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University Relations publishes The Exchange as an email newsletter distributed to faculty and staff on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Current edition: April 1, 2020

Current edition: April 1, 2020

Current Edition:
April 1, 2020

 

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Amazing Race Wellness Challenge hits the road

The Amazing Race Wellness Challenge gets underway next week, and race organizers are putting out one last call to the campus community to get registered as soon as possible. The race -- a campus-wide five-week marathon of health challenges -- involves teams of at least three people collecting points by competing and collecting points for […]

Nominations now open for Researcher of the Year and Public Education through Media award

The deadline for nomination packages is fast approaching for a pair of prestigious research awards. Members of the campus community still have until next week, however, to nominate someone great for the Award for Excellence in Research and/or Creative Scholarly Activity and the Provost's Award for Public Education through Media. The Excellence in Research award […]

Project GROW Holiday fundraising in full swing with new Girl Child Education project

Project GROW's fundraising efforts will provide opportunities for children to receive a formal education.

This year, a group of fourth year nursing students are working with Project GROW to organize a faculty and staff fundraiser to send young girls to school in Ghana. Project GROW: Ghana Rural Opportunities for Women is a project started by students, staff, and faculty at UBC's Okanagan campus. The total cost of education for […]

Nazareno honoured at conference organizer's conference

Conferences and Accommodation staff celebrate at the annual Canadian University and College Conference Organizers Association conference. From left: Peggy Walker, Suzanne Nazareno, Debbie Harding and Jen Neilands

Suzanne Nazareno, Manager of Conferences and Accommodation, was awarded the Members Choice Award from the Canadian University and College Conference Organizers Association (CUCCOA), which she received on October 6, at the annual conference held in Victoria, B.C. The CUCCOA Members Choice Award is an open award category for members to recognize colleagues for their outstanding […]

How will you remember?

Remembrance Day

UBC's Okanagan campus Remembrance Day ceremony will be next Tuesday, starting at 10:45 a.m. in the campus courtyard. This is the fifth annual Remembrance Day ceremony on campus and combines traditions from UBC and the Royal Canadian Legion. The ceremony is organized by students, faculty and staff working with Legion Branch 26. Remembrance Day Ceremony […]

Student sponsorships available for SustainAble Communities conference

The Office of the Provost and the Sustainability Office have provided $2,000 in sponsorship to enable 50 students to attend the Fresh Outlook Foundation'sĀ Building SustainAble Communities conference that's taking place in Kelowna from November 15 to 18. To apply for the available sponsorships students can contact the Sustainability office atĀ okanagan.sustainability@ubc.ca.