Deborah Buszard, deputy vice-chancellor and principal of UBC Okanagan (right), and Lisa Castle, vice-president UBC Human Resources (third from right), congratulate (from left) Carol Boyd, Greg Wetterstrand, Linda Allan, Kim Filice, Mary Ann Murphy, Robert Belton, Nina Langton and Donovan Hare.
11 recognized for more than 25 years of dedicated service
From the Toronto Blue Jays winning their first World Series, to Dr. Roberta Bondar becoming the first Canadian woman in space, to the world first SMS/text message -- 1992 was a year of firsts.
1992 was also the first year that 11 individuals -- who were recognized last week at the university's annual Long Service Recognition Reception -- started as employees at what was known as Okanagan University College.
On Thursday, June 8, and Friday, June 9, more than 1,400 students will walk across the stage to receive their degree in front of family and friends.
Ceremonies and alumni UBC are teaming up to help make the 2017 Convocation Ceremonies a memorable occasion for graduates and their families. Numerous volunteer roles are available for alumni, faculty and staff members.
With these increases, Parking Services reminds faculty and staff that now is the time to change parking lots. There are available spaces currently and it is much easier to switch to a lot that better suits you.