Flag Lowering

Orlando Shooting

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered today, Monday, June 13, 2016, in respect for all those affected by the shooting in Orlando. Please read Dr. Piper’s message to the UBC community.

National Day of Mourning

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Thursday, April 28, in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies.

Paul Jubinville

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, April 15, 2016, in memory of Paul Jubinville, who passed away in Kamloops on April 12. Paul was a recent graduate from the School of Engineering. Our condolences to the Jubinville family, and Paul’s many friends and fellow students. A Celebration of Life will be […]

Curtis Schopf

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, March 7, 2016, in memory of Curtis Schopf, who passed away in Kelowna on February 29, 2016. Curtis was a first-year Science student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. Our condolences go to Curtis’s parents, Leslie and Dr. Bernie Schopf of […]

Gurpreet Gavin Singh Dhaliwal

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, March 4, 2016, in memory of Gurpreet Gavin Singh Dhaliwal, who passed away in Kelowna on February 21, 2016. Gavin was a third-year student in the Faculty of Management. Our condolences to the Dhaliwal family, and Gavin’s many friends and fellow students. A private service […]

Richard Garvin

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Friday, February 12, in memory of Dr. Richard Garvin, who passed away on January 6, 2016, in Vernon, BC. Dr. Garvin was an associate professor in the Community, Culture and Global Studies unit of the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. A gathering to […]

Dr. Spiro Yannacopoulos

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Thursday, December 24, 2015, in memory of Dr. Spiro Yannacopoulos, who passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015. Dr. Yannacopoulos, a full professor, served as Director and Associate Dean of the School of Engineering at UBC Okanagan from 2006 through August 2015. Prayers will be held […]

Mr. William Richards Bennett

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Monday, December 7, 2015, in memory of Mr. William Richards Bennett, PC, OBC, who passed away on December 3, 2015. Bill Bennett was Premier of British Columbia from 1975 to 1986. His son, Brad Bennett is former Chair of UBC’s Board of Governors, and his daughter-in-law, […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Flags on UBC’s Okanagan campus will be lowered on Sunday, December 6, 2015, to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Attacks in France and Lebanon

In remembrance of those who died in the terrorist attacks, flags at both UBC campuses are being lowered on Sunday and Monday, November 15 and 16, 2015.