Announcement
Dr. Willemijn Appels and her team in the field as part of a research partnership with the Potato Growers of Alberta.

Lethbridge College, potato growers partner on irrigation study

A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The four-year research project is a partnership between Lethbridge College’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Potato Growers of Alberta. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Announcement
Dr. Jennifer Davis, Lethbridge College researcher and instructor who is taking the lead on the Dimensions project

Lethbridge College chosen for diversity and inclusion pilot project

Lethbridge College is making a commitment to identifying and improving its equity, diversity and inclusion on campus. The college is one of just 17 Canadian post-secondary institutions chosen for the Dimensions pilot program, a national initiative designed to foster transformational change within research bodies and post-secondary institutions.

Announcement
The Lethbridge College logo

New Deans to lead Lethbridge College into 2019-20 academic year

Lethbridge College will have new leaders in three of its academic centres for the 2019-20 academic year. Dr. Kevin Smith joins Lethbridge College, while long-time employees Dr. Terry Kowalchuk and Sheldon Anderson move into new roles.

Announcement
Coulee Fest headliner Leeroy Stagger

Leeroy Stagger to headline Coulee Fest

Lethbridge College’s third annual Coulee Fest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14, and will be headlined by a performance from internationally-renowned singer-songwriter Leeroy Stagger. Stagger will cap off a day of free live music, family fun areas, food trucks, beer gardens, interactive program showcase areas and more.

Kodiaks Athletics
Kodiaks soccer and futsal co-coach Mark Pries

Long-time assistant promoted to Kodiaks soccer co-coach

A long-time assistant coach and Kodiaks alumnus will take on elevated responsibilities with Lethbridge College’s soccer and futsal teams. Mark Pries will join Sean Carey as co-head coaches of both the men’s and women’s Kodiaks teams for the 2019-20 seasons.

Announcement
Alberta Game Jam logo

Developers invited to flex their muscles at Alberta Game Jam

Create a new video game from scratch in just 48 hours. That is the task presented to participants of Alberta Game Jam, Alberta’s first province-wide hackathon-style event for game developers. From professional designers to amateur hobbyists, everyone is welcome to take part in the event that runs from Aug. 23 to 25. Lethbridge College will be the southern Alberta host site.

Kodiaks Athletics
Tim Tollestrup presents Alvin Tietz with his Kodiaks Hall of Fame pin at the 2017 induction ceremony.

Nominations open for Kodiaks Hall of Fame

You can help shape the second class of the Lethbridge College Kodiaks Hall of Fame. Anyone is welcome to nominate the past athletes, coaches, teams and builders who have left their mark on Kodiaks Athletics at any point in the past 60+ years. Nominations are open from now until June 30.

Campus News
The cover of the Fall 2018 edition of Wider Horizons magazine.

Wider Horizons magazine, advancement team earn major awards

For the second year in a row, Lethbridge College’s magazine has been named the best community college magazine in North America. And for the first time it has been awarded a Grand Gold – one of the highest honours bestowed by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The award is just one of several ways members of Lethbridge College’s Communications, Marketing and Alumni Engagement teams have been recognized in a variety of different ways in their industries in recent months.

Campus News
Lethbridge College President and CEO Dr. Paula Burns at the 2019 Pride flag raising.

Lethbridge College celebrates Pride with flag raising

Promoting a campus culture that is inclusive to all, Lethbridge College has once again raised the Pride flag on its campus. The rainbow flag is flying outside of the main entrance to the college, in conjunction with Lethbridge-wide Pride activities that are taking place throughout June. This is the fourth year that the college has flown the Pride flag in support of the LGBTQ+ community.