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Global Game Jam goes online for 2021

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.

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Dr. Rezvan Karimi Dehkordi, research associate on the Mueller Applied Research in Irrigation Science team.

Lethbridge College study finds fertile ground for subsurface irrigation research

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.

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Willemijn Appels, the Mueller Applied Research Chair in Irrigation Science

Lethbridge College named one of Canada’s fastest-growing research colleges

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.

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Otys Potts-Littlemustache, a wind turbine technician and member of the Piikani Nation, stands atop a wind turbine.

Enel Green Power partners to create opportunities for Indigenous learners

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.

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Dr. Natalie Barfuss, one of the Lethbridge College instructors using Riipen to create experiential learning opportunities for her students.

New tool turns Lethbridge College students’ work into real-world experience

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.

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Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College President and CEO

Dr. Paula Burns becomes CICan’s new board chair

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.

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Alberta Agriculture and Forestry minister Devin Dreeshen, Lethbridge-East MLA Nathan Neudorf and members of the Lethbridge College Executive Leadership Team pose.

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry helps grow research at Lethbridge College

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.  

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A Lethbridge College welding student works in the college's Welding Lab.

Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force releases final recommendations

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.