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Western Economic Diversification Funds Advanced Technology at UCC

  Posted on: April 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-UCC received $400,000 in Western Economic Diversification Fund (WED) support for leading-edge equipment to enhance training and technology transfer. The funding represents a significant portion of the cost of more than $700,000 worth of required high-tech software and hardware to be used for esearch, development and training through its Computerized Manufacturing Technology and Computer Automated…

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International Art on Display at UCC

  Posted on: April 8, 2004

KAMLOOPS-Forty-six applied, and three have been shortlisted. The public is invited to view and comment on “the best of the best” artwork proposals for the artwork being commissioned for UCC’s new International Building. The artwork, intended as the main feature of the building’s west entrance which features a semicircular glass facade, is required to correspond…

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More to See and Do at UCC March 26th

  Posted on: March 26, 2004

KAMLOOPS-The public is invited to two further activities in addition to the three Canadian arts and letters speakers visiting UCC next Friday, March 26th. Research in Science and the Outdoors: From 2:00 to 5:00 pm, about 39 biology, chemistry, physics and freshwater science students from UCC, OUC, and UCFV will present their research findings at…

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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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