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.
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.
Lethbridge College celebrated the grand opening of its Spatial Technologies Applied Research and Training (START) Centre on Friday.
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.
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.
Lethbridge College unveiled a special display to honour former medal winners from Skills Competitions. A brief ceremony, attended by some previous winners, was held Saturday afternoon just before the winners of the South West Regional Skills high school event were announced.
As an important step showing its commitment to being a leader in reconciliation, Lethbridge College signed the Buffalo Treaty today at a ceremony that kicked off the college’s annual Stone Pipe Days celebration.
Stone Pipe Days, the annual celebration to recognize the pride, history and knowledge of the Indigenous community at Lethbridge College, will take place on campus March 15 and 16, and the community is invited to join in the festivities.
Dr. Brad Donaldson, Lethbridge College President and CEO, has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal in recognition of his dedication and service to adult education. Donaldson received the medal at a special ceremony during the Alberta Post-Secondary Network meeting March 2.