Dr. Claire Budgen

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, February 3, 2017, in memory of Dr. Claire Budgen, who passed away at her home in Kelowna on Tuesday, January 3. Dr. Budgen was Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing in the Faculty of Health and Social Development. Prior to retiring in 2016, Dr. Budgen […]

Quebec City Tragedy

Flags will be lowered on the UBC Okanagan campus on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, for all those affected by the tragic and shocking attack at a mosque in Quebec City on Sunday. The University of British Columbia deplores the violence and offers sincere condolences to the victims and their loved ones. UBC celebrates diversity in […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Tuesday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Please see:  UBC Engineering – Okanagan’s Facebook page and UBC’s response to sexual assault – next steps

Julianne (Juli) Rae Lion

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, September 30, 2016, in memory of Julianne (Juli) Rae Lion, who passed away while visiting her family home in Kamloops on September 24. Juli started the Bachelor of Human Kinetics program this year. Our condolences to the Lion family, Juli’s classmates, friends, teachers and all […]

2016 Long Service Honourees

Photo Taken from the Long Service Recognition Event held in April of 2016. Pictured are: Gary Pearson, Robin Dods, Daniel Dural, Nancy Holmes, Rob Johnson, Bernard Momer and Ian Walker. Missing from the photo are: Briar Craig, Linda Hatt, Carl Hodge, Mark Holder, Patricia Tomic and Linda Falkingham. 30-year honourees Robin Dods — Irving K. […]

Orlando Shooting

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered today, Monday, June 13, 2016, in respect for all those affected by the shooting in Orlando. Please read Dr. Piper’s message to the UBC community.

National Day of Mourning

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Thursday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies.

Paul Jubinville

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, April 15, 2016, in memory of Paul Jubinville, who passed away in Kamloops on April 12. Paul was a recent graduate from the School of Engineering. Our condolences to the Jubinville family, and Paul’s many friends and fellow students. A Celebration of Life will be […]

Curtis Schopf

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, March 7, 2016, in memory of Curtis Schopf, who passed away in Kelowna on February 29, 2016. Curtis was a first-year Science student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. Our condolences go to Curtis’s parents, Leslie and Dr. Bernie Schopf of […]

Gurpreet Gavin Singh Dhaliwal

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, March 4, 2016, in memory of Gurpreet Gavin Singh Dhaliwal, who passed away in Kelowna on February 21, 2016. Gavin was a third-year student in the Faculty of Management. Our condolences to the Dhaliwal family, and Gavin’s many friends and fellow students. A private service […]