Campus News
What the Junk vintage market returns to Coulee Fest

Coulee Fest countdown – 2 days: What the Junk market returns

If you’re looking for a one-stop shopping extravaganza, look no further than Coulee Fest on Saturday. One of southern Alberta’s most popular markets returns to the annual festival, as What the Junk vintage market will be set up on Lethbridge College’s campus.

Kodiaks Athletics
Kodiaks runner Sophia Nowicki crosses the finish line to win the 2018 CCAA national cross country championship.

Season preview: Kodiaks cross country looks to defend banners

Even by the Kodiaks cross country program’s own lofty standards, the 2018 season was one to remember. Heading into a new ACAC season, the most successful athletics program in Lethbridge College history hopes to once again reach those same heights.

Kodiaks Athletics
Kodiaks soccer player Emily Williston trains for the upcoming season.

Season preview: Kodiaks soccer teams eye banners

Last season could be considered a breakthrough, but the Lethbridge College Kodiaks soccer teams feel the 2019 season might be even better. In 2018, both the women’s and men’s teams played in ACAC medal games in the same season for the first time in program history, with the women’s squad earning a bronze medal. Both teams return the core of those squads and are supplemented by impressive recruiting classes that have the coaching staff optimistic that this could be the year of the Kodiaks.

Campus News
Students attend Lethbridge College's New Student Orientation

Lethbridge College welcomes new students this weekend

Lethbridge College wants to ensure new students are ready to hit the ground running when classes begin next week. So, beginning Sunday, those new to Lethbridge College have three full days of New Student Orientation options to get them ready for the upcoming academic year.

Industry & Employers
Mike McCready, Lethbridge College's President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality

Lethbridge College appoints first Applied Research Chair in VR/AR

Continuing its role as a leader in emerging technologies, Lethbridge College is pleased to announce its first President’s Applied Research Chair in Virtual and Augmented Reality. Mike McCready has been appointed to the role and will work to connect industry with the limitless potential of VR and AR technology.

Campus News
Actor Andrew Legg and instructor George Gallant take part in production of a virtual reality research project.

Virtual training for real life: research project brings VR to justice studies

A police officer knocks on a door and immediately has an angry person screaming in their face – how do they react? A veteran officer can draw on experience to resolve the situation, but the interaction can cause inexperienced officers to freeze. A new internal research project at Lethbridge College will test whether virtual reality can better prepare justice and corrections students for those types of face-to-face interactions.

Announcement
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.