Lesley Cormack, incoming Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UBC Okanagan.
UBC announces new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Okanagan campus
Lesley Cormack will assume top post at UBC Okanagan this summer
The University of British Columbia has announced that Lesley Cormack has been appointed as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of UBC Okanagan and will formally begin the role on July 1, 2020.
A yearlong lineup of events has been curated to inspire ideas and catalyze conversation, in celebration of UBC Okanagan's 15th anniversary.
Join the inaugural event on March 5, a solution-focused panel discussion on igniting greater civic engagement in our community and province with the Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.
There is no shortage of UBC staff who make outstanding contributions to the university community. You are invited to recognize them and their achievements by nominating them for the 2020 President’s Service Award for Excellence.
First- and fourth-year students invited to complete the NSSE
First- and fourth-year undergraduate students from UBC’s Okanagan campus are invited to participate in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The survey will launch on February 10 and will close on May 31, 2020.
Everyone on campus is encouraged to help raise awareness about the NSSE.
Each UBC Future Global Leaders course runs for two weeks and includes class time, workshops, info sessions and a full calendar of activities.
Registration open for UBC Future Global Leaders summer program
UBC Future Global Leaders offers a pre-university experience for high school students ages 15 to 18. Participants will explore university life, discover their passions and challenge themselves in university-level academic courses taught by UBC professors and instructors.
The Coffee Club provides the opportunity for faculty and staff groups and communities that represent Indigenous, black or people of colour (IBPOC) -- who are already in existence or in formation -– to come together around special interests.
Communities may be formed around institutional spaces, sociocultural identities, or key topics. To apply for seed funding or find out more, visit: equity.ubc.ca/ibpoc-connections
Feb. 25: Eminence Cluster Trainee Poster Session
The inaugural Cluster Trainee Poster Session on February 25 provides trainees with opportunities to share their research, showcase their creativity and update the campus community on eminence cluster activities.
Stress management tool for UBC students
Research led by Health and Exercise Sciences Instructor Tanya Forneris looks at using biofeedback techniques and breathing exercises to help students manage stress.
Digital Media in Education Conference
The 2020 Digital Media in Education Conference brings together a diverse group of professionals dedicated to supporting education through technology, creativity and collaboration.