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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.

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Lethbridge College Plumbing apprentice wins national competition

Second-year Lethbridge College Plumbing apprentice Joshua Mandin needed a little convincing from his uncle, a Carpentry instructor, to try competing for the first time in the Skills Canada Alberta competition in Edmonton in May. “My uncle said it was an opportunity I didn’t want to miss and an experience I’d carry all my life,” Mandin says. So, he signed up – and ended up winning gold medals at both the provincial and national competitions.

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Student designs underrepresented comic characters for practicum requirement

Second-year Multimedia Production (MMP) student Hayden Mountain Horse is using her incredible artistic skills to bring conceptual characters to life - a practicum assignment she calls “a perfect fit.” Mountain Horse has been working with Bej’a Christmas, founder and CEO of Anemoia Studios - a production house and talent agency based in Oakland, Calif. Its focus is to promote people of colour and other marginalized communities in the entertainment industry.