Up-and-coming country stars headline Coulee Fest music lineup
Two of Canada’s hottest up-and-coming country entertainers are set to hit the 1st Choice Savings stage as Coulee Fest returns to Lethbridge College on Sept. 17. A full day of entertainment will be capped by Ontario-based brothers Lemon Cash, which will follow a set from award-winning Alberta-based artist Hailey Benedict.
Kodiaks esports eager to hit start on new season
With growing interest, a dedicated space on campus and an official adoption into Kodiaks Athletics, Lethbridge College’s esports program is ready to hit the ground running on its first full season in the 2022-23 academic year.
Join Lethbridge College for family fun on the farm
Fun family activities and fascinating insight into cutting-edge agriculture research are on display as Lethbridge College takes part in Alberta Open Farm Days for the first time. Everyone is invited to register for a tour or drop in at the college’s Research Farm, located minutes east of the city, on Saturday, Aug. 13.
Cougar spotted near campus
Campus Security dealt with two separate reports of a cougar on or near campus Saturday. Here's what to do if you spot one.
New research chair expands Public Safety research at Lethbridge College
Lethbridge College is taking a proactive approach to creating change in the public safety field and Canada’s criminal justice system, by appointing its first President’s Applied Research Chair in Public Safety. Dr. Kirsten Fantazir has been chosen for the role and will work directly with partners to identify knowledge, skill and research gaps in the Canadian public safety industry and create potential solutions.
Lethbridge College Business Admin courses get nod from CPA and grads
For many students, the road to becoming an accountant begins at Lethbridge College, with Business Administration courses that are Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) – approved. CPA is Canada’s only accounting designation. This year, Lethbridge College courses received credit again from CPA, continuing a strong relationship that began many years ago with the former designations of Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant and Certified General Accountant.
Lethbridge College throws open its farm gates to welcome ag industry
Lethbridge College is throwing open its farm gates to showcase all it has to offer to Western Canada’s agricultural community. The college is hosting its first Field Day on July 13, which gives ag professionals and farmers the opportunity to tour the college’s research farm, meet with researchers and learn how the college’s rapidly expanding Centre for Applied Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CARIE) is ready to meet industry needs.
Collaboration gives students internet-of-things work experience
Huddling in front of a computer monitor, with fish tanks burbling a few metres away and small seedlings growing in adjacent trays, Lethbridge College Computer Information Technology (CIT) student Shealyn Cossette seems to be right in her element. Cossette, who is completing her CIT diploma over three years as she waited out the pandemic, says the real-world conditions in the Aquaculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) provide a true test of the interfacing and networking skills she’s learning in class.
Resurfaced gym floor features updated Kodiaks colours, Indigenization
The floor of the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College is sporting a brand-new look these days. After years of the status quo, the most recent sanding and refinishing project has revealed a bold, new court. At centre, is a black Kodiaks logo emblazoned over powder-blue stain – a prominent colour of the college’s athletics teams.
Young sleuths will shine at new Lethbridge College forensics camp
Local youth can discover their inner detective at Lethbridge College this summer as they learn how to survey a crime scene through the eyes of a forensic scientist. The hands-on fun is part of a new summer camp called Forensic Explorers.