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Posts from the ‘Celebrating Diversity’ Category


Diversity Working Group planning new initiatives for 2013

Students could soon be offering up their perspective on diversity at Okanagan College as part of new initiatives for 2013, led by the College’s Diversity Working Group. “We’re looking at a few initiatives,” said James Coble, Coordinator of Aboriginal Access & Services, who chairs the volunteer committee.

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International Education Week

Students and staff at Okanagan College enjoyed artwork, food and exhibits about countries all over the world during International Education Week. The Kelowna campus wrapped up the week with a multicultural feast for the senses. Read more »


Staff webinar to address LGBTQ student safety on campus

The chair of the LGBTQ workgroup of the American College Counselling Association will be presenting a webinar Thursday, Nov. 15 on creating a supportive environment for LGBTQ students on campus.

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Packed house for multicultural celebration

About 700 people from Okanagan College and the community came out in force to enjoy Chinese New Year and International Night, a multicultural celebration put on by students with Okanagan College International Education. This marked the first year the event was held at the Kelowna Community Theatre.


Aboriginal Student Recognition Celebration

The Aboriginal Access and Services Division will be hosting the Third Annual Aboriginal Student Recognition Celebration. It will be an opportunity for you to celebrate your success in a way that reflects your culture with your family, friends and Okanagan College. Read more »


Okanagan College Celebrates Cultural Diversity on the Penticton Campus

Come and join the students and staff of the Okanagan College Penticton Campus in celebrating the cultural diversity of the South Okanagan. Read more »


Chinese New Year celebration and International Night

The Okanagan College International Education Department is hosting the Annual Okanagan College Chinese New Year celebration and International Night on Friday, January 20 at 7 p.m. Due to overwhelming success, the event has outgrown the College theatre so this year’s event will be held at the Kelowna Community Theatre. This exciting evening gives the local community, students and faculty, the opportunity to share and celebrate our cultural diversity.

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NWCC Hosts Challenging the Paradigm Conference

Northwest Community College (NWCC) is a recognized leader in Aboriginal education. Read more »


International Education Week at Okanagan College

It’s International Week again at OC, and the whole week is packed with fun activites for students and staff. Learn more about other cultures – taste the food, do crafts, and learn about the amazing opportunities available to study abroad!

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Third college powwow brings communities together

There was a special energy on the Okanagan College campus September 21st. Drums beat out music, people were laughing, colourful costumes decorated the quad and there was a buzz in the air.

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