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Deepak Binning Foundation creates $250,000 scholarship endowment at UBC Okanagan

An endowment of $250,000 from the Deepak Binning Foundation means more students than ever will soon be eligible for Community Builder Scholarships to UBC Okanagan. Their success will honour the memory of a determined and enthusiastic young man, Inderjeet Deepak Binning, who died of cancer soon after graduating from Richmond's J.H. Cambie Secondary School in […]

On hand for this week's signing of the Trades and Technology Teacher Education agreement were (back row, from left) Robert Campbell, Dean of UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Education; Phil Beckmann, Dean of Science, Technology and Health at Okanagan College; John Haller, Dean of Trades at Okanagan College. (Front row) Gwen Zilm, Assoc. Vice President, Learning Services, at UBC Okanagan, and Andrew Hay, Okanagan College’s Vice President of Education.

Okanagan College and UBC Sign Education Partnership

There’s big demand for trades and technology teachers in B.C.’s secondary schools. Responding to the need, Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan are working together to help more students become qualified secondary school teachers with this high-demand specialization. The two institutions signed a letter of understanding on Monday that will see students from the two-year Trades […]

Poster image for "This Neck of the Woods"

This Neck of the Woods offers unique performance

The first performance to be staged in UBC Okanagan’s recently remodeled theatre promises to be very different from the kind of performances based on written drama many theatre fans are used to. This Neck of the Woods, created by Neil Cadger, Associate Professor of Creative Studies at UBC Okanagan, in collaboration with students and alumni, […]

UBC Okanagan offers French and Spanish immersion in lakeside setting

An Okanagan lakeside resort in Kelowna is the location for the next Immersion Weekend for French and Spanish, offered through UBC Okanagan’s Community and Continuing Studies. Intended for people interested in practicing French or Spanish in an immersion setting, the program will be held on the weekend of November 2 and 3, 2007. "What makes […]

Student Voices taking action for a healthier campus community at UBC Okanagan

If you're on the UBC Okanagan campus next Tuesday, you might be asked a few questions. It’s all for a good cause: creating a health-promoting campus community. Tuesday, Oct. 9, marks the launch of a community consultation phase in Student Voices, a major research project to discover the community’s vision of a healthy campus. A second […]

UBC Okanagan deans to give lunchtime talks

Four of UBC Okanagan’s deans will give a special series of public lectures at the downtown Kelowna library throughout October and November. This first-ever Deans’ Lecture Series is presented jointly by UBC Okanagan Community and Continuing Studies and the Okanagan Regional Library. "It's a brown-bag lunch event -- we provide the coffee or tea, and […]