Speakers Series

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A renowned researcher in the field of substance use is coming to Okanagan College next month to share her perspective on the challenges of dealing with what some are calling the worst public health crisis in the province’s history.

Cheyenne Johnson, Director of Clinical Activities and Development at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use and the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse, will speak at the Vernon campus on March 9 as part of the Science in Society Speakers Series.

Learn more here.  





Project ReCharge

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A trio of Enactus Okanagan College students is launching a new solar powered social enterprise project that will help people recharge their devices on the go. Their first charging station was unveiled at the Kelowna campus on Thursday, Feb. 22.

They'll be among the team of Enactus OC students representing the College at the Enactus Western Canada Regional Competition early next month, where they’ll be vying for top spot in the Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge.

Read the full story here.






New Trades offering

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Okanagan College is launching a new Residential Insulator program starting in Vernon on March 26.

This is a tuition-free (for eligible applicants) 25-week program with a 10-week work placement. The training will develop practical skills, industry required safety certificates and employability skills related to the residential insulation industry.

Learn more here.