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Physical theatre workshop offered at UBC Okanagan in August

UBC Okanagan is offering a unique opportunity for professional development in performance, August 25 to 26, 2007, called Creating Performances: An Introduction to Physical Theatre. This university-level theatre workshop will introduce students to contemporary European physical theatre techniques drawn from a variety of sources (Jacques Lecoq, Monika Pagneux, Moshe Feldenkrais, Etienne Decroux) and will explore […]

One of UBC's newest alumni, Stuart Hurd of Edmonton, recently converted his two degrees from the former Okanagan University College to UBC degrees.

OUC grads welcomed into UBC alumni family

Edmonton teacher Stuart Hurd, Kelowna lawyer Heidi Taylor, and UBC Okanagan Development Coordinator Elizabeth Kershaw have a lot in common. They're all graduates of Okanagan University College (OUC), and they've chosen to convert their OUC parchments to UBC degrees. A graduate from OUC with a science degree in 1999 and an education degree in 2004, […]

Dr. Terry Flannigan, senior advisor to the UBC Okanagan Development Office, was honoured last week with the 2007 Manulife Financial Outstanding Achievement Award at the Canadian Council for Advancement in Education national conference in Prince Edward Island.

Post-secondary fundraising icon honoured with national lifetime achievement award

Dr. Terry Flannigan, senior advisor to the UBC Okanagan Development Office, was honoured last week with the 2007 Manulife Financial Outstanding Achievement Award. Dr. Flannigan, who is celebrating his 50th anniversary in post-secondary education, was bestowed the award at the Canadian Council for Advancement in Education national conference in Prince Edward Island, June 4, 2007. […]

More than 500 receive degrees at UBC Okanagan Congregation

A total of 504 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees from University of British Columbia Chancellor Allan McEachern at today's Spring Congregation ceremonies at UBC Okanagan. In the morning ceremony, 253 graduates from the Barber School of Arts and Sciences received their degrees. Graduates from Creative and Critical Studies (64 grads), Education (77 […]

UBC President Stephen Toope announces a milllion-dollar from Klaus and Lydia Reichwald.

Million-dollar gift creates Germanic studies professorship at UBC Okanagan

Germanic studies -- the study of German language and culture -- will soon be offered by UBC Okanagan's Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS), thanks to a $1-million gift from Klaus and Lydia Reichwald of Kelowna. "This is an important area of cultural scholarship, and one that will certainly flourish in the Okanagan," UBC […]

Former Laker Marisa Field Named to Team Canada

Marisa Field, who played with the Okanagan Lakers Women's Volleyball team in 2004-2005 and 2005-2006, has been named to Canada's senior women's volleyball team. Team selections were made May 27, after an intensive four-day Selection Camp at the Team Canada Volleyball Centre in Winnipeg. A graduate of Kelowna Secondary School, Field was a standout player […]