Lethbridge College receives funding for greenhouse lighting research project
Lethbridge College will receive more than $350,000 for a greenhouse lighting research project, which will be the first major project in the college’s new 10,000 square foot on-campus research greenhouse – The Centre for Sustainable Food Production.
Lethbridge College receives $300,000 SILP grant to support newcomers interested in trades
Lethbridge College is ready to support newcomers with an interest in trades thanks to a $300,000 Settlement, Integration and Language Projects (SILP) grant. Awarded by Alberta’s Ministry of Trade, Immigration and Multiculturalism, SILP funding supports projects that work toward strengthening a diverse and inclusive workforce by helping communities attract, welcome and retain newcomers.
Story pitch on gender inequality in athletics earns Lethbridge College student the Troy Reeb Internship
Second-year Digital Communications and Media (DCM) student Chase Chambers will be learning from some of the best in the business thanks to a story proposal he submitted in competition for this year’s Troy Reeb Internship offered by Lethbridge College.
Security training provides career development opportunities for Siksika residents
Eleven Siksika residents are benefiting from specialized career training thanks to their participation in the Security Guard and Workplace Essential Skills Training program. A unique partnership between Siksika Employment and Training Services (SETS) and Lethbridge College’s LC Extension, the six-week program provided interested individuals an opportunity to become a certified security guard in Alberta, while developing additional employability skills.
LC student part of provincial panel on newcomer experience
Congratulations go out to Dr. Juan Carlos Olivares Contreras, a student finishing the program in Lethbridge College’s English Language Centre. He was part of a six-person panel discussing the newcomer experience in Canada that kicked off the Premier’s Summit on Fairness to Newcomers on March 17 in Calgary. A physician with more than a decade of experience in Mexico, he now works as a pharmacy assistant. He hopes to serve as a doctor again.
Justice and Human Services instructors receive teaching awards
Dr. Sheila French, an instructor in the School of Justice Studies, and Christine Baccus, who teaches in the Child and Youth Care program, have been recognized with this year's Teaching Excellence and Rookie of the Year awards, respectively. Both were nominated by students, and winners are chosen by a panel of students and faculty.
Congratulations to our Employee Excellence award recipients
Each year Lethbridge College recognizes and celebrates employees who go above and beyond to promote our core values of people, excellence and success. Winners are nominated by their colleagues for Service and Innovation, Leadership and Creating Community and Lifelong Learning awards to acknowledge their phenomenal contributions to the college and commitment to the community. This year’s 14 recipients will be honoured at the college’s annual Employee Recognition Event on March 30.
Lethbridge College celebrates START Centre grand opening with cutting-edge equipment demos
Lethbridge College celebrated the grand opening of its Spatial Technologies Applied Research and Training (START) Centre on Friday.
LC Island centre tree concept tops student pitch event
Using virtual reality and video game-like elements, Lethbridge College’s Architectural Animation Technology students are bringing their designs to life – most recently for a pitch competition involving Lethbridge College Island – a plot of land in the Aftermath Islands Metaverse.
Sunterra Greenhouse, Lethbridge College researchers make discoveries to support the greenhouse industry
New research findings will help greenhouse producers make informed decisions for growing more produce while saving money. The project, run collaboratively by researchers from Lethbridge College’s Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CARIE) and the grow team at Sunterra Greenhouse, tested novel varieties of strawberries and tomatoes under diverse greenhouse growing conditions.