Wider Horizons

Board chair reappointed; new members added

Lethbridge College will enjoy consistency at the head of its Board of Governors table, as Board Chair Michael Marcotte has been reappointed to a three-year term by the Government of Alberta. Marcotte initially joined the college’s board as chair in September 2019.


In addition, Perry Stein has been appointed as a public member of the board for a three-year term that began Dec. 14. The Ministry of Advanced Education has also named Dr. Sheila French as the faculty representative for a three-year term, while Sarah Harland and Muneer Nazam were appointed as student representatives on the board for 2022-23.


Employee Excellence award winners announced

The college celebrated its Employee Excellence Award recipients in March for their dedication and exceptional service this past year. This year’s winners included: 


Service and Innovation: Emerson Reyes, senior systems analyst, Enterprise Application Systems; Gillian Comchi, instructor, Nursing; and Laura Morden, consultant, Human Resources. 

Leadership and Creating Community: Ashley Cesar, interim chair, instructor and practice coordinator for Allied Health and Health Sciences in the Centre for Health and Wellness; Brian Sorensen, instructor, Crooks School of Transportation; David McMurray, manager, Applied Research; Kim Pregernig, program coordinator, Lakeshore Campus; Lowell Yellow Horn, manager, Indigenous Services; Marda Schindeler, associate dean, Centre for Applied Arts and Sciences; Sarah Norgard, generalist, Human Resources; and Stephanie Savage, manager, Alumni Engagement.

Lifelong Learning: Brad Keim, instructor, Practical Nursing; Karl Rejman, instructor, General Studies; and Karla Wolsky, instructor, Allied Health. 

Congratulations to our retirees

The entire college community offers a heartfelt thank you and warmest congratulations to this spring’s retirees: Linda Becker, Clay Boyes, Linda Dalton, Sherry Divins, Ron Farrell, Diane Fjordbotten, Melvin Gemmell, Wendy Hilliard, Lee Lively, Karl Marten, David McRae, Bill Nykiel, Jean Schnarr, Renee Scotland, Rory Sweeney and Murray Wiens.

Rest easy this summer

Every summer between early May and mid-August, our residences are available for long- or short-term accommodation. They are perfect if you are planning: 

  • seasonal work, conferences or sports tournaments 
  • weddings, anniversaries or reunions 
  • home renovations or waiting for possession of a new home 

Enjoy our modern, fully furnished single suites, two-bedroom suites or four-bedroom townhouses. To learn more or to book your stay, email residence@lethbridgecollege.ca or call 403-329-7218.

Wider Horizons
Story by Lisa Kozleski
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