UBC Okanagan Campus Security
In the Community …
June 8, 2017 – Mike Gesi Receives 2017 President’s Service Award for Excellence
UBCO Security Manager Michael Gesi was awarded the 2017 President’s Service Award for Excellence by UBC President Santa Ono at the June 8th convocation ceremony on campus. Gesi, who has worked for 28 years on both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, exemplifies the true nature of security matters: providing hands-on and personable assistance to those in need. Mike has built personal relationships with the campus community and, when not on campus, serves with the Lake Country Fire Department. Mike is the first employee of UBC Okanagan to receive the President’s Service Award for Excellence. Everyone at UBCO Security is proud of everything you’ve accomplished, Mike!
June 8 and 9, 2017 – UBCO Convocation
Each year, UBCO Security is proud to assist with the campus Convocation. Teaming with our security guards from Securiguard, and our dear friends in Risk Management Services we patrol on foot and bicycle to keep everything running smoothly. Congratulations to all of our graduates this year – we wish you the best!
June 2, 2017 – Bike to Work Week BBQ with Project 529 BC
Project 529 is a program designed to make your bike safe from theft. Today, our very own Security Manager, Troy Campbell helped provide information and guidance on registering your bike with the National Bike Registry and Project 529. If you’d like to learn more about protecting your bike and joining this great program, visit https://project529.com/garage/ .
June 1, 2017 – Bike to Work Week
Join us Friday June 2nd from 12pm-1pm, in the Courtyard as we help celebrate Bike to Work Week! Project 529 BC will be on hand, and you can learn about a fantastic program to help keep your bike safe year-round. There will also be a fundraising BBQ for the Rails to Trails Initiative. See you there!
May 31, 2017 – Tim Horton’s Camp Day
Security Managers Mike Gesi and Paul Hipsey were on hand to assist with first UBCO campus Tim Horton’s Camp Day. Each year, Tim Horton’s helps send kids from low income backgrounds to camp. A great cause that we are happy to support!