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College Relations

The College Relations department at 49ͼ is responsible for public relations, media relations, institutional marketing, communications and advertising, social media, website content curation and event promotion and co-ordination (including convocation). The department is also responsible for assisting and guiding production of various institutional materials, including the 49ͼ Viewbook and numerous community reports. College Relations personnel will also work to connect external organizations with expert speakers among 49ͼ's faculty and staff.

Convocation and Commencement

Celebrate your graduation from 49ͼ and join in the Convocation and Commencement festivities.

Honorees

Since 2006, 49ͼ has bestowed Honorary Fellows designations to deserving individuals as part of Convocation ceremonies.

Media services

Members of the media can send inquiries to collegerelations@okanagan.bc.ca for response within regular business hours. 

Internal services

Event planning

Successful event planning can make a big difference when it comes to community relations. Read event planning resources/protocols below when you start planning an event.

Graphic design

Professional-looking materials for marketing, events and promotions are more successful. Our graphic design team provides creative solutions that uphold 49ͼ brand standards. Submit a project request for the design of print and digital materials.

Internal newsletters

Employees are welcome to submit content for inclusion in 49ͼ's internal weekly and monthly newsletters.

Photography/videography

Please submit a project request if you require photography or videography services.

Social media

Learn social media best practices and how to get started. 

Website

College Relations manages content on the 49ͼ website. Please submit a website request to request a website event or website change.

Meet the team

Jennifer Goodwin

Associate Vice President, College Relations
Campus: Kelowna
Phone: 250-762-5445 ext. 4534
Jenn Goodwin

Kevin Parnell

Associate Director, College Relations
Campus: Kelowna

Ginger Albrecht

Communications Advisor, External Relations
Campus: Kelowna

Tiana Langedyk

Digital Marketing Specialist
Campus: Kelowna
Tiana Langedyk

Alex Kladov

User Experience and Web Design Specialist, College Relations
Campus: Kelowna
Photo of Alex Kladov

Kristine Wickner

Recruitment & Events Assistant
Campus: Salmon Arm
Recruitment - Kristine Wickner

John Wecels

Senior Graphic Design
Campus: Kelowna

Len Nickel

Graphic Design
Campus: Kelowna

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