Flag Lowering – Archives

Category for archived UBC in memoriam notices.

Gordon Selman

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, February 5, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Gordon Rex Selman passed away on January 24, 2018. Professor Selman came to the Faculty of Education Extension Department in 1964. He was Director from 1967 to 1974, and served as assistant to the President for three […]

Viola McKeown

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, February 5, in remembrance.     Ms. Viola McKeown passed away on January 19, 2018. In 1991, Ms. McKeown was inducted to the 25 Year Club from the Department of Purchasing.

Barbara Saint

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, February 5, in remembrance. Librarian Emerita Barbara Jean Saint, passed away on December 9, 2017. Ms. Saint was Administrative Librarian for the St. Paul’s Hospital Library. She was inducted to the Quarter Century Club in 2002, and to Tempus Fugit in […]

Douglas James

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, February 5, in remembrance.     Professor Emeritus Douglas Garfield Limbrey James passed away on January 17, 2018. Dr. James came to the Department of Chemistry at UBC in 1959 after serving at the National Research Council in Ottawa. He retired in […]

Victor Hopwood

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, February 5, in remembrance.   Professor Emeritus Victor G. Hopwood passed away on December 16, 2017. Professor Hopwood retired from the English Department in 1984. He was an expert on the writings of Canadian explorers, especially David Thompson.  

Cecilia Ng

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, January 24, in remembrance.   Ms Cecilia Ng passed away on January 6, 2018. She was a dedicated Programmer Analyst for the departments of Information Technology and Enrolment Services and a member of the UBC 25 Year Club since 2016. She was […]

Gillian Watson

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Wednesday, January 24, in remembrance.     Dr. Gillian Watson passed away on December 28, 2017. Dr. Watson is fondly remembered by her colleagues in the Department of Psychology, where she lectured from 1991 to 2009. She continued to support of the Department […]

Pride Week January 12

In Celebration of Pride Week, on Friday, January 12, at 11:30 a.m., the UBC flag (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be swapped for the Pride flag, at a ceremony hosted by the Pride Collective and supported by the Equity and Inclusion Office. Please follow this link to the event page for further details.  

Finlay Morrison

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, January 8, in remembrance. Professor Emeritus Finlay A. Morrison, MBE, passed away on December 28, 2017 at the age of 100 years. Dr. Morrison came to the newly-formed Department of Pharmacy in 1947. During his 35-year career […]

Melva Dwyer

The BC and UBC flags (at the North Plaza of the Old SUB) will be lowered on Monday, January 8, in remembrance. Librarian Emerita Melva J. Dwyer passed away on November 13, 2017. Melva started at the UBC Library in 1953, having previously earned a Masters in History from UBC. She was Head of UBC’s […]

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