College breaks ground on new Health Sciences Centre in Kelowna

By Public Affairs | July 19, 2018


Minister Melanie Mark, Advanced Education, Skills and Training, was at Okanagan College today, July 19, to kick off construction on the College’s new 2,800 square-metre (30,000 square-foot) Health Sciences Centre at the Kelowna campus.

Minister Mark was joined by Jim Hamilton, President of Okanagan College; Susan Brown, VP and COO Hospitals and Communities for Interior Health; Yvonne Moritz, Dean of Science, Technology and Health at Okanagan College; Maran Kokoszka a Pharmacy Technician student at the Kelowna campus, and other OC students, officials, partners and community members, in officially breaking ground on the $18.9-million building (toward which the Provincial Government is providing $15.4 million).


Minister Melanie Mark Okanagan College President Jim Hamilton
Groundbreaking ceremony - front row (L-R): Maran Kokoszka, Yvonne Moritz, Minister Melanie Mark, Jim Hamilton
and Susan Brown
Minister Mark with OC student and officials and Interior Health officials



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