Graduands at their convocation ceremony

Virtual Convocation

Okanagan College respectfully acknowledges that our Penticton, Kelowna and Vernon campuses are located on the unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan people, and our Salmon Arm campus is located on the unceded territory of the Secwepemc.

Congratulations!

Okanagan College hosted its first-ever virtual convocation ceremony and we invite you to watch the video below.

Watch the Virtual Convocation video below

Virtual Convocation Ceremony Program

TRADITIONAL WELCOME TO THE TERRITORY
Mrs. Pamela Barnes
Mr. Wilfred “Grouse” Barnes
syilx Knowledge Keepers

HONOUR SONG
Ms. Amber Cardenas
Penticton Indian Band

PRESENTATION OF THE EAGLE STAFF
Mr. Richard Jackson Jr.
Lower Nicola Indian Band

O CANADA
Mr. Ben Klick

OKANAGAN SONG
Ms. Amber Cardenas
Penticton Indian Band

OPENING REMARKS
Dr. Andrew Hay
Provost  and Vice President Academic, Okanagan College

ADDRESS
Mr. Jim Hamilton
President, Okanagan College

Ms. Gloria Morgan
Chair, Okanagan College Board of Governors

PRESENTATION OF THE HONORARY FELLOWS
AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
BY THE PROVOST AND VICE PRESIDENT ACADEMIC

upon
Mrs. Pamela Barnes
Mr. Wilfred “Grouse” Barnes
Mr. Robert Foord
Mr. Louis Thomas
Mr. Don Turri
Dr. Jayne Brooks

REMARKS FROM THE HONORARY FELLOWS
AND DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENT

STUDENT ADDRESS
Mr. Braeden Rahn
Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours
June 2020 Graduate

Ms. Hannah Worthington
Practical Nursing
January 2021 Graduate

PRESENTATION OF AWARDS
Mr. Jim Hamilton
President, Okanagan College

PRESENTATION OF GRADUANDS
Dr. Chris Newitt
Chair, Education Council

CONFERRING OF DEGREES, DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES
Mr. Jim Hamilton
President, Okanagan College

CLOSING REMARKS

In case you missed it, congratulations to the Class of 2020 from the OC community

The Okanagan School of Business send their congratulations to graduates

Congrats from the OCAA

You are now part of the Okanagan College Alumni Association (OCAA).

The OCAA offers benefits and networking opportunities to OC graduates and celebrates them by sharing their stories and recognizing their achievements through awards such as the Distinguished & Young Alumni Awards.

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Buy a grad a gift

Purchase a souvenir of graduation or celebrate your favourite graduate with these gifts. Options include diploma frames, OC branded apparel and alumni socks.

Purchase grad gifts

Diploma frames for purchase through the Alumni Association

Send a grad flowers

Use code OC2020 to receive a discount on a long-lasting bouquet from Callia. This Canadian, female-founded flower company is partnering exclusively with Okanagan College to give our grads a discount on a beautiful bouquet that can be delivered to many cities across Canada including Penticton, Kelowna, Vernon and more. Check site for details.

Order flowers

Callia flower bouquet for OC grads