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Posts from the ‘Sustainable Course Profiles’ Category


NEW! Sustainable Construction Management Diploma

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 »


Green Building Design and Construction Certificate

One of the “Greenest” buildings in the world, the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence is the home for the Green Building Design and Construction Certificate Program, and is the location for the two “on-campus” weeks of the program.

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Creating the Sustainability Curriculum Inventory

This video is part of a presentation by Arnica Rowan of Okanagan College, with Dan Burns and Vivien Neal of Simon Fraser University, at the 2011 AASHE Creating Sustainable Campuses and Communities Conference in Pittsburgh.


Make your courseload more sustainable!

Did you know that all the sustainability-related and sustainability-focused courses at Okanagan College are marked by green leaves in the course calendar?

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Sustainability Courses Noted in Course Calendar

As part of Okanagan College’s commitment to sustainability, sustainability-related and sustainability-focused courses have been identified on our website. We are now publishing these results online in the Okanagan College calendar. Read more »


Business course in Ethiopia

For those seeking adventure in Africa, David Northcott’s EDEN 2011 (Entrepreneurship & Development in Emerging Nations) BuAd 339 fits the travel ticket. Students travel to Ethiopia and gain an understanding of the development challenges in third-world countries that have significant portions of their populations living in extreme poverty.

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Business Students in Gumboots

Students in professor Arnica Rowan’s Sustainable Enterprise class at Okanagan College traded their street shoes for gumboots earlier this month and made the trip to Lumby to visit a working cattle and sheep farm. 
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