Williams Family Award – $700 – Environmental Studies Students – Deadline 16th...
Monday, September 5, 2016
The Williams Family Award ($700) for Environmental Studies Students is open for applications. Deadline 16th September 2016 One or more awards of $700 are available for students that meets the following criteria: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, Completed the first year of full-time study i... .. read more..
Arthur G. Green cited in B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education press release
Monday, September 5, 2016
B.C. celebrates $2 million in student savings through the B.C. Open Textbook Project. Faculty member Dr. Arthur Gill Green is the BCcampus Open Education Faculty Fellow 2016-2017. He was cited in the following press release. https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2016AVED0077-001601 .. read more..
Geography & Open Textbooks
Thursday, September 25, 2014
As the school year begins, students always scramble to find the money for all those expensive textbooks that are required reading for their courses. What’s better than cheap textbooks with a guaranteed buyback? How about free, open textbooks that are available in multiple formats! Okanagan ... .. read more..
Paleomagnetism and Student Research at Okanagan College
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Groundbreaking research often results from an unpredictable combination of circumstances. For Okanagan College students Julia Thielmann and Arianna Lapham, answering a call for student assistance in a research project had the unexpected results of participating in a study of international signifi... .. read more..
Welcome to new professor in Salmon Arm
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
We are excited to welcome our newest full-time faculty member – Andrew Perkins! Andrew is a glacial geomorphologist specializing in reconstruction of paleoglacial landsystems, Quaternary geology, sedimentology, geochronology and geophysics. As of June 2014, Andrew will be based in Salmon Ar... .. read more..
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Interested in the geology of the Okanagan? Dr. Todd Redding has created a free, virtual geology tour of dozens of the South Okanagan’s fascinating geology sites including the Naramata Falls, Sumac Ridge, Tout Creek Canyon, Skaha Bluffs, and many more. The website includes an interact... .. read more..
Military Maps and Cartographies of Remembrance
Monday, November 11, 2013
Dr. Terence Day and colleagues have put together a timely, fascinating exhibit on wartime cartography featuring rare maps that were used on the ground (many of the maps are from Dr.Day’s personal collection). Their work was recently featured in The Daily Courier (Kelowna). Read more about t... .. read more..
Penticton Environmental Science Class visits the Oxbows
Saturday, October 5, 2013
As part of the EESC 101 class on the Penticton Campus, students visited one of the local oxbows that was created by the channelization of the Okanagan River in the mid-1900’s. The field trip was lead by members of Friends of the Oxbows, a local volunteer group working to increase awareness ... .. read more..
Putting Geography on the Educational Map
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Why study geography? This according the Harvard Business Review… http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/09/teaching-and-learning-visualiz/ “Which brings us back to the sheer lack of geographical training available. Recommitting to a geography curriculum in both our high schools and universities wi... .. read more..
First Nations and Environmental Assessment and Consultation in British Columb...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Department of Geography and Earth & Environmental Science at Okanagan College invites you to attend a free presentation by Dr. Annie Booth from UNBC. Title: First Nations and Environmental Assessment and Consultation in British Columbia and Canada Presenter: Dr. Annie Booth, Professor, Ec... .. read more..