FEATURED INSTITUTION: Olds College
Location: Olds, Alberta
SUTIL members who are a part of this institution: Marvin Deitzer
Social Media: oldscollege.ca, twitter.com/oldscollege, instagram.com/olds.college, facebook.com/oldscollege
Let’s start off with the basis:
Olds College is a distinct, provincially focused institution that supports the teaching and learning of all Albertans. Through our regular programming, continued education, and online and blended programming, we provide accessible educational opportunities within Alberta and beyond. We are passionate about the Agriculture industry. Through our applied research and integrated learning, we are proud to be Canada’s Smart Agriculture College, specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental stewardship. We work closely with industry to advance and adapt our programming to ensure our graduates have the skills to succeed.
Founded in 1913, Olds College has been offering quality hands-on education for over a century.
A few key highlights that makes Olds College unique:
- 2,000 Acre Smart Farm
- The Smart Farm is incorporating farm management software platforms that gather, store, and visualize production and management data, while utilizing data analytics and machine learning to turn data into information and information into knowledge. Techgronomists on the Smart Farm team, use the technologies to analyze data gathered to make evidence-based decisions to improve productivity, profitability and sustainability
- Only institution in Alberta with a Brewmaster Program
Everything we do at Olds College is done to advance all aspects of the agriculture industry. By transforming the agriculture industry, we will make the world a better place. All of our programs and actions align to our social purpose. It is the why behind everything we do.