Okanagan College News Releases
Finding the Good: conference seeks to generate new ideas for ethical International Development
How can ideas that begin in the classroom grow into real-world solutions to attack poverty, hunger, and gender inequality around the world? And – on the flip side – how can front-line practice inform the way students and researchers comprehend increasingly complex challenges to fundamental human rights?
May-22-18 12:57:28 PM

Graduation brings it all into focus for College welding student
After more than a decade working as a professional photographer in Ottawa, Mitchell Burton moved across the country, enrolled at Okanagan College and traded in his camera for a welding torch.
May-17-18 12:35:59 PM

With help from federal government and donors, new Trades Training House opens at Okanagan College
The next generation of carpenters, plumbers, and electricians are stepping into a state-of-the-art new training space at Okanagan College this week thanks to investment from the Government of Canada, the College and a host of industry and community partners.
May-15-18 11:18:04 AM

Enactus OC students showcase new initiatives on national stage
After a strong showing at the Enactus Canada Regional Competition earlier this spring, 27 Okanagan College business students are heading across the country to once again assert their place among Canada’s best. One of the new projects they’ll be showcasing on the national stage is already having an accelerated impact in local classrooms.
May-14-18 3:31:08 PM

Aircraft industry demand still un-met in the Okanagan
With local, national and global demand for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AME) soaring, Okanagan College is working with its industry partners to train the next generation of skilled technicians.
May-04-18 2:58:01 PM

College to host animation information session and open house
Anna Harestad stepped into Okanagan College’s new Animation lab last September armed with pencils, paper and a life-long dream of bringing her artwork to life on screen. This week, future animators looking to follow in her footsteps will have a chance to see work produced by Harestad and her classmates during their first year and to explore the cutting-edge space, tools and mentors helping OC students make their animation dreams a reality.
April-30-18 4:14:27 PM

College students to showcase future-focused projects to community
Okanagan College student Kelly La Morge is putting her education and skills in technology to work to fighting cyber bullying and online predators – an initiative she will be demonstrating at Future Now, an upcoming showcase of OC student work.
April-27-18 3:56:57 PM

Tourism educators conference comes to Kelowna
A three-day conference for British Columbia’s tourism educators next week, hosted by Okanagan College, is going to be focused on one of the industry’s hottest topics: the future of work in the industry.
April-26-18 11:03:26 AM

Okanagan College trio golden in Skills competition
For Okanagan College students and apprentices Lukas Pfob, Connor McLaren and Bradley Vanlerberg, their efforts at the provincial Skills Canada competition proved golden.
April-26-18 11:01:47 AM

Okanagan College opens its doors to high-school students for Experience OC
Is time travel possible? How are video games made? Is homicide a brain disorder? How did zombies eat their way to the silver screen? What keeps an airplane in the sky?

High-school students from across the South Okanagan region will converge upon Okanagan College’s Penticton campus May 1 to find the answers to these questions and more when they spend a day on campus and experience what it’s like to be a student for a day.

April-20-18 11:47:34 AM

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