Okanagan College News Releases
Carpenter Foundation program builds skills and community in South Okanagan
The residential construction industry is thriving in the South Okanagan, and a carpentry program with extra supports for Indigenous students is underway in Penticton to help ensure a needed supply of skilled tradespeople.
April-11-19 10:22:00 AM

Mature students benefit from confidence and credentials
Maria Otting knew something had to change.
Having relocated to Salmon Arm, she found herself in need of a new work environment – but quickly realized she had plenty of experience working in offices, but not the credentials listed in ads.

April-08-19 10:37:35 AM

Housing help needed for new tourism program students
The advent of Okanagan College’s new tourism management diploma program means there is significant need to accommodate students who will be arriving in Revelstoke to take advantage of the unique learning opportunity this fall.
April-05-19 10:54:15 AM

Hoopla: President’s Celebration of OC Coyotes Basketball
Okanagan College’s Coyotes basketball teams invite you to mix and mingle with the players, coaches and supporters at the third annual Hoopla fundraiser.
April-02-19 12:47:41 PM

Sex, Salmonella, and Beetles: Epidemiologist shares how eating bugs could save the world
What do food, sex and salmonella have in common? How will eating insects help save the planet? Award-winning author and veterinary epidemiologist David Waltner-Toews will share his insights during an upcoming talk as part of Okanagan College’s Speakers Series.
April-01-19 12:28:57 PM

Armstrong Co-op delivers new tools for trades students
A co-operative that has a nearly 100-year history in the community is supporting the next generation of skilled trades workers with a donation of new tools to Okanagan College Vernon campus.
March-27-19 11:38:12 AM

Record OC budget broadens services and programs
Okanagan College’s largest operating budget – $121.7 million – will provide additional student services and expanded access to programs.
The 2019-2020 budget was passed by the College’s Board of Governors Tuesday.

March-26-19 1:14:49 PM

Okanagan College launches new training for tourism managers
With tourism employers across much of B.C. feeling the pinch when it comes to finding experienced managers, Okanagan College is launching a new applied diploma designed to help students advance their careers in the tourism sector.
March-21-19 12:00:10 PM

College celebrates a decade of recognizing Aboriginal students’ achievements
Saturday, March 9 marked the 10th Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Ceremony at Okanagan College and students, educators and community members came together to celebrate students’ accomplishments and acknowledge those who inspired and supported them along the way.
April-04-19 9:05:17 AM

OC Business students shine at WCBC
Two teams and an individual student from Okanagan College made the podium in their divisions at the Western Canadian Business Competition (WCBC) hosted at the College’s Kelowna campus last weekend.
March-13-19 9:50:47 AM

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