Okanagan College News Releases
OC natural gas reduction has a long history
With the pressure on FortisBC natural gas customers to reduce consumption because of the pipeline explosion in Prince George this week, Okanagan College energy managers are inspired to continue to explore new ways to reduce reliance on the energy source.
October-12-18 2:39:03 PM

Tolko chips in for Vernon youth
Sixteen year old Vernon Secondary School student Nemo Des Mazes says she prefers working with her hands and building things rather than sitting in a classroom.
When the chance came to take part in the Youth Trades Explorer Sampler at Okanagan College, she eagerly signed up.

October-12-18 2:59:05 PM

College hosts health care training for in-demand profession in Oliver
It is not quite a house call, but Oliver residents will find health care training is being offered very close to home.
A special intake of Okanagan College’s Health Care Assistant program is scheduled to be held in February that will give students in the South Okanagan direct access to training for one of the most in-demand positions in the province.

October-09-18 11:18:40 AM

College’s 3-Hour Short Story Contest returns
“Please, sir, I want some more…time” may be the refrain heard from Grade 11, 12 and OC students across the valley at the upcoming 9th Annual 3-Hour Short Story Contest at Okanagan College.
October-05-18 3:26:44 PM

Tuition Giveaway returns to Okanagan College
Learning about your future options could pay off, quite literally, at Okanagan College.
The College is hosting a variety of open houses and information nights in the coming month for potential students and parents to explore the possibilities for post-secondary.

October-05-18 2:38:51 PM

College provides training to meet sustainable construction demand
Courtesy of a six-month Okanagan College training program in a field few people think much about, Clint Price has a full-time construction career.
October-03-18 8:36:55 AM

Miller demo day brings the future of welding to Okanagan College
A collaboration between Miller and Okanagan College will continue to ensure that OC students have access to the latest welding technology, and on Oct. 9, the public will have a chance to ignite their imaginations by learning about today’s training opportunities and the equipment of tomorrow.
September-28-18 8:19:33 AM

College’s Vernon Trades Training Centre earns commercial building award
Okanagan College’s new Trades Training Centre in Vernon, which opened its doors to students last month, is already being recognized for its innovative construction.
September-26-18 3:57:00 PM

Culinary manager’s enthusiasm for Okanagan ingredients bubbles over
The new manager of Okanagan College’s Culinary and Pastry Arts program started this summer, and is looking ahead to infusing regional knowledge and products into the student experience.
September-26-18 2:34:52 PM

The student numbers keep climbing at Okanagan College
Enrolments at the College’s four campuses this fall have increased about 13.3 per cent over the same time last year, suggesting that the institution will likely exceed 2018-19 government enrolment targets.
September-25-18 4:09:27 PM

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