Week of Caring Oct. 10 to 13 opens United Way campaign
The 2017 UBC Okanagan United Way campaign kicks off with a Week of Caring October 10 to 13.
The week's events include a BBQ in the courtyard on October 10 - sign up a team for the Flip ‘n Fun Race - an all-week Library Book Sale, and the United Way PitStop and the second-annual Office Triathlon games from 10 to 11 a.m. on October 13.
With enthusiastic support from our students and vital faculty and staff participation and payroll pledges, this year's goal of $40,000 will be reached.
THE UBC LIBRARY HAS TEAMED UP WITH THE OKANAGAN REGIONAL LIBRARY TO BETTER OUR COMMUNITIES
The first step was creating the UBC Innovation Library so students, faculty and staff could work in downtown Kelowna. Now the UBC Library is looking at how the Okanagan Regional Library can support the Okanagan campus.
Reminder: Get your Staff Pension Plan questions answered on Oct. 5
THINKING ABOUT RETIREMENT? HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PENSION BENEFITS?
An Understanding Your Staff Pension Plan session is organized for October 20. It will be led by Pension Administrator Margaret Leathley. One-on-one retirement info sessions are also available upon request.
New Transit Exchange UBC Okanagan's new Transit Exchange was officially opened on September 15. The project was funded by the Governments of Canada and BC, and the land was donated by UBC.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Principal's Town Hall Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal Deborah Buszard gives her annual Town Hall, which is part of the annual end-of-summer welcome back events for staff and faculty and also features the annual Staff Awards of Excellence