By Kristen Brooke on February 22, 2021
I am deeply distressed by the recent news report detailing an RCMP investigation into alleged voyeurism incidents on UBCO campus. The safety and security of our students is my utmost concern and the RCMP is an essential partner in ensuring that our campus community is protected. I have requested a meeting with RCMP to discuss this.
By Kristen Brooke on February 9, 2021
As we move through Black History Month this February, I would like to encourage you to take this opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the importance of Black history in Canada and recognize the many accomplishments and achievements of Black Canadians around the country and within our own campus community.
By Adam Schubel on January 7, 2021
In light of questions about travel in recent weeks I’d like to disclose that I have been in Edmonton at my primary residence since December 12 and will remain here until at least the end of the month working remotely.
By Kristen Brooke on December 16, 2020
What a year 2020 has been. I am certain you are all looking forward to the break, even more this year than most. While we are not able to gather to mark the holidays this season, there will be much to celebrate together when we are able.
By Kristen Brooke on December 11, 2020
I am writing to share, reluctantly, the news of Bud Mortenson’s upcoming retirement. Bud has served as Director of University Relations for the past nine years and has been with the university since UBC Okanagan was first established.
By Linda Olver on September 24, 2020
As we begin our academic year, I want to emphasize the special nature of your relationship with UBC. You are part of an extraordinary community—at UBC we share a commitment to build environments that uphold human rights, free of harassment and discrimination and that reflect the university’s core values of equity and inclusivity.
By Linda Olver on September 15, 2020
Recipients demonstrated global citizenship, leadership, campus spirit and customer service
By Adam Schubel on June 25, 2020
Like many in our community, we are appalled by the violence depicted in a video of a police wellness check in January involving a student in the community.
By Adam Schubel on June 23, 2020
Recent news regarding a violent police incident in January involving a student living near the UBC Okanagan campus has raised concern among our university community.