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  • Prestigious scholarships propel Okanagan College students to study abroad

    Okanagan College’s Grace Oswald and Kira Johnson are among 29 students in British Columbia that are fulfilling their dreams of studying abroad thanks to the Irving K. Barber Premier’s International Scholarship which awards students between $6,000 and $10,000.
  • More meningococcal immunization clinics this week in Okanagan

    Due to high demand and additional vaccine received, Interior Health (IH) would like to advise the public of the following evening drop-in meningococcal immunization clinics throughout the Okanagan.
  • Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission Announces 2018 Advisory Board

    A service provided by the Regional District of Central Okanagan, the COEDC has a 40+ member advisory body including key industry leaders representing various sectors including:  Aerospace, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Professional Services, Development, Technology and Tourism.
  • Jordan Perrey to lead IT Services at Okanagan College

    A respected IT professional with a unique blend of private and public sector experience will join Okanagan College next month with the addition of Jordan Perrey as Director of Information Technology Services.
  • Sharron Simpson named new President of Okanagan College Foundation

    The Okanagan College Foundation has announced that Sharron Simpson is taking on the role of President and Board Chair as the Foundation raises funds for four capital projects on three campuses.
  • UBC Okanagan grants honorary degree to iconic artist Alex Janvier

    UBC’s Okanagan campus is celebrating not only the accomplishments of its students during convocation this week but also the unique work of Canadian artist Alex Janvier.
  • Fantastic beasts and where you might find them at YLW

    Myron Campbell: Ghosts of Robert Lake
    May 8 to November 6, 2017

    May 24, 2017 – Kelowna, BC: A duck, a blackbird, an avocet, a coyote, and even a gryphon were spotted recently at YLW – what makes it even more interesting is that they were seen inside the airport terminal.

    True, these weren’t actual animals – they are the creation of Kelowna-based artist Myron Campbell.
  • Youth projects get a boost from COFFY and GenNext Kelowna

    Central Okanagan Foundation for Youth (COFFY) and United Way’s GenNext partnered again this year to offer Youth Initiative Grants for up to $2,000. This year, the two groups contributed $7,725 to Central and South Okanagan for 5 youth led projects.
  • Enactus Okanagan College takes nationals by storm

    Five students from Okanagan College’s School of Business have proven a small group of people can transform a community and were recognized for their empowering work with youth through the CANSave program at the 2017 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Vancouver last week, where they won top honours and were part of a larger group from the College who amassed an impressive number of awards and accolades.
  • Okanagan College students notch 12 podium finishes at Skills Canada BC competition

    Four Okanagan College students have punched their tickets to Winnipeg, MB to compete in the Skills Canada National Competition next month, after gold medal-winning performances at the provincial competition in Abbotsford last week.

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