• December 16, 2016

    Okanagan College Students Place 2nd in Canada at Hackathon

    For Okanagan College’s Kevin Hall, Brody Travis and Martin Wallace, you can’t stump the Unstumpable. The three computer science students placed second out of 74 teams nationally and an impressive 125th of 2,200 teams globally at the IEEEXtreme 10th annual student programming competition.

    Earlier this fall, Unstumpable, along with four other teams of the College’s computer science studen...

  • December 13, 2016

    Free Software Projects Created by Okanagan College Students

    The Computer Science department at Okanagan College is looking for software development project proposals for its 2nd year students.  

    The students will be creating web-based projects for businesses and organizations in the Okanagan that have a web interface to a database. The students will begin Jan 2017 and finish the project by April 30, 2017. Project proposals will be accepted right...

  • December 6, 2016

    Tech talk: Help Improve Agriculture with AgriTech

    A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to the AgriTech Innovation Challenge.

    This was a unique event presented by the Ministry of Agriculture and the B.C. Innovation Council that invited producers, processors, entrepreneurs, startups, companies and researchers to listen to a presentation on challenges in four areas: Improving Berry Competitiveness with Mechanization, Pest Management and L...

  • December 2, 2016

    $40 Million Investment for UBCO Library Expansion

    Canadians will be better equipped for the well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow as a result of a $40.65-million investment in the new Teaching and Learning Centre and a number of sustainability and infrastructure upgrades at the UBC Okanagan campus.

    This joint federal-provincial investment was announced today by Stephen Fuhr, MP for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf...

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