Dr. Willemijn Appels and her team in the field as part of a research partnership with the Potato Growers of Alberta.

Lethbridge College, potato growers partner on irrigation study

A new study will dig deep into the soil to determine how watering and irrigation methods affect southern Alberta’s potato crops. The four-year research project is a partnership between Lethbridge College’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and the Potato Growers of Alberta. It is made possible through a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Dr. Jennifer Davis, Lethbridge College researcher and instructor who is taking the lead on the Dimensions project

Lethbridge College chosen for diversity and inclusion pilot project

Lethbridge College is making a commitment to identifying and improving its equity, diversity and inclusion on campus. The college is one of just 17 Canadian post-secondary institutions chosen for the Dimensions pilot program, a national initiative designed to foster transformational change within research bodies and post-secondary institutions.

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New Deans to lead Lethbridge College into 2019-20 academic year

Lethbridge College will have new leaders in three of its academic centres for the 2019-20 academic year. Dr. Kevin Smith joins Lethbridge College, while long-time employees Dr. Terry Kowalchuk and Sheldon Anderson move into new roles.

Coulee Fest headliner Leeroy Stagger

Leeroy Stagger to headline Coulee Fest

Lethbridge College’s third annual Coulee Fest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14, and will be headlined by a performance from internationally-renowned singer-songwriter Leeroy Stagger. Stagger will cap off a day of free live music, family fun areas, food trucks, beer gardens, interactive program showcase areas and more.

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Developers invited to flex their muscles at Alberta Game Jam

Create a new video game from scratch in just 48 hours. That is the task presented to participants of Alberta Game Jam, Alberta’s first province-wide hackathon-style event for game developers. From professional designers to amateur hobbyists, everyone is welcome to take part in the event that runs from Aug. 23 to 25. Lethbridge College will be the southern Alberta host site.