13
Nov
Mult-Campus
Virtual Diwali - Festival of Lights student event
Virtual Diwali

October 22, 2020

Join us for a Virtual Celebration of Diwali - The Festival of Lights. Come back to this page on Nov. 13 to view cooking, dancing and craft videos at your own leisure.  Photos from our Vi...

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How to Land Your Dream Job in a Pandemic

October 20, 2020

A virtual advice event for Okanagan College students with panelists from RBC and the OC Co-op department. Register here About this Event There will be discussion surrounding virtual inte...

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Creative Writing Professor Kerry Gilbert stands in a field of flowers
Meet Kerry Gilbert, Creative Writing Professor

October 19, 2020

When did you know you had found your discipline?  When I took my first Creative Writing class with John Lent, at what was then Okanagan University College, I knew that I had found my ‘zing.’ Why did you choose to work at Okanagan College? I told John Lent, when I was a first year student, that I wanted to come back to take his job when he retired. What do you like the most about the work you do? I love to see student excitement and growth. Favourite teaching experience? My favourit...

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Culinary Arts student, Ruby Pahtayken
College hosting region-wide virtual open house

October 16, 2020

Participants eligible for $5,000 tuition giveaway While the pandemic means prospective students can’t stop by to explore campuses physically this fall, Okanagan College is pulling out all the stops to host an interactive virtual open house to ensure students can still get questions answered. On Sunday, Nov. 8, from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., future students, parents, high school counsellors and anyone looking to learn more about the College and its programs will have a chance to experience OC from the comfort of home. All those interested can fi...

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Wacky and Tacky Holiday Sweater Contest

October 14, 2020

Get out those gaudy garments in the form of a sweater or vest and send a photo to kelownarec@okanagan.bc.ca for a chance to win an awesome prize. Extra draw entries for sharing on socia...

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03
Dec
Virtual Holiday Hurrah

October 14, 2020

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My view my world photo contest for students
My View, My World Photo Contest

October 14, 2020

Celebrate International Education Week by sharing a piece of you and your world. Send us a photo of you and your window view, back yard, or your favourite spot for a chance to win some a...

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Diwali light up event for students
Virtual Diwali Light Up Contest

October 14, 2020

Celebrate the Hindu Festival of Lights by illuminating your home and sharing a photo to win a gift certificate. Send your submission to kelownarec@okanagan.bc.ca between November 6 and N...

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Return to treasure island virtual escape room caper
Return to Treasure Island Virtual Escape Room Caper

October 14, 2020

Event details: If ye be seekin’ adventure, ay—you’ve come to the proper place! Inspired by the Classic Book, Treasure Island, your adventure begins in a shadowy storage room aboard a wea...

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26
Oct
Pumpkin carving
Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 14, 2020

Submit your spookiest, scariest Hallowe'en pumpkin creation photo between October 26 at midnight and October 30 at 9 a.m. to kelownarec@okanagan.bc.ca for a chance to win a gift certific...

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08
Oct
Virtual Stressbuster

October 6, 2020

We want to help you de-stress so join us at our virtual Stressbuster on Thursday, October 8 from 10  to 11 a.m. We have lots for you to look forward to: the therapy dogs on camera from a...

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Alison Beaumont
New work-integrated learning opportunities for OC students and employers across the region

October 5, 2020

Earlier this year, Okanagan College announced new opportunities through the Student, Graduate and Co-op Employment office for Indigenous learners and students who face accessibility challenges. With funding from the provincial government, the College is set to launch a third project to increase access to co-op and work-integrated learning for OC students and employers. Overseeing the project at OC is Alison Beaumont, a Coordinator in the Student, Graduate and Co-op Employment office. She notes that the new project has dual opportunities for...

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13
Oct
Two welding students take a break from practising in the shop, with word overlay saying "Trades Talk Tuesdays" with a dialogue bubble.
Trades Talk Tuesdays

October 2, 2020

Get Trades info and answers in real time Learn about Okanagan College trades programs and find out about admission requirements and employment outcomes during a series of virtual present...

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FruitSnaps Team
Harvesting help needed: Enactus OC students invite community to join them in picking apples for a good cause

September 30, 2020

A group of Okanagan College business students are 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. Started in the fall of 2018, FruitSnaps is a Vernon- and Penticton-based project, which sees Enactus OC students partnering with the North Okanagan Valley Gleaners Society facility, where unused apples from local orchards are dehydrated into snacks for local schools. The FruitSnaps team will be hosting small, physically-distanced a...

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30
Sep
Mult-Campus
Orange Shirt Day

September 29, 2020

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, members of the OC community are invited to join many others across the Canada in observing Orange Shirt Day. The annual event was founded to help raise awareness ...

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Education Assistant Certificate information session

September 29, 2020

Education Assistant Information Session Designed for students and parents interested in learning about the Education Assistant Certificate program featuring online studies and a 120-hour...

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