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Flourish Wellness Wednesday
Popular Wellness Wednesdays expands online offerings to all Okanagan College students this fall

Sep 22, 2020

Okanagan College recognizes that this academic year, taking time for student mental health is more important than ever. That’s why a popular wellness resource for students is expanding its offerings for students at all campuses. Wellness Wednesday online workshops are happening…


Student writing on paper with text overlaid saying we want you to succeed
Ensuring students know support is available

Sep 18, 2020

Given that COVID-19 has brought a fall semester unlike any other, we need to recognize students may be feeling anxious, disappointed or uncertain about their studies – particularly those new to OC or post-secondary. With that in mind, the College is being proactive in ensuring…


Alumnus Nick Pelletier, Okanagan Lake swim
OC alumnus attempts World Record, doubles fundraising goal

Sep 15, 2020

While debilitating chafing sunk OC alumnus Nick Pelletier’s hopes of breaking the Guinness World Record for fastest swim of Lake Okanagan from Vernon to Penticton, it didn’t stop him from more than doubling his fundraising goal.


Health Care Assistants thankful for bursary support

Sep 14, 2020

Twenty-three-year-old Shoshanna Fremont works the night shift as a Care Aide at a local long-term care home, a shift she loves as it gives her an opportunity to provide precious one-on-one time with residents who are up during the night. “When you get them a glass of water and…


Aerial view of Kelowna and Okanagan Lake
Hospitality training in Okanagan leads to tourism jobs

Sep 14, 2020

Published on behalf of the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. See original release here. Up to 40 eligible British Columbians will be able to tap into a unique online training program at Okanagan College and gain work experience to prepare them for jobs in the…

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People

Katy Bindon served as President of OUC from 1997 to 2004.
Remembering Dr. Katy Bindon

Sep 10, 2020

To the OC Community: Flags have been lowered at Okanagan College campuses in memory of former Okanagan University College President Dr. Katy Bindon who passed away on Sept. 9. Bindon served as President of OUC from 1997 to 2004.


Okanagan College prof Tim Walters holds up a COVID-19 hoax poster in front of him.
OC’s Walters featured in the Guardian, Blizzard, Grist

Aug 20, 2020

Based out of the College’s Salmon Arm campus, English professor Tim Walters was recently featured in The Blizzard magazine and podcast by the same name, Seattle-based Grist magazine as well as The Guardian online for his commentary on both football and the ongoing COVID-19…


Okanagan College professor Melissa Munn sits at her desk with papers in her hand
Melissa Munn Q&A with The Tyee: The Case for Reviving Canada’s Once-Thriving Prison Press

Aug 19, 2020

Okanagan College professor Melissa Munn recently spoke with The Tyee about the role of inmate publications and her role in preserving the historical record. Read the full story here. 


OC Remembers represents obituaries and celebrations of life for members of our community who have passed away.
Flags lowered in memory of Mark McLean

Aug 13, 2020

Flags at the Kelowna campus have been lowered in memory of Mark McLean, a long-time facilities employee, who died recently.


Patricia Baird
In Memory of Pat Baird

Aug 12, 2020

Colleagues, Flags have been lowered at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus in memory of a long-time former Okanagan College chemistry professor, Pat Baird, who recently passed away. Pat taught for more than 30 years at Okanagan College. “She was a vibrant part of the College…

Notices

Infusions Restaurant lunch specials for the week of Tue Sept. 22 to Fri Sept. 25.


Tuesday - Friday

Salmon burger $11

Smoked…

Please note that an election will be held for two students seats on the Board of Governors and four student seats on Education Council. Once the…

A reminder to employees to encourage their family members attending OC to apply for the OC Family Award.


The application is online through…

The first Flourish Wellness Wednesday online workshop of the semester is happening this Wednesday, September 23 and is open to all students and…

OC Culinary Arts students invite you to join their Thanksgiving table this year, with a take-home Thanksgiving family feast.


Please send in…

Reminder, please review OC’s COVID-19 Directives

To the Okanagan College community:


Earlier this week, Statistics Canada released a new study on the prevalence of unwanted sexualized…

Take a mindful break and join Dr. Brett Wade for Mindfulness Meditation on Fridays via Collaborate from 12:30- 12:50 p.m.


The meditation is…

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23
Sep
Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke Centre campuses
23
Sep
Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Salmon Arm campuses
23
Sep
Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke Centre campuses
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Sep
24
Sep
Penticton campus
25
Sep
Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke Centre campuses
25
Sep
Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke Centre campuses
25
Sep
Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke Centre campuses
26
Sep

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