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UCC Awards Contract For Construction Of New International Building

  Posted on: August 19, 2004

KAMLOOPS – UCC is pleased to announce that the contract for theconstruction of the new International Building at UCC has been awardedto D & T Developments Ltd. of Kamloops. The local company was thesuccessful bidder, coming in at $8.3 million (taxes included), withinthe budget of the original business for the project. As the general contractor…

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Ucc Students Demonstrate Industry-Sponsored Computer Projects

  Posted on: August 18, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC’s Computer Automated Systems Technician (CAST) programinvites local media to its annual demonstration of projects. These industry-sponsored research projects are completed in thestudents’ fourth semester of study and cover a wide area of computercontrolled industrial systems. The demonstrations will be hosted in Room TT276 in the Trades andTechnology Centre on Wed. Aug. 20 from 8:30…

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UCC Could Receive up to $ 5 Million with Award

  Posted on: July 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS – UCC has been given the opportunity to develop two RegionalInnovation Research Chairs, with a potential value of $ 5 million,throughthe provincial Leading Edge Endowment Fund. The fund has established six Regional Chairs with up to $2.5 million in funding for each chair. UCC has been awarded two of the chairs, and is a…

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CURA Questions Validity of Smart Growth Survey

  Posted on: June 17, 2004

KAMLOOPS-A community-university research alliance located in Kamloops, BC says the recent Smart Growth survey didn’t use appropriate criteria in its assessment of Kamloops and some other small cities. “New measures and indicators are needed to assess small city culture. Assumptions drawn from prior studies of large cities are inappropriate as the basis for assessing small…

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UCC Formally Accepted by CIS

  Posted on: June 11, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC has been formally acccepted as a memberof the Canadian Interuniversity Sports (CIS) to begin play in September2005. A vote taken June 10, 2004 to admit UCC was unanimous amongst all memberuniversities across Canada (72-0) and was the final step in this institutionbecoming a member of varsity athletics at the highest level of universitycompetition in…

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International Figure to Receive UCC Honorary Degree

  Posted on: June 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-At its Convocation Ceremony this Friday, The University College of the Cariboo (UCC) will honour Dato’ Nellie Tan Wong, an internationally renowned leader from Malaysia who has distinguished herself as an inspiring and dedicated supporter of women’s advancement and has worked for the past thirty years to create better conditions for women around the world….

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UCC Electronics Student Wins National Skills Competition

  Posted on: June 3, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Next stop: Finland. After winning the annual Skills BC competition provincial finals in April, UCC Electronics student Greg Hibbert went on to compete with provincial gold-medal winners across the country at the National Skills Canada competition held in Winnipeg last week. The 19-year-old Kamloops student, who has just completed the first year of his two-year…

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UCC Board Considers Four Names For New University

  Posted on: June 3, 2004

KAMLOOPS – The UCC Board of Governors, after receiving two presentationsfrom an ad hoc Naming Committee during the past month, has announced todaythey have reduced their list of potential names for the new university downto four. Following extensive discussions on the merits of each name, orvariations of them, the Board will forward their recommendation forgovernment…

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Dramatic Times at UCC

  Posted on: May 26, 2004

KAMLOOPS-The play’s the thing at UCC this summer, for people of all ages. First-ever Summer Production at UCC Live theatre in UCC’s Actors Workshop Theatre is on the card for June 16th to 19th, when 18 students involved in a play production course currently in session will present University by US director and playwright Jon…

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