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New Okanagan College cycle event connects all four campuses

There is a new and exciting cycling event in the beautiful Okanagan!

An ambitious and dedicated group of Okanagan College cyclists with a geographic bent have decided to connect the dots between all four campuses with a three-day open ride June 21–23.  Read more »


Recyclemania 2013

Welcome to Recyclemania 2013. Okanagan College is registered to participate again in this international competition. As in the past two competitions we will again be participating in the Benchmark Division. Read more »


National Sweater Day is Back!

February 7th, 2013 is the next National Sweater Day, but it’s never too early to start thinking about how you can rally friends, family and colleagues to turn down the heat and put on an UGLY sweater! Read more »


Diversity Working Group planning new initiatives for 2013

Students could soon be offering up their perspective on diversity at Okanagan College as part of new initiatives for 2013, led by the College’s Diversity Working Group. “We’re looking at a few initiatives,” said James Coble, Coordinator of Aboriginal Access & Services, who chairs the volunteer committee.

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Car Pool Week Oct 22-26 – Enter to win prizes!

Oct 22-26 is Carpool Week.  Sign Up to win prizes – see OC Car Pooling Website for details. Even if you only do it once, take the time to try it out. You may find you like it – and you will certainly feel good about having done a small part to make a big difference!



Clean Fascieux Creek Oct 2

There will be a fall creek cleaning Tuesday, October 02, 2012 3:00 PM-4:30 PM… everyone is invited to come out and join in cleaning up KLO campus’s resident riparian area.

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$1 reusable bottles in OC cafeteria


If cost or convenience has stopped you from buying a refillable water bottle until now, the Okanagan College cafeteria has the solution: $1 bottles that you can reuse over and over! Read more »


Volunteer to plant Vernon Campus Food Forest

On September 14 and 15th, Kalamalka Garden is kicking off its first planting project by developing a demonstration food forest area. A food forest is an example of the permaculture landscapes that Kalamalka Gardens will feature and over 150 trees, bushes, shrubs, herbs, vines and flowers will be planted. We are looking for volunteers to help out with the planting and landscaping.

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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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Clean the Creek April 25th!

Have some fun and make a contribution to the health of Fascieux Creek on the KLO Okanangan campus! Wednesday, April 25, 2012 3:00 PM-4:30 PM. Read more »