Lethbridge College has received a $50,000 gift from the Picture Butte Lions Club to support students on campus with eyesight limitations. The Ron LeClaire Memorial Award is named in memory of a long-time Picture Butte Lions Club member and will be used to create scholarships for students who are blind or visually-impaired.
The Kodiaks Association has long been Lethbridge College Kodiaks Athletics’ largest fan club, but the group’s cheering has often been done silently. Now the association is making more noise with a $50,000 multi-faceted gift to support student-athletes.
A rainbow took flight at Lethbridge College this morning as members of the college community gathered for the annual raising of the Pride flag. This is the third year the college has flown the colours of inclusion to show its support for LGBTQ+.
Lethbridge College’s magazine, Wider Horizons, has been named the best community college magazine in North America for the fourth time in the last five years in the CASE Circle of Excellence award competition.
A member of the Lethbridge College Hall of Fame, former vice-president academic and first executive director of the college foundation died Friday in Lethbridge. Dr. Keith Robin was 92.
Lethbridge College is losing letters to support Canadian Blood Services’ #MissingType initiative. Starting today, the college will be removing letters A, B and O from its logo on its institutional website and social media accounts. The letters represent the three main blood types, and by removing them temporarily, Canadian Blood Services and the college intend to highlight the reality that if not enough new people donate blood, these “types” will go missing in years to come.
An innovative campaign that brought together local home builders, tradespeople and suppliers to support college students raised $804,343 over the past five years.
To meet industry demand, Lethbridge College is expanding available seats in one of health care’s fastest-growing professions. The Health Care Aide certificate program will increase the number of available seats from 24 to 30 and will also add a new part-time online cohort for 16 students.
Peter Balagus (Environmental Science 1979) donated 24 birds of prey and a cabinet of about 200 other specimens, including small mammal skins, skulls and skeletons, bird skins and wings, which students can now use in their studies.
Lethbridge College’s Agricultural Enterprise Management (AEM) program kicks off this September, and those students enrolled in full-time AEM studies in its first year will receive a one-time $1,000 tuition credit.