Share your confidential feedback in the 2019 Workplace Experiences Survey (WES) Pulse. The pulse is a shorter version of the full survey – it’ll take less than five minutes to complete and is open from November 12 to 25.
Nov. 14: Ken Steele delivering two talks on campus
The DVC office is welcoming postsecondary education trends expert Ken Steele on November 14, who will be delivering two talks open to all faculty and staff on themes increasingly prevalent in the academic environment.
Enhancing student success and the student experience 9 to 11 a.m. | room RHS 260
Academic evolution: Future directions in university programs and credentials 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. | room RHS 260
Kelowna City Council will hold an evening meeting at UBC Okanagan on November 18. This is the first time Kelowna Council has convened a regular meeting away from City Hall, and is an opportunity for the campus community to see local government decision-making in action.
All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend this open public meeting starting at 6 p.m. in the University Theatre ADM 026.
Personal profile readers needed: help admit the 2020 incoming class
ALL IT TAKES IS AN HOUR OR TWO PER WEEK. THE TIME COMMITMENT IS UP TO YOU.
Volunteer personal profile readers are critical to the undergraduate admission process and shaping our community of students. The time commitment is flexible, and reading can be counted toward university service hours for faculty members.
UBCO Executive Chef Shelley Robinson is a big fan of pumpkins and their versatility in the kitchen.
UBCO executive chef explains why pumpkins are truly great
The orange, edible squash adds nutrition to side dishes, soups and breads
UBC Okanagan’s Executive Chef Shelley Robinson joined the campus community earlier this year. With Halloween just around the corner, she talks about pumpkins and explains that there’s more to the jack-o-lantern that meets the eye.
Like many modern relationships, Heather Gainforth and Chris McBride met online. In their case it is a research relationship built on a shared desire to improve the lives of people living with spinal cord injury.
Students Breanne Bergvinson and Milraela Klassen chose to take the bus to campus during the challenge.
UBCO’s first Campus Commuter Challenge a success
Earlier this fall, UBC Okanagan students, faculty and staff competed in the Campus Commuter Challenge. This national event encouraged commuting by choosing alternative, active modes of transportation, including transit, walking, cycling, carpooling and telecommuting.
By sustainably commuting, nearly 300 participants avoided the release 7,120 kg of carbon emissions into the atmosphere – the equivalent of 1.5 passenger vehicles driven for one year.