The Ceremonies and Events office would like to thank all volunteers and colleagues who helped make the 2016 Convocation ceremonies such a success.
Graduation couldn't have happened without all of you.
Falcons Play for United Way
UBC Okanagan community supports United Way fund-raiser on July 6
Support local children and families and have a great evening of fun at the ballpark on July 6. Buy a $10 game ticket -- proceeds go to the United Way and count towards UBC Okanagan’s 2016 workplace campaign. Tickets can be purchased online or by emailing email@example.com.
Participate in City of Kelowna’s Twitter Town Hall
UBC Okanagan is working with the City of Kelowna to encourage our university community to participate in Kelowna’s community visioning initiative, Imagine Kelowna.
The City of Kelowna’s first Twitter Town Hall hosted by Mayor Colin Basran is from 1 to 2 p.m. this Thursday. Join the conversation, and share how you imagine Kelowna.
Share your thoughts on Woodhaven Park plan
The original 8.7-hectare Woodhaven Nature Conservancy Regional Park was expanded to more than 21 hectares in 2013. One of the added properties is used by the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies for the unique Eco-Cultural Centre program.
The Regional District of the Centre Okanagan is seeking your thoughts for a plan to manage the expanded park. Participate in the online survey about the future of Woodhaven Nature Conservancy Regional Park.
Muntasir Billah has won the 2016 UBC Governor General’s Gold Medal -- recognition reserved for the student with the highest academic achievement in the College of Graduate Studies.
Engineering PhD student wins prestigious Governor General's gold medal
Described by his supervising professor as the most brilliant student he has ever encountered at UBC, AHM Muntasir Billah has spent the past few years distinguishing himself at the university’s Okanagan campus.
Dr. Roberta Bondar and Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the Okanagan campus Deborah Buszard pose together after last Thursday’s ceremonies.
Astronaut and water scientist conferred with honorary degrees at UBC Okanagan
UBC Okanagan’s courtyard is where pomp and circumstance meet shouts of joy and colourful festivities as hundreds of freshly-minted graduates celebrate their accomplishments at the university’s convocation ceremonies.
During this year's five convocation ceremonies, UBC conferred honorary Doctor of Science degrees to Dr. Roberta Bondar -- Canada’s first female astronaut -- and water scientist David Schindler.
UBC researchers develop new interventions for those who have suffered a stroke
Strokes are a leading cause of death in Canada, affecting hundreds of thousands of people a year. The treatments that help reduce the effects of a stroke are time-sensitive and understanding the signs and symptoms can help save lives.