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Posts from the ‘Student Action’ Category


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!



Bike to Okanagan College Kelowna and Get a Free Cupcake

On Wednesday June 13, 2012, bikers will be greeted at the Centre for Learning Aatrium bikeracks with free cupcakes. First year Marketing students are trying to encourage staff and students to “Bike to OC.” All through the week there are prizes for bikers as well!

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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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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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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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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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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 »


Join Kelowna’s Student Green Team!

Kelowna Campus needs you! As a Student Green Team volunteer you will. . . . Help run green events on campus, Mentor students in best practices, Learn more about the College’s sustainability practices; Have input on the College’s goals and directions; Make a difference.

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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 »


Skaha Residence Wins Energy Challenge

Our Skaha Residence has just finished in first place in the province wide “Do it in the Dark” Energy Reduction Challenge.
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