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.
Flexibility to allow students to follow their passions is at the centre of changes to Lethbridge College’s Agriculture Sciences program. The changes to the program will allow students to graduate from Lethbridge College better prepared for a fulfilling career supporting the agriculture industry in southern Alberta and beyond.
Lethbridge College is providing a series of fun, skill-building and safe summer camp opportunities for children and teens in August. Run by the college’s Be Fit for Life Centre, available camps include mountain biking, dance and Totally U G!rl, as well as a duathlon training program for adults and teens.
The Government of Alberta has announced it will fund an additional $3.35 million worth of capital maintenance and renewal work at Lethbridge College, creating an estimated 19 new jobs in the community.
A special issue of Lethbridge College’s Wider Horizons magazine published last year that focused on how the opioid crisis has changed the working world for college graduates continues to receive accolades from magazine and communication industry organizations. Wider Horizons has earned two major industry accolades in the last month.
A Lethbridge College researcher and educational development specialist has been appointed to two prestigious positions. Melanie Hamilton has been named chair of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Canada and Vice President of the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
The editor of Lethbridge College’s award-winning Wider Horizons alumni magazine has earned major provincial recognition. Lisa Kozleski, who has edited Wider Horizons since 2013, was named Editor of the Year by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association. Kozleski’s excellent work was exemplified as Wider Horizons was named a finalist by AMPA in five additional categories.
Starting July 1, the General Studies program will be known as General Arts and Science, a change that represents the core skills ingrained in a program that has long been a popular entry point into post-secondary education for students.
Alberta’s colleges are uniquely positioned to be leaders in the province’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing relevant, high-quality training for the careers that serve the province, Alberta’s colleges work closely with industry to ensure highly-skilled graduates are prepared for the jobs needed to drive Alberta forward.
Colleges and Institutes Canada named Lethbridge College the recipient of two national awards for excellence, recognizing the “extraordinary contributions” of the college’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship team with a gold award and the Criminal Justice student members of the college’s LEO Club Executive Team with a bronze.