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Dr. Willemijn Appels, the Mueller Applied Research Chair in Irrigation Science.

Lethbridge College receives federal funding to create Technology Access Centre

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.

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The Lethbridge College logo

Southwest Alberta Regional Skills Study launched

To help support the local economy, a group of seven partners have come together in a collaborative partnership to explore the skills needs of employers in southwestern Alberta. The Southwest Alberta Regional Skills Study will collect feedback from employers and job seekers across the region.

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The Lethbridge College logo

Campaign launched to promote local workforce discussion

The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Economic Development Lethbridge and supported by Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge, are launching #HireTogetherYQL. The campaign is aimed at opening adiscussion between employers and employees.

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Lethbridge College students visiting the Farming Smarter fields.

Farming Smarter, Lethbridge College sign long-term MOU

Farming Smarter and Lethbridge College have long worked collaboratively on a wide variety of projects. Now, they have formalized and expanded their partnership as they signed a 15-year “memorandum of understanding”. The agreement allows the college and Farming Smarter to lead and transform agriculture research in southern Alberta.

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Officials from Lethbridge College, Technology Accreditation Canada and the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta celebrate the Civil Engineering Technology program receiving national accreditation.

Civil Engineering Technology Program receives national accreditation

Lethbridge College’s Civil Engineering Technology program has been granted a national program accreditation by Technology Accreditation Canada. The accreditation means graduating students will now have more advantages to begin their careers, earn higher wages and have flexibility to work anywhere in Canada.

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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.

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Bill Smienk from Lethbridge College and Richard Stamper from Technology Accreditation Canada announce a new accreditation for the College's Engineering Design and Drafting Technology program.

Engineering Design and Drafting Technology program receives national accreditation

Lethbridge College’s Engineering Design and Drafting Technology program has been granted a national program accreditation by Technology Accreditation Canada. The accreditation means graduating students will now have more advantages to begin their careers, earn higher wages and have flexibility to work anywhere in Canada.

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Dr. Chandra Singh, applied research chair in Agricultural Engineering and Technology

New Agricultural Engineering and Technology applied research chair introduced

Looking to support and augment southern Alberta’s agriculture industry, Lethbridge College has introduced its first applied research chair in Agricultural Engineering and Technology. Dr. Chandra Singh joins the college’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship as the latest stop in a distinguished professional and academic career.

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Sheldon Anderson, Dean of the Centre for Trades

Lethbridge College Dean wins provincial apprenticeship award

Lethbridge College’s Dean of the Centre for Trades has earned a major provincial award. Sheldon Anderson was recognized with the Chairperson’s Award of Excellence at the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Awards of Excellence on Friday in Edmonton.

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Mike McCready, Lethbridge College's President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality

Lethbridge College appoints first Applied Research Chair in VR/AR

Continuing its role as a leader in emerging technologies, Lethbridge College is pleased to announce its first President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality. Mike McCready has been appointed to the role and will work to connect industry with the limitless potential of VR and AR technology.