Lethbridge College ready to celebrate spring convocates
Lethbridge College is celebrating Spring Convocation with two ceremonies on Friday. The first begins at 10 a.m. and the second will get underway at 2 p.m. in the Val Matteotti Gymnasium.
Mock police scenario being recorded on campus Tuesday, May 23
A mock hostage scenario is being filmed at Lethbridge College's 30th Avenue Residence on the east side of campus from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. You may see police and hear simulated gun rounds and screaming but there is no danger to the community. Please avoid the area during filming.
Dave Jackson, Lethbridge mentor and business owner, to receive honorary degree at Lethbridge College convocation
Lethbridge College is pleased to announce that Dave Jackson – a mentor, philanthropist and integral part of Lethbridge’s thriving construction industry – will receive an Honorary Bachelor’s Degree as part of the college’s Spring 2023 Convocation ceremonies. He is the 22nd person to receive this honour.
Lethbridge College names Michael Kindley Spring 2023 valedictorian
Lethbridge College’s Spring 2023 valedictorian Michael Kindley says he came to the college because of the excellent volleyball program and the chance to be a part of the great athletics community and culture the team is known for. But he stayed – for a full five years – because of the quality of education he received while representing the institution.
Lethbridge College receives funding for greenhouse lighting research project
Lethbridge College will receive more than $350,000 for a greenhouse lighting research project, which will be the first major project in the college’s new 10,000 square foot on-campus research greenhouse – The Centre for Sustainable Food Production.
Lethbridge College receives $300,000 SILP grant to support newcomers interested in trades
Lethbridge College is ready to support newcomers with an interest in trades thanks to a $300,000 Settlement, Integration and Language Projects (SILP) grant. Awarded by Alberta’s Ministry of Trade, Immigration and Multiculturalism, SILP funding supports projects that work toward strengthening a diverse and inclusive workforce by helping communities attract, welcome and retain newcomers.
Story pitch on gender inequality in athletics earns Lethbridge College student the Troy Reeb Internship
Second-year Digital Communications and Media (DCM) student Chase Chambers will be learning from some of the best in the business thanks to a story proposal he submitted in competition for this year’s Troy Reeb Internship offered by Lethbridge College.
Security training provides career development opportunities for Siksika residents
Eleven Siksika residents are benefiting from specialized career training thanks to their participation in the Security Guard and Workplace Essential Skills Training program. A unique partnership between Siksika Employment and Training Services (SETS) and Lethbridge College’s LC Extension, the six-week program provided interested individuals an opportunity to become a certified security guard in Alberta, while developing additional employability skills.
LC student part of provincial panel on newcomer experience
Congratulations go out to Dr. Juan Carlos Olivares Contreras, a student finishing the program in Lethbridge College’s English Language Centre. He was part of a six-person panel discussing the newcomer experience in Canada that kicked off the Premier’s Summit on Fairness to Newcomers on March 17 in Calgary. A physician with more than a decade of experience in Mexico, he now works as a pharmacy assistant. He hopes to serve as a doctor again.
Justice and Human Services instructors receive teaching awards
Dr. Sheila French, an instructor in the School of Justice Studies, and Christine Baccus, who teaches in the Child and Youth Care program, have been recognized with this year's Teaching Excellence and Rookie of the Year awards, respectively. Both were nominated by students, and winners are chosen by a panel of students and faculty.