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UBC Students' Union Okanagan presented a cheque for $3 million to UBC Okanagan on Friday morning. From left, UBCSUO General Manager Rob Nagai, UBCSUO executive members Bobby Chavarie, Carolyn Cody, Spencer Robins, Grayson Lepp, and Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal of UBC Okanagan.

Students' Union gives $3 million for student centre at UBC Okanagan

Students at UBC Okanagan are investing in the future of their university with a $3 million gift delivered on Friday morning to UBC Okanagan administration. The contribution was committed by the UBC Students'¬†Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) several years ago, enabling the university to proceed with construction of a new $33-million University Centre. Friday's cheque presentation marked […]

UBC Okanagan Heat guard Madison Kaneda of Vernon and teammates will take on the best teams in Canada when they host the CCAA National Championships March 18 to 20.

UBC Okanagan names presenting partners for National Championships

Strong support from region with sponsors Dino Gini and Investors Group Tip-off is less than 50 days away at UBC Okanagan, host of the 2010 Canadian Colleges Athletics Association (CCAA) Women's Basketball National Championships. As the campus prepares to roll out the red carpet for the nation's top teams, Athletics Director Rob Johnson has announced […]

From left, UBC Okanagan student Adi Prabowo, who helped organize last Sunday's Haiti benefit concert at UBC Okanagan, John Richey, regional manager of the Southern Interior Canadian Red Cross, Teresa Flanagan, international student advisor, and Professor Hugo De Burgos, one of the musicians who performed at the event.

Hope for Haiti: UBC Okanagan campus benefit raises $3,100

A special concert, silent auction and bake sale at UBC Okanagan last Sunday raised $3,117 for the Haiti earthquake relief effort. Federal government dollar-matching means the fund-raiser represents more than $6,200 for the Canadian Red Cross, says Teresa Flanagan, International Student Advisor and one of the event organizers. The concert included performances by a variety […]

Filmmaker Erin Davies will be at UBC Okanagan for a screening of her documentary Fagbug, at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the University Centre cinema.

UBC Okanagan celebrates OutWeek February 8 to 12

Next Monday a rainbow Pride flag will be raised in the university courtyard to officially kick off a week-long series of events for UBC Okanagan's fourth annual OutWeek. The events aim to promote diversity, awareness and acceptance, as well as show support for LGBQTTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, transsexual, two-spirit, and intersex) students, faculty […]