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UBCO Cross Country coach Malindi Elmore has been nominated for Female Coach of the Year. (Jon Adrian)

Sprinting to the top: UBC Okanagan mentor up for female coach of the year

Elmore took part in the 2004 and 2020 Olympic Games

 

During the 14 Not Forgotten Memorial, UBCO unveiled the firebowl. The statue is a collaborative piece, titled For Future Matriarchs that was created by Syilx artist Krista-Belle Stewart and Secwépemc artist Tania Willard.(Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘We light this fire to remember them’: Kelowna remembers Polytechnique shooting 33 years later

It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal

 

Okanagan College and the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association have collaborated on a new 26 week program (Okanagan College/Contributed)

Reducing hospitality and tourism work shortages the goal in Okanagan College partnership

While the initial program has started, it will be offered three more times over the next two years

 

UBCO, many other universities, and Lululemon are working on more comfortable athletic fabric. (Photo - UBCO/Contributed)

UBC Okanagan working with Lululemon to create next-generation fabric

Other collaborators include UBC, Swiss Federal Laboratories

UBCO, many other universities, and Lululemon are working on more comfortable athletic fabric. (Photo - UBCO/Contributed)
Returning students welcome new students and parents at UBCO on Sept. 4, 2022 for move-in day (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Welcome home! Students move-in to dorm life at UBCO

New students will be able to participate in orientation activities Sept. 5

  • Sep 4, 2022
Returning students welcome new students and parents at UBCO on Sept. 4, 2022 for move-in day (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
(Photo - Golf Canada)

UBC Okanagan women swing to bronze at nationals

It’s the first national medal in club history

(Photo - Golf Canada)
(Photo - Contributed)

UBC Okanagan golfers to tee off at Canadian championships

The event is taking place in Bromont, Quebec

(Photo - Contributed)
The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com (GoFundMe)

Man charged in death of UBCO security guard undergoes psychiatric evaluation

Dante Ognibene-Hebbourn was detained mental health act after the alleged fatal attack

The fundraiser Justice for Harmandeep Kaur is online at gofundme.com (GoFundMe)
(Photo - @ubcokanagan Twitter)

UBC drops weekly COVID testing for students and faculty

The weekly testing quietly ended on March 1

(Photo - @ubcokanagan Twitter)
Kelowna RCMP is investigating an assault that occurred at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. (File)

RCMP investigating assault at University of British Columbia Okanagan

The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Kelowna RCMP is investigating an assault that occurred at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. (File)
The economy has taken a hit throughout the pandemic because of restrictions (Shutterstock)

Rapid back and forth on restrictions costlier than gradual return to business: UBCO

Did the government handle the lockdowns the right way to properly reduce COVID-19 transmission?

The economy has taken a hit throughout the pandemic because of restrictions (Shutterstock)
The Rockets host Vancouver on the second of a home-and-home on Saturday night (Photo credit - Steve Dunsmoor)
The Rockets host Vancouver on the second of a home-and-home on Saturday night (Photo credit - Steve Dunsmoor)
The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)

UBCO men’s volleyball welcomes 5 new recruits

The five new members of the Heat are all looking to make an immediate impact next season

The UBC Okanagan men’s volleyball team welcomes five new recruits for 2022-23 season (Photo - UBCO Athletics)
UBCO to recognize fall athletics with Fall Success celebration during basketball games Friday night (Photo credits: Rich Lam/Julie Pringle-Snap Photography/GetMyPhoto.ca-HuskieAthletics)

UBCO athletes to be recognized at Fall Success celebration

Fall athletes will be recognized for their championships and outstanding achievements

UBCO to recognize fall athletics with Fall Success celebration during basketball games Friday night (Photo credits: Rich Lam/Julie Pringle-Snap Photography/GetMyPhoto.ca-HuskieAthletics)
The UBCO Heat women's golf team poses with their silver medals following the conclusion of the 2021 Canada West Championships. (Contributed)

UBCO Heat women’s golf team wins silver at Canada West Championships

This is the second time a Heat program won a Canada West silver medal

The UBCO Heat women's golf team poses with their silver medals following the conclusion of the 2021 Canada West Championships. (Contributed)
Fully vaccinated fans will be welcomed back to Nonis Field this weekend as women’s and men’s soccer hosts Thompson Rivers on Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed/GreyStroke Photography)

UBC Okanagan Heat welcoming fans back this weekend

All fans in attendance must be double vaccinated

Fully vaccinated fans will be welcomed back to Nonis Field this weekend as women’s and men’s soccer hosts Thompson Rivers on Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed/GreyStroke Photography)
Jennifer Oakes (right) will be making her second appearance at the Paralympic Games with Canada's sitting volleyball team. (Contributed: UBCO Heat)

Former UBCO Heat women’s volleyball player to make second Paralympic Games appearance

Jennifer Oakes was a member of the UBCO Heat women’s volleyball team for two seasons

Jennifer Oakes (right) will be making her second appearance at the Paralympic Games with Canada's sitting volleyball team. (Contributed: UBCO Heat)
RBC Training Ground, a search for local and potential Olympians, comes to UBC Okanagan Feb. 29. (CBC Sports/RBC Training Ground)

Future Olympians invited to UBC Okanagan for RBC Training Ground

Okanagan athletes aged 14 to 25 can test their skills in front of Olympic officials Feb. 29

RBC Training Ground, a search for local and potential Olympians, comes to UBC Okanagan Feb. 29. (CBC Sports/RBC Training Ground)
John Lent released a book of poetry and an album back-to-back in the fall of 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Okanagan author named UBCO writer-in-residence

Vernon’s John Lent will also announce the winner of the 2020 Okanagan Short Story Contest

John Lent released a book of poetry and an album back-to-back in the fall of 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
UBC Okanagan’s Nik Federko led the Heat to a fourth place finish at the Canada West championships last weekend. It was the first-ever time UBCO hosted the event. (UBC Okanagan Athletics)

Heat qualify for Canada-wide golf championships after 4th place finish at Okanagan Golf Club

Men qualify, women miss cut at UBCO-hosted inaugural Canada West tournament

UBC Okanagan’s Nik Federko led the Heat to a fourth place finish at the Canada West championships last weekend. It was the first-ever time UBCO hosted the event. (UBC Okanagan Athletics)