By Darren Handschuh on September 19, 2011
How will age, diversity of Valley impact future generations? For years the Okanagan has been among the most popular places in Canada to retire, but what kind of a future will that create for the region? With one of the oldest populations in North America, will the Okanagan be a socially and economically sustainable community? […]
By Bud Mortenson on December 3, 2010
An engineering and arts student leader at UBC's Okanagan campus has been chosen as this year's Outstanding Future Alumnus by UBC. Rachael L'Orsa, who graduated last June with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree and is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts degree, received the award at this week's UBC Blue and Gold Review, a […]
By Bud Mortenson on September 8, 2010
Dr. Richard Hooper, a Kelowna medical doctor and a long-time advocate for comprehensive cardiac services in the Okanagan, will receive the 2010 Community Builder Award from UBC alumni in the Okanagan later this month. A 1968 graduate of UBC’s Faculty of Medicine, Richard (Dick) Hooper was one of three general cardiologists when he arrived in […]
By Jody Jacob on June 25, 2010
The Science Opportunities for Kids Society (SOKS) Science Summer Camp will be held at UBC's Okanagan campus thanks to the efforts of UBC alumnus Sydney White, who volunteered to revamp the popular kids' camp...