The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will not deter organizers of the Global Game Jam. The annual worldwide event brings together participants at more than 800 locations across more than 100 countries to spend just 48 hours developing either an online or board game.
A research project by Lethbridge College researchers is breaking new ground in the study of subsurface drip fertigation (SDF). The two-year study is led by Dr. Rezvan Karimi Dehkordi, research associate on the Mueller Applied Research in Irrigation Science team and funded by a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
Lethbridge College has been recognized as one of Canada’s fastest-growing research colleges while earning its highest ever placement in the annual ranking of Canada’s top 50 research colleges. The college placed 26th on the top 50 list released by Research Infosource and ranked third in research income growth.
Enel Green Power has partnered with Lethbridge College to create opportunities in renewable energy for Indigenous learners in southern Alberta. The unique collaboration is designed to support the education of students from the Piikani Nation who are interested in pursuing careers in wind energy.
The college has signed a partnership agreement with Riipen, a Canadian technology platform that facilitates micro-experiential learning opportunities by connecting students to industry partners. Students can work directly with an industry partner to complete work that benefits the partner, while also tying into the program curriculum, counting towards their classwork and academic outcomes.
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has appointed Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College President and CEO, as its new board chair. Burns’ two-year appointment will allow her to continue advocating on behalf of Canada’s publicly supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics.
An agreement with the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will help Lethbridge College build upon its strengths as an applied research institution. The $2 million agreement adds established infrastructure and experienced staff members to the college’s applied research team and resources, increasing the college’s research capacity while benefitting all Albertans in the agriculture industry.
The Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force has released its final recommendations after months of work. The Task Force’s findings reinforce that Alberta’s colleges are ideally positioned to work with key partners to address economic development challenges across the province.
A Lethbridge College researcher is asking Lethbridge College international students whose first language is not English how their hope is affected by online learning.
Lethbridge College has been preparing for the upcoming semester by providing faculty members with many resources which will help them thrive in a new flexible learning environment, and focus on the success of their students.