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Posts from the ‘Community Partnerships’ Category

10
Jan

Jan 17: Open House for new Transit Exchange at Okanagan College

The City of Kelowna is holding an open house at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus Thursday, Jan. 17 regarding the Okanagan College Transit Exchange and the KLO Road Improvement Project.

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19
Oct

Reel Change Film Festival Comes to Okanagan College!

The Fresh Outlook Foundation is hosting the Reel Change Sustainability Film Festival in Kelowna for the entire month on November!

18 Movies in 18 nights – Including 2 Screenings right here at Okanagan College (KLO Campus):

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27
Apr

Car Share Program coming to Kelowna

A new organization in Kelowna is in the process of starting a Car Share Co-Op in Kelowna.

The Okanagan Valley is without a formal car sharing service today. However, the Okanagan Car Share Co-op wants to provide car sharing services to the citizens, educational and public institutions, and businesses within the Okanagan Valley.

Take the survey to ensure that students and staff at OC can make the most of this opportunity!

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16
Apr

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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20
Mar

Earth Hour – Participate and Win!

How are you going to celebrate all that Planet Earth provides for us?

Fortis BC is running an Earth Hour Contest!

Log on to their contest and share your plans to enter for a chance to win a luxurious weekend at the Manteo Resort – Including 2 nights Accommodation and $150 Dinner!

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14
Feb

Feb 15: Green IT specialist reveals impact of IT on climate change

Zero carbon networks, cloud computing, server farms and electric roads are among the topics that will be presented by Bill St. Arnaud, one of Canada’s most prominent figures in the information and communication technologies (ICT), in a public lecture as part of the Science in Society Speaker Series (a joint project by the Okanagan Science Centre and the Okanagan College). Read more »

14
Feb

SIFE and CanStruction

SIFE Okanagan, Okanagan College’s own awesome student group, once again worked with the Rotary Club to bring this amazing fundraising event to Kelowna. Read more »

9
Jan

Vernon Good Food Box

The good food box is a monthly box full of quality fresh fruits and veggies. Boxes can be ordered and picked up at the Vernon OC Students Association Office.

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10
Nov
Instil Life Gala Cards

SIFE Okanagan’s Green Division

This post comes from Dr. Kyleen Myrah:

SIFE (Students In Free Enterprise) is a global non-profit student run organization operating in over 40 countries with the involvement of 1,500 college and university campuses and over 42,000 students.  Read more »

6
Oct

Vernon Demonstration Garden Planning Session

Okanagan College – Vernon Campus has embarked on a sustainability project which promotes the development of a Demonstration Garden that provides opportunities for the College’s students, faculty and staff to engage with local community partners through agriculture ventures.

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