Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) has appointed Dr. Paula Burns, Lethbridge College President and CEO, as its new board chair. Burns’ two-year appointment will allow her to continue advocating on behalf of Canada’s publicly supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics.
The innovative and collaborative Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta program has undergone a thorough review and overhaul of its curriculum to ensure it is best meeting the contemporary needs of Canadians.
Environmental Sciences instructor and Aquaculture Centre of Excellence researcher Soba Kaluthota has found a way to bring a bit of the ocean to the Prairies. The ocean lives in the works of art she creates – sandy beaches, frothy surf and sea turtles grace the surfaces of clocks, stools, charcuterie boards and more – each unique painting preserved forever in the glossy finish of epoxy resin.
A virtual celebration recognizing the pride, history and knowledge of Lethbridge College’s Indigenous community kicked-off Stone Pipe Days at Lethbridge College on Tuesday. Stone Pipe Days is the college’s annual celebration of its Indigenous community. Tuesday’s kick-off event launched three days of cultural sessions meant to raise awareness and promote discussion of the college’s role in Indigenous education.
Lethbridge College has decided on curriculum delivery plans for the Winter 2021 semester, which begins in January. The college remains committed to providing a quality learning environment for its students that allows them to be ready for what comes next in their professional or educational careers.
An agreement with the Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will help Lethbridge College build upon its strengths as an applied research institution. The $2 million agreement adds established infrastructure and experienced staff members to the college’s applied research team and resources, increasing the college’s research capacity while benefitting all Albertans in the agriculture industry.
The Alberta Colleges Economic Recovery Task Force has released its final recommendations after months of work. The Task Force’s findings reinforce that Alberta’s colleges are ideally positioned to work with key partners to address economic development challenges across the province.
Anyone interested in pursuing their post-secondary education is invited to Lethbridge College’s Virtual Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 21.
Heavy Equipment instructor Mike Darlow says fall and winter are great times to explore photography. He does so with a collection of antique and modern gear, a basement darkroom and outings to capture unique images.
Lethbridge College Indigenous Services will host a virtual screening of nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, an award-winning documentary about Colten Boushie’s life and death, Gerald Stanley’s trial, and its aftermath. Following the screening, the college will host a very special panel discussion with the filmmaker Tasha Hubbard and Colten’s sister/cousin Jade Tootoosis.