College breaks ground on new Health Sciences Centre in Kelowna
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).
- For more information on the groundbreaking, please see the media release.
- View recorded livestream of the event here.
- Find the photo gallery on Flickr.
- To learn more about the project, visit okanagan.bc.ca/healthsciencescentre.
- Watch interviews with Minister Mark, Jim Hamilton and Susan Brown here: https://youtu.be/Qa53LVi-K2M.
|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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