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University News, Page 212

UCC Students to Receive Major Scholarships this Week

  Posted on: January 10, 2005

KAMLOOPS – The standards are high, and these students have met them. On Tuesday, January 11th at 4:00 pm at the Accolades dining room located in the UCC Food Training Centre, four UCC students will receive Millennium scholarships, while three others are presented with UCC Ambassador’s Entrance Scholarships. The UCC Ambassadors Entrance Scholarship, an open…

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University Finalizing Contract For New Student Housing Complex

  Posted on: December 13, 2004

KAMLOOPS – The development of a new student housing complex at UCC has taken a major step forward with the announcement today that the university is in the process of finalizing a contract and completing due diligence with Campus Living Centres Inc. for the development, construction and operation of a 550-bed student housing complex. The…

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UCC Hosts First-Ever Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

  Posted on: December 13, 2004

KAMLOOPS-For the first time, Interior entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to attend a seminar close to home geared to helping them find capital for their innovations and budding enterprises. “How to Raise Early Stage Capital,” a two-day seminar offered by the Advanced Technology Centre (ATC), Western Economic Diversification, and the Interior Science Innovation Council (ISIC),…

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Board Renews Contract For President

  Posted on: December 10, 2004

KAMLOOPS-The Board of Governors is pleased to announce today that the contract of President Roger Barnsley has been renewed for a new five-year term, effective December 2004. Dr. Barnsley’s salary remains the same. The new contract will see Roger Barnsley through to retirement at the end of 2009 as President of Thompson Rivers University. As…

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Chinese Delegations On Campus

  Posted on: December 10, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC is looking to increase its opportunities related to students both from and in China as it hosts three separate delegations from that country next week. On Monday , December 13th, UCC will host three delegates from Beijing Union University Pinggu College (BUU). This is the first visit to UCC for this delegation, whose primary…

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Williams Lake Student Wins Prestigious Award

  Posted on: December 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-A student at UCC’s Williams Lake campus has won the Lieutenant-Governor’s Silver Medal this year. Awarded to the top-ranking UCC student in a vocational or career program who has actively participated in college and/or community affairs and who has a GPA in excess of 3.5, the medal was presented to Heidi Wikene, a student in…

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Let the Names Begin

  Posted on: November 22, 2004

KAMLOOPS-The public is invited to participate in two initiatives that have sprung from UCC’s name and role change. Right now, the UCC Athletics Department, set to join the Canada West Universities Association, a member of Canadian Interuniversity Sport, in basketball and volleyball next year, is also looking at a name change. The call has gone…

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2004 Co-op Student of the Year Named

  Posted on: November 22, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Third-year Bachelor of Business Administration student Christina Antoniak has been named UCC Co-op Student of the Year at a noon ceremony on the UCC campus today. Antoniak, who is majoring in Marketing, worked a co-operative education term for eight months with Enterprise Rent-a-Car in downtown Vancouver. Her Assistant Manager, Elliot Richter, who nominated Antoniak for…

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UCC Sun Demons Play Impromptu Game with Top-ranked HS Team Sunday

  Posted on: October 28, 2004

KAMLOOPS – Top-ranked Prince George Secondary School volleyballers on their way through the city on a road trip will set up across the net from the UCC Sun Demons Women’s team this Sunday at 9:00 am in the UCC Gymnasium. In other volleyball news, several Sun Demons volleyball players have been named BCCAA League Leaders…

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UCC takes on UVic

  Posted on: October 22, 2004

KAMLOOPS-The University of Victoria Vikes’ 92-50 victory over the Capilano College Blues in the last game of the first day of play in the BDO Dunwoody-Interior Savings Women’s Basketball Tournament means the UCC Sun Demons will meet the Vicks in the 8:30 pm game Friday. Capilano goes on to play Grande Prairie at 4:30 pm,…

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