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UCC and Shuswap First Nations Host High-Level Chilean Delegation

  Posted on: March 25, 2004

KAMLOOPS – Three officials from Chile’s Corporacion Nacional de Desarrollo Indiena (CONADI), also called the National Agency for Indigenous Development, will visit Kamloops this Saturday, March 27th through April 2nd to explore possible collaboration with and/or advice from Kamloops-area First Nations communities and UCC regarding economic development, tourism, and sustainable development initiatives. The officials, Aroldo…

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Hey, PUNK!

  Posted on: March 23, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC Tourism students with the support of the Cariboo Student Society are proud to announce an evening of live music at the Independent Centre at UCC. This all-ages event called ‘Hey PUNK’ will be held April 1st, 2004 beginning at 6:30 pm in the Independent Centre @ UCC. Featuring a number of local bands such…

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Distinguished Local Author to Receive UCC Honorary Degree

  Posted on: March 23, 2004

KAMLOOPS-A distinguished local author and pioneer of The University College of the Cariboo (UCC) will be recognized with an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree at UCC’s Convocation Ceremony, to be held June 11th. Joan Weir, a prolific author who has contributed much to Canadian letters and to regional historical knowledge, was born in Calgary, later…

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UCC To Become B.C.'s Newest University

  Posted on: March 19, 2004

KAMLOOPS-The Government of British Columbia has taken a bold step forward in creating new educational and economic opportunities in the Interior by announcing today that The University College of the Cariboo (UCC) in Kamloops will become B.C.’s newest university. In a dramatic two-part announcement, Premier Gordon Campbell and the Hon. Shirley Bond, Minister of Advanced…

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UCC Site for Skills Canada Regional Competition

  Posted on: March 18, 2004

KAMLOOPS-For the seventh year in a row, The University College of the Cariboo will host the Skills Canada Regional Competition, and annual contest in which high school students showcase their skills in a variety of trades and technology related fields. This year on March 27th in UCC’s Trades and Technology Centre, 57-plus students from 14…

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Impressive Speaker Line-Up at UCC March 26th

  Posted on: March 17, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Three prominent Canadians will deliver free public presentations at UCC on Friday, March 26th. At Noon in Room 108 of UCC’s Arts & Education Building, broadcaster Don Hill will talk about “tools for intellectual self defense against ambient stimulation transmitted in the media environment, which, when coupled with illusory techniques familiar to artists, blurs the…

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UCC Board Proposes Minimal Tuition Fee Increase

  Posted on: March 15, 2004

KAMLOOPS – The Board of Governors has made a strong commitment to keeping post-secondary education affordable for students at UCC by proposing a tuition fee plan that would see no increase at all this year for some students and a minimal increase for others. A Notice of Motion on a tuition fees from the Board…

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UCC Site of 2004 CCAA All-Canadian Awards Ceremony

  Posted on: March 15, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Winners of the 2004 All-Canadian awards, as well as Coach of the Year and Player of the Year will be announced this Wednesday at UCC. Media are invited to attend the awards ceremony, which will be held March 17th, beginning at 7:30 pm in the UCC Grand Hall, as part of the annual CCAA 2004…

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Bringing out the Best

  Posted on: March 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Post-secondary studies can bring out things in people they never knew they had. Many post-secondary students end up taking on the world with all they’ve got, making it a better place for all of us, while in the process becoming better students, better citizens, and better leaders, says the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, which established…

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UCC welcomes first University Counsel

  Posted on: March 12, 2004

KAMLOOPS – With the need for sound legal opinion and advice becoming a daily reality, UCC has moved to address the need with the hiring of the institution’s first University Counsel. John Sparks, Barrister & Soliciter, joins UCC next week to take on the new role of providing senior administration with a broad range of…

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