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Gillett to lead School of Business at Okanagan College
Okanagan College will welcome a new Dean of Business this summer with the arrival of William Gillett, an esteemed post-secondary administrator who brings an impressive record of public and private sector experience.
June-20-17 1:28:57 PM

Shuswap Launch-a-Preneur named one of BC’s best community projects
A collaborative program that helps Shuswap entrepreneurs launch their bright ideas received a boost of its own this month when it was named one of the top community projects in the province.

The Shuswap Launch-a-Preneur program received the Community Project Award at the 2017 BC Economic Development Awards in Victoria last Tuesday, June 13.

June-19-17 10:31:04 AM

Young chefs on the road to Riccione
Okanagan College’s Culinary Arts program hosted its annual Road to Riccione Cook Off this week with a coveted prize on the menu for two winners: a trip to Italy and the culinary adventure of a lifetime.
June-16-17 8:53:36 AM

Collaboration offers OC students a pathway to mining programs at BCIT
Students considering a career in the mining sector – which boasts more than 120 different careers, including technology and engineering related roles – will now have the opportunity to start their education and training at Okanagan College and bridge into mining studies at BCIT.
June-13-17 10:55:25 AM

Students build tiny house to support environmental research
A unique tiny house built by students in the College’s Sustainable Construction Management Technology (SCMT) program will soon provide a secure environment at the Vaseux Lake Bird Observatory for bird banding.
June-06-17 12:42:08 PM

Trio of OC students earn bronze at Skills Canada Nationals
Three Okanagan College students each earned bronze medals at the Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) held in Winnipeg last week, May 31 – June 3. SCNC is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country.
June-05-17 3:03:50 PM

Graduation becomes a family affair as mom receives her College degree

June-06-17 8:35:11 AM

Builder honours father and industry with $50,000 gift to College
Vernon-based home builder Keith Construction has stepped up to provide $50,000 towards the campaign to support Okanagan College’s new $6.2 million Trades Training Centre at the Vernon campus.
May-30-17 1:56:32 PM

Sketch a career in animation with new Okanagan College diploma
Aspiring animators will be able to bring their passion for drawing to life this fall with animation industry veteran Steff Farrar at the helm of a new two-year diploma at Okanagan College.
May-26-17 3:58:14 PM

Greyeyes and Klick receive OC Alumni Association’s highest honours
In recognition of outstanding contributions to the College and its surrounding communities, two Okanagan College alumni have earned the top honours awarded by the Okanagan College Alumni Association (OCAA).

Penticton’s Grace Greyeyes is the recipient of this year’s OCAA Distinguished Alumni Award, which recognizes excellence in the areas of leadership, the environment, business or industry, public or community service, the arts and/or support for Okanagan College. Ben Klick of West Kelowna will receive the 2017 OCAA Young Alumni Award, which recognizes extraordinary contributions of alumni under the age of 35.

May-25-17 4:00:36 PM

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