Lethbridge College Blackfoot Grandmother Betty Ann Little Wolf (left) and Metis Grandmother Louise Saloff (right).

Tradition meets technology for Indigenous Services

Lethbridge College’s Indigenous Services department has combined new technology with traditional teachings to provide supports to students. Twice a week, the college’s students can meet online with the college’s Elders and Grandparents over Zoom for fireside chats as part of the Cultural Support program.

News Release
The logo for Global Game Jam 2021

Global Game Jam goes online for 2021

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will not deter organizers of the Global Game Jam. The annual worldwide event brings together participants at more than 800 locations across more than 100 countries to spend just 48 hours developing either an online or board game.

Dr. Rezvan Karimi Dehkordi, research associate on the Mueller Applied Research in Irrigation Science team.

Lethbridge College study finds fertile ground for subsurface irrigation research

A research project by Lethbridge College researchers is breaking new ground in the study of subsurface drip fertigation (SDF). The two-year study is led by Dr. Rezvan Karimi Dehkordi, research associate on the Mueller Applied Research in Irrigation Science team and funded by a grant from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Making a Difference
School of Environmental Sciences students take part in an on-campus assignment in September 2020.

Additional financial support provided for students during unprecedented demand

Lethbridge College is responding to help students affected by unprecedented financial demands and challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the Fall 2020 semester, the college reacted quickly to make available $200,000 of emergency funding to students to assist them in continuing from the Fall semester to Winter semester.

Willemijn Appels, the Mueller Applied Research Chair in Irrigation Science

Lethbridge College named one of Canada’s fastest-growing research colleges

Lethbridge College has been recognized as one of Canada’s fastest-growing research colleges while earning its highest ever placement in the annual ranking of Canada’s top 50 research colleges. The college placed 26th on the top 50 list released by Research Infosource and ranked third in research income growth.

Industry & Employers
A Lethbridge College welding student works in the college's Welding Lab.

Skills study identifies growth areas for southwest Alberta economy

A new study will help point the way forward for southwestern Alberta’s economic growth. The final results of the Southwest Alberta Regional Skills Study have been released and they show opportunities to enhance skills development throughout the region to support economic growth, particularly during the region’s COVID-19 economic recovery.

Campus News
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The official 2020 LC Student Gift Guide is here

What do you get the Lethbridge College student in your life? Sure, hot tech items like AirPods or a PS5 are a safe bet to be on the lists of many students this year. But what about something that might help them succeed in their academic program? Or something a new grad might find helpful as they launch their career? Here are some suggestions from our campus community.

Student Success
General Studies instructor Dr. Amy Hodgson-Bright

Renowned international authors visit Lethbridge College students

An award-winning lineup of authors and illustrators from across North America took the time to visit with creative writing students this semester to talk about their careers, writing and illustrating styles as well as to provide tips for students looking to begin their own careers.