Student Success
Students taking part in a Zoom call as part of the 2021 Tecconnect Challenge.

Lethbridge College students take design skills to Tecconnect

An already unique opportunity for Lethbridge College students had a new twist this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual Tecconnect Challenge sees students create a marketing plan and collaterals to help solve real-world challenges for a local entrepreneur.

Making a Difference
Laura Taylor, a Lethbridge College Nursing student.

Donors improve the student experience in all areas

From equipment to financial aid to work-integrated learning opportunities to training materials, donors make a difference in the lives of Lethbridge College students every day. The college is celebrating the generosity of its donors this month, highlighting the many ways they directly affect the lives of students.

Campus News

Congratulations to our Employee Excellence Award recipients

Lethbridge College Employee Excellence Awards recognize and celebrate outstanding employees in the areas of Lifelong Learning, Leadership and Creating Community, and Service and Innovation. Here are our 2021 recipients. 

Student Success
Charmed Playhouses founder and CEO Tyson Leavitt (centre, standing) and interior designer Audrey Leavitt (centre, seated) get into character, surrounded by Charmed staff and Lethbridge College students.

Design students put their imaginations to work with Charmed Playhouses

Charmed Playhouses has found its niche where imagination meets design. Known for its extravagant, high-quality playhouses that populate backyards around the world, Charmed is embarking on a new adventure, and bringing Lethbridge College students along for the ride.

Research
Ibrahim Turay, Lethbridge College School of Justice Studies instructor.

Viewing the criminal justice system through the eyes of Black youth

A career in the corrections field led Ibrahim Turay to ask two important questions – what are the experiences that lead to Black youths being overrepresented in the Canadian justice system, and what can be done to help those young people before they ever enter the system?

Campus News
A Lethbridge College student works in a collaborative online environment.

High school counsellors invited for Connecting to College event

High school staff help to align students’ passions with the post-secondary education that works best for them. To help those staff give students the best information possible, Lethbridge College welcomes them to Connecting to College on Friday.

Campus News
Indigenous Services manager Shanda Webber with clothing donated by Lethbridge College employees for those in need.

Lethbridge College spreads warmth in a cold spell

Last week, members of the Lethbridge College community did one of the things they do best — rise up and come together to support others. By the end of the coldest week of 2021, a convergence of partnerships and goodwill from campus provided a hot meal for 75 people and winter clothing for those at risk due to homelessness and hunger for two community groups.

Campus News
A man smiles for the camera

Finding family and creating community on campus

In honour of Black History Month, we’re sharing stories of students and employees to elevate Black voices and recognize their contributions to making our campus community a vibrant place. Meet Eizak Amawi, a former Lethbridge College student and current employee, and hear about his journey to Lethbridge from South Sudan and the family he found on campus.