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Skills development program ‘saved me’ says Lethbridge College Welding apprentice

When a counsellor at Winston Churchill High School asked Colton Ensign if he’d be interested in spending a few hours away from the classroom to learn how to weld, he thought “Sure, how bad could it be?” Now, Ensign is in his second year of the Welding Apprenticeship program at Lethbridge College, and he credits his newfound passion and career to the skills development program that started it all.

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LC student part of provincial panel on newcomer experience

Congratulations go out to Dr. Juan Carlos Olivares Contreras, a student finishing the program in Lethbridge College’s English Language Centre. He was part of a six-person panel discussing the newcomer experience in Canada that kicked off the Premier’s Summit on Fairness to Newcomers on March 17 in Calgary. A physician with more than a decade of experience in Mexico, he now works as a pharmacy assistant. He hopes to serve as a doctor again.

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LC Island centre tree concept tops student pitch event

Using virtual reality and video game-like elements, Lethbridge College’s Architectural Animation Technology students are bringing their designs to life – most recently for a pitch competition involving Lethbridge College Island – a plot of land in the Aftermath Islands Metaverse.

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Lethbridge College unveils Honour Wall of Skills Competitions medalists

Lethbridge College unveiled a special display to honour former medal winners from Skills Competitions. A brief ceremony, attended by some previous winners, was held Saturday afternoon just before the winners of the South West Regional Skills high school event were announced.

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Lethbridge College students create immersive art exhibit for Whoop-Up Days

Visitors to Whoop-Up Days are immersing themselves in a whimsical train excursion thanks to the work of two Lethbridge College Multimedia Production students. The projection mapping performance, created by Denise Camille Serrano and Aaren Agaton, is on display all week at La Galleria, a curated creative space for local artists in the Main Pavilion of Lethbridge and District Exhibition.