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Teens Learn the Chemistry of Consumer Research

  Posted on: May 18, 2004

KAMLOOPS-After writing the 2004 UCC Chemistry Contest test on campus May 19, 40 Grade 11 students from area schools will get a chance to work in the university chemistry lab, doing a little consumer research. The students will be in two labs (S237 and S269) from 2:30 until 3:45 p.m. analyzing various types of sunscreen….

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High School Students Access Summer Courses at University

  Posted on: May 13, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Secondary students in the UCC region have a unique opportunity to catch up or get ahead this summer. For the first time, UCC has created a special summer session geared to the secondary school year: the courses will run for two or three hours a day for six weeks from July 5th to August 13….

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UCC Summer Session Heats Up

  Posted on: May 13, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Summer session enrolments are up at UCC this year, and so are course offerings. In fact, some programs, like Nursing, Computer Systems Operations & Management, and Social Work, are now offering courses on a tri-semester basis. “This is definitely the beginning of a trend toward using our facilities more fully in summer,” said Summer Session…

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Pick of the Park

  Posted on: May 13, 2004

KAMLOOPS-A love of animals steered Dana Pick into volunteer work as a docent at the BC Wildlife Park while completing her honours degree in Animal Biology at UCC. Now she’s there full time as project intern for the park’s education & volunteer department and coordinator for the park’s volunteer docent program. A pet project she’s…

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UCC Features, Fetes, Honorary Degree Recipient

  Posted on: May 13, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Kamloops author Joan Weir, who will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from UCC at its Convocation Ceremonies this June, will be featured along with two other writers at a free public reading Wednesday, May 26th, from 8:30 to 10:00 am in Room 108 of UCC’s Arts and Education Building. The author of 17…

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UCC Brings the Beach to Campus

  Posted on: May 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS-What’s a beach party without barbecued hotdogs, games and maybe even a round or two of bocce ball? Even better, this is one beach party where nobody will drop ice cream in the sand; it’s going to be held on the lush UCC campus, on the grassy commons outside Old Main Student Street from 11:00…

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UCC Students Display Art Gallery Miniatures

  Posted on: May 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Galleries within a gallery. This Thursday, May 13th, a unique display opens at the Kamloops Art Gallery: miniature art galleries, each containing their own miniature exhibitions. Created by UCC Fine Arts students in response to a project from “Models and Maquettes,” a third-year special-topics course, the miniatures are scale models of actual galleries, along with…

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Pocket Change Helps Students

  Posted on: May 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Major awards are always welcome, but the pennies add up, too. UCC’s Foundation, dedicated to fundraising for scholarships and bursaries on behalf of students, knows it isn’t always possible to help out in a really big way, but, just as students really appreciate a $50 bursary to help with the costs of books and living,…

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No Sibling Rivalry Here

  Posted on: May 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS-For the first time in the 31 years the BC High School Mathematics Contest has been held, two brothers have taken top place in the junior and senior finals. Drew and Scott Hegadoren, Norkam Secondary students in Grade 10 and 12 respectively, walked off with first place in their categories in the contest last Friday….

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Exceptions to UCC Retirement Policy Approved

  Posted on: May 7, 2004

Update: Mandatory retirement was ended at TRU in 2007. KAMLOOPS – The University College of the Cariboo and the UCC Faculty Association have signed a Letter of Understanding that authorizes exceptions to the UCC mandatory retirement policy. The agreement allows eight faculty employees to continue working past age 65, until July 2006. Roger Barnsley, UCC…

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