Applications are now being accepted for Okanagan College’s first intake of the Sustainable Construction Management Technology (SCMT) diploma program, which starts this Fall, 2013 at the Penticton campus.
This innovative three-year diploma program is a reflection of significant changes that have taken place in the construction industry. Read more
The chair of the United Nation’s Water for Life Decade will be at Okanagan College’s Vernon campus Thursday, Nov. 15 as part of the ongoing Science in Society Series.
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):
- Nov 2: Surviving Progress (Pros and cons of human advancement)
- Nov 22: On the Line (Enbridge pipeline)
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.
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!
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!
Would you like to learn about incorporating sustainability concepts into the classroom, relevant to your teaching discipline? There are two workshops on the horizon, one in Prince George and one in San Diego. Both follow a similar format and are modeled around the Ponderosa Project.