The graduation ceremonies of the 2020 Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS), Blood Tribe Police Service (BTPS) and Taber Police Service (TPS) Cadet Training program took place on Friday. Twelve cadets graduated from the 20-week training program, including one TPS, four BTPS and seven MHPS cadets.
When the global pandemic hit, second-year Child and Youth Care students found themselves distanced from their final practicums, a key requirement to program completion. By applying knowledge and skills, they've created resources that could be beneficial to agencies long after the students have moved on.
Tiffany Weasel Head, her husband Casey and her four children – ranging in age from two to six – were struggling to make ends meet, with no end in sight. But she had an idea. A way out. She wanted to go back to school.
When Multimedia Production students at Lethbridge College wake up on their Convocation Day, they’ll get to attend the ceremony in an arena created by one of their classmates – in Minecraft.
The powerful voice of Aretha Franklin coming through his headphones was just the first surprise that greeted a Criminal Justice - Policing instructor as he sat down to grade a student video. He quickly learned that it wasn't the only surprise in a one-of-a-kind video produced by one of his students for a class assignment.
A group of Lethbridge College Multimedia Production students just proved their mad marketable skills of flexibility, collaboration and innovative thinking by creating an online event that captures the essence of self-isolation and the role of technology to keep us connected. They planned, designed and marketed an online event called #CatchOurPhone.
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Early Childhood Education students were left with a question - how do you gain experience from observing children, when you no longer have access to children? Faculty and students turned to video to ensure their learning could continue.
With a strict limit on visitors to the long-term care facility where he works, Nursing student Carl Abellana saw the need for comfort and connection between residents and family members in unsettling times. So he took it upon himself to create those connections, using technology to bring families together.
Testifying in the college's mock courtroom is a rite of passage for Justice Studies students. Now, that experience is being recreated in the online world.
With the college's classes moved to alternate online delivery models, faculty are coming up with innovative ways to make sure students are able to successfully complete their academic courses.