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Chris Fleck wins 2006 Okanagan Short Fiction Contest

Chris Fleck of Kelowna, first-year UBC Okanagan Creative Writing student, claimed the $500 first prize at Monday night's 2006 Okanagan Short Fiction Contest awards ceremony at Doc Willoughby's in Kelowna. The evening included a brief reading by this year's contest judge, fiction writer Adam Lewis Schroeder, who also announced the top three prize winners. Schroeder […]

Eccott gift helps create UBC Okanagan Learning Exchange

Kelowna residents James and Shirley-Anne Eccott have committed $250,000 to help establish a new Learning Exchange program through UBC Okanagan. Their gift, initially earmarked for consultation and planning, will create an ongoing legacy for students and the Okanagan as the Learning Exchange grows. "We are providing the seed money to formulate a plan – to […]