FruitSnaps Team
Volunteers needed for a sweet cause: Enactus OC students invite community to join them in picking apples

September 17, 2021

A group of Okanagan College business students are once again putting the call out for volunteers from OC and the community to help them harvest fruit that will be used to make healthy snacks for children and others in need. Launched in the fall of 2018, Fruit Snaps is a Vernon- and Penticton-based project co-ordinated by Enactus OC students in partnership with the North Okanagan Valley Gleaners Society facility. It’s focused on taking unused apples from local orchards and dehydrating them into snacks for local schools. The Fruit Snaps team ...

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07
Sep

Vaccination clinics

September 3, 2021

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25
Aug

Accessing the hidden job market

August 13, 2021

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23
Aug
Virtual Campus

Path to your CPA

August 13, 2021

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Course waitlists on the move

July 30, 2021

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Guessy Wang at Pond Inlet, Nunavet
The road to Harvard: Okanagan College graduate continues her quest for knowledge

June 3, 2021

Dr. Guessy Wang is no stranger to the graduation stage having already secured a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery. Wang will be adding a third degree to her name, graduating from Okanagan College with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, an impressive feat that has propelled her to Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health where she will begin her search for a solution to help address dental obstacles within Canada’s northern population. Wang came to Canada from China as an international student. She attended the...

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05
Jun

Virtual Spring Convocation

May 31, 2021

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OC Enactus students
OC Enactus wows on the national stage with pitch competition win and top-four team finish

May 21, 2021

Okanagan College Enactus students won first place in the brand-new Intuit Sustainability Pitch Competition category at the Enactus Canada National Exposition, making them the first post-secondary team to win this award and marking them as the team to beat in years ahead. Enactus OC was recognized as one of the top four teams in the country after an impressive finish at the national finals on the strength of three projects: FruitSnaps, CanSave and Rising. The winning pitch and an impressive second runner-up finish for the FruitSnaps project ...

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23
Jun

Jump Start - Business

May 13, 2021

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Laura Thurnheer
Thurnheer named Associate Dean of School of Business

April 27, 2021

Okanagan College’s School of Business will welcome back a familiar face in a new role as Laura Thurnheer will commence duties as an Associate Dean on August 16. Thurnheer began at the College as a Professor in the School of Business in 2007, and also served as Business Department Chair for six years, before taking up her current post as Associate Dean of Science, Technology and Health in 2018. She will succeed Dr. Barry McGillivray, who will retire this year after more than 35 year...

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Entrepreneurship Professor Andrew Klingel hangs out with Chewbacca during a holiday break
Meet Andrew Klingel, Business Administration Professor

April 27, 2021

Q: What is your education and background? A: I have a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master's of Business Administration from Queen’s University. Q: What is your area of interest? A: Prior to joining Okanagan College, I consulted for major corporations such as Telus, TD and General Motors — but my true passion is entrepreneurship. I have been involved with many new ventures as an operator, investor and advisor.  For example, I joined a software start up that grew from $0 in sales to ov...

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Student, Grad and Co-op Virtual Drop-in

March 30, 2021

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Commercial Helicopter Pilot Info Session

March 30, 2021

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FruitSnaps Regional team 2021
OC business students take trio of first-place finishes at Enactus Western Canada Regionals

March 30, 2021

Okanagan College business students enjoyed a fruitful victory at the Enactus Western Canada Regionals, earning three first-place finishes and ensuring their ticket to the National Competition in May. The Regional competition took place last week in a virtual format with teams from a multitude of post-secondary institutions submitting their student-created and student-run initiatives that seek to positively impact communities in a social, economic or environmental way. The award-winning OC Enactus initiative FruitSnaps was entered – and won...

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Student, Grad & Co-op Employment Info Session

March 29, 2021

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Business Administration Info Session

March 29, 2021

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