Student Success
Ralph Dabao, Austin Bruder and Nathan McMurray, former Lethbridge College students, have been named finalists for the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta 2020 Capstone Project of the Year Award.

Lethbridge College students earn accolades for lacrosse stick design

A team of Lethbridge College students have used their ingenuity and skills to build a better lacrosse stick. By improving the design of the primary equipment for the oldest organized sport in North America, they’ve received recognition from the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta as a finalist for the 2020 Capstone Project of the Year Award.

Campus News
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Associate dean pursues research on hope

When Becky Fitzgerald talks about her career in nursing and teaching, two themes emerge:  reaching out to underserved populations, and working to bolster hope in those who find theirs tested. Her research to complete an Educational Doctorate in Distance Education brings these threads together in a project that asks Lethbridge College international students what encourages or hinders their hope while they are studying online.

Campus News
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Simon Schaerz has simple advice for keeping children active

As a Kodiaks head coach, Exercise Science instructor and active dad, Simon Schaerz has considerable knowledge about physical activity, but his advice for parents looking to keep their kids active is backed by his own research.

Kodiaks Athletics
Kodiaks men's basketball player Brock Dewsbery, one of 49 Kodiaks student-athletes named CCAA National Scholars.

Kodiaks excel in the classroom, 49 named national scholars

The Lethbridge College Kodiaks excelled not just in competition during the 2019-20 season, but in the classroom as well. A total of 49 Kodiaks student-athletes have earned CCAA National Scholar honours – the most of any ACAC institution, and second most in Canada.

Student Success
A screen grab of an interactive VR experience designed by Lethbridge College VR/AR students.

Lethbridge College’s VXR program provides innovative solution for supply chain event

Leaders in supply chain technology from across Canada are coming together to discuss innovations – in a virtual experience created by Lethbridge College students and faculty. The capstone event for a series focused on supply chain management was nearly cancelled due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Virtual and Augmented Reality students and faculty collaborated on a solution that moved the conference to a virtual reality environment.

Campus News
Sheri Wright, SPHERE coordinator, shows off teaching beds outfitted with cameras for student testing.

Lethbridge College showcases innovation in teaching for new semester

Lethbridge College faculty are getting creative and innovative to ensure they deliver engaging, relevant and high-quality classes to students in the Fall 2020 semester. With classes being delivered both online and in-person in the college’s flexible learning environment, faculty members have worked to find new ways to connect with their students.

Student Success
Academic advisor Greg Gibos helps students prepare for the new semester.

Students help shape new initiatives and resources

Lethbridge College students had many thoughts, concerns and suggestions when it came to their education during the COVID-19 pandemic. The college has listened to its students and responded with new initiatives, tools and resources for the upcoming Fall 2020 semester.