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In Memoriam

Olds College has a tradition of lowering flags on campus to half-mast position as a sign of mourning at the death of a current student, faculty or staff member, serving member of the Board of Governors or honorary degree recipient. 

Flags may be lowered for National, Provincial or International incidents or deaths that have a direct connection to the College, and for national days of remembrance. 

To learn more, please see the Olds College Flag protocol.

Annual Half-Mast Flag Displays

All flags (National, Provincial, College) on the Olds College Campus shall be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset on all of the following dates:


In Loving Memory of Erma Wilson: A Lifetime of Dedication to Olds College

The legacy of Erma Wilson is etched into the very composition of Olds College of Agriculture & Technology — a testament to a life defined by unwavering support and a profound commitment to nurturing both education and community.

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In Memoriam: Bob Clark

A long-time friend and advocate of Olds College, Mr. Clark was appointed to the Olds College Board of Governors as a public Board Member in January 2010.

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In Memoriam: Gokarn Ramdhani

The Olds College flags are flying at half-mast from October 12-15, 2021 in remembrance of Badminton Coach Gokarn Ramdhani.

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Request to have the flags lowered

Requests to have the banner lowered to the half-mast position can be made to: