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UCC Campus Gears Up for Annual Open House and Homecoming

  Posted on: September 29, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Next month, UCC will again open its doors for the public to experience and explore the wide world of post-secondary education and services, when it hosts the annual Open House and Career Day October 16th, preceded by the UCC Alumni Association’s Homecoming 2004.

Watch for the following events on campus October 14th, 15th, and 16th this year:

Thursday, October 14th 12:30 pm – Live Music: Alumni Theatre, Clocktower UCC Cultural Events Committee presents a cappella quartet, the Cantabile singers, in a free concert. Since its beginnings at Cambridge University, Cantabile has performed more than 2,000 shows on five continents and made 200 TV appearances. Co-sponsored by the Plaza Heritage Hotel. For info call 372-9228.

7:00 pm – Romeo Dallaire Gymnasium UCC President’s Lecture Series presents Canadian hero, Order of Canada recipient and outspoken leader for the 21st century Lieutenant-General Romeo Dallaire, speaking on “Canadian Leadership and Humanitarianism.” Admission to this lecture is by ticket, obtained free after October 7th at bookie’s, the Cariboo Student Society desk, or the Student Street info desk, or downtown at the Kamloops Museum and Kamloops Art Gallery.

Friday, October 15th 7:00 pm – President’s Reception Culinary Arts Building. UCC President Roger Barnsley hosts a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception and Distinguished Alumni Awards presentations. Tickets $25.RSVP by October 8th to Heather Scollon at 371-5711.

Saturday, October 16th 9:30 am – BreakfastTerrace Cafeteria, CAC Breakfast hosted by the UCC School of Social Work and Human Services. Cost $5.00 payable at the door. RSVP to

11:00 am – Open House & Career Day: Various Campus Locations Entertainment, information, displays, food and fun for the whole family. For info call 371-5835.

1:00 pm – Alumni 9-hole Golf Tournament: Pineridge Golf Course Teams and singles can sign up for a fun round of golf. Cost $25.00 per person. For a tee-off time or further info contact Heather Scollon at 371-5711.

5:30 pm – Wine & Cheese Reception: Room 130, Campus Activity Centre Wine & cheese reception hosted by Bachelor of Education and Early Childhood Education Departments for program graduates. RSVP to Marrilynn Holmes at 858-5204.

7:30 pm – Evening with Barney Bentall: Heroes Pub An evening of music and dancing with legendary rocker Barney Bentall. Tickets $25. For info call 371-5711.