A year of extraordinary change and challenge hasn’t slowed Lethbridge College alumni, who continue to make a difference as leaders, innovators and creators. Lethbridge College is proud to announce its 2021 Honouring Excellence recipients.
Lethbridge College’s 64th convocation will include a first: the naming of a valedictorian. College leaders selected Business Administration student Ashley Pierson, a graduate of Cardston High School, to fill the role at this year’s convocation ceremonies.
Lethbridge College is ready to celebrate its graduates – and will introduce several new elements this year as it does. For the spring 2021 Convocation, Lethbridge College will move to multiple small, drive-thru ceremonies on May 27 and 28 on campus.
Lethbridge College’s faculty and staff members are ready to welcome students back to campus this fall, and to make the process even easier and more affordable, the college has cut the application fee in half during the month of April.
As Alberta’s economy recovers and moves forward, Alberta’s colleges are ready to lead the way, providing real world experience and cutting-edge research to support Albertans and the communities where they live.
Lethbridge College educational development specialist Melanie Hamilton was a nurse on a transplant team early in her career. She worked to harvest organs, appreciating the courage of families in their time or grief, and she worked on transplant patients, who were receiving a previous gift of life. She never dreamed she'd one day be a worried mom waiting for a liver donation for her youngest daughter.
The Government of Alberta has announced four public member board appointments to Lethbridge College’s Board of Governors. Current vice chair of the Board of Governors, Kristine Cassie, has been re-appointed to the board, while Nolan Johnson, Janene Moch and Calvin Scott join the board.
In reaffirming its commitment to making Indigenous education a priority, Lethbridge College has launched its newly-developed institutional Niitsitapi strategy. The strategy is an important milestone in Lethbridge College’s commitment to truth and reconciliation.
The expert scientists in Lethbridge College’s Aquaculture Centre of Excellence have launched a new series of courses that will provide aquaponics training to everyone from high school students to interested amateurs to experienced greenhouse technicians.
Lethbridge College’s ongoing commitment to support equity, diversity and inclusion on campus and in the community received a significant boost, thanks to a new grant from the Government of Canada.