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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 »


Centre for Learning at the Kelowna campus certified LEED Gold

The first building in the Central Okanagan built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold standard has now been certified by the Canada Green Building Council. Following the stringent guidelines, Okanagan College broke ground on the five-storey $28-million Centre for Learning at the Kelowna campus in 2006. The doors opened to students in 2009, but the building only recently received certification.

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Campus Facilities Boast Green Policies

Campus Planning and Facilities Management at Okanagan College is committed to environmentally sustainable maintenance and development.   
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Vote for OC’s Centre of Excellence!

ArchDaily readers have selected The Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence as a finalist in the Building of the Year Awards in the category of education. Follow this link to vote for the building (votes may be cast daily until March 6.) 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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