Industry & Employers
Mike McCready (far right) with his team at the MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon.

Lethbridge College research chair wins big at MIT Hackathon

Mike McCready, the college’s President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality, was one of just 350 people chosen from around the world to take part in the annual Reality Hack: MIT XR Hackathon . His team earned first place honours in two categories and placed in the top 10 overall.

Kodiaks Athletics
Brooklyn Vogel waits for a handoff from Vildana Rekic during the 4x400m relay at the 2019 ACAC Indoor Track Championships.

Season preview: Kodiaks indoor track begins the championship chase

Lethbridge College’s indoor track team is ready to lace up the runners as the ACAC season begins this weekend. The Kodiaks travel to MacEwan University in Edmonton for ACAC Running Room Grand Prix #1. It is one of two official ACAC events ahead of March’s conference championships.

Kodiaks Athletics
Michael Clemons receives the Tim Tollestrup Leadership/Athlete of the Year award at the 2019 KODI Awards from Athletics manager Todd Caughlin.

New awards to honour Kodiaks athletes, coaches and teams

The Lethbridge College Kodiaks athletics program prides itself on the three pillars of success – academic accountability, athletic excellence and the student-athlete experience. Three new awards created by the department and community partners will help to honour the student-athletes, coaches and teams who strive to fulfill these pillars.

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o	Students working in the new home of the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation

Student success at the heart of new home for Teaching, Learning and Innovation

A flexible learning environment that supports students, faculty, employees and the community is at the core of a new home for Lethbridge College’s Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation. A renovation of the Buchanan Library space has brought nine departments together under one roof in a collaborative environment that meets the changing educational needs of students.

Student Success
Potato growers

Jason Cotton puts theory into practice as a research assistant in the Mueller Irrigation program

Jason Cotton, a third-year Ecosystem Management student at Lethbridge College, got to put the lessons he learned in the classroom into action last summer. Cotton, who completed the first two years of his program and earned a Renewable Resource Management diploma in 2019, joined a team from the Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CARIE) taking part in a four-year research project study of Alberta potato crops.