Alumni News

Check here for the latest updates from current alumni.   Recaps, insights and what’s generally going on.

Latest Updates

The 2018 Marilyn Pomfret Alumni Award Winner: George Mapson

Join us Saturday April 7th, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver as we recognize George Mapson at this year’s Intramurals Student Staff and Alumni Spring Recognition Banquet. Please note registration has closed. George Mapson                 In 1970, after the realization set in that George would not make the Thunderbirds basketball or […]

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New Fitness Centre – The ARC

Gone is the SUB  – replaced with the UBC Life Building. The UBC Life Building project scope includes renewal of the existing Student Union Building and its conversion into the UBC Life Building. The new renovated building will be a home to a mixture of users: interim Physics and Astronomy flex space (top floor), student […]

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Gameplan Strategy Enters Next Phase

In September 2017, the Board of Governors approved in principle GamePlan: UBC’s 20 Year Recreation and Athletics Facilities Strategy, including concepts for the following capital projects: Rebuilt Thunderbird Stadium New recreation fitness centre Renewed or rebuilt varsity War Memorial Gym Academic space New baseball stadium   GamePlan was developed between late 2015 and early 2017 […]

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Truth and Reconcilation

  What is the relationship between the raising of the Reconciliation Totem Pole and the 30th Anniversary of The UBC Day of the LongBoat? Well, the Day of the LongBoat event was first introduced as a means to focus attention on the role the First Nations Communities have played in the evolution of our distinct […]

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The 2017 Marilyn Pomfret Alumni Award Winner: Joan (Pilcher) Webster

Student administrator with the UBC Intramural Sports Program (October 1978-1982) First Associate Director of the UBC Intramural Sports Program (June 1983-1990) Engaged Alumna with the University of British Columbia (2010-2016)   Join us Friday April 7th, 2017 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver as we recognize Joan at this year’s Intramurals Student Staff and Alumni Spring Pre-event […]

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“Big Waves” Made This Year at Jericho Beach!

The new UBC President participates in the Day of the Long Boat and wins his division!! Not since 1985 has a UBC President participated in a Special Event with the UBC REC Program, but this year, in his first term, Dr. Santa Ono and his wife, Wendy Yip, entered the Staff and Faculty Division in […]

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