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Former Okanagan Laker star chosen for Canada's first-ever female coach mentor program

Jackie Wong, a former four-year starter for the Okanagan Lakers Women’s Volleyball team, is one of 10 students selected for the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association’s (CCAA) first-ever Female Coach Mentor Program. Steve Manuel, coach of the Okanagan Lakers, has been selected to mentor Wong. The CCAA Female Coach Mentor Program was launched in October to […]

Election results for UBC Okanagan Senate

A total of 32 students, alumni and faculty from UBC Okanagan have been elected to serve on the first-ever UBC Okanagan Senate. Three more positions will be filled from the Faculty of Management Representatives (two Faculty and one Student) at a later date. The Senate is the academic governing body of UBC’s Okanagan campus. Its […]

Novelist Karen Connelly reading at UBC Okanagan

Karen Connelly, one of Canada’s best-known young writers and the youngest-ever Governor General’s Award recipient, will be speaking and reading from her new novel at UBC Okanagan on November 23. Hosted by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Connelly will read from The Lizard Cage (Random House 2005), and talk about her work. Students […]

UBC Okanagan dean elected to Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship

Dr. Joan Bottorff, Dean of Health and Social Development at UBC Okanagan, has been elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). The Academy, which represents all Canadian medical and allied health sciences -- from fundamental science to social science and population health -- was established to provide advice on and […]