Okanagan College News Releases
Spaghetti bridge contest support continues to grow – Faction-ally
A new supporter has come aboard for Okanagan College’s 36th annual Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest.
Faction Projects Inc. is title sponsor for Okanagan College’s Spaghetti Bridge Building Contest in 2019.

February-21-19 11:49:05 AM

MQN sets foundation for next generation of tradespeople
For students stepping into trades training at Okanagan College, several new bursaries established by MQN Architecture and Interior Design will help provide a solid foundation.
February-21-19 9:02:47 AM

College to launch Indigenous-knowledge infused professional cook training
Okanagan College is turning to Indigenous knowledge keepers, chefs and foragers to help incorporate traditional knowledge and practices into an intake of its professional cook training program this spring – and any interested future chefs can step into the College’s kitchen this week to learn more and have their questions answered.
February-20-19 8:39:20 AM

Okanagan College achieves second LEED Platinum award
Okanagan College can now boast of having two of the 14 LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) Platinum-certified buildings in all of Canada’s post-secondary sector. The College learned this week that its new trades building in Kelowna has been certified by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). It is the second for OC – the first was the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence at the College’s Penticton campus.
February-15-19 3:32:16 PM

Residential Insulator program helps keep Vernon SPCA dogs warm
Students at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus are helping Fido stay warm in the winter weather with a donation of insulated doghouses to the local SCPA.
February-14-19 4:18:42 PM

OC Business students scoop podium spot at collegiate case competition
Okanagan College business students are boasting bronze after capturing third place from a field of 30 student teams at the Scotiabank Canadian Case Challenge.
February-14-19 10:39:34 AM

College’s finance curriculum receives international recognition
Okanagan College’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree program has received high marks from the international organization overseeing the investment management profession.
February-12-19 12:40:40 PM

Gateway program gives students the tools they need to succeed in school and life
Last year, 19-year-old Desiree Tachit found herself struggling with anxiety, depression and unhealthy coping mechanisms. The idea of applying to or attending college was not something she could fathom at the time. A hands-on experience with tools and training by Okanagan College and Central School changed all that.
February-07-19 2:11:17 PM

Making the connection: College offers emerging technology program
Ever wondered what health care and real estate have in common? Both are among the countless industries that will be impacted by an emerging technology called blockchain – and a new program at Okanagan College will soon help students tap into the know-how to ride this wave of change into new technology careers and frontiers.
February-06-19 2:21:32 PM

Seven Fallen Feathers author and journalist offering two presentations in the Okanagan
Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically acclaimed book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City, during two presentations co-sponsored by Okanagan College and UBC Okanagan.
February-06-19 1:04:13 PM

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