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Posts from the ‘Learning Sustainability’ Category

16
Apr

Post-secondary Instructors across BC are Bringing Sustainability into the Classroom

16
Apr
e-waste

Earth Day Weekend: Electronics Disposal Event at the KLO Campus

What Are Your Plans for Earth Day this weekend?

To honor this Occasion, OC will be hosting an E-waste Recycling depot at the KLO Campus this Saturday April 21st, from 9-3! It’s the day before Earth Day (Officially Apr 22) – so you can stretch the event into a whole weekend!

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22
Mar
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Penticton Speaker: March 26th – Geology, Soils, and Landforms of the Okanagan Valley

Tim Watts is a geologist and the owner of the Kettle Valley Winery.  Join Tim for a discussion of the geologic history of the Okanagan and how forces such as volcanoes, glaciers and rivers shaped the landscape we see around us.

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17
Mar
Posters on Campus

Marketing Students Campaign for Tap Water

80 students in Arnica Rowan’s BUAD 116 Marketing class are applying their new advertising, publicity and promotions knowledge to a great cause. Their work is flooding the Kelowna campus, as the first year students are trying to switch students and staff away from bottled water to tap water. Watch for more events World Water Day on March 22nd!

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16
Mar
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Okanagan Premiere: ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’, Friday March 23rd 7pm

Please join us for the Okanagan Premiere: ‘Revenge of Electric Car’ on Friday March 23, 7-9pm, at the main theatre in the Student Services Building in Okanagan College, KLO Campus, Kelowna.

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16
Mar
Human Kinetics Students

Sustainability! Complex Problems Require Multi-factorial Solutions

Human Kinetics students seek to understand human behaviour as it impacts health and sustainability.  Drinking water inspired nineteen HKIN 261 students to undertake a research project as a major course assignment.  Read more »

15
Mar
green

Top Ten Green Things You Can Do at OC to Make a Difference

Ever wonder how you can make a difference on campus? Well, here are 10 easy things that make a big difference to our campus sustainability!

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11
Mar
green business awards

Kelowna Green Business Awards Organized by OC Students

The 2012 Green Business Awards will be presented at a luncheon on April 25, presented in partnership by the Kelowna  Chamber of Commerce with the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Okanagan. come to the luncheon and learn about Okanagan businesses’ committments to sustainability!

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9
Mar
marc

April 2nd – Penticton Screening of Strange Fruit

Marc Arellano, a Professor of Communications at Okanagan College, is an award-winning poet and filmmaker.  His most recent project, Strange Fruit: A Changing Landscape in the Central Okanagan, is a feature-length documentary that explores family-run orchards and the issues of land, labour and water.

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8
Mar

Penticton Speaker: March 12 – Reflections on Sustainability

Henk Saaltink worked as a consulting engineer on national and international water resource and social development projects for over fifty years. As a result, he has a unique perspective on the sustainability movement.  During his presentation, Henk will talk about his experiences and the challenges he sees in our future. Read more »

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