Okanagan College gives the gift of learning

OC releases its continuing studies catalogue for early 2017 in Sunday's edition of The Morning Star

Stuck for a gift idea for that hard-to-buy for individual? Consider a gift that will give forever: learning.

Okanagan College has just released its Continuing Studies course catalogue for early 2017 and there is a host of opportunities that might fit the bill in terms of gift giving. (It is being distributed in Sunday’s edition of the Vernon Morning Star)

Is someone on your list receiving the latest iPhone? Maybe they would like to learn how to properly edit all the pictures they will be taking with the Advanced iPhone Photography and Editing course. Looking for that special gift for mom and dad? The Relaxation Massage for Two course is sure to be a hit with both of them.

If a new career direction is on your agenda for the new year, OC offers a variety of certificate courses delivered online and on campus at locations throughout the Okanagan and Shuswap-Revelstoke regions.

“The courses being offered this year really do offer something for everyone,” said Dennis Silvestrone, director of continuing studies and corporate development, “whether it is the business professional looking to advance career skills, an adult learner wanting to learn a new skill, or a recent high school graduate wanting to earn a respected credential.”

With hundreds of course offerings, including more than 25 certificate programs, the 2017 Okanagan College Continuing Studies course catalogue is filled with options suitable for even the most discerning relative or friend.

To find out more or view the brochure online visit www.okanagan.bc/cs.


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Vernon Vipers entertain Merritt in Monday afternoon tilt

Vipers sit in fourth place in BCHL Interior Division, three points behind Wenatchee

Vernon Winter Carnival 60s theme a hit with residents

Milestone 60th anniversary Carnival wrapped up Sunday

North Okanagan delegates off to BC Winter Games

Athletes, coaches and officials making the long trek north

Top senior curlers converge on Vernon

Vernon Curling Club hosts B.C. Senior Men’s and Women’s finals, starting Tuesday.

Vernon Mustangs dominate D Final

Hosts crush Merritt 18-4 at Coca Cola Classic Peewee tourney

VIDEO: Kawhi Leonard wins first Kobe Bryant All-Star MVP award

Leonard scored 30 points and hit eight 3-pointers to lead Team LeBron to a 157-155 victory

Nine West Kelowna athletes to go to B.C. Winter Games

The athletes will compete in biathlon and cross country ski

Amtrak warns of delays as railways from Seattle to B.C. blocked by Wet’suwet’en supporters

Coastal GasLink said it’s signed benefits agreements with all 20 elected band councils along pipeline route

Federal emergency group meets on pipeline protests as rail blockades continue

There’s mounting political pressure for Trudeau to put an end to the blockades

VIDEO: Minister reports ‘modest progress’ after blockade talks with First Nation

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say Coastal GasLink does not have authority to go through their lands

B.C. man released from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Because Spencer Fehrenbacher has American citzensip, he was evacuated by the U.S.

Henrique scores 2 as Ducks soar past Canucks 5-1

Vancouver tumbles out of top spot in Pacific Division

Trudeau cancels Caribbean trip amid pipeline protests across Canada

Protests against Coastal GasLink have disrupted rail service

B.C. VIEWS: Inaction on pipeline protests not a viable response

Columnist Frank Bucholtz on how the Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute got so bad

Most Read