO recognized for innovative curriculum

Marie Tarrant, Sheila Epp and Manuela Reekie from UBC Okanagan; Yvonne Moritz, Lisa Kraft, and Monique Powell from Okanagan College.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College has received long-term accreditation from the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), which regulates nurse training in the province.

Business & Politics

Kelowna City Council goes on the road to UBC Okanagan

UBC’s Okanagan campus will be host to Kelowna City Council as they hold their first-ever official city council meeting away from City Hall. Mayor Colin Basran and Kelowna's eight city councillors will be on campus for the meeting, which is free and open to the public.