Flag Lowering

Harmandeep Kaur

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, March 4, 2022, in memory of Harmandeep Kaur, who was a member of the Campus Security team. Harmandeep passed away on Sunday, February 27, from injuries received while on duty at UBC Okanagan. Our sincere condolences to Harmandeep’s family, friends and colleagues. A vigil […]

Sara McDonald

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, in memory of staff member Sara McDonald, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 1 in Kelowna. After a two-year struggle with ALS, she spent her final moments with her four children, Nathan, Jordan, Rachel and Elisabeth Lige. Sara was employed at UBCO […]

Taryn Edwards

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, January 17, 2022, in memory of student Taryn Edwards, who passed away in Kelowna on December 5, 2021. Taryn was in her fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts in Languages. Our sincere condolences to Taryn’s family, friends and colleagues. In lieu of flowers, […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan and the Canada flag (at Flagpole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on the UBC Vancouver Campus will be lowered on Monday, December 6 to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action […]

Remembrance Day

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan and the Canada flag (at Flagpole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on the UBC Vancouver Campus will be lowered on Thursday, November 11, in recognition of Remembrance Day. This year, due to […]

Dr. Hugo De Burgos

Flags at UBC Okanagan will be lowered on Friday, October 8, 2021, in memory of Dr. Hugo De Burgos, Associate Professor of Teaching in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ Department of Community, Culture, and Global Studies. Dr. De Burgos passed away on September 28, 2021, in Kelowna, BC. Our sincere condolences to Dr. […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The Canada, BC, Okanagan Nation Alliance and UBC flags at UBC Okanagan and the Canada flag (at Flagpole Plaza) and the BC, Musqueam and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Life Building) on the UBC Vancouver Campus will be lowered on Thursday, September 30, 2021 acknowledging the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, […]

Elder Jessie Nyberg

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, September 17, 2021 in memory of Elder Jessie Nyberg, LL.D., who passed away on September 3. Dr. Nyberg had been an Elder Advisor and Community Research Liaison in the Faculty of Health and Social Development, and earlier in 2021 she received an honorary degree from […]

Erin Betty Lukas

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on Thursday, September 9, 2021, in memory of student Erin Betty Lukas, who passed away in Edmonton on August 1, 2021. Erin had completed her first year of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Our sincere condolences to Erin’s family, friends and colleagues. In lieu of […]

Gabriel Dix

Flags on the UBC Okanagan campus will be lowered on July 31, 2021, in memory of student Gabriel Dix, who passed away in Kelowna on July 13, 2021. Gabriel completed his Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Masters of Health and Exercise Sciences at UBC Okanagan. At the time of Gabriel’s untimely passing, he was preparing […]