Campus News
Students attend New Student Orientation in September 2017

New learners begin their Lethbridge College journey at New Student Orientation

Ensuring that learners are prepared to “Arrive and Thrive” is the goal of Lethbridge College’s annual New Student Orientation. Nearly 1,100 new students will take part in a half-day of sessions and activities designed to get them ready for student life on Tuesday, Sept. 4, before classes begin for first-year and returning students on Wednesday, Sept. 5.

Campus News
Lethbridge College will be open for students on the Labour Day long weekend

Lethbridge College open for Labour Day weekend

Classes for new and returning students don’t begin until Sept. 5, but we know that you have other things you need to do to get ready for the year ahead. So, we have a large number of services open over the Labour Day long weekend to make sure you’re ready.

Campus News
Shanda Webber is shown at the front of the college.

Lethbridge College recruitment manager to receive U of L Alumni honour

A champion of the indigenization of Lethbridge College and advocate for Indigenous learners will be inducted to the University of Lethbridge Alumni Honour Society in October. Shanda Webber, the college’s manager of Recruitment and Indigenous Services, is one of six inductees to be honoured at the Let There be Light Night Oct. 12, part of the U of L’s fall Convocation celebrations.

Industry & Employers
A test crop growing in a custom-designed bin at Lethbridge College helps researchers examine the effect of subsurface drip irrigation.

Southern Alberta soil comes inside at Lethbridge College to test irrigation properties

Multiple tonnes of southern Alberta’s most common soil types sit inside three massive, custom-built wooden bins at Lethbridge College. Housed inside the college’s Innovation Space in the Trades, Technologies and Innovation Facility, the soil is being used to test subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) systems – without the variable factors of wind, rain or gophers. The applied research project is led by Dr. Willemijn Appels, the college’s Mueller Applied Research Chair in Irrigation Science.

Making a Difference
Lethbridge College President and CEO Dr. Paula Burns and her team take part in the 2017 Lethbridge College golf tournament

Galko Homes announced as presenting sponsor for annual Lethbridge College golf tournament

Lethbridge’s longest-running charity golf event returns to the links later this month with a new presenting sponsor. Galko Homes Master Builder is throwing its support behind the tournament that raises funds for student awards. As part of a three-year partnership, Galko’s involvement will help create a new student award named in honour of Chloe Galts, who founded Galko Homes along with her husband Marvin and his siblings.

Kodiaks Athletics
The first Kodiaks team to begin the new ACAC season will be the women's soccer club on Sept. 8.

Kodiaks announce 2018-19 ACAC schedule

The Lethbridge College Kodiaks are set to hit the court, pitch, track and trail more than 100 times this upcoming season. The Kodiaks 2018-19 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference schedule is now set and it promises to be an exciting season of action.

Campus News

Lethbridge College Family Orientation session planned

Students and their families have a chance to get a head start on the new school year as Lethbridge College hosts a Family Orientation session tomorrow. Beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the Food Court (AN1639), the information session is designed for parents, spouses and other adult family members of students coming to the college this fall.

Coulee Fest is returning to Lethbridge College on Sept. 15, 2018

Coulee Fest returns to Lethbridge College for a second year

One year of celebration just wasn’t enough, so Lethbridge College is bringing Coulee Fest back to campus this year. Featuring live music, family fun areas, food trucks, academic showcases, beer gardens and much more, the free Coulee Fest community festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15.