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Posts tagged ‘sustainable’

20
Mar

Responsible Energy Management

Okanagan College is committed to sustainability and seeks to be an environmental steward in our local communities and beyond.  A key part of our commitment to sustainability is the development and expansion of environmentally responsible energy systems.   Read more »

13
Mar

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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11
Mar

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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8
Mar

Penticton Speaker: March 12 – Reflections on Sustainability

Henk Saaltink worked as a consulting engineer on national and international water resource and social development projects for over fifty years. As a result, he has a unique perspective on the sustainability movement.  During his presentation, Henk will talk about his experiences and the challenges he sees in our future. Read more »

14
Feb

Feb 15: Green IT specialist reveals impact of IT on climate change

Zero carbon networks, cloud computing, server farms and electric roads are among the topics that will be presented by Bill St. Arnaud, one of Canada’s most prominent figures in the information and communication technologies (ICT), in a public lecture as part of the Science in Society Speaker Series (a joint project by the Okanagan Science Centre and the Okanagan College). Read more »

5
Jan

Call For Presentations: AASHE Conference 2012 in LA

Ring in the New Year by submitting an abstract for the AASHE 2012 conference, hosted in Los Angeles, October 14-17, 2012. Don’t miss your chance to present at North America’s largest campus sustainability conference!

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5
Jan

Call for Proposals: Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference

The 2012 Smart and Sustainable Campuses Conference is accepting presentation and workshop proposal submissions until January 5, 2012. Slated for April 16-17, 2012 at the University of Maryland, the conference will look at defining, understanding and creating solutions to sustainability issues facing campuses.

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17
Nov

OC Achieves SILVER STARS Sustainability Rating

We are proud to announce that OC received a SILVER Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) rating for its committment to sustainability in education, operations, planning, administration and engagement!

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3
Jun

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 »