Wider Horizons

Teresa Warnock Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta ’00 I have been working at thequestion mark Claresholm Centre for Mental Health and Addictions since graduating. I work on the Extended Treatment Unit and I love my job.

Lani Ledingham Communication Arts-Advertising and Public Relations ’06 I pursued a job at Red Deer College in my final semester at Lethbridge College and got hired right away and have been here since. I loved the hands-on aspect of the program that prepared me for everyday multi-tasking.

Sarah (Corraini) Nieboer Massage Therapy ’08 I’ve opened my own massage therapy practice in Bow Island.

Pamala Paulsen Business Administration-Accounting ’08 Thanks to Lethbridge College, I have a great job working as a member service representative at a bank and I love it. The faculty at the college is great and they will help you in any way possible.

Jeric Goodsman Geomatics Engineering Technology ’09 I have been accepted into the University of Lethbridge Bachelor of Science program via the 2+2 transfer. I am majoring in geography with a concentration on geographic information science.

Felix Mak Engineering Design and Drafting ’09 Since graduating I have gotten a job with Suncor Energy working with engineering drawings and models. Fort McMurray is great. The skills I learned in the EDDT program have helped me a great deal with my job. I truly believe that the design and content of EDDT is of great value.

Lisa Nast Civil Engineering Technology ’09 I moved to Saskatoon after graduation and was employed by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure as a surveyor. From there, I moved on to another position: quality control technologist with Lafarge  Canada. I am now with Innovation Place, a crown corporation of Saskatchewan, working as a project technologist in their Project Management division.

Joshua Darren Peters Business Administration-Management ’09 I am finishing my bachelor of international business at the University of Lethbridge. After I am done, I will be going to law school.

Courtney Quenneville Business Administration-Accounting ’09 I am doing the accounting and bookkeeping for Parastone Group of companies in Fernie, B.C. Parastone Group consists of 13 companies, including bars, hotels, development and construction companies.

Chelsey De Groot Child and Youth Care ’10 I was lucky enough to get a job with Family Ties before finishing my first semester. I had started working in the Community Aid program, taking youth out into the community, showing them different resources accessible to them. I now do supervised visits with families. I did one of my practicums with the YWCA LIFE program, as a youth support counselor, in which I got hired on shortly before I finished. I have been working there for the past eight months, and Family Ties for almost three years. I am looking forward to furthering my education at some point, and excited to see where this field takes me.

Joseph Anderson Agricultural Technology ’77 After graduating, I worked in Brooks; my last job there was as an accountant for Brooks Livestock Auction. Since then, I have worked in the oil-and-gas, utilities and telecommunications industries, and, most recently, in the new-home  construction business.

Nancy Willis Campbell Nursing ’85 I’ve had a great career as a registered nurse that started at Lethbridge College. I’ve worked in critical care, emergency, primary care, patient safety and quality improvement and senior leadership/administration. I obtained my BN in 2004 and MSc. in 2008. I work as director, Clinical Services with Covenant Health in Lethbridge.

Pamela Jill Austman Nursing ’91 From Lethbridge, I went to the United States for five years, working ICU in Texas and at a family practice clinic in San Diego. In 1998, I moved back to Winnipeg to be closer to family, took the Manitoba Nephrology Nursing program and became trained in hemodialysis. I’ve now been in dialysis since 1999 and have worked in British Columbia and Winnipeg.

Donna Beeman Child and Youth Care ’93 Since graduation I have been working in the child- and youth-care field as a family support worker in various agencies throughout Alberta.

Randy Mackay Automotive Systems ’95 I worked in the automotive industry for awhile. I am now working in the oil and gas industry, working on natural gas engines and compressors in the Kindersley, Sask. area.

Trevor Leonard Butler Computer Information Technology ’01 I started at the University of Lethbridge as a student, obtained B. Mgmt. in information systems and worked in system support at the U of L. I am now the manager of Technology Services and run all technology for the Faculty of Management, including the development of their Financial Trading Room. Tina (Giesbrecht) Karst Communication Arts ’05 After graduation, I helped launch a radio station (XM105 in Whitecourt). I then joined 94.1 CJOC here in Lethbridge soon after it launched in the summer of 2007 and am now the associate news director.

Lisa Blacquier-Rempel Therapeutic Recreation - Gerontology ’05 I now have a very rewarding job working as a therapy assistant in psychiatry on a unit in the Medicine Hat Hospital. I am continuously furthering my education and have become a proud advocate for the mentally ill.

Lindsay Fletcher Agricultural Technology ’06 I worked for Bayer Crop Science for two years and then moved on to work for a local independent chemical and fertilizer retailer. As an agronomist, I specialized in potatoproduction.

Kirsti (Gibson) Forsyth
Early Childhood Education ’09
I am working full-time in my hometown at the Taber Child Care Center, as a child-care worker. I also work part-time as a crisis intervention worker at the Taber Safe Haven Women’s Shelter.

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