Student Success
Ashley Pierson, Lethbridge College's first valedictorian.

Lethbridge College names first valedictorian

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. 

Campus News
Lethbridge College's ceremonial mace.

Lethbridge College announces drive-thru Convocation

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.

News Release
Students take part in a lab as part of the Agriculture Sciences program.

Lethbridge College reduces application fees in April

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.

Campus News
A teenaged girl and her mother wear surgical masks in a hospital room.

Former transplant nurse’s daughter now waits on recipient list

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.

News Release
Kristine Cassie, vice chair of the Lethbridge College Board of Governors

Provincial appointments fill out Lethbridge College Board of Governors

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.

Indigenous
Torry Eagle Speaker and Punky Daniels dance on the coulees at Lethbridge College in October 2020.

Lethbridge College launches Niitsitapi Strategy

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.

Research
Dr. Nick Savidov, senior research scientist (top) and Penny Takahashi, aquaculture coordinator, look at vegetables in Lethbridge College’s Aquaculture Centre of Excellence.

Lethbridge College launches aquaponics training for all

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.