This is a time where, as an educational institution, it is especially essential that we listen, learn and add our voices. Our diversity is our strength. We cannot be silent in the face of injustice.
The editor of Lethbridge College’s award-winning Wider Horizons alumni magazine has earned major provincial recognition. Lisa Kozleski, who has edited Wider Horizons since 2013, was named Editor of the Year by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association. Kozleski’s excellent work was exemplified as Wider Horizons was named a finalist by AMPA in five additional categories.
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.
Lethbridge College’s accounting courses are ahead of the curve when it comes to meeting the requirements of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA). The acknowledgement came as the CPA, Canada’s only accounting designation, once again recognized Lethbridge College for the upcoming academic year.
Starting July 1, the General Studies program will be known as General Arts and Science, a change that represents the core skills ingrained in a program that has long been a popular entry point into post-secondary education for students.
Lethbridge College is ready to help the agriculture industry after receiving one of the most significant applied research grants in the college’s history. The $1.75 million five-year renewable grant will be used to create the Integrated Agriculture Technology Centre (IATC), which will help farmers, growers and food processors across the country tap into the latest research and recognized expertise at the college.
Lethbridge College’s first Be Career Ready: Learn from our Alumni panel discussion takes place next week. This free event is designed to connect prospective students, current students and recent graduates with Lethbridge College alumni whose determination, grit and perseverance have elevated them to become leaders in their chosen fields.
Alberta’s colleges are uniquely positioned to be leaders in the province’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing relevant, high-quality training for the careers that serve the province, Alberta’s colleges work closely with industry to ensure highly-skilled graduates are prepared for the jobs needed to drive Alberta forward.
Colleges and Institutes Canada named Lethbridge College the recipient of two national awards for excellence, recognizing the “extraordinary contributions” of the college’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship team with a gold award and the Criminal Justice student members of the college’s LEO Club Executive Team with a bronze.
Lethbridge College’s Massage Therapy program has received a coveted national accreditation. The Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation (CMTCA) granted the college full accreditation for three years – the longest term possible for a first-time accreditation.