Okanagan receives $15.5M for new Health Sciences Centre

March 23, 2017

Okanagan College has received a commitment of $15.5M from the British Columbia government to build a new Health Sciences Centre at its Kelowna campus. A college release states that Okanagan will contribute an additional $3.5M to the project for a total investment to nearly $19M. The Laboratory Building currently accommodates a number of the college’s programs, including nursing, university transfer science, and engineering technology. “The Health Sciences Centre has been a high priority for Okanagan College and today’s announcement is welcome news for thousands of students who will have the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge they need to advance their careers in health and social development,” said Okanagan President Jim Hamilton. BC